It goes without saying that hurling is an incredibly difficult sport to master, and whoever is awarded our big individual prize of Hurler of the Year in association with Ulster GAA, will be thoroughly deserving of the plaudits. Last year’s winner was Dunloy’s Ryan Elliott, the first ever time a goalkeeper has got his hands […]

Red Hand McGettigan hoping to help Setanta to Ulster glory

THERE are few people who know Tyrone hurling better than one Gary McGettigan – the genial giant who is a native of Strabane – but who has been living in Doneyloop for over a decade. Gary hurled with Strabane Shamrocks for many years, starting around 1989, and won quite a few junior county titles after […]

Grogan aiming to maintain provincial momentum

By Alan Rodgers ONE of the main targets which has eluded the Carrickmore hurlers in recent years is now within reach for them as they prepare for this weekend’s Ulster Intermediate semi-final against Creggan. Defeats in the early rounds of the competition have proved frustrating for the Éire Ógs. But, after an impressive win over […]

Ulster final within touching distance for Creggan

By Shaun Casey CREGGAN had to dig deep and battle bravely to get past Bredagh and secure their spot in the semi-final and now that they’re here, they’ll want to make the most of it. Six points up as they teams changed sides, Creggan looked to be cruising into the final four, but the Down […]