Cootehill enjoying their first ever provincial run

By Niall Gartland COOTEHILL boss Michéal Boyle says his side are in bonus territory ahead of Sunday’s Ulster Junior Championship semi-final against Castleblayney. Before this season, they’d never so much as won a game in Ulster but now they’ve won two on the bounce with a preliminary round win over Killeavy backed up with a comprehensive […]

Molonoy hails commitment of ‘Blayney hurlers

By Niall Gartland CASTLEBLAYNEY hurlers are firmly back on the wagon having slipped to a surprise defeat in the Monaghan Senior Hurling Championship final. They lost their first final in seven years when they fell narrowly short to Inniskeen, meaning that they’re in a sense demoted to the Ulster Junior Championship. But they boast a […]

Attitude key for Dunne’s Killeavy

By Shaun Casey DEREK Dunne believes his Killeavy team can give the Ulster Junior Championship “a right rattle” if their attitude is right. The south Armagh men take on Cootehill on Sunday at Kingspan Breffni (1.30pm) to open their campaign. “I think if you have the right attitude and be dogged, because weather plays an awful […]

Cootehill eye up Ulster run

By Shaun Casey OFF the back of a second three in a row of championship titles in the last decade, Cootehill are aiming to now make their mark on the provincial scene. The Cavan county champions overcame East Cavan Gaels at the start of August to retain the title and this weekend, 12 weeks on […]

Back-to-backs for Cootehill hurlers

By Niall Gartland COOTEHILL have copper fastened their position as the foremost team in Cavan club hurling by retaining their senior championship crown with a convincing win over Mullahoran last weekend. Their has been a perceptible shift at the top end of Cavan hurling in recent seasons as Mullahoran’s form has dipped after winning all […]