Barry McConville: Playing the long game

Barry McConville is in his 23rd year of senior football with Cullyhanna as they aim to book an Ulster final place. He chatted to Michael McMullan about his career… YOU don’t need to be chatting to Barry McConville long before you realise why he’s in the throes of a 23rd season of senior football. There […]

No major injury concerns for Armagh says McKeever

By Shaun Casey ARMAGH have no major injury concerns ahead of Sunday’s semi-final showdown with arch-rivals Down says Orchard coach Ciaran McKeever. Armagh welcomed Andrew Murnin, Conor O’Neill and Jarly Óg Burns back into the starting line up as they saw off Cavan with five points to spare, with all three having missed the preliminary […]

Relegation concerns are not on Armagh’s radar

ARMAGH’S assistant manager Ciaran McKeever insists the Orchard County aren’t concerned with relegation just yet, as there is still a lot of football to be played before the league wraps up. Leading into their round five clash with Donegal, who are currently seventh in the table, Armagh are searching for their first win since the […]

The lay of the land across Ulster

AS the league heads into another crucial weekend, Michael McMullan takes a glance at the 2023 progress of all nine Ulster counties… (1) Derry RORY Gallagher’s men have left themselves on the same track as last year in their hope of promotion. The Oakleafers have notched an average of two points more than their opening […]

Orchard’s golden oldies

By Shaun Casey TYRONE have led the way and Armagh are about to follow their near neighbours with the creation of an over-40s team to compete in the GAA Masters competition. The Red Hands are the current back-to-back All-Ireland champions and much as it might pain some wearing orange and white tinted glasses, they are […]

Donaghy and McKeever set to stay with Armagh

By Niall Gartland KIERAN Donaghy and Ciaran McKeever are set to remain as part of the Armagh backroom team for 2023, Gaelic Life understands. Team manager Kieran McGeeney was handed a one-year contract extension last week and it’s understood that McKeever and former Kerry footballer Kieran Donaghy have needed little encouragement to remain part of […]

A year still worth remembering for Armagh

By Shaun Casey WHEN Armagh fans reflect on the 2022 season just gone by, they’ll have fond memories as it was a year worth remembering. There may not have been any silverware to mark a memorable campaign, and it all ended in bitterly disappointing circumstances, but Kieran McGeeney’s men displayed an ability to mix it with […]