STEPHEN McGarry is set to make the step up to the position of Tyrone Senior Hurling manager subject to ratification from club delegates at the next monthly meeting of the County Committe. The Ballycastle native’s name has been put forward for approval by the County Board, and it’s expected that he will be rubberstamped as […]
By Michael McMullan DERRY senior hurling manager Johnny McGarvey sees Saturday’s Christy Ring Cup final showdown with Meath as a “50-50” clash and hopes it’s his side that rises to the occasion. The Royals were narrow winners when the sides met at Owenbeg in the league stages of the competition, but Saturday (Croke Park, 5pm) […]
BY KIERAN LYNCH DERRY’S fate is in their own hands this weekend as they host Mayo at Owenbeg with a chance to reach the Christy Ring final on the line. The Oakleaf County trail Meath and Sligo by one point in the table, but with those two sides facing off, a Derry victory would see Johnny […]
By Alan Rodgers A PLACE in the Christy Ring Cup final is now the target that’s within reach for the Tyrone hurlers as they prepare for a crucial clash boosted by the two excellent displays which they have produced so far in the competition. It has been a really optimistic start for the Red Hands […]
Niall Gartland looks across the hurling landscape and ranks the counties on their 2022 exploits… 1. Limerick NO surprises here then. Limerick, who at times give off the vibe of being practically unbeatable, completed the three in-a-row this year. Mercifully, their semi-final and final wins over Galway and Kilkenny were by no means hammering jobs, […]
Mourne men up against it at the weekend
Down lost the Christy Ring final to Meath, but have plenty of potential according to their manager.
New players means there is positivity in the Down hurling team.
Christy Ring Cup final – Antrim v Carlow – Saturday, Croke Park 5pm In an extended interview in this week’s Gaelic Life, Terence ‘Sambo’ McNaughton reveals the role played by Down footballing legend DJ Kane in reviving the fortunes of Antrim hurling this year. It’s gone somewhat under the radar, but the former All-Ireland SFC […]
SO a replay it is. Realistically there wasn’t really any other option when the referee admitted his mistake.