‘It’s a religion up there’ – Andy Moran on the GAA in Ulster

By Shaun Casey ANDY Moran can’t quite put his finger on it. Is it grit? Determination? Steel? Ulster coaches bring something different to the table when they travel down south and get involved with teams, but Moran isn’t sure what that something different actually is. A quick scan of the sides competing at the latter […]

All to play for in Monaghan

DONAGHMOYNE will be hoping to back up their recent eye-catching victory over league leaders Scotstown when they travel to Corduff on Friday evening. An early goal from Liam McDonald helped Donaghmoyne, who are currently third in the table, establish themselves in the game and they led by the minimum of margins at the half-time break. […]

GList: Taking stock of the season

Five Ulster counties have exited the race for championship honours and Niall Gartland runs the rule over their seasons: TYRONE THE championship trumps all else, particularly in Tyrone, so fans of the Red Hand County will feel bitterly disappointed that they bowed out of the race for Sam last Saturday with their preliminary quarter-final defeat […]

Monaghan name squad for Meath meeting

MONAGHAN have made one change to the starting team that drew with Louth as they take on Meath in a winner takes all clash this weekend. Whoever loses the game will crash out of the championship while depending on how Louth get on against Kerry, Monaghan could still finish second in the group. Conor McManus […]

The best of the rest

Shaun Casey has a go at naming an alternative All-Star football team looking back at some of the big performers from this season… 1 Shane Ryan (Kerry) Ryan enjoyed an excellent season for Kerry and would have been picking up his second All-Star award this season but for the exploits of Dublin legend Stephen Cluxton. […]

Ulster’s most recent All-Stars

It’s All-Star season, and Shaun Casey has sifted through the records to identify the most recent football All-Stars for Ulster’s nine counties Antrim: Andy McCallin ANDY McCallin is Antrim’s first and to date only All-Star and he earned the gong way back in 1971, at corner-forward. McCallin was a dual star for both the Saffrons […]

Ulster players make up over a third of All-Star nominations

By Michael McMullan ULSTER champions Derry have seven players nominated for football All-Stars including player of the year nominee Brendan Rogers. In all, 13 counties are represented in the list of 45 nominees with Dublin leading the pack with 10 of their All-Ireland winning team nominated. It was a summer that saw Derry push reigning […]

O’Dowd set for McEntee reunion

By Kieran Lynch ON Saturday, Clontibret host Inniskeen in a top of the table clash in Group Two of the Monaghan Senior Football Championship, with the potential to jump above them and move into first place. However, because that game throws in at 6pm, with Donaghmoyne facing Scotstown at 3pm, Clontibret manager Mick O’Dowd believes […]

JACK MADDEN: Lesser Spotted Ulster

HANNAH Tyrell has earned the privilege of becoming the final hero of the 2023 inter-county season. The former Ireland international will have the Rugby World Cup to keep herself amused during the off season. That and a seven-week-old child. The dust begins to settle, and those heroics will slowly fizzle out of relevance. The tumbleweed […]