Playing on the big stage

Shaun Casey has a look at Ulster teams that have fielded on All-Ireland Intermediate final day… Galbally – 2023 GALBALLY were undoubtedly the best team in Ulster and saw off Glenullin, Dungloe and Corduff before qualifying for the All-Ireland decider with a four-point win over Dunmore MacHales of Galway on an unusual scoreline of 4-4 […]

Woods looking forward to Fr Rocks challenge

By Niall Gartland IT’S certainly no easy task but Eskra forward Mickey Woods is looking forward to having a crack at league champions Cookstown in Sunday’s Junior Championship quarter-final at Loughmacrory. Their opponents Cookstown have gone the entire season unbeaten and are bidding to win their second Junior Championship title in three years. Coincidentally it […]

Cookstown boss looks to the future

By Niall Gartland COOKSTOWN aren’t counting their chickens just yet but they’re only a stone’s throw away from finishing their Division Three campaign as champions with only three rounds of fixtures remaining. Manager Conleth Donnelly is pleased with their progress and why wouldn’t he be – they’ve won all 13 of their matches to date […]

Terry Devlin – from Cookstown to Pompey

By Niall Gartland TERRY Devlin, remember the name. The 19-year-old Cookstown lad is one hell of a prospect on the soccer field and a few weeks ago signed on the dotted line for Engish League One club Portsmouth. All being well, he’ll go on to have a long and fruitful career in his chosen sport […]

McElhatton one of Cookstown’s shining lights

By Niall Gartland MICHAEL McElhatton has been one of the shining lights in Holy Trinity’s run to Sunday’s MacRory Cup final, but he knows they’ll get nothing easy in their third match of the campaign against a Tyrone school. Holy Trinity came up against a formidable St Patrick’s, Dungannon team twice, shading an enthralling semi-final […]