Ballinascreen appoint new senior football manager

By Michael McMullan BALLINASCREEN have appointed a new senior football manager for the 2023 season. Glenullin man Michael O’Kane has taken over from a duo of Mark McCullagh and Mickey Gallagher who stepped aside at the end of 2022 after one year in charge. O’Kane has managed his native club in the past and has […]

All-Ireland Scór titles come to Ulster

THREE titles came to Ulster from last weekend’s All-Ireland Scór final in Castlebar. On Friday saw all eight Ulster Scór acts make the long journey west before a long day of activities commenced early on Saturday morning with soundchecks beginning for the solo singers at 8.30am and running through to lunch. Meanshile the Trath nc gCeist […]

Gerard O’Kane: Days like this

HAVING won a senior championship on 2007 and thoroughly enjoyed everything that comes with it I genuinely thought the days of the ‘Monday Club’ were behind me. In 2007 we had a fantastic Monday Club and for those of you who know Glenullin, our club is perfectly set up for it. We have a fantastic […]

Glenullin’s Fearghal Close basks in championship glory

By Michael McMullan UNREAL. It’s one word, but that’s how young Glenullin attacking ace Fearghal Close described the scenes of utter pandemonium after Sunday’s Derry intermediate final. The ‘Glen came back from five points down in the first quarter to level matters, with Close kicking two points, one with either foot. “We needed them to […]

Deserving and winning are different: Brady

DERRY INTERMEDIATE FOOTBALL FINAL Drumsurn v Glenullin Sunday, Celtic Park, 1.30pm DESERVING and winning a championship are two very different things insists Drumsurn manager Sean Brady ahead of Sunday’s intermediate showdown with Glenullin. Advertisement After winning the title three times with his native Ballymaguigan, Brady is in his second year in charge. The 2021 league […]

IN FOCUS: Under the skin – Eoin Bradley

Eoin Bradley’s career has went around a few corners, but his love for sport has never waned. Michael McMullan went to meet him… IT’S Friday morning in Glenullin and Eoin Bradley is buzzing. Football has dominated his life and nothing has changed. Noel Trainor, the club’s 1985 championship winning goalkeeper, greets him on arrival. Sunday […]

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 […]


MOVING day in golf is the third round of four in a tournament. It’s the day whereby players maneuvre themselves into position before the final day to try to set them up for one final push, or to maybe cement a position to try to hold onto. Well the same can be said for this […]