Murtagh takes over at Shane O’Neill’s

FORMER Crossmaglen forward Johnny Murtagh has been appointed as the new manager of Shane O’Neill’s. Murtagh has managerial experience having taken Middletown and Castleblayney in recent years and played for Crossmaglen IIs in the Armagh Intermediate Championship this season. The Crossmaglen native made ten appearances for Armagh in the 2011 season and also lined out […]

Getting back on the wagon

All-Ireland Group Stages Round One Armagh v Westmeath Saturday, Box-IT Athletic Grounds, 4.45pm By Niall Gartland Advertisement WHO says the provincial championships don’t matter? After Ciaran McFaul buried the winning penalty in an Oscar-worthy Ulster final, a number of Armagh players collapsed to the Clones sod in devastation. Who can blame them really – this […]

Ciaran Mackin back with Armagh for more in 2023

By Shaun Casey IT doesn’t get much more daunting than making your Armagh debut at midfield, in Croke Park, against Dublin. Sure, Ciaran Mackin had lined out in a few McKenna Cup games in the previous weeks, but this was a huge step up. Mackin showed his class that evening as Armagh claimed a famous […]

Shane O’Neill’s show resolve

By Shaun Casey SHANE O’Neill’s have been knocking on the door of the Armagh Intermediate Championship for the past number of years and while they didn’t burst through it last weekend, they did enough to sneak through. A last-minute Paul O’Rourke goal broke St Paul’s hearts and ended a few years of hurt for the […]