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) […]
Oak Leaf hurlers can’t take their eyes off the ball says McGarvey
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 […]
Kearns set sight on Sligo success
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 […]
Hurling Rankings: Limerick hurlers lead the way
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, […]
Christy Ring Cup: Sheehan explains plan to beat Faithful men
Mourne men up against it at the weekend
Down hurlers will be stronger next year according to Sheehan
Down lost the Christy Ring final to Meath, but have plenty of potential according to their manager.
Sheehan argues that it’s exciting times for Down hurling
New players means there is positivity in the Down hurling team.
DJ Kane helps Antrim hurlers get back-to-basics
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 […]
John Martin: The only possible conclusion
SO a replay it is. Realistically there wasn’t really any other option when the referee admitted his mistake.
John Martin: The coup that nobody noticed
I’M surprised there hasn’t been more reaction to Antrim club Glen Rovers’ motion to Congress in relation to the Christy Ring Cup winners.