KEVIN CASSIDY: Moving on up

HUGE congratulations to the Glen club on reaching their first ever All-Ireland Senior Football final. After the run they had over the last two seasons, they are fully deserving of their place in this year’s decider because they are on an upwards trajectory and improving with each passing game. Now they face the biggest game of […]

Bradley is leaving final hype to the Glen fans

By Michael McMullan EMMETT Bradley insists the Glen squad won’t be dealing in hype ahead of their All-Ireland final showdown with last year’s beaten finalists Kilmacud Crokes later this month. Younger brother of goalkeeper Connlan, he was a relaxed figure as he trotted to the team bus after Sunday’s win over Maigh Cuilinn. He wore […]

A different kind of challenge for Glen

ALL-IRELAND CLUB SFC SEMI-FINAL Glen v Maigh Cuilin Sunday, Croke Park, 3.30pm By Michael McMullan IT was a Christmas Glen people will never forget. Turkey, joy and silver was the diet of choice after landing a first ever Ulster Senior title. There was also the double boost of an All-Ireland series to look forward to […]

KEVIN CASSIDY: Bring on the early season action

IT’S that time of year again when our bodies are just crying out for some sort of routine and any sort of distraction to get away from the last two weeks of mayhem. Sleeping patterns, diets and routines have been all over the shop so now we are craving for that structure and sense of […]

Glen not impacted by outside pressures – Warnock

By Shaun Casey FROM the outside, it always seemed like it was just a matter of when Glen would be crowned Ulster champions rather than if, even when they came up against the reigning All-Ireland champions. Their trail of Ulster minor winning teams, the return of towering midfielder Conor Glass from Australia and the appointment […]

This weekend’s club fixtures at a glance

IT is a busy weekend for Ulster clubs on the All-Ireland scene with three Ulster champions in football action against Galway opposition in the All-Ireland series Brídíní Óga of Antrim will fly the flag for Ulster camogie in the All-Ireland Junior A final. Loughgiel minor hurlers aim to retain their title in the final of […]

A season to remember for the Oakleafers

1 Ending the famine AFTER 24 years in the wilderness, Derry footballers finally got their hands on championship silverware. They saw off Donegal in a tense and tactical extra-time encounter that saw a man of the match performance from Brendan Rogers eventually break Donegal’s resolve. By the time Chrissy McKaigue raised the famous trophy, the […]