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 […]
The Saffrons face tough assignment in Waterford
By Niall Gartland WATERFORD have had a strong start to their Division One campaign with a win and a draw under their belts thus far, and they’re red hot favourites to take the spoils in a home clash against Antrim this weekend. The Munster side seem to be going well under their new manager Davy […]
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 […]
Antrim dominate Joe McDonagh Team of the Year
Seven Saffron start have been included in the 2022 Joe McDonagh Team of the Year, along with one Down player. Antrim won the Joe McDonagh Cup after a dramatic decider against Kerry, and edged the Kingdom by one point in the end. Goalkeeper Ryan Elliot claims the number one spot in the Team of the […]
Gleeson explains secret to Antrim hurlers run
Darren Gleeson said he’s had a clear idea of what he wanted from the county.
Gleeson’s Antrim still not full strength
Antrim are looking for back to back wins this weekend.
Antrim SHC – Saffron boss asked specifically to play in McGurk Cup
Darren Gleeson explained why Antrim wanted to play in the McGurk Cup.
Peden says Gleeson’s experience crucial for Antrim
The new Director of Hurling in Antrim has tipped new Saffron hurling coach Darren Gleeson to do a good job.