Down skipper Doherty setting her sights high


By Niall Gartland BY no means have the Down ladies exceeded expectations by making the knock-out rounds of the All-Ireland Intermediate Championship, insists their ambitious skipper Meghan Doherty. The Carryduff girl is in the midst of her preparations for this weekend’s last-eight clash against Monaghan, a repeat of their recent Ulster final success at the […]


Coaches from Mourne County are heading a Wee bit further


LOUTH club football is pretty much awash with coaches hailing from the Mourne County at the minute, with plenty of big names from Down football involved with several different teams throughout the Wee County. Dig a little deeper, and there’s more than just a few Down coaches scattered around the province of Ulster, lending their […]


WATCH: 2023 Club of the Year – Carryduff


Carryduff was named Club of the Year at Friday night’s Gaelic Life Ulster Club All-Stars in association with McKeever Sports. Selected for their historic 2023 season which saw them win their first ever senior men’s title. At u-16, the boys were champions in Down before competing in the Paul McGirr Cup. There was Ladies Football […]


VOTE: Club of the Year 2023


Below are the nominees for the 2023 Club of the Year sponsored by Kingsbridge Private Hospital. Vote for your favourite below. Create your own user feedback survey Please note: 1 vote per ip address. Votes do not determine the final winners but help create awareness of the nominee’s shortlisting. Voting closes at 10am on Monday […]


NOMINEES: Club of the Year 2023


Below are the nominees for the 2023 Club of the Year sponsored by Kingsbridge Private Hospital Group. Find out more about this year’s shortlisted nominees below. Carryduff It was an historic season for Carryduff who won their first ever senior men’s title with victory over Loughinisland. At u-16, the boys were champions in Down before […]


Dromintee braced for historic Paul McGirr appearance


THIS Dromintee team, who take on Carryduff in Sunday’s semi-final of the Paul McGirr tournament, has already created some history for the south Armagh club. In July 2022 they won the club’s first All-Ireland Féile title and in reaching the Paul McGirr tournament, they have become the first St Patrick’s male side to reach a provincial competition […]


Carryduff can’t wait for Paul McGirr semi-final


By Niall Gartland THE prestigious Paul McGirr tournament is another major stepping stone for the Carryduff club in Down, acknowledges team manager Michael McGrath. Carryduff won the U-15 Championship in Down for the first time in their history and now they’re gearing up to take on Armagh u-16 champions Dromintee in Sunday’s postponed semi-final clash (the […]


Hard work is paying off for Carryduff


By Niall Gartland CARRYDUFF started up a ‘junior’ team with the view of developing their younger players, and it’s arguably gone even better than planned as they now stand on the brink of a place in the Ulster Junior Ladies Championship final. They host Lavey of Derry this Sunday (Ballykinlar, 2pm) and their star performer […]


Moriarty: Blues’ test will tell us where we are at


By Kieran Lynch THE draw for the next round of the Down Senior Football Championship threw up some interesting pairings, but there is arguably no better game than the meeting of Carryduff and Loughinisland. The two sides were neck and neck in the Division One league, which Carryduff won after a 1-12 to 0-11 win […]