Callum “privileged” to lead Omagh CBS to Hogan Cup glory

By Barry O’Donnell OMAGH captain Callum Daly admitted to feeling “privileged” to have led the CBS to only their third ever Hogan Cup title, and second in a row. The St Enda’s lad has been imperious across the whole campaign, prompting and cajoling his colleagues from that key central berth, along his own ’40’. His leadership […]

Hogan Cup: In a class of their own

Omagh CBS are back in the Hogan Cup final and Niall Gartland takes a look at the Ulster schools that have featured on All-Ireland final day in the competition since 2010 2023 OMAGH CBS OMAGH CBS claimed the Hogan Cup in style last St Patrick’s Day as they lay waste to a shell-shocked Summerhill College at […]

MacRory champs Omagh CBS ready for next stage of the journey

By Niall Gartland OMAGH CBS made mince-meat of their opposition in last year’s Hogan Cup competition, but manager Diarmaid McNulty knows it would be foolish to take Sunday’s semi-final opponents St Gerald’s, Castlebar for granted. The Brothers overpowered Naas CBS by 4-14 to 0-8 at the same stage this time last February before saving the […]

Up on the wall: Niall McParland

Niall McParland etched his name in history as he captained St Colman’s to the MacRory and Hogan Cup double in 2010. He tells his story to Shaun Casey… FOR every young student that passes through the gates at St Colman’s College, the dream is aways the same. To get their photo up on the wall. […]


Omagh CBS run riot in history-making Hogan Cup final victory

HOGAN CUP FINAL Omagh CBS 6-16 Summerhill College 3-8 OMAGH CBS claimed victory in the Hogan Cup final by a record margin with a sensational victory over Summerhill College at Croke Park this afternoon. The 17-point margin at the final whistle is the most impressive in the competition’s history – and it was perfectly reflective of […]

Breheny aware of Omagh challenge in Hogan Cup showdown

By Michael McMullan VICTORY for Summerhill College in Friday’s Hogan Cup final would be “massive” for football in Sligo insists joint manager Mark Breheny. The Sligo school have nine Connacht titles and Breheny has a link to their only ever Hogan Cup final appearance in 1985. “They lost the Hogan final to Coláiste Chroist Rí,” […]

Owens dreaming of another perfect day for Omagh CBS

By Niall Gartland TALENTED Omagh CBS forward Conor Owens is hoping there’ll be more yet more celebratory scenes for the group after Friday’s Hogan Cup final showdown against Summerhill College, Sligo. The MacRory Cup final win over Holy Trinity will live long in the memory for all involved – not just the game itself but […]

Hogan Cup final an ‘unbelievable’ opportunity – McElholm

By Niall Gartland EXCITEMENT in the corridors of Omagh CBS has reached fever pitch ahead of tomorrow’s Hogan Cup final, and the support hasn’t escaped the attention of team captain Eoin McElholm. McElholm became the first Omagh CBS skipper to lift the MacRory Cup since 2007 when they got the better of Holy Trinity last […]