Clann Eireann’s McCarthy ready for congested run

By Shaun Casey AN opening day game away to your neighbours own patch always throws up it’s own challenges, but Clann Eireann convincingly saw off their Lurgan rivals St Peter’s to kickstart their championship charge. The 2021 championship winners were 15 points better off in the end and head into the weekend expected to pick […]

Clann Éireann dealing with new challenges

By Shaun Casey THIS season, Clann Éireann decided to enter a team into Division 3B of the Armagh league and the Junior Championship. It’s to create a pathway for the younger players in the club, who aren’t ready to make the breakthrough at senior level just yet but are good enough for competitive action. It’s […]

Turbitt named to start for Armagh ahead of Tyrone test

CONORTurbitt has been included in Armagh’s starting line up ahead of this Saturday’s championship clash in Omagh. Turbitt, who hit 0-5 in the same venue against  Tyrone on the final day of the league, failed to score in the Ulster final and was subsequently dropped last weekend. The Clann Eireann sharpshooter came on against Westmeath […]

Hall available as Armagh make three changes

By Michael McMullan ARMAGH have made three chances from their Ulster final defeat ahead of their All-Ireland opener with Westmeath this weekend. Jemar Hall, who played in 11 of the previous 13 games, makes a return to the panel after injury forced him out against Derry. Conor Turbitt, who failed to score in the previous […]

Provincial hot shots – Ulster’s top championship scorers

Niall Gartland looks at the final scoring rankings in this year’s Ulster Senior Football Championship Shane McGuigan (2-21: 0-27) IT’S fitting that Shane McGuigan finished as top scorer in this year’s Ulster Championship as he gave one of the great Ulster final performances against Armagh last weekend. He finished with seven points on the day, […]

Time to shine, it’s championship time

With the inter-county season heading for the business end, Michael McMullan lists some players to watch out for in the championship for a variety of reasons. Lachlan Murray (Derry) EVERYBODY knows Shane McGuigan and what he can do. Elsewhere, Niall Toner turned him 0-6 from last season into a regular starting spot. While his goals […]