Hurling Kings of Ulster

Oisin Duddy looks back at the last ten winners of the Ulster Senior Hurling Championship 2013 – Loughgiel Shamrocks (Antrim) THE only Ulster club to win the All-Ireland series was back in action winning their fourth Ulster title in a-row, beating Derry’s Sleacht Néill in their own backyard in Celtic Park with Liam Watson scoring […]

Cargin feel they belong at the cutting edge

By Michael McMullan CARGIN are bidding for a seventh title in nine seasons when they face Dunloy on Sunday (Corrigan Park, 2.30pm). Manager Ronan Devlin, in his sixth year having served under previous boss Damian Cassidy, feels the mood is as good, if not better, than any of the finals he has experienced. Devlin puts […]

Dunloy bidding to make history on the football front

By Niall Gartland MANY, if not most, expected Dunloy to feature in a Senior Championship final this year, but few would have anticipated it would be on the footballing front. Their hurlers have filled plenty of column inches in recent years, and they gave Ballyhale Shamrocks their fill of it in the last All-Ireland SFC […]

Delargy tuned in for Portglenone’s next test

By Michael McMullan LEAGUE champions Portglenone are chasing a first county senior final spot since 2009 when they lock horns with Dunloy on Friday night (Dunsilly, 7.30pm). The Casements took out Creggan in the quarter-finals thanks to Aidan McAleese’s goal, but Niall Delargy is fully aware of what they are meeting this weekend. Delargy, who […]

Ulster Club hurling championship fixtures

FOLLOWING the recent Ulster GAA meeting to draw the intermediate and junior competitions, the fixtures for the club hurling championships have been released. At senior level, it is the turn of the Derry champions to receive a bye into the final. Sleacht Néill are bidding for their 11th senior title in Derry when they face […]

Rossa next up for the champions

By Michael McMullan ULSTER champions Dunloy face rematch of the 2021 county final decider when they take on Rossa on Saturday (5pm) in Hightown. There has never been a five-in-a-row in the history of the competition and it was Rossa who took home the Volunteer Cup in 2004 when the Cuchullains were gunning for their […]

Antrim duo named on GAA Team of the Week

ANTRIM’S Michael Bradley and Conal Cunning have been named on the GAA’s Team of the Week after their NHL draw with Dublin on Saturday at Corrigan Park. Receive quality journalism wherever you are, on any device. Keep up to date from the comfort of your own home with a digital subscription. Any time | Any […]

Dominic McKinley: A lifetime of devotion

Dominic McKinley has played and coached at the highest level. Hurling and camogie remain very much in his blood. He sat down with Michael McMullan to chat about his career. DOMINIC McKinley, one of seven sons, came in the middle of John and Jane’s family of 13. Across from their home in Ballyknock, the McFaddens […]