Penalty practice doesn’t weigh heavy on Glen’s preparations

By Michael McMullan GLEN manager Malachy O’Rourke has revealed his side has spent “very little” time practicing penalties as part of their preparation. Sunday’s Ulster final clash with Kilcoo is expected to be every bit as tightly contested as last year’s extra-time clash of the teams. The All-Ireland champions needed a penalty shoot-out to see […]

KEVIN CASSIDY: A humdinger awaits

WE are now left with the last two teams standing in this year’s Ulster Club Senior Football Championship. When looking at the overall competition, I don’t think that anyone can argue with the two dominant teams that have made their way through to the final. Both Kilcoo and Glen have beaten in front of them […]

Kilcoo book Ulster final date

Kilcoo 3-14 Enniskillen Gaels 1-9 KILCOO ruthlessly booked their spot in the Ulster club final, and their ambitions of three-in-a-row remain well and truly alive. Playing with the aid of a massive breeze blowing down towards the Cathedral end of the Athletic Grounds, Kilcoo took control during the first half. Shealan Johnston raised two green […]

Kilcoo not looking past Gaels test says Gilligan

By Shaun Casey FROM the outside, an Ulster final between Kilcoo and Glen looks like the dream pairing, but the Magpies won’t be underestimating their semi-final opponents Enniskillen Gaels. The Fermanagh side needed extra-time and penalties to eventually shake off Gowna in the provincial quarter-final, and that will give them plenty of momentum heading into […]

Magpies continue to soar

By Kieran Lynch KILCOO are Down champions once again. It was anything but easy for the Magpies, as Warrenpoint went with them toe-to-toe, but as Kilcoo always seem to do, they found a way to win. Having led by four midway through the second half, Kilcoo allowed the ’Point to fight their way back to […]

Kilcoo chasing more glory in final

By Kieran Lynch KILCOO are in search of more history this weekend as they take on Warrenpoint with the opportunity to win a tenth Down title in 11 years. The reigning All-Ireland champions have been a juggernaut within their own county for more than a decade now, but that is not to say that it […]