GList: Junior football hotshots

Shaun Casey runs his eyes over the hotshots from the Ulster Junior Football Championship… Ryan Connolly (Drumlane)    0-23 IT’Ss no consolation to Ryan Connolly after his side suffered a heart-breaking penalty shootout loss to Stewartstown in the Ulster final, but the Drumlane sharpshooter ended the campaign as top scorer. Connolly recorded 0-4 in their low […]

Craigbane return to Ulster scene

ULSTER CLUB JFC PRELIMINARY ROUND Drumlane v Craigbane Sunday, Kingspan Breffni Park, 1.30pm By Michael McMullan ELEVEN years after being crowned Ulster Intermediate champions, Craigbane are back representing Derry on the provincial trail. Injuries, retirements and emigration gradually pulled their team apart and after a spell back at intermediate level their period of transition took them to […]

‘No pressure’ on Drumlane says Dunne

By Kieran Lynch DRUMLANE will be hoping to build upon their Cavan Junior Football Championship title win when they venture into Ulster, starting this weekend against Derry champions Craigbane. Drumlane claimed the Cavan Championship with the winning point scored five minutes into additional time, in a 1-12 to 2-8 victory over Arva, and although manager Martin […]

Craigbane await response to intermediate football bid

By Michael McMullan CRAIGBANE manager Kevin Moore hopes the club’s request to Derry GAA is granted, allowing his side to play intermediate football in 2023. The seven-time intermediate champions have been in the junior ranks in recent seasons, but beat Ballerin to land a league and championship double at the end of an unbeaten season. […]

Ardmore heading in right direction

THEY aren’t one of the heavy hitters in the county but a small club on the periphery of Derry City pulled off one of the results of the championship last weekend. Ardmore, who had previously won only a single match all season, got the better of Sean Dolan’s on a scoreline of 2-13 to 0-14 […]

Derry Ladies set for finals day

By MICHAEL MCMULLAN STEELSTOWN have the chance to win a third successive Derry title when they lock horns with Ballymaguigan (1pm) on Sunday afternoon in Glen. The game will be played as part of a double header that includes the intermediate final. It’s a fifth appearance in the decider in six years for Steelstown who […]