Antrim travel south in search of a first victory

By Michael McMullan ANTRIM hurlers make the trip to take on Westmeath in Mullingar on Saturday in search of their first league points of the season. Before a ball was pucked this season, manager Darren Gleeson was facing into an uphill battle to qualify the Saffrons for Division One for 2025. Ahead of the league […]

It’s all or nothing for Antrim

By Shaun Casey FROM the outset, it was fairly obvious that Antrim and Westmeath’s fates were going to come down to the final day where the two sides meet head on, with the winner retaining their place in the Leinster Championship and the All-Ireland series. Westmeath fired a spanner into the works last weekend however […]

Kilkenny set for Corrigan

By Kieran Lynch ANTRIM are heavy underdogs this weekend, but their two results so far in the Leinster Championship will give them heart that they can put it up to last year’s All-Ireland runners-up Kilkenny. Indeed, the Ulster side were far from disgraced when the two sides battled in the league back in February, in […]


ANTRIM drew against Dublin last weekend in their first ever home outing in the Leinster Hurling Championship. It would’ve been an unbelievable start to the campaign if they’d won, but a draw is a really good yardstick of how far the Saffrons have come in the last number of years. A few years back, Dublin […]

Antrim duo named on GAA Team of the Week

ANTRIM’S Michael Bradley and Conal Cunning have been named on the GAA’s Team of the Week after their NHL draw with Dublin on Saturday at Corrigan Park. Receive quality journalism wherever you are, on any device. Keep up to date from the comfort of your own home with a digital subscription. Any time | Any […]

Antrim hurlers hoping to down the Dubs

By Shaun Casey ANTRIM will hope to bounce back following an opening day defeat when they head to Parnell Park on Saturday afternoon. The Saffrons take on Dublin in round two of the National Hurling League and go in search of their first points of the season. It won’t be the first time these sides […]

Seven up for Antrim in McDonagh awards

SEVEN of Antrim’s Joe McDonagh winning side have been named in the Team of the Year. The Saffrons are represented in every sector of the field with goalkeeper Ryan Elliott joined  by defenders Joe Maskey, Gerard Walsh and Eoghan Campbell, with Keelan Molloy named  in midfield, and Conal Cunning and Ciarán Clarke headlining the attack. It […]