Galligan’s Cavan starting to take shape

By Niall Gartland CAVAN produced a massively encouraging performance in their first league game of the Raymond Galligan era, but it could be difficult to pick up a head of steam if they don’t put their best foot forward at home to Donegal this Sunday. The Breffni County were full value for their victory over […]

Crosserlough are the form team in Cavan

By Niall Gartland CROSSERLOUGH are the form team heading into this year’s Cavan Senior Club Championship but there’s five or six teams that’ll quietly fancy their chances of getting their hands on the Oliver Plunkett Cup. 2020 champions Crosserlough failed to make the final in the last two years but they had a stellar league […]

SHANE RICE: The tactical Breffni kick-out battle

THIS Saturday at 6.30pm, all eyes will be on Kingspan Breffni as Cavan take on Armagh in what promises to be an exciting encounter. Armagh, who were impressive in their recent game against Antrim, will be looking to continue their winning run. However, Cavan will be hoping to cause an upset and secure a crucial […]

Cavan squad named ahead of Armagh clash

MICKEY Graham has named a strong starting line-up for Cavan’s Ulster Championship quarter-final clash with Armagh tomorrow. The Breffni Blues head into the game off the back of a successful league campaign that saw them capture the Division Three title. Graham has made three changes to the starting team that downed Fermanagh 0-16 to 1-7 […]

McVeety rested as a precaution

By Michael McMullan CAVAN star Dara McVeety wasn’t risked in Saturday’s defeat to Antrim and manager Mickey Graham insists the Crosserlough man is “fine” with championship the main focus. After starting all nine games this season since a return from Australia, McVeety wasn’t listed in the matchday squad. The only two minutes of action he […]

Cavan continue to live in the moment as Down showdown looms

By Michael McMullan CAVAN’S promotion charge has been picking up momentum but manager Mickey Graham stresses his side are living in the moment. Speaking to Gaelic Life ahead of this weekend’s all-Ulster clash with Down, Graham made the comment how quickly football can change. One victory can turn a season previously “going poorly” and an […]

Table-toppers face Offaly

By Niall Gartland CAVAN are the only team in Division Three with a perfect record to their name ahead of their fourth round clash against mid-table Offaly on Sunday. Mickey Graham’s side have been in imperious form, and barring a significant down-turn in fortunes, should see themselves playing in Division Two next year. Anglo Celt […]

Hitting the ground running

1 Ethan Rafferty 0-1 (Armagh) WHILE Cavan’s Raymond Galligan’s 0-7 is the top score for a goalkeeper, Rafferty’s only point for far came from play. And it was a thing of beauty. He came up to add to the attack against Monaghan and found himself pulling the trigger for a sweet score.   2 Paudi […]

Gaelic Life Team of the Week

AFTER another weekend of action across Ulster, check our our latest Team of the Week… 1 AMY MCGIVERN – Down Thrown in early due to injury and made a number of great saves against Sligo. 2 AARON MCKAY -Armagh Put in a top performance, between sweeping, man-marking and breaking forward at pace. 3 CHE CULLEN […]

Dara McVeety Back in blue

By Shaun Casey A LOT has changed in the short space of time since Dara McVeety traded in his football boots for a pair of sunglasses and headed Down Under to explore new ventures. The Crosserlough clubman starred for Cavan in 2019 and helped them reach the Ulster final, where they lost to Donegal, before […]