Former Derry defender takes up manager post in Cavan


By Michael McMullan FORMER Derry defender Gerard O’Kane has been appointed as the new manager of Cavan side Killinkere. O’Kane, Derry’s 2002 minor All-Ireland winning captain, resides in Cavan and has been involved in coaching with Ramor United and has been heavily involved with Glenullin. The following year he also skippered St Patrick’s Maghera to […]


“I’d transfer in Oran Rehill from Crosserlough”


Name: Darragh Lovett. Age: 19. Teams played for: Killygarry, Cavan, St Pat’s Cavan and TUD. Advertisement Who are your main rivals? At club, Cavan Gaels and with county, Monaghan. Which opposition ground do you like playing on and why? Denn, they have a nice pitch. Which opposition ground do you dislike going to and why? […]


“My earliest GAA memory is Killykickers in Crubany”


Q&A…Darragh Lovett has spilled the beans…. Name: Darragh Lovett. Age: 19. Teams played for: Advertisement Killygarry, Cavan, St Pat’s Cavan and TUD. Earliest GAA memory? Killykickers in Crubany. Which team mate has been the most inspirational and why? Mattie McKenna, he always gives his best every time he plays. Who’s the best team to train […]


‘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 […]

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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 […]