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. […]

KEVIN HINPHEY: My predictions for Ulster club hurling success

The race for Ulster Club honours is firmly underway in the province. the Junior and Intermediate competitions are always fiercely contested between evenly matched teams from across the Ulster counties, with the Antrim, Derry and Down champions competing for the senior crown. The tie of the round in the opening round of the Junior Championship was […]

KEVIN HINPHEY: The business end of the season

CLUB hurling championships have concluded or are currently down to the decider across the province. In Derry Sleacht Néil continue to keep a stranglehold on the Fr Collins Cup with a convincing win over Kevin Lynch’s.. Despite leading by a point at half time the Dungiven challenge petered out in the second half with Sleacht […]

KEVIN HINPHEY: To stay or to go

By Kevin Hinphey MY club, Kevin Lynch’s in Dungiven, is preparing for an exodus of a number of our top young players over the winter months. Four players have flights booked to travel to Australia for at least a year, with a few more planning to do the same in the coming weeks. We could […]