Oak Leafs needs to stay on their game: Harte

By Michael McMullan DERRY need to be on their game against Galway on Sunday insists manager Mickey Harte, who also says the camp are not getting carried away with their series of wins. Saturday’s 3-17 to 0-13 win over a Monaghan team missing a host of regulars was Derry’s seventh win in as many outings […]

JACK MADDEN: Salthill success on the cards for Galway

YOU’D wonder what went through Shane Walsh’s head as the ball hung high in the dark grey Carrick-on-Shannon sky. It hadn’t been his day. The magic moment you come to expect slipped from his grasp. Rip up the script. Less than 24 hours previously, Toulouse defeated Ronan O’Gara’s Stade Rochelais to win the French Top14 title. […]

Derry ease their way into the last four

All-Ireland MFC quarter final Derry 1-13 Galway 0-4 By Michael McMullan DERRY minors ended the county’s hoodoo with Galway to book their spot in the All-Ireland semi-finals in commanding fashion. Advertisement The young Oaks will take on Dublin in the last four after a performance of control in greasy conditions in Carrick on Shannon. The […]

All-Ireland minor fixtures finalised

By Michael McMullan THE dates, times and venues have been announced for the All-Ireland minor quarter-finals. Ulster champions Derry will take on Galway in a repeat of last year’s All-Ireland semi-final. The Tribesmen were 2-9 to 1-11 winners on their way to the title despite a spirited Derry comeback. Advertisement From this year’s team, captain […]

Morgan enthused by new group stage format

By Barry O’Donnell DESPITE the mixed reactions to the new concept, Tyrone goalkeeper Niall Morgan confesses that he ‘loves’ the prospect of games, games and more games in the coming month as the All-Ireland Championship race gathers momentum. The Red Hands have been paired in Group 2 of the new look Sam Maguire Cup competition, […]

Tyrone name team for group stage opener against Galway

TYRONE have named their team to take on Galway in tomorrow’s All-Ireland group stage opener against Galway. There is one change from the team that came out second best to Monaghan in the first-round of the Ulster Championship last month, with Errigal Ciaran’s Joe Oguz coming in in place of 2021 Footballer of the Year […]

Galway team announced for the visit of Tyrone

GALWAY have named their team for the visit of Tyrone in the All-Ireland series on Saturday (5.15pm Pearse Stadium). There is a return for Paul Conroy who sat out the Connacht final win over Sligo as a precaution after picking up an impact injury in training. Aside from Eoghan and Patrick Kelly being outside the […]

Donegal must prepare to embrace the battle

By Michael McMullan EOGHAN Bán Gallagher says Donegal’s visit to Armagh on Saturday will be a battle and insists it’s something they must embrace as they aim for consistency. The Killybegs man, joint vice-captain with Killybegs club-mate Hugh McFadden, feels Sunday’s draw with Galway was a building block, a game they failed to score in […]

Donegal must regroup on home soil against Galway

By Michael McMullan IT’S amazing the difference a week can make and Donegal have found that out on the verge of Galway’s visit to Letterkenny on Sunday (12.30pm). It’s the first of four games as Paddy Carr’s side aim to prise themselves away from the drop zone. The loss of skipper Paddy McBrearty to a […]