Review of the season – Cavan

1 Falling at the final hurdle ON the whole, it was a good year for the Cavan footballers. Mickey Graham’s side ensured their stint in Division Four was a short-lived one, and they added the league title with a one-point victory over Tipperary. Still though, the 2020 Ulster Champions will be a bit disappointed about […]

GList: Junior football hotshots

Shaun Casey runs his eyes over the hotshots from the Ulster Junior Football Championship… Ryan Connolly (Drumlane)    0-23 IT’Ss no consolation to Ryan Connolly after his side suffered a heart-breaking penalty shootout loss to Stewartstown in the Ulster final, but the Drumlane sharpshooter ended the campaign as top scorer. Connolly recorded 0-4 in their low […]

Stalwart Coyle glad he returned to Harps fold

By Niall Gartland IT was all worth it in the end. Stewartstown veteran Anton Coyle, who just as easily could’ve been watching on from the stands as a spectator, played a hero’s role when introduced from the bench in Saturday’s Ulster Junior triumph against Drumlane. One of the few remaining ties with the Stewartstown team […]

Stewartstown land Ulster title after shootout drama

2022 Ulster Club JFC Final Stewartstown 1-12 Drumlane 0-15 AET Stewartstown win 5-4 on penalties By Michael McMullan STEWARTSTOWN were crowned Ulster junior champions on Saturday in Clones after a dramatic sudden death penalty shootout win over Drumlane. It was a second Ulster title after their 2004 success took them to an All-Ireland final where […]

Drumlane to monitor fitness of star man Connolly

By Michael McMullan DRUMLANE manager Martin Dunne said he will monitor captain Ryan Connolly’s ankle this week ahead of Saturday’s Ulster final showdown with Tyrone champions Stewartstown in Clones. Connolly hit 1-46 in Drumlane’s march to this weekend’s decider including their winner against Arva, deep in stoppage time, in their 1-12 to 2-8 county final […]

Newtown aim to make it into first Ulster final

By Mark McGoldrick NEWTOWNBUTLER manager Darren Chapman is urging his players to ‘show up and perform’ as the First Fermanagh’s bid to reach their first ever Ulster Club final. Chapman’s side face Cavan champions Drumlane on Sunday in the last four, and he admits that there is a good excitement and buzz in the camp. “Preparations […]

Drumlane continue to walk in bonus territory

By Michael McMullan DRUMLANE manager Martin Dunne insists his side are in bonus territory after winning the Cavan title and is happy to have had two weeks to prepare for this weekend’s clash with Newtownbutler. Sunday takes his side back to Clones, the scene of their quarter-final win and the club are buzzing with the […]

‘No pressure’ on Drumlane says Dunne

By Kieran Lynch DRUMLANE will be hoping to build upon their Cavan Junior Football Championship title win when they venture into Ulster, starting this weekend against Derry champions Craigbane. Drumlane claimed the Cavan Championship with the winning point scored five minutes into additional time, in a 1-12 to 2-8 victory over Arva, and although manager Martin […]