“Cavan hurlers have another two gears” – Bellew

By Shaun Casey OLLIE Bellew couldn’t have imagined a more difficult start to Cavan’s league campaign. An away day clash with Longford, who contested last years Lory Meagher Cup final, followed by Warwickshire who are just down from Division 3A. But the Breffni Blues battled against the odds on the opening day to come away […]

Cavan bid to make it two from two

By Niall Gartland A BUMPER Cavan contingent travelled for their opening day league encounter away to Westmeath last weekend – so you’d imagine there’ll be an even stronger support base at Kingspan Breffni for this Sunday’s clash against Tipperary. The Breffni County supporters outnumbered the Westmeath fans by a rough estimate of two to one […]

Tough opener for Cavan in Tailteann re-run

By Niall Gartland A PRODUCTIVE McKenna Cup campaign sets the backdrop for Cavan’s Division Three opener against Westmeath this Sunday. It’s a tough opener – Westmeath narrowly missed out on promotion last year, finishing third in the table, and they got the better of the Breffni County when they met in the inaugural Tailteann Cup […]

Dara McVeety Back in blue

By Shaun Casey A LOT has changed in the short space of time since Dara McVeety traded in his football boots for a pair of sunglasses and headed Down Under to explore new ventures. The Crosserlough clubman starred for Cavan in 2019 and helped them reach the Ulster final, where they lost to Donegal, before […]

Teams named for McKenna Cup semi-finals

By Michael McMullan CAVAN and Derry name named their teams for this weekend’s Dr McKenna Cup semi-finals. Mickey Graham has made four changes for Saturday’s (5pm) visit of Tyrone to Kingspan Breffni Park. There is a first start of the season for Niall Carolan, with Padraig Faulkner, Conor Brady and Brandon Boylan returning. Advertisement Tyrone […]

Final round of McKenna Cup games set for midweek

CAVAN have made two changes for Wednesday’s final group game in the McKenna Cup in  Kingspan Breffni Park. Raymond Galligan takes over from Liam Brady between the posts. with Cian Madden coming into the attack at the expense of Brandon Boylan. Kieran McGeeney’s side were winners over Antrim with goals from Joe Sheridan and Conor […]

Kiernan can’t wait to get going

By Niall Gartland GIVEN his youthful visage and his relatively late admission into the inter-county scene, it’s hard to believe Cavan footballer Oisin Kieran is already 30 years of age. Kieran grew up playing for St Brigid’s in Meath, but his parents are dyed in the wool Cavan people and it wasn’t long after moving […]

Wins for Fermanagh and QUB in the Conor McGurk Cup

ULSTER’S inter-county season began with two Conor McGurk Cup Round 1 games on Tuesday night. Fermanagh were 3-17 to 0-11 winners over Cavan in Kingspan Breffni Park. Jimmy Tormey’s goal saw Fermanagh hold a slender 1-8 to 0-10 interval lead. Daniel Teague hit the net after the break to put them on their way to […]

Review of the season – Cavan

1 Falling at the final hurdle ON the whole, it was a good year for the Cavan footballers. Mickey Graham’s side ensured their stint in Division Four was a short-lived one, and they added the league title with a one-point victory over Tipperary. Still though, the 2020 Ulster Champions will be a bit disappointed about […]