McGarvey expecting a tough test from London


By Shaun Casey DERRY are expecting a difficult day at the office this weekend when they host London at Owenbeg in round three of the league. The Oakleafers have made a flying start to the season, collecting four points from their first two games. Johnny McGarvey’s side saw off Ulster rivals Tyrone and Donegal in […]


JOHNNY McINTOSH: What’s the future plan?


SUNDAY’S beating at the hands of Limerick was disappointing but I think the squad depth was the biggest concern for Antrim. There’s a lot of work going into the senior hurling team and I appreciate that, but ultimately as a county we aren’t putting enough effort into developing our underage teams and it all stems […]


VOTE: Dual Player of the Year 2023


Below are the nominees for the 2023 Dual Player of the Year Award. Vote for your favourite below. Create your own user feedback survey Please note: 1 vote per ip address. Votes do not determine the final winners but help create awareness of the nominee’s shortlisting. Voting closes at 10am on Monday 12th February 2024. […]


Donegal set their sights on derby clash


By Michael McMullan SOMETHING has to give on Saturday in Letterkenny as Donegal lock horns with neighbours Derry (O’Donnell Park, 2.30pm). Mickey McCann’s men were comfortable winners over Wicklow in their opening game having already won the Conor McGurk in pre-season. McCann will be hoping the injuries that forced new skipper Conor Gartland and Josh […]


NOMINEES: Dual Player of the Year 2023


Below are the nominees for the 2023 Dual Player of the Year. Find out more about this year’s shortlisted nominees below. Lauren McConville – Crossmaglen Not only is McConville a superb dual player for Crossmaglen, but she also lines out in totally different positions in both codes. In football, where she’d be more known, her […]


McGarvey content with Oakleafers’ winning start


DERRY hurling manager Johnny McGarvey was “delighted” at getting their season off to a winning start even though they needed a second burst to win the game. The Oaks led 0-14 to 0-1 at a stage in the first half before Tyrone pegged the margin back to five points before Corey O’Reilly’s goal shot them […]


The toughest opener of all


By Michael McMullan WHAT a difference eight months can make in the Antrim senior hurling camp as they face into a potentially chastening league opener against top dogs Limerick. Wind the clock back to last May and Antrim were comfortable winners over Westmeath to retain their Liam McCarthy Cup status. It was the last day […]


2023 Hurling All-Star Team of the Year


CONGRATULATIONS to the 2023 Gaelic Life Ulster Club All-Stars Hurling Team. Our team will be presented with their awards at our Gala Awards Night on Friday 1st March 2024 at the Hillgrove Hotel, Monaghan. To find out more or to book your tickets contact Alannah/Catherine on 028 822 43444 or email marketing@northwestnewsgroup.com Goalkeeper –   […]