Cushendall have cause for optimism

By Niall Gartland CUSHENDALL don’t have the best record in All-Ireland semi-finals – and that shouldn’t be a stick to beat them with – but at the same time they have reason to believe that they can put it up to Kilkenny side O’Loughlin Gaels in Sunday’s last-four date at Navan. The Ruairi Ogs have […]

The Ruairí Ógs are back

By Niall Gartland CUSHENDALL have the opportunity to edge their noses in front at the top of the all-time leaderboard when they take on Sleacht Néill in Saturday’s Ulster Senior Championship final at Páirc Esler in Newry. As things stand both themselves and Antrim rivals Dunloy share the honour of topping the leaderboard with 11 […]

Cushendall are striving for more

By Niall McCoy “WE were close today but we think we’re close everyday. Someday we’ll get them.” The above is a quote from Cushendall manager Brian Delargy after last year’s county final loss to Dunloy. They may have lost by six points, but it was never a six-point game with Chrissy McMahon tagging on a […]

Ruairi Ogs face tough championship group

By Niall Gartland CUSHENDALL always fancy themselves as one of the contenders for the Antrim Senior Championship, but they can’t afford to get ahead of themselves as their group is full of pitfalls. Their campaign gets underway against up and coming Belfast side Naomh Éanna this weekend before tough looking clashes against St John’s and […]