‘Aisling Doonan has kicked a few phenomenal scores against us’

Name: Zara Fay. Age: 22. Teams played for: Drumlane, Cavan and UL. Advertisement Who are your main rivals? Castlerahen/Denn – we’ve had lots of good battles against them. Which opposition ground do you like playing on and why? Templeport because it’s close to home. Which opposition ground do you dislike going to and why? Baileborough […]

Arva hoping to land their first ever provincial title

By Niall Gartland ARVA have barely sustained a scratch en route to Saturday’s Ulster Junior Championship final against Blackhill. They cruised through the Cavan Championship and it’s been a similar story in Ulster, claiming comfortable victories over Ballymaguigan and Lisnaskea in recent weeks. For what it’s worth, they played Division One football in Cavan this […]

“Blathnaid Sheridan got in a few lectures before meeting us in the Boar’s Head”

Name: Zara Fay. Age: 22. Teams played for: Drumlane, Cavan and UL. Earliest GAA memory? Advertisement Playing an u-12 game not knowing what to do while dad was shouting at me on the sideline. Not much has changed! Which team-mate has been the most inspirational and why? Bronagh Sheridan, I always looked up to Bronagh […]


Cavan’s Ballyhaise park the celebrations

By Niall Gartland BALLYHAISE celebrated their Cavan Intermediate Championship title with gusto but they’re treating their looming provincial campaign with the appropriate seriousness. They take on Donegal champions Downings on Sunday at Kingspan Breffni Park and they’ll be in mighty form having made amends for the disappointments of recent years in Cavan. Their championship final […]

Brady bunch help Gowna make history

By Shaun Casey CIARAN Brady was a member of the last Gowna team to win back-to-back county titles but last Sunday was an extra special day for the Brady clan, as the ex-Cavan footballer watched three of his sons help Gowna retain their title. Cormac, Fionan and Cillian were all part of the panel and […]

Ballyhaise hoping third time’s the charm

WILL it be third time lucky for Ballyhaise in Sunday’s (Kingspan Breffni 5.30pm) Cavan Intermediate Championship final against Denn? They’ve come out on the losing side of the argument in the last two county finals, though they weren’t far away on either occasion. In 2021 they lost out to Butlersbridge by a single score and […]

Knockbride ready for heavyweight tussle

By Niall Gartland TO the surprise of very few people, Saturday’s Cavan Junior Championship final (Kingspan Breffni, 5.30pm) showdown will consist of Knockbride and Arva. They were the two big favourites from the starting gun and both have advanced to the final with nary a scratch to be seen. This may be ‘Junior football’ but […]

Higgins delighted with squad depth

By Niall Gartland IT’S undoubtedly one of the biggest clashes in Ulster football this weekend as Crosserlough aim to take down Gowna in Sunday’s Cavan Senior Championship semi-final. Gowna are the defending champions but needed a replay to surmount the challenge of Laragh in the quarters, while Crosserlough are been like a runaway train and […]

Graham joins Andy Moran’s ticket in Leitrim

FORMER Cavan manager Mickey Graham has joined Andy Moran’s management team in Leitrim ahead of the 2024 season. The appointment was approved at Leitrim GAA’s Management Committee meeting on Monday night and Graham will replace Mike Solan as Assistant Manager. “Leitrim GAA is delighted to welcome Mickey aboard and we look forward to his contribution […]

Ballyhaise looking to maintain unbeaten run

By Niall Gartland BALLYHAISE boss Damien Keaney doesn’t want his players to slacken off even though they have already booked their spot in the quarter-finals of the Cavan Intermediate Championship. The beaten finalists of the last two years will progress to the knock-outs no matter what happens in their fourth and final group stage match […]