Cavan great O’Reilly confident of an upset

By Niall Gartland THROWING caution completely to the wind mightn’t be the wisest idea, but Cavan legend Damien O’Reilly wants to see the Breffni County have a proper crack at it in their first foray into the new All-Ireland round robin series. Cavan have been pitted in what could be justifiability termed a group of […]

Galligan’s Cavan starting to take shape

By Niall Gartland CAVAN produced a massively encouraging performance in their first league game of the Raymond Galligan era, but it could be difficult to pick up a head of steam if they don’t put their best foot forward at home to Donegal this Sunday. The Breffni County were full value for their victory over […]

Midfield pairing “pivotal” for Arva says O’Reilly

By Shaun Casey ARVA’S midfield duo Ciarán Brady and Tristan Noack Hofman were hugely inspirational in the second half of Sunday’s All-Ireland Junior final and helped the Cavan men carry home the trophy, says manager Finbar O’Reilly. The Ulster champions trailed by three at the half-time interval, but the midfield pair really kicked into gear […]

Arva crowned All-Ireland Junior champions

Arva 0-13 Listowel 0-10 A superb second half display saw Cavan side Arva claim the All-Ireland Intermediate title at Corke Park against Kerry’s Listowel Emmets. Listowel were the better team in the opening period and opened up a three-point margin minutes before the break thanks to a David Keane point. Arva struck one back through […]

Brady keen to grasp All-Ireland opportunity

By Niall Gartland DON’T let the peaks get too high and the valleys too low. Arva captain Ciaran Brady knows all about it. His playing career at both club and county has been of the unpredictable variety, it’s fair to say. With Cavan, he pocketed an Ulster medal in 2020, their first provincial triumph in […]

Next challenge for Ulster Junior champions Arva

By Niall Gartland ULSTER Junior Champions Arva will embark on the next step of their adventure as they host London-based Wandsworth Gaels in Saturday’s Twinning final at Kingspan Breffni. For all intents and purposes an All-Ireland Junior Championship quarter-final, Arva will be confident that they can progress further in the competition having blazed a trail […]

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 […]

Our latest Team of the Week

AFTER another weekend of Gaelic Games action, check out our latest Team of the Week 1 SEAN MCNALLY Fermanagh On the losing side, but made a number of brilliant stops. 2 PADRAIG FAULKNER Cavan Advertisement A monster of a performance at Croke Park as he shut down Fermanagh’s threats. 3 COLM MCBRIDE Cathaoir an Rí […]