Devlin pleased with impact of Cargin’s younger brigade


By Niall Gartland SEVEN Antrim Senior Championship titles in nine years says all that needs to be said about Cargin, and their manager Ronan Devlin is content with how things are shaping up at the midway point of the league. The Antrim kingpins sit alone at the summit of Division One with seven wins from […]


Cargin feel they belong at the cutting edge


By Michael McMullan CARGIN are bidding for a seventh title in nine seasons when they face Dunloy on Sunday (Corrigan Park, 2.30pm). Manager Ronan Devlin, in his sixth year having served under previous boss Damian Cassidy, feels the mood is as good, if not better, than any of the finals he has experienced. Devlin puts […]


Dunloy bidding to make history on the football front


By Niall Gartland MANY, if not most, expected Dunloy to feature in a Senior Championship final this year, but few would have anticipated it would be on the footballing front. Their hurlers have filled plenty of column inches in recent years, and they gave Ballyhale Shamrocks their fill of it in the last All-Ireland SFC […]


Boss Devlin realises the need for improvement for Cargin


By Michael McMullan WHEN the dust settled on Cargin’s hard-fought win over Aghagallon, manager Ronan Devlin felt the glass was half-full. The champions are preparing for the next step of their title against St Brigid’s on Sunday (Dunsilly, 2pm). Devlin’s immediate “kneejerk” reaction to his team’s performance didn’t give enough credit to what Aghagallon brought […]


Katie’s memories


In the latest of Gaelic Life’s ‘Our Games’ feature, Katie McAnenly looks back over some of the memorable moments of her career playing and watching camogie. Name: Katie McAnenly (nee McAuley) Teams played for: St Malachy’s Castledawson, Derry and Erin’s Own Cargin Your current involvement: I am currently playing camogie with Erin’s Own Cargin. There’s […]


Cargin take on neighbours as championship resumes


By Michael McMullan CHAMPIONS Cargin will be hoping to make it a second win when the Antrim Senior Championship resumes this weekend. Ronan Devlin’s side hit three goals in their opening round win over Rossa with Pat Shivers annexing 2-2. They face neighbours Tír na nÓg on Saturday in Portglenone (7pm) with Rossa taking on […]


Antrim: Review of the season


1 Antrim left standing after thriller ANTRIM hurlers are box office. There is always drama and buckets of scores. Their Division One campaign ended with zero points after five games, but across all the games they were never far away and were a penalty save from a draw with Waterford. The one that stuck in […]


Cargin move to retain management for 2023 season


By Michael McMullan CARGIN have confirmed that Ronan Devlin will stay on as manager for the 2023 season. Devlin, who was part of former manager Damian Cassidy’s backroom team for previous championship wins, took over as manager this season and delivered the McNamee Cup. Cargin had a dramatic penalty shoot-out win over Naomh Conaill before […]