JOE BROLLY: Time for change

DAVID Clifford is almost single-handedly keeping the game watchable. At the weekend, he did it again. In the intermediate championship semi-final against Austin Stacks, Fossa were a point behind with 30 seconds of injury time left in extra time. It was at this moment Clifford went looking for the ball. Like all the greats, what […]

Derry devastation as Kerry pull clear in closing stages

All-Ireland SFC semi-final Kerry 1-17 Derry 1-15 By Michael McMullan DERRY’S hopes of a second All-Ireland title ewere dashed at the semi-final stage for the second year in a row after Sunday’s defeat to reigning champions Kerry at Croke Park. Advertisement The Oakleafers led 1-14 to 1-12 as the game headed for the final turn […]

Meenagh happy for Derry to keep climbing the ladder

Derry are back in the last four of the race for Sam. Manager Ciarán Meenagh is content with what has gone before, but the Ulster champions are looking for more as they pit their wits against the All-Ireland champions. He spoke with Michael McMullan… CIARÁN Meenagh remembers all about Derry trucking on the backroads of […]

Jack O’Connor not expecting a classic in Sunday’s date with Derry

By Paul Brennan OVER his managerial career with Kerry, which has spanned almost 20 years over three instalments, Jack O’Connor has had several championship run-ins with Tyrone, Armagh and Monaghan, but Derry is a far less familiar proposition for the four-time All-Ireland winning manager. Kerry’s most recent of just four championship meetings with Derry was […]

KEVIN CASSIDY: Big two lay down markers

THE All-Ireland quarter-finals were filled with class, excitement, unpredictability and, at times some madness, so you could see that we all enjoyed those games last weekend. We had two very big statements from Kerry and Dublin last weekend who are now clearly out on their own in the race for Sam 2023. Monaghan and Derry […]

All-Ireland semi-final details announced

By Michael McMullan THE GAA have finalised the semi-final details of this year’s All-Ireland SFC series. Champions Kerry will take on Derry on Sunday, July 16 at 4pm, a game which will be preceded by the All-Ireland JFC final. Dublin’s game with Monaghan take place the previous day, Saturday, July 15 (5.30pm) with the Tailteann […]

Kerry v Tyrone: Blockbuster tussle on the cards

ALL-IRELAND SFC QUARTER-FINAL Tyrone v Kerry Sunday, Croke Park, 3.45pm Live on GAA GO By Niall Gartland WHO’D have anticipated a quarter of a century ago that Tyrone would go on to form one of the great gaelic footballing rivalries with the bluebloods from Kerry? Their looming All-Ireland quarter-final date has conjured up memories of […]

Tyrone and Kerry play their cards ahead of Croker clash

By Michael McMullan TYRONE have named their side for Saturday’s All-Ireland quarter-final date with reigning champions Kerry at Croke Park (3.45pm). Since Monday’s draw, it is a fixture that has gathered plenty of interest and formed part of a double header with Armagh v Monaghan which throws in at 6pm. Joint managers Feargal Logan and […]

Tyrone name unchanged side for seismic Kerry clash

By Niall Gartland TYRONE have announced their starting line-up for tomorrow’s eagerly anticipated All-Ireland SFC quarter-final clash against rivals Kerry at Croke Park. The starting line-up is unchanged from the team that accounted on a scoreline of 1-18 to 0-13 against Donegal last Saturday at Ballybofey. Youngster Ruairi Canavan who scored 1-1 against Donegal has […]