ALL-IRELAND PRELIMINARY QUARTER-FINAL Monaghan v Kildare Saturday, Glenisk O’Connor Park, 4pm (Live on GAA GO) By Shaun Casey Advertisement SATURDAY has the potential to be one of the best days in recent years for Monaghan football, depending on how their Tullamore double header pans out. In the curtain raiser, the Farney minors take on the kingdom of […]
By Niall Gartland DIVISION 2A newcomers Derry have been thrown in at the deep end with a gruelling run of fixtures but their manager Johnny McGarvey says he’s been ‘encouraged’ by their performances to date. They’re still searching for their first points of the campaign ahead of Sunday’s visit of Kildare (Celtic Park 12.30pm), […]
By Michael McMullan THE last time Derry and Kildare crossed paths in the league; it took a controversial late Emmett McGuckin goal to earn Damian Barton’s side a 1-18 to 1-17 win. From that Division Two clash six years ago in Celtic Park, only attackers Benny Heron and Niall Loughlin are on board with the […]
By Steven Poacher ON Sunday past we witnessed a wonderful game of football between two teams who were extremely well prepared and well-conditioned. The meeting of Galway and Armagh had everything including the first-ever penalty shoot-out in Croke Park in front of a full house. The second game was never going to live up to […]
A GOAL from Andrew Murnin helped Armagh’s chances of reaching the Division One final in a 1-12 to 0-10 win in a monsoon at the Athletic Grounds on Saturday night. Their win takes them level with Mayo in second place behind Kerry who defeated Mayo in Tralee with a late free from David Clifford. Murnin […]
Life in Division Two has began for Donegal, Armagh and Fermanagh with the latter two playing out draws in their respective games while the Tir Chonaill claimed a win in Clare. Armagh will have been kicking themselves all the way home from Newbridge after squandering a five point lead with 20 minutes to play. Stefan […]
Kieran McGeaney has named his side that will travel to Newbridge to take on Kildare in the first round of the Allianz National Football League Division Two. Armagh have named an unchanged side from the one which fell to a three point defeat against Tyrone in last Saturday night’s Dr McKenna Cup Final. The full […]
I can only surmise that Kildare are travelling to Armagh in some kind of horse drawn cart.
GAELIC Life columnist Gerard O’Kane has said that while Kildare have won the battle, the GAA will win the war.
DERRY manager Damian McErlain needs to redouble his efforts to get the best players playing for the county next season. That’s the opinion of former county forward Joe Cassidy. He said that the loss of the Slaughtneil players was a factor in Derry’s disappointing campaign. Slaughtneil’s run to the All-Ireland stages of the club championship […]