STEVEN POACHER: The Conor Glass effect

TWO weeks ago, before the real knockout action started in the intercounty championship, I spoke about the importance of teams limiting turnovers and how costly turnovers would be when it came to clutch moments in big games. The quarter finals were littered with them particularly in the opening game of the weekend when Kerry’s defensive intensity […]


Penalty practice doesn’t weigh heavy on Glen’s preparations

By Michael McMullan GLEN manager Malachy O’Rourke has revealed his side has spent “very little” time practicing penalties as part of their preparation. Sunday’s Ulster final clash with Kilcoo is expected to be every bit as tightly contested as last year’s extra-time clash of the teams. The All-Ireland champions needed a penalty shoot-out to see […]

Glen can still improve says assistant boss

BY KIERAN LYNCH WATTY GRAHAM’S, Glen are hoping to reach their first ever Ulster Senior Football Club Championship final, when they take on Cargin in the semi-final this Sunday. Last year, Glen’s first-ever venture in the competition came to its conclusion at this stage, as they were edged out in a nail-biter by Kilcoo, who went […]

Less drama the key to Cargin’s success

BY KIERAN LYNCH ERIN’S OWN, Cargin have made their way through to the Ulster Senior Football Club Championship semi-final on the back of three dramatic wins in a row, and they will be hoping to win out in less sensational circumstances when they face Glen this weekend. Having notched a last-minute winner against Creggan in Antrim […]