Antrim face next Leinster challenge

By Michael McMullan ANTRIM will be eying back to back performances when they make the trip to Parnell Park on Saturday. Darren Gleeson’s side bounced back from their drubbing at the hands of Kilkenny to see off Wexford in Corrigan Park. Gerard Walsh, Niall McKenna, James McNaughton and Seaan Elliott were the starring cast in […]

JOHNNY McINTOSH: The Saffrons have big shoes to fill

I’LL cut to the chase – it’s going to be a really tough year for Antrim.The main reason I say that is the boys who have stepped away from the panel. Neil McManus has retired and it goes without saying that he won’t be replaced in a hurry, and then there’s the Dunloy quartet of Ryan […]

2022 All-Stars Hurler of the Year

THE Hurler of the Year will be announced on the night of the Gaelic Life All-Stars on March 10 at the Hillgrove Hotel. One of the most prestigious awards at our annual ceremony, last year’s winner was Brendan Rogers of Sleacht Néill, a hugely talented player for both club and county who excelled in the Emmet’s […]

KEVIN HINPHEY: D-Day for Dunloy

SUNDAY, January 22 is D-Day for the Dunloy hurlers. An All-Ireland final match up against Kilkenny giants Ballyhale Shamrocks in Croke Park awaits the Antrim men. It is the stuff of dreams for all hurlers to play in an All-Ireland Club final but something that only a very small number will ever get to experience. […]

Croke Park is a special place: Gregory O’Kane

INCLUDING a draw with Birr on the club’s first ever visit to Croke Park in 1995, Dunloy will contest their sixth All-Ireland final in the New Year. Now the undisputed top dogs in Antrim, they shook free from the clutches of Sleacht Néill and the penance of Keelan Molloy’s wonder goal sent the Antrim champions […]

Antrim trio to hurl in the Big Apple

By Michael McMullan DUNLOY must begin the preparations for their defence of the Volunteer Cup after two of their key players have transferred to New York for the summer. Keelan Molloy and Seaan Elliott were key players in Darren Gleeson’s Joe McDonagh Cup winning season with Antrim. The duo have made the transfer to the […]