Antrim have ability to spring upset says Dowds

By Niall Gartland ANTRIM boss Elaine Dowds says they want to show that they’re more than just ‘northern upstarts’ when they take on Tipperary in Saturday’s All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship quarter-final against Tipperary (Croke Park 3.30pm). Even those with a passing interest in camogie will probably assume that the girls from the Premier County will […]

Derry looking to maintain winning run

By Michael McMullan DERRY were comfortable winners in their first two games and face neighbours Antrim on Saturday (Glenariffe 5pm) bidding to maintain their winning start. The Oakleafers only success came back in 2012 when they needed a replay to see off Galway. From that winning team, only Aoife Ni Chaiside remains as they aim […]

Dowds: Antrim reset and ready for Limerick

By Kieran Lynch AFTER three weeks of hard training, Antrim are ready to put the disappointment of their Ulster final loss behind them when they begin their All-Ireland Senior Championship campaign on Saturday, according to manager Elaine Dowds. The Saffrons were upset 0-15 to 0-9 by Down, but Dowds has been mightily impressed by the […]

Antrim hampered by injuries

By Niall Gartland INJURY-STRUCK Antrim Juniors will duke it out with a rapidly improving Cavan side for the Ulster Intermediate title this weekend. Antrim Juniors won last year’s All-Ireland Junior title in style with a 5-5 to 0-14 victory over Armagh, but a number of key players are injured while others have made the step […]

Ulster players named in Soaring Star selection

THERE was an Ulster flavour to the 2022 PwC Camogie Soaring Stars selection with Antrim’s Dervla Cosgrove  named as Junior Player of the Year. All-Ireland Intermediate champions Galway are represented by seven players: defenders Ciara Hickey, Clara Donohue, Katie Manning and Lisa Casserly on the back line.  Jennifer Hughes took her position in midfield, with […]

Antrim trio in contention for camogie award

THERE will be definitely be an Antrim camogie  Player of the Year after three of their All-Ireland Junior Championship winning side have been shortlisted for the award. Dervla Cosgrove scored four goals in their pulsating fine win over Armagh and she is joined by goalkeeper Aine Graham and and Emma Laverty. Joint managers Mark ‘Duck’ McFadden […]

Antrim Camogs proved the doubters wrong says McFadden

By Shaun Casey ANTRIM proved a lot of their doubters wrong according to joint manager Mark McFadden when they climbed the steps of the Hogan Stand last Sunday as All-Ireland champions. Seven-points was the margin at the end of the game and McFadden, along with Brian Kearney, couldn’t have been prouder. “It was massive, absolutely […]

Cosgrove shoots Antrim to All-Ireland glory

Glen Dimplex All-Ireland Premier Junior Camogie Final Antrim 5-5 Armagh 0-14 THE old adage of “goals wins games” was true in Croke Park today as Dervla Cosgrove shot Antrim to All-Ireland glory The Saffron ace hit three in 84 first-half seconds, and three saves from Áine Graham were among the more notable events as Antrim […]