Former Derry defender takes up manager post in Cavan

By Michael McMullan FORMER Derry defender Gerard O’Kane has been appointed as the new manager of Cavan side Killinkere. O’Kane, Derry’s 2002 minor All-Ireland winning captain, resides in Cavan and has been involved in coaching with Ramor United and has been heavily involved with Glenullin. The following year he also skippered St Patrick’s Maghera to […]

GERARD O’KANE: It’s time to unwind

FOR 95 per cent of club players, we are now well into the off season – or maybe party season as some would like to call it – though for those who did not make it to the latter end of their respective championships, this might have been the case for a number of weeks […]

Glenullin are no one-man band says Ballyhaise boss Keaney

By Niall Gartland ALL the sleuthing in the world won’t necessarily fully prepare Ballyhaise for what Glenullin will bring to the table in Saturday’s Ulster Intermediate Championship semi-final in O’Neill’s Healy Park. That’s according to Ballyhaise manager Damien Keaney, who says that they’ll pour over the video footage and all the rest of it, but […]

Traglach Bradley hoping to inspire next generation at Glenullin

By Michael McMullan WINNING back-to-back titles has generated plenty of interest in Glenullin who take on Ballyhaise in Saturday’s Ulster semi-final at O’Neill’s Healy Park. With Derry invoking a promotion freeze as part of their championship restructure, the ‘Glen were back in the intermediate ranks and took aim at retaining their title. “I get a […]

McNicholl feels that Glenullin have more to give

By Michael McMullan GLENULLIN have a wrong to right this weekend when they take on Glenravel on Sunday at Celtic Park. They were on the wrong end of a hammering at the hands of a Galbally team who went all the way to the All-Ireland final last year. “It did hurt,” stated Neil McNicholl, who […]

Glenravel’s Ulster buzz continues

By Michael McMullan IT’S a different code but there’s still an Ulster buzz in Glenravel as they prepare Sunday’s date with Glenullin at Celtic Park. There have been hurling, ladies’ football and camogie ventures in recent seasons and the men carry the torch this week. After losing to Dunloy in last season’s championship finale, Joe […]

A Portadown link in Ulster clash between Glenullin and Glenravel

By Michael McMullan THE Portadown soccer camp will have an interest in Sunday’s Ulster Intermediate clash of Glenullin and Glenravel at Celtic Park. Eamon Fyfe and Eoin Bradley are strikers who will be in opposite camps after playing in Wednesday’s League Cup win over Crusaders. Fyfe bagged the winner and Glenravel will be hoping he […]

GERARD O’KANE: The club I love so well

THE Derry county finals were on last weekend and my own club, John Mitchel’s, Glenullin, were in the Intermediate final for the second year running after winning the title last year. I was asked by those who were compiling the programme about my thoughts on a volunteer within my club. I said I would not feel completely […]

Glenullin face into last game of title defence

By Michael McMullan GLENULLIN’S target has always been to retain their intermediate title insists Paddy Bradley, who feels his side didn’t get the credit for taking the silver last year. The title was last defended by Faughanvale in 1998. With Covid, Derry’s recent championship restructure and promotion freeze, the door was open for Glenullin to […]

Lynch expecting tough encounter with Glenullin

By Michael McMullan MARK Lynch is one of eight players from Banagher’s 2018 final win expected to be in their starting lineup on Sunday. Looking ahead to their final date with reigning champions Glenullin (Celtic Park, 1pm), the former Derry star is expecting a “brutal hard” encounter. Banagher came within a whisker of making the […]