O’Mullan: Derry camogs want to test themselves against the very best

By Niall Gartland TWO recent final defeats certainly haven’t dampened the spirits of the Derry camogs, who begin their All-Ireland Senior Championship campaign against neighbours Antrim this Saturday at Cushendall. PJ O’Mullan’s side fell narrowly short against the Saffrons in the Ulster Senior Championship final just a matter of weeks ago, and it was only […]

Portglenone camogie: A walk down memory lane

It’s 80 years since the early shoots of camogie in Portglenone Geraldines. Stalwart Maire Doherty is the current President while Mairead Magill was involved in 10 of their senior winning teams. They sat down with Michael McMullan to delve into the memories. THE cups of tea keep coming. It’s a Friday afternoon. The Doherty kitchen […]

Underage value is no minor matter…

Jane Adams will always have the legacy of her starring roles on the camogie fields of Ireland. Michael McMullan chatted to her about the health of the game in Ulster and where gains can be made JANE Adams’ facial expression says it all. Her smile is beaming from ear to ear. With the very mention of […]

Merry relieved to finally get over the line

By Shaun Casey RELIEF was the main emotion for Rachael Merry and her Armagh teammates when the final whistle blew in their Division Three National League decider with Laois last weekend as the Orchard County had finally gained promotion. It’s been a target for this Armagh team over the last number of years and they’ve […]

Donnelly: Tyrone’s hard work has paid off

By Niall Gartland TYRONE camogie joint-captain Siobhan Donnelly was delighted that their hard work on the training pitch has yielded tangible dividends with a second successive Division Four title. The Red Hands produced a glittering performance against Wicklow in breezy conditions to take the title last Saturday on a scoreline of 3-16 to 0-10. But these […]

ULSTER GAA: Ulster Camogie re-launches Camogie Social initiative

ULSTER Camogie has announce their plans to re-launch of the Social Camogie initiative. The programme offers clubs across the province the chance to embrace a program where friends, mothers, family members and others can engage in camogie for leisure and enjoyment. Participants must be at least 25 years of age, and should not currently be […]

Derry set for final step

Céat McEldowney rejoined the Derry camogie squad at the start of the season and has been an important part of their plans. Michael McMullan spoke to her ahead of Sunday’s National League final IN the days after losing to Loughgiel in last year’s Ulster semi-final, a message flashed up on Céat McEldowney’s phone that opened […]

Tyrone camogs gunning for back-to-back league silverware

By Niall Gartland TYRONE camogie continues to make steady strides and joint-captain Siobhan Donnelly hopes they can land league silverware for the second year running when they take on Wicklow in Darver this Saturday afternoon. The Red Hands won last year’s Division Four title with victory over Mayo, and they’re back on the same stage this […]