Ballinascreen to host semi-final double header

By Michael McMullan BALLINASCREEN will host a double header of Ulster minor hurling on Friday with both semi-finals down for decision. Now in the 27th season of the competition, Lavey eye their third title, with Éire Óg Carrickmore and Dunloy bidding for a second with Down champions Bredagh yet to take home the title. In […]

Ulster title success is ‘surreal’ says Campbell

BY DÁIRE BONNAR SETANTA defied the odds as they went on to win the Ulster Senior Hurling Championship title on Saturday afternoon in Owenbeg. For the third game of their Ulster Championship run, they went into the game as underdogs, but just like Ballinascreen and Middletown, Éire Óg, Carrickmore didn’t live up to the favourites’ […]

Loughgiel retain minor title

Ulster Minor Hurling Tournament final Loughgiel 3-11 Éire Óg 0-8 By Michael McMullan LOUGHGIEL won their second ever Ulster Minor Hurling title after pulling clear of Carrickmore side Éire Óg in the Saturday’s final. Advertisement After trailing 0-6 to 0-2 after 18 minutes, Loughgiel had the ball in the back of the net two minutes […]

This weekend’s club fixtures at a glance

IT is a busy weekend for Ulster clubs on the All-Ireland scene with three Ulster champions in football action against Galway opposition in the All-Ireland series Brídíní Óga of Antrim will fly the flag for Ulster camogie in the All-Ireland Junior A final. Loughgiel minor hurlers aim to retain their title in the final of […]

Loughgiel and Éire Óg set up Ulster minor hurling clash

Ulster Minor Hurling Tournament semi-finals Loughgiel 3-18 Lavey 1-6 THREE goals from Jack McCloskey shot reigning champions Loughgiel into Satutrday’s final with a comfortable win over Derry champions Lavey on Saturday at Ballinascreen. The Shamrock’s now face Éire Óg of Carrickmore after their extra-time win over Bredagh on the back of winning the shield competition. […]

Curry expecting another massive battle against Éire Óg

By Niall Gartland MIDDLETOWN hurler Nathan Curry doesn’t need to be told that they face a huge test of their ambitions in Saturday’s Ulster Intermediate semi-final showdown against Éire Óg, Carrickmore. Curry also lines out for the Armagh hurlers, so he’s understandably conscious of their disappointing record against the Red Hands on the intercounty circuit […]

McKee hoping to continue provincial journey

By Alan Rodgers A PLACE in the Ulster Intermediate final is the big prize on offer for the Carrickmore hurlers when they take on Middletown of Armagh in the provincial semi-final this Saturday at the Athletic Grounds. It will be a case of working to maintain the momentum of their marvellous opening round win over Lisbellaw […]

KEVIN HINPHEY: My predictions for Ulster club hurling success

The race for Ulster Club honours is firmly underway in the province. the Junior and Intermediate competitions are always fiercely contested between evenly matched teams from across the Ulster counties, with the Antrim, Derry and Down champions competing for the senior crown. The tie of the round in the opening round of the Junior Championship was […]