Ballyhaise ladies on the brink of Ulster final berth

By Niall Gartland BALLYHAISE ladies have been making incremental progress and now they’re one step away from a place in the Ulster Ladies Intermediate final. They travel to Antrim champions Glenavy, on their home pitch, (Saturday, 2pm) and they already have a provincial win under their belts with a convincing quarter-final victory over Aghadrumsee from […]

Clann Éireann and Donaghmoyne retain titles

By Shaun Casey CLANN Éireann Ladies picked up back-to-back county titles with a convincing win over Carrickcruppen in a repeat of last year’s final, which went to a replay. Led by the new Armagh Ladies manager Greg McGonigle, Clann Éireann edged a low-scoring opening half as they led by two-points at the interval, 0-4 to […]

Ulster players shortlisted for camogie awards

By Michael McMullan DERRY All-Ireland winning camogie duo Áine McAllister and Aoife Ní Chaiside have both been shortlisted for intermediate player of the year. The joint captains led by example in a season that saw the Oakleaf County end the famine since their 2012 success. Ní Chaiside picked up her second All-Ireland medal with Derry […]

Cavan ladies have one last chance

By Niall Gartland THE Cavan ladies are in the last chance saloon in Saturday’s relegation play-off clash against a strong looking Waterford team (Crettyard 2pm). Gerry Moane’s side came out second best in their relegation clash against Laois last weekend but they’ve got a second bite of the cherry. In this case though, if they […]

It’s been a privilege says Maxi Curran

By Shaun Casey MAXI Curran has stepped down as Donegal Ladies manager following six years in charge. Curran’s resignation follows Donegal’s recent 3-12 to 0-6 defeat to Dublin in the All-Ireland quarter-final. During his tenure, Curran led the Tir Chonaill ladies to three Ulster titles and reached the last four of the All-Ireland series twice. […]

All-Ireland ladies championship fixtures

THIS weekend’s All-Ireland fixtures have been finalised for the All-Ireland Ladies cbampionships. Saturday July 15    TG4 All-Ireland SFC quarter-finals – all live on TG4 Galway v Mayo; Pearse Stadium, Salthill, 1.30pm Armagh v Cork; Box-It Athletic Grounds, 3.30pm Kerry v Meath; Austin Stack Park, Tralee, 7.30pm TG4 All-Ireland SFC relegation play-offs Waterford v Tipperary; Piltown, […]

Another busy weekend in the All-Ireland Ladies championships

By Niall Gartland IT’S set to be another jam-packed weekend in the All-Ireland ladies championship. Beaten Ulster Champions Armagh will be glad to have got back to winning ways with a hard fought 3-12 to 2-8 victory over Laois, setting them in good stead for their second group stage match this Sunday, a tough looking […]

Carlow win can be perfect launchpad says Erne skipper McQuade

By Katrina Brennan FERMANAGH ladies captain Shannan McQuade feels that Sunday’s victory over Carlow was a much-needed boost for the team and could well be the catalyst they needed as they strive for All-Ireland glory. The 26 year-old helped steer Fermanagh to a 1-13 to 0-9 opening round championship victory in Dunleer, Co Louth. It […]

Conclusion of camogie and ladies football championships to be completed under protest

COUNTY camogie and ladies football panels have announced they will conclude the 2023 season “under protest” at a GPA-arranged press conference in Dublin on Monday morning. Representatives competing in the senior grade in both codes were present at the Radisson Hotel at Dublin Airport on behalf of players across senior, intermediate and junior ranks. The […]