Provincial Pride

All-Ireland Minor Champions: Derry NOT only did Derry retain their All-Ireland Minor crown, they did so with a victory over fellow Ulstermen Armagh in last weekend’s All-Ireland final showdown in Omagh. Damian McErlain’s record as minor manager of Derry across two separate stints at the helm speaks for itself, though they didn’t have it all […]


Will it be another Glen footballer that comes up trumps in our coveted Men’s Footballer of the Year award? This award is sponsored by Tyrone Trailers and is in association with Ulster GAA. Last year it was tigerish defender Ryan Dougan who fended off stiff competition to land the prized individual award, and he’s in […]

NOMINEES: Mens Football Manager of the Year

Below are the nominees for the 2023 Mens Football Manager of the Year sponsored by Cavanagh Kelly. Find out more about this year’s shortlisted nominees below. Malachy O’Rourke – Glen Kilcoo after extra time, and Kilmacud Crokes in last year’s final are the only teams to have beaten Glen in championship football in O’Rourke’s three-year […]

Reavey delighted to fulfil Cullyhanna dream

By Shaun Casey AS the final whistle sounded in Croke Park last Sunday evening, Caolan Reavey’s initial thought was to embrace the open arms of club stalwart Barry McConville, who entered the fray for the last few minutes of the All-Ireland final. Reavey and McConville have built up a lasting friendship over the past few […]

Cullyhanna complete Ulster All-Ireland double

Cullyhanna 1-8 Cill na Martra 0-7 Cullyhanna were crowned All-Ireland Intermediate Club champions with a fine display against Cork’s Cill na Martra. A first half goal from Aidan Nugent proved the crucial score as St Pat’s saw out a four-point win. John Evans side were left to rue a number of gilt-edged chances as his […]

Clean sheets key to Cullyhanna success says Nugent

By Shaun Casey CULLYHANNA have yet to concede a goal since winning the Armagh Intermediate Championship back in October. In their four games since then, the St Patrick’s men have kept four consecutive clean sheets. Goalkeeper James Carragher pulled off a stunning save in the Ulster final to deny Ballyhaise a goal, while the fingertips […]

Mackin macking the most of Cullyhanna run to final

By Shaun Casey TWENTY years ago, in October of 2004, Malachy Mackin and his Cullyhanna clubmate Ciaran McKeever helped Armagh win their first ever All-Ireland title at u-21 level, beating Mayo in the decider by two points. It was a star-studded Armagh line up with most of the team going on to represent the Orchard […]

Croke Park final is one step away for Cullyhanna

By Shaun Casey IF the Ulster Club Championship is a plunge into the unknown, then the All-Ireland series truly is a case of wandering in the dark. Especially at Intermediate level, where sides are quite often going on the adventure for the first time. It’s fine for your Glens, Kilcoos and Scotstowns who compete in the […]

Review of the season: Armagh

1 Spot-kick nightmare ARMAGH fans only thought last year was bad. Armagh’s 2022 roller-coaster ride finished in a heartbreaking penalty shootout defeat to Galway in Croke Park after one of the most dramatic contests of the season. But 2023 provided more heartache as not once, but twice, the Orchard County suffered the cruel fate of […]

Roll of honour first was driving Cullyhanna – Casey

By Shaun Casey PEARSE Casey created history for Cullyhanna last weekend. He captained the club to their first-ever Ulster title and kicked the winning point late on to secure their place in history. Cullyhanna became the first ever Armagh team to win the competition as they saw off Ballyhaise by the minimum of margins. “It […]