Cross and Passion preparing for familiar foes

By Shaun Casey CROSS and Passion, Ballycastle are looking forward to their first appearance in a Mageean Cup final in four years as they take on St Killian’s, Garron Tower on Friday night. Joe Cassidy’s side last won the competition in 2020, beating St Mary’s CBGS in the final and are looking forward to being […]

Breaking new ground – Cross and Passion’s Mageean Cup story

Cross and Passion College Ballycastle are eying a tenth Mageean Cup on Friday. It was former Antrim star Dessie Donnelly who captained their first winning team in 1977. He spoke to Michael McMullan Kicker THE Mageean Cup final experience has changed completely since Dessie Donnelly made history by lifting the silver in 1977 as Cross […]

Glenravel return to top flight

By Michael McMullan GLENRAVEL are back in Division One after an absence of 17 years and now begin a crusade to go one better than last year’s intermediate championship final defeat. “Finally, we have got back to where a lot of the boys in the club would say we should be, so hopefully we can […]

Former Derry stars pay tribute to Brian Mullins

By Niall Gartland TWO former Derry players have paid tribute to one of the game’s legendary figures, Brian Mullins, who passed away last Friday at the age of 68. Mullins had a successful playing career with Dublin, winning four All-Ireland medals and playing in nine finals, but he also made his mark as manager of […]

Glenravel eye more silver

By Michael McMullan THERE is an even bigger buzz in Glenravel this week as the club look forward to another two county finals with a treble lingering in the back of the mind. With the Intermediate Ladies Football title in the bag, 12 of the players take on Portglenone in camogie this weekend with the […]

Cassidy: The best players in Derry aren’t lining out

DERRY manager Damian McErlain needs to redouble his efforts to get the best players playing for the county next season. That’s the opinion of former county forward Joe Cassidy. He said that the loss of the Slaughtneil players was a factor in Derry’s disappointing campaign. Slaughtneil’s run to the All-Ireland stages of the club championship […]