O’Mullan: Derry camogs want to test themselves against the very best

By Niall Gartland TWO recent final defeats certainly haven’t dampened the spirits of the Derry camogs, who begin their All-Ireland Senior Championship campaign against neighbours Antrim this Saturday at Cushendall. PJ O’Mullan’s side fell narrowly short against the Saffrons in the Ulster Senior Championship final just a matter of weeks ago, and it was only […]

Aoife glad that Derry camogie has turned corner

By Niall Gartland AOIFE Ní Chaiside kept on soldiering with Derry camogs during a relative barren spell with the county, so she knows how important it is to ensure they keep on travelling in the right direction. Derry are braced for this Saturday’s Ulster Senior Championship campaign final against Antrim and victory would be another […]

Down camogie boss optimistic ahead of provincial campaign

By Niall Gartland REIGNING Ulster champions Down have managed to keep the show on the road this season in spite of the loss of key personnel, so their manager Paul Donnelly is pleased with their progress heading into Sunday’s provincial semi-final clash against Derry. The Mourne County secured their top flight status on the final […]

Goal hungry Westmeath deny never-say-die Derry

Westmeath 4-8 Derry 0-16 By Daragh Ó Conchúir at Croke Park A GOAL from the outstanding Megan Dowdall three minutes from the end of normal time finally confirmed Westmeath’s Very Camogie League Division 2A final triumph after Derry had threatened a remarkable comeback. The Lakesiders had led by nine points in the first half after […]

Barton: League campaign is full focus for Derry ahead of opener

By Michael McMullan THE very mention of last season’s All-Ireland final replay and Derry ending their famine brings the excitement into Áine Barton’s voice. She recites moments from their historical Saturday like it was yesterday but Derry have largely parked their Senior Championship return later in the season. Now, their focus is fully on the league […]

O’Mullan remains on board with Derry camogs

By Michael McMullan PJ O’Mullan will remain as the Derry senior camogie manager for a second season. The Oakleafers’ 2023 adventure concluded with All-Ireland glory after their replay win over Meath in Clones. O’ Mullan will against lead a management team of Michael Henry, Adrian McCann, Karen Rafferty and Ciara O’Mullan. Advertisement “We wish the […]

Derry lead the way on Soaring Stars team

ALL-IRELAND intermediate camogie champions Derry lead the way with eight players named on the PwC Soaring Stars team. It took Derry two attempts to win their first All-Ireland since 2012 with a fine performance seeing off Meath in a replay in Clones after the sides ended level in Croke Park. Derry has won an impressive […]

Bond vital as Derry end search for All-Ireland glory

By Michael McMullan THE bond between players and management made the difference this season as Derry camogs landed All-Ireland honours insists attacking ace Aoife Shaw. The Lavey star hit 0-7 and made the goal for Shannon O’Connor as Derry eventually fended off Meath in a 1-17 to 1-9 victory to land a second intermediate title. […]

Derry turn on the style to land second All-Ireland title

All-Ireland Intermediate Camogie final replay Derry 1-17 Meath 1-9 By Michael McMullan in Clones DERRY’S class told the story in Clones on Saturday as they won their second All-Ireland intermediate title in style. Advertisement The Oaks led by three points at half-time and pushed five clear before a Meath penalty had the Royals back in […]