GLIST: Championship first timers

Shaun Casey takes a look at the last first-time winners across Ulster… Antrim: St Paul’s (1994) ST Paul’s won their first-ever Antrim Senior Championship title in 1994 which sparked a golden period in the club’s history. In four seasons, the St Paul’s team picked up three championship titles starting with 1994 and then finishing off […]

DERRY PREVIEWS: Glen hoping to cross another ‘Bridge

THE championship weekends are nearing a close. The semi-finals of the senior and intermediate football championships are down for decision. Craigbane and Ballerin lock horns in the junior decider, DERRY SENIOR FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP SEMI FINALS GLEN V NEWBRIDGE Saturday, Owenbeg, 6.45pm THE manner of their second half win over Magherafelt laid down a statement that […]

PREVIEWS: Derry Senior Championship reaches quarter-final stage

AFTER the shadow boxing and the largely predictable early rounds, the Derry championship scene starts for real this weekend. DERRY SENIOR FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP QUARTER FINALS LAVEY V BALLINDERRY Saturday, Owenbeg, 5pm Advertisement LAVEY emerged from a feisty clash when the sides met last year. Gareth McKinless was sent off against Coleraine, but has his red […]

Previews: Derry senior championship reaches knock-out rounds

DERRY SENIOR FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND ONE MAGHERAFELT V KILREA Saturday, Swatragh, 2pm 2019 CHAMPIONS Magherafelt fared well in the group stages and are strong favourites to get the better of Kilrea, who received a boost with a one-point win over Bellaghy in their final group stage match. Advertisement Verdict: Magherafelt GLEN V BALLINASCREEN Saturday, Swatragh, […]

Football action returns on the Derry club scene

AFTER two weeks of hurling action, the final group games in the Derry Senior and Intermediate Football Championships take place this weekend. There will also be a round of qualifier in the Junior Championship. SENIOR FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP GROUP A KILREA V BELLAGHY Sunday, Pearse Park, 2.30pm Damian Cassidy is back in charge of his native […]

Meehaul McGrath returns to action

By Michael McMullan MEEHAUL McGrath could be in line for a start when Ulster champions Sleacht Néill continue their Derry Senior Hurling Championship defence this weekend. Michael McShane’s side host Swatragh on Sunday (4pm) in a parish derby with a draw would be enough to see them top the group ahead of the semi-finals. McGrath […]

One step from Croke Park date

All-Ireland Intermediate Camogie Championship semi-final Derry v Cork Sunday, UMPC Nowlan Park, 4pm By Kieran Lynch DERRY are just one win away from contesting this year’s All-Ireland Intermediate final in Croke Park, and midfielder Caoimhe Glass is hoping that they can play to their full potential against Cork this Sunday to reach the Promised Land. […]