Laverty pays tribute to Down legend McCartan

By Michael McMullan DOWN manager Conor Laverty has paid tribute to the late Dan McCartan and wants the current Mourne squad to take inspiration from the successful teams of the past. McCartan won three All-Ireland medals in the 1960s before being involved in management teams that delivered u-21 and minor All-Ireland glory. He also won […]

Mickey Donnelly added to Down management team

FORMER Tyrone minor manager Mickey Donnelly has been added to Conor Laverty’s backroom team. The Kilcoo man, who also has Martin Clarke and Declan Morgan in his coaching panel, has snagged a man who has been involved in the Mourne County previously having managed Mayobridge. As well as the Tyrone minors, Donnelly has been manager […]

Our Games with Ross Carr

Name Ross Carr. Teams played for Club – Clonduff. Advertisement County – Down. Province – Ulster. School – St Colmans College, Newry amd Newry Technical College.   Current involvement Coaching Ardoyne Kickhams senior team in Antrim.   Which Club game, that you played in, will you never forget and why? 2000 county final – we won the […]

Down appoint Benny Coulter as their new minor manager

DOWN have appointed former senior star Benny Coulter as their new minor football manager. The Mayobridge All-Star was on the county’s 1999 winning minor team and came close to adding a senior medal when the county lost the 2010 decider to Cork. Coulter – who is currently the manager of Rostrevor – was ratified at […]

McGarry injury a ‘major blow’ for Warrenpoint

Warrenpoint have been dealt a massive blow heading into the business end of the season as Ross McGarry looks set to miss out through injury. Manager Shane Mulholland confirmed the star attacker broke his jaw during an “accidently collision” in a training session last week. “Ross had an operation after an accidently collision in training […]

Legends4Lyncho set for big day

By Shaun Casey ULSTER and Down GAA legends, along with a few local icons, are coming together to spread awareness of Motor Neurone Disease and raise funds for Martin Lynch, who was diagnosed with MND earlier this year, with an event held in St John Bosco’s Newry on July 30. Lynch played for Down and captained […]

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

DERRY’S defeat to Galway brought the curtain down on Ulster’s interest in the inter-county season.  Shaun Casey takes a look into all nine counties… Antrim The Good Antrim would have been pleased with their League progress after earning promotion to Division Three last season, as they finished mid-table. With two games remaining this year, Antrim […]

Mourne memorabilia call

Down have already received various programmes, convention booklets and photographs