McKernan: Down’s midfield maestro Murdock “a different level”

By Shaun Casey FORMER Down defender Kevin McKernan says his clubmate Odhran Murdock is “a different level of footballer” and isn’t surprised that the young midfielder is producing the goods in the red and black of Down. James McCartan handed Murdock his inter-county championship debut in the opening round of the 2022 Ulster Championship, and […]

Win or learn approach working for Down ladies

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 […]

Down legend McKernan reflects on career

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 […]

McKernan still up for the fight

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 […]

McKernan free to play Monaghan

  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Monaghan in next Saturday’s Round 4B qualifier after his black card picked up in the Ulster final against Tyrone was rescinded last night.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 […]