Sheehan’s side in good shape ahead of Royal meeting

By Niall Gartland THE Down hurlers are set to embark on their fourth year of Joe McDonagh hurling when they host Meath at Ballycran this Saturday. Ronan Sheehan’s side achieved promotion to the second tier All-Ireland competition back in 2020 by virtue of reaching the Christy Ring final, where they fell short against Kildare. Since then […]

Down well aware of Laois threat says Sheehan

By Shaun Casey HAMMERINGS can slice up wounds that take a long time to heal and as Down return to Laois Hire O’Moore Park this weekend, the drubbing they received at the hands of Laois, at the very same venue last season, will surely still be fresh in their minds. Ronan Sheehan’s men face the […]

Down hurlers set to welcome the Kingdom

By Niall Gartland THERE’S a fine line between success and failure and the Down hurlers will hope that the cards fall in their favour in their Joe McDonagh Cup campaign which gets underway against Kerry at Ballycran in Saturday. Down only had a single point at the table when the curtain was drawn on their […]