By Shaun Casey THE Down ladies have recovered brilliantly from a 16-point hammering to Kildare in their opening round tie to go on a three-game winning streak. This weekend they hope to extend that unbeaten run to four as they travel south. They face a difficult away journey to Clare and the Banner County have […]
By Kieran Lynch DOWN GAA legend Kevin McKernan is the latest member of the Down Senior Ladies Football team, as he will join Peter Lynch’s backroom team for the upcoming season. McKernan, who retired from inter-county football earlier this season, will still continue to play football for Burren, but he will be afforded the opportunity […]
IN the latest of our Teammates features, we caught up with Down’s Ryan Magill. Age: 19. Teams played for: Burren and Down. Which team mate has been the most inspirational and why? Kevin McKernan, his longevity at the top and small tips help me to improve. Advertisement Who’s the best team mate to train with […]
By Kieran Lynch “I HAD a great time, and I loved every minute of it. As I’ve been saying to everyone recently, it’s just something that I dreamt of doing all of my life,” reflected Down football legend Kevin McKernan, having retired after 16 seasons of unwavering commitment and service to his beloved county. A […]
By Niall McCoy GAA press launches can be a mixed affair. For new kids on the block, it can be rather daunting to have a clutter of recording devises pushed in their direction. More experienced hands may go through the motions, throwing out a few lines to keep the media happy with the intention of […]
KEVIN McKernan has been cleared to play against Monaghan in next Saturday’s Round 4B qualifier after his black card picked up in the Ulster final against Tyrone was rescinded last night. The Burren clubman was black carded in the 41st minute by referee Joe McQuillan following an off-the-ball incident with Sean Cavanagh. That was […]
GAELIC Life columnist Kevin Cassidy believes that Down made a major mistake in leaving Kevin McKernan as their sweeper against Tyrone.
Fionnuala Carr said that Down’s resurgence is thanks to the senior players.
There was plenty of praise for Down following their win over Meath.
Just watching the county teams in the McKenna Cup won’t be enough, you need to do homework on University side too.