Derry’s sorting out process begins

By Michael McMullan GLEN are the team to beat in the race to land the John McLaughlin Cup with the Watties eyeing up a third title on the trot. Magherafelt, who beat them in the 2019 decider, are the main challenger at this point with Sleacht Néill needing a change in fortunes to kickstart their […]

PREVIEW: The Derry Club Football Championships get underway

DERRY SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIP By Niall Gartland GLEN were a kick of the ball away from landing the Andy Merrigan Cup back in January. We won’t go into the ins and outs of the controversy that followed, but the point we’re trying to make is that Malachy O’Rourke’s side are one of the best teams in […]

Derry senior football championship fixtures announced

By Michael McMullan DERRY and Ulster champions Glen have been handed a bye when they begin the defence of the John McLaughlin Cup next month. The Watties will be aiming for three-in-a-row and the draw’s seeding kept them apart from last year’s beaten finalists Sleacht Néill who are paired with 2019 champions Magherafelt. The new-look […]

“There is never much fun in being a corner back”

GLEN’S Michael Warnock answers our questions… Name: Michael Warnock Age:30 Teams played for: Glen, St Patrick’s Maghera, Swatragh (hurling), Derry (hurling) and Wexford Boston (hurling). Advertisement Who are your main rivals? Sleacht Néill. Which opposition ground do you like playing on and why? I love playing at Ballinascreen, it’s similar to our own. Which opposition […]

‘Goujons’ is the most negative man in the north

DERRY and Glen’s Michael Warnock dishes the dirt on the players who play alongside him… Name: Michael Warnock. Age: 30. Teams played for: Glen, St Patrick’s, Maghera, Swatragh (hurling), Derry (hurling) and Wexford Boston (hurling). Advertisement What’s your earliest GAA memory? It was John Bradley shouting “on your bike” at me. Which team-mate has been […]

Concentration vital in Derry’s plan says Conor Glass

By Michael McMullan DERRY captain Conor Glass states the importance of being “switched on” at all times in how they set up. Despite conceding two goals, the Oakleafers were home and hosed in their win over Monaghan the time Conor Leonard took aim in search of a third goal. Glass threw himself across to make […]

VIDEO: Gaelic Life Club All-Stars Football Manager of the Year (Malachy O’Rourke – Glen)

HE was already one of the most well-respected managers anywhere in the country, but Malachy O’Rourke’s stock has risen even further after a sensational season with the Glen footballers. O’Rourke was named our Football Manager of the Year at last Friday night’s All-Stars ceremony at the Hillgrove Hotel in Monaghan, the latest accolade for the […]