PATRICK MORRISON: Stop shot stopping

By Patrick Morrison WHENEVER I am coaching goalkeepers around the country, there are eight main goalkeeping areas that I will coach them in. These are, in my opinion, the main areas involved within the goalkeeping position and incorporate every possibility that a goalkeeper may face during competitive games. My six goalkeeping areas are technical, activation, […]


By Patrick Morrison ON Saturday 15th July 2017, Armagh played in an All-Ireland Qualifier against Tipperary down in Semple Stadium. In a fantastic game that was end-to-end throughout with tit-for-tat scoring, we, Armagh, finally came from behind to win out by two narrow points. We finished the game stronger and as the game drew to […]

Our ethos is to be the hardest working team says Clarke

By Shaun Casey THE mantra all season long in the Crossmaglen changing room has to be the hardest working team and that effort has paid off so far for the Rangers, but, as Jamie Clarke warns, they’re not done yet. They added a further county title to their collection with a 12-point win over Clan […]

Clarke wary of Clans threat

By Shaun Casey SUNDAY’S showdown with Clan na Gael won’t be the first time Crossmaglen have crossed swords with Clan na Gael this season as the sides contested the opening round of the group stages. Played at Davitt Park, the Rangers looked to have wrapped up an opening day win, but a late, punched goal […]

KEVIN CASSIDY: Let the games begin

NOW that all the county finals have taken place, my favourite competition of all time swings into action as the Ulster Club Championship gets underway this month. This competition has a very special personal meaning, but that aside I’ve always loved watching this competition. Much like the county scene, Ulster, in my opinion, has the […]

Crossmaglen back on the front foot

By Shaun Casey CROSSMAGLEN have and will always play football on the front foot and Sunday’s championship decider against Granemore was no different. Player of the Match Cian McConville is another addition to the list of star forwards the Rangers have produced in their rich history and his contribution of 0-8 was a huge factor […]

GAA players turned soccer stars

JAMIE Clarke has made the headlines for throwing his lot with Newry City. Shaun Casey looks at some of the GAA stars who made it on the soccer scene… Jamie Clarke (Armagh) THE former Armagh attacker is the latest GAA star to switch codes and sign up for a soccer career in the Irish League. […]