Ulster final within touching distance for Creggan

By Shaun Casey CREGGAN had to dig deep and battle bravely to get past Bredagh and secure their spot in the semi-final and now that they’re here, they’ll want to make the most of it. Six points up as they teams changed sides, Creggan looked to be cruising into the final four, but the Down […]

Kickhams looking forward to the final

By Niall Gartland CREGGAN Kickhams boss Stephen Fawl says they won’t be too far away from taking home the title in this Saturday’s Antrim Intermediate Hurling final (Dunsilly, 5pm)if they play to their potential against Sarsfields. They fell short in the decider two years ago, not to mention coming out on the losing end of […]

Cargin take on neighbours as championship resumes

By Michael McMullan CHAMPIONS Cargin will be hoping to make it a second win when the Antrim Senior Championship resumes this weekend. Ronan Devlin’s side hit three goals in their opening round win over Rossa with Pat Shivers annexing 2-2. They face neighbours Tír na nÓg on Saturday in Portglenone (7pm) with Rossa taking on […]

Teammates: Kevin Small

Name: Kevin Small. Age: 24. Advertisement Teams played for? Kickhams Creggan, Antrim and St Mary’s, Magherafelt. Earliest GAA memory? The 2003 All-Ireland final between Tyrone and Armagh. Which team-mate has been the most inspirational and why? Conor McCann, always stands up when it matters. Who’s the best team-mate to train with and why? Conor Small […]

Final berths up for grabs in Antrim

ANTRIM SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIP SEMI-FINALS CREGGAN V CARGIN Saturday, Dunsily, 5pm THIS eagerly anticipated clash could go right to the wire. Cargin lost their stranglehold on the Antrim title with a semi-final defeat to eventual champions Creggan last year. This is the one they’ve been waiting on, but you can’t write off Creggan either. Advertisement Verdict: […]

Cargin out to avenge last year’s defeat to Creggan

By Niall Gartland CARGIN have a chance to avenge last year’s championship defeat to Creggan when they lock swords in another semi-final clash this weekend, and their manager Ronan Devlin is determined that they give a much better account of themselves on this occasion. The Erin’s Own men lost their stranglehold on the Antrim Senior […]

The knock-out stages of football action arrives in Antrim

THE Antrim football scene enters the knock-out stages this weekend with 10 games across three grades. ANTRIM SENIOR FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP QUARTER-FINALS LAMH DHEARG V CARGIN Friday, Dunsilly, 7.30pm Cargin are hoping to regain their crown having won five of the last seven championships, but lost the last day out to O’Donovan Rossa so their form […]

Antrim dealt defensive blow ahead of championship opener

By Michael McMullan ANTRIM have been dealt a blow ahead of this weekend’s Ulster Senior Championship opener with Cavan with the news of Ricky Johnston’s decision to opt out of the panel, Gaelic Life can reveal. Having already lost goalkeeper – and fellow Creggan player – Oisin Kerr to the USA, the loss of Johnston […]