Mayo win should bring confidence says Cavan camogie boss Skehan

By Niall Gartland CAVAN camogie boss Brendan Skehan hopes that the first victory of his tenure will imbue his side with some much-needed confidence as they look ahead to the remainder of their All-Ireland Premier Junior campaign. Skehan, who managed Meath for the last four seasons, answered the SOS call when things were going particularly […]

Rosie ready for latest provincial bash

By Niall Gartland CAVAN camogie stalwart Rosie Crowe McKeever is hopeful that they can turn their season around – starting with Sunday’s Ulster Intermediate semi-final clash against Armagh. The Breffni ladies fielded in Division Two this year, a steep step up to say the least, and they were brought back down to earth with relegation straight […]

Cavan camogs out to retain their league status

By Michael McMullan CAVAN face a tough opening when their Division Two campaign begins this week but Shanise Fitzsimons is excited about camogie in the county. The Breffni County made a return to inter-county action in 2020 after 10 years without fielding a senior team and it has been an upward curve since. Fitzsimons led […]

Carr’s Crosserlough chasing last-four redemption

By Shaun Casey TWELVE months on from their heart-breaking extra-time defeat to Granemore in the Ulster semi-final, Crosserlough camogs are back in the last four and eyeing up redemption for what happened last year when they face Down champions Kilcoo on Saturday. “We’re looking forward to the weekend,” says Crosserlough boss Michael Carr. “We were […]

Positive Breffni mood ahead of All-Ireland showdown with Clare

By Michael McMullan THERE has been a “very positive” mood in the Cavan camp during their two-week training window ahead of their All-Ireland Junior Camogie Championship quarter-final showdown this weekend says Emma Mulvaney. The Breffni blues take on unbeaten Clare (Clane 3pm) after last weekend’s quarter-final draw. It’s the Castletara player’s second year on the […]

Cavan camogs adapting to life at higher standard

By Kieran Lynch CAVAN are adapting to life in a higher division, as last year’s Premier Junior All-Ireland semi-finalists have been rubbing shoulders with some Intermediate sides in Division 2A and they are continuing to learn with each passing test. Cavan have suffered defeats away from home against Derry and Kerry, but in between those […]

A perfect end to Lacken’s season

By Niall Gartland LACKEN camogie boss Marie Brady hopes their All-Ireland ‘Junior B’ Championship final success resonates with the children in the local area and leads to further success in generations to come. The Cavan club claimed a resounding victory over Delvin on Sunday with Roisin O’Keefe getting her name up in lights with a […]

Áine Corcoran working hard to strike a balance

By Michael McMullan ÁINE Corcoran is loving life. The 21 year-old takes a call after a day working in Craigavon Hospital, with her final year as a physiotherapy student just around the corner. Growing up, she was surrounded by sport and was inspired in her career choice from her visits to Barry McEntee to keep […]

Aideen Coyle expecting a different challenge from Armagh

CAVAN have claimed a victory against their All-Ireland semi-final opponents Armagh already this season, but their joint-captain Aideen Coyle knows a lot of water has passed under the bridge in the meantime. It was February 26 in the first round of Division Three fixtures and Cavan pipped their Ulster rivals by a point away from […]