Ulster final within touching distance for Creggan

By Shaun Casey CREGGAN had to dig deep and battle bravely to get past Bredagh and secure their spot in the semi-final and now that they’re here, they’ll want to make the most of it. Six points up as they teams changed sides, Creggan looked to be cruising into the final four, but the Down […]

Kickhams looking forward to the final

By Niall Gartland CREGGAN Kickhams boss Stephen Fawl says they won’t be too far away from taking home the title in this Saturday’s Antrim Intermediate Hurling final (Dunsilly, 5pm)if they play to their potential against Sarsfields. They fell short in the decider two years ago, not to mention coming out on the losing end of […]

McCann: Antrim players ‘buzzing’ for historic match

By Kieran Lynch ANTRIM are back at the top table of hurling, having won the Joe McDonagh Cup last year, and Conor McCann says that the Saffrons have an extra spring in their step ahead of what will be an historic occasion when they take on Dublin this weekend. “Once you get into championship week, […]

Antrim face crunch trip to Portlaoise

By Michael McMullan AFTER a league campaign that has showed more than enough promise, Antrim hurlers need to play better and for longer in Sunday’s crunch clash with Laois, insists captain Conor McCann. The Saffrons have ran all three opponents – Kilkenny (three points), Dublin (four) and an in-form Waterford (two) – close in their […]

Ask The Players… Should the Ulster Senior Hurling Championship be resurrected?

The Ulster Senior Hurling Championship hasn’t been played since 2017, and we have asked three players whether it should be resurrected or not By Niall McCoy THE Ulster Senior Hurling Championship used to be one of the highlights of the summer. Played in front of big crowds, Antrim, Derry and Down would generally be the […]

Antrim star Conor McCann retains Division 2A final hopes

By Niall McCoy ANTRIM hurling captain Conor McCann is still hopeful that their Division 2A final with Kerry will be played in the coming months. Darren Gleeson’s side were due to face the Kingdom on March 15 at Croke Park, but the game was postponed a couple of days beforehand due to the coronavirus outbreak. […]