Cavan ‘keeper O’Rourke hails influence of Galligan


By Michael McMullan CAVAN goalkeeper Gary O’Rourke hopes Sunday’s win over Monaghan will be a help to himself or whoever dons the Cavan number one jersey in the future. Last year it was Raymond Galligan as the last line of defence but O’Rourke has made the position on his own since starting against Donegal back […]


Keeping the family together


By Niall Gartland BAILIEBOROUGH Shamrocks clubman Mark Gilsenan and his family are dyed in the wool GAA people, but attending matches as a family simply wasn’t feasible until a new sensory room was developed at Kingspan Breffni in Cavan. Mark’s son Daniel is autistic and non-verbal so he usually had to stay at home with his […]


A winnable tie as Breffni make the trip to Cork


By Niall Gartland THERE’S a feeling of optimism in Cavan as they gear up for Saturday’s Division Two encounter against Cork in Pairc Ui Chaoimh. They’ve won one and lost one after two games, but performances have been stellar and they’ll be favourites to get the better of a Cork side already in dire straits with […]


McGuinness delighted to come through Cavan test


BY RYAN FERRY DONEGAL manager Jim McGuinness said he was “delighted” his team came through a tough challenge against Cavan on Sunday. McGuinness’s side made hard work of this victory as they appeared to be cruising before allowing the Breffni men to battle back. However, they still managed to hold on for the victory and they remain […]


GERARD O’KANE: Interesting times for Cavan


NEW year, new me! That line will be trotted out some amount of times over the next week or so when gyms are packed and GAA players are making themselves the promise that they will not take a drop of drink after NYE and be the best version of themselves for the season coming and never […]


Cavan to celebrate Kingspan Breffni centenary with range of events


Cavan GAA will hosting a celebration of the centennial anniversary of Kingspan Breffni next month from 25th-29th of July. This centennial milestone will be an opportunity for Cavan GAA and the wider community to come together to celebrate the stadium’s legacy, highlighting how it has played such an important role in the lives of Cavan people. All clubs and […]


Laragh benefitting from influx of youthful talent


By Niall Gartland LARAGH United are sitting pretty at the top of the table in Division One after four games and one of the factors in their early season form is the influx of talented younger players to the scene, according to manager Darren Greenan. The Monaghan native, now in his third season in charge, […]


Biggest football championship upsets of the last 20 years


Shaun Casey takes a look at some of the biggest championship upsets of the last two decades 2023 Connacht SFC quarter-final: New York 0-15 (2) Leitrim 0-15 (0) Advertisement It’s been a long time coming, but New York finally got their first win in the Connacht Championship with a penalty shootout victory over Leitrim. The sides […]