By Shaun Casey CLANN Éireann Ladies picked up back-to-back county titles with a convincing win over Carrickcruppen in a repeat of last year’s final, which went to a replay. Led by the new Armagh Ladies manager Greg McGonigle, Clann Éireann edged a low-scoring opening half as they led by two-points at the interval, 0-4 to […]
Carrickcruppen and Armagh player Caitriona O’Hagan is hoping to win her first senior county championship medal alongside her childhood idol Caroline O’Hanlon who is 20 years older than her. By Daire Walsh SHE is hopeful that a long career as an inter-county footballer is ahead of her, but rising star Caitriona O’Hagan believes that winning […]
Tiarnan O’Hare. Age: 22. Teams played for: Armagh hurlers, Carrickcruppen and Craobh Rua. Earliest GAA memory? Advertisement Playing football on Carrickcruppen top pitch. Which team-mate has been the most inspirational and why? Fiachra Bradley, the man shouldn’t be fit to walk never mind still play. Who’s the best team-mate to train with and why? Mick […]
BY KIERAN LYNCH CARRICKCRUPPEN’S chances of gaining promotion via the league are slim according to manager Barry Flynn, but he says that their focus will now shift towards regaining the Intermediate Championship. The Camlough side sit four points outside the top two league positions with four games remaining, and Flynn believes failure to defeat fellow […]
ARMAGH ‘keeper Anna Carr spills the beans on some of her teammates… Age: 26. Teams played for: Armagh ladies, Queen’s University and Carrickcruppen GFC. Earliest GAA memory? I would probably say playing school football for St Paul’s, Bessbrook, who I played for from first year to seventh year. We had some great games over the […]
By Shaun Casey CLANN ÉIREANN and Carrickcruppen meet on Sunday in the replay of the Armagh Ladies Senior Championship final following last weekend’s dramatic draw. With time almost up, the Lurgan ladies led by three points but ‘Cruppen were handed a lifeline when they were awarded a late penalty. Up stepped Carrickcruppen stalwart Caroline O’Hanlon […]
By Shaun Casey CLAN na Gael secured their senior status last weekend with important wins over Grange (Friday) and Mullaghbawn (Sunday) and that was always the goal according to manager Diarmaid Marsden. “They were two big matches and I suppose there’s no easy matches in this division because you’re playing seasoned teams like the Grange, […]
In the late 1970s and early 80s Carrickcruppen were a strong team in Armagh football.
Blaine Hughes tells us which team mate always has sweest and crisps.