Ulster success a step in the right direction for Dromintee

DROMINTEE joint-manager Kevin Toale believes the experience gathered in their successful Paul McGirr expedition will be invaluable for the team heading towards the senior grade. The Armagh u-16 champions – who have five starters back on board next season – easily defeated Carryduff in the semi-final and Errigal Ciaran in the decider in Dromore, holding their […]

Dromintee wary of Errigal scoring threat

DROMINTEE coach Stephen Dyas views Saturday’s Paul McGirr Ulster u-16 Championship decider against Errigal Ciaran as an opportunity to showcase themselves in the provincial spotlight. This is a golden opportunity for Dromintee as they bid to claim their first ever Paul McGirr title, one that has come about after years of concerted effort from dedicated […]

Dromintee braced for historic Paul McGirr appearance

THIS Dromintee team, who take on Carryduff in Sunday’s semi-final of the Paul McGirr tournament, has already created some history for the south Armagh club. In July 2022 they won the club’s first All-Ireland Féile title and in reaching the Paul McGirr tournament, they have become the first St Patrick’s male side to reach a provincial competition […]

Carryduff can’t wait for Paul McGirr semi-final

By Niall Gartland THE prestigious Paul McGirr tournament is another major stepping stone for the Carryduff club in Down, acknowledges team manager Michael McGrath. Carryduff won the U-15 Championship in Down for the first time in their history and now they’re gearing up to take on Armagh u-16 champions Dromintee in Sunday’s postponed semi-final clash (the […]

Draw made for Paul McGirr tournament

By Niall Gartland THE Paul McGirr Ulster U-16 Championship is making a welcome return this winter and the draw has been made for the upcoming semi-finals. Tyrone Champions Errigal Ciaran will take on Fermanagh-based Kinawley on Saturday, December 9 while Armagh champions Dromintee, Aidan O’Rourke forming part of their management team, take on Carryduff the […]

Robinson appointed new Maghery manager

MAGHERY have appointed their own clubman Eamon Robinson as their senior team manager for the upcoming season. Robinson replaces Ardboe native Gabhan Wylie, who parted ways with the club following their 15-point semi-final defeat to Crossmaglen. Maghery suffered relegation from the top tier in 2022 and will compete in Division 1B when league action returns. […]