Cahal Carvill: Nice guys can finish first

THE MacRory Cup final took place at the weekend to limited fanfare, I am still a strong advocate for this particular competition retaining its St Patrick’s Day status within the GAA calendar. There is no reason to my mind why this had to be changed. At the final whistle on Sunday there was the usual outpouring […]

McElhatton one of Cookstown’s shining lights

By Niall Gartland MICHAEL McElhatton has been one of the shining lights in Holy Trinity’s run to Sunday’s MacRory Cup final, but he knows they’ll get nothing easy in their third match of the campaign against a Tyrone school. Holy Trinity came up against a formidable St Patrick’s, Dungannon team twice, shading an enthralling semi-final […]

‘Good Vibe’ at the CBS ahead of decider says captain McElholm

By Barry O’Donnell OMAGH CBS captain Eoin McElholm is hopeful that the ‘good spirit and vibe’ which has existed within the MacRory squad for the whole year can help them overcome one final hurdle this weekend. The Brothers had to dig themselves out of a hole in both their MacRory Cup quarter-final and semi-final ties, […]

Holy Trinity skipper hoping to make amends

By Niall Gartland RUAIRI McHugh has packed a lot into his short career, and he’s hoping to add more silverware to the trophy cabinet in Sunday’s MacRory Cup showdown against Omagh CBS. The Holy Trinity captain has suffered some bruising defeats – he was part of the Tyrone minor team that lost to Meath by […]

McKeever hails Holy Trinity heart and determination

By Niall Gartland HE’S an Antrim man by birth, but he’s taught at Holy Trinity for nearly 15 years and is indelibly associated with their rise through the ranks of Ulster Schools Football. John McKeever will be on the sidelines for the second MacRory Cup final running, and this time around he hopes there will […]

Team ethos key says Omagh CBS boss McNulty

By Niall Gartland CLUBS spanning the length and breadth of the catchment area are represented on the Omagh CBS panel, something that they’ve turned into a real asset according to their joint-manager Diarmaid McNulty. McNulty won a Hogan Cup during his own schooldays at ‘the Brothers’ back in 2007, kicking three points in the final […]