Busy weekend for Ulster ladies teams

By Michael McMullan SEVEN of the Ulster counties are in championship action this weekend with a full round of All-Ireland ladies games across the Senior, Intermediate and Junior grades. League and Ulster champions Armagh go into their clash with Meath without key player Aimee Mackin who picked up a cruciate injury in the Ulster final […]

Antrim determined to control the controllables

By Shaun Casey IT would be easy for Antrim to close their eyes and wish that results will go their way, but manager Emma Kelly insists her side will be doing all within their power to remain in Division Three when they take on Roscommon this weekend. A win may not even be enough, they’ll […]

Antrim’s season of progress comes to a close

TG4 All-Ireland Intermediate Championship Clare 2-14  Antrim 1-13  By Deniese O’Flaherty ANTRIM’S season of progress came to an end as Clare advanced to the TG4 All-Ireland Intermediate final for the first time since 2016 when they overcame the stiff Saffron challenge at Glennon Brothers Pearse Park in Longford. Advertisement In what was a fantastic game of […]

Squad depth steering Saffrons to success

By Shaun Casey ANY other season, the Antrim ladies wouldn’t have been able to cope or compete given the number of significant injuries they have suffered, but boss Emma Kelly insists the squad depth is the key to their recent success. The Division Four league and Ulster Intermediate champions face Clare this Sunday (Glennon Brothers Pearse […]

Brown is bottling the Antrim buzz

By Michael McMullan THE excitement in Ciara Brown’s voice is real. Refreshing. A player absolutely buzzing with her team’s progress. The Antrim story is picking up momentum and the Saffrons welcome Longford to Cargin (Sunday 2pm) for their final game of the All-Ireland Intermediate group stages. Antrim have been on some journey. It took a […]

The secret’s out for Antrim ladies acknowledges manager Kelly

By Niall Gartland ANTRIM ladies boss Emma Kelly knows that the cat is out of the bag as they gear up for their All-Ireland Intermediate Championship opener against Westmeath on Sunday (2pm – St Loman’s). The Saffrons are riding the crest of a wave following their stunning victory over Tyrone in the Ulster Intermediate Championship […]