Antrim receive timely boost ahead of Leinster Championship


By Michael McMullan ANTRIM hurlers have been handed a much-needed boost ahead of Leinster Championship next month with manager Darren Gleeson adding to his panel. The Saffrons begin their campaign away to Kilkenny on Sunday, April 21 before welcoming Wexford a week later. Missing many key players, for a host of reasons, Antrim lost all […]


Saffrons must offer response for visit of Dubs


By Michael McMullan ANTRIM hurlers will have had a difficult week after Sunday’s heavy defeat at the hands of Limerick. The Saffrons have little time to lick their wounds with Dublin coming to Corrigan Park on Sunday. Both teams were a pale shadow of the respective teams from their final games of the 2023 season. […]


Saffrons must offer response for visit of Dubs


By Michael McMullan ANTRIM hurlers will have had a difficult week after Sunday’s heavy defeat at the hands of Limerick. The Saffrons have little time to lick their wounds with Dublin coming to Corrigan Park on Sunday. Both teams were a pale shadow of the respective teams from their final games of the 2023 season. […]


JOHNNY McINTOSH: The Saffrons have big shoes to fill


I’LL cut to the chase – it’s going to be a really tough year for Antrim.The main reason I say that is the boys who have stepped away from the panel. Neil McManus has retired and it goes without saying that he won’t be replaced in a hurry, and then there’s the Dunloy quartet of Ryan […]


It’s all or nothing for Antrim


By Shaun Casey FROM the outset, it was fairly obvious that Antrim and Westmeath’s fates were going to come down to the final day where the two sides meet head on, with the winner retaining their place in the Leinster Championship and the All-Ireland series. Westmeath fired a spanner into the works last weekend however […]


Top flight hurling is a must insists Saffron star


ANTRIM hurlers must continue to have Division One as their “playground” for the county’s development in the game insists Neil McManus. Speaking after the Saffron’s secured their top flight status with Sunday’s win over Laois, the Cushendall man feels they have gained much from the league with newcomers getting experience against the top teams. “It […]


Crawford in a race against time ahead of Dunloy’s Croke Park return


By Michael McMullan DUNLOY manager Gregory O’Kane says defender Aaron Crawford is in a “race against the clock” with their All-Ireland final date with Ballyhale Shamrocks around the corner next week. Crawford, who scored a vital point in their Ulster final win over Sleacht Néill, was forced off after picking up a collar bone injury in […]