Midfield pairing “pivotal” for Arva says O’Reilly

By Shaun Casey ARVA’S midfield duo Ciarán Brady and Tristan Noack Hofman were hugely inspirational in the second half of Sunday’s All-Ireland Junior final and helped the Cavan men carry home the trophy, says manager Finbar O’Reilly. The Ulster champions trailed by three at the half-time interval, but the midfield pair really kicked into gear […]

Arva keen to keep pedal to the floor

By Niall Gartland NOT to put too fine a point on it but Arva have essentially cantered their way to Saturday’s All-Ireland Junior Championship semi-final against Kildare side Milltown. They have played 11 championship games en route to the last four of the All-Ireland with a winning average of 12 points, but manager Finbar O’Reilly […]

Next challenge for Ulster Junior champions Arva

By Niall Gartland ULSTER Junior Champions Arva will embark on the next step of their adventure as they host London-based Wandsworth Gaels in Saturday’s Twinning final at Kingspan Breffni. For all intents and purposes an All-Ireland Junior Championship quarter-final, Arva will be confident that they can progress further in the competition having blazed a trail […]

Arva boss talks up ‘Skea challenge

By Niall Gartland ARVA have been in imperious form heading into Saturday’s Ulster Junior Championship semi-final against Lisnaskea, but manager Finbar O’Reilly isn’t ready to order the victory bus just yet. O’Reilly’s side played in Division One in Cavan this year so it was no big shock that they emerged triumphant in the Cavan Junior […]