Druse ready for semi-final challenge


By Shaun Casey IN a team of star names, Emily Druse possibly slips in under the radar when it comes to Armagh. Blaithin and Aimee Mackin are the two standouts while Caroline O’Hanlon, Kelly Mallon and Clodagh McCambridge are other headline grabbers in the Orchard side. Druse may not grab those same headlines, but ask any […]


Hard work paid off says Cavan U-16 boss


By Niall Gartland WINNING back-to-back All-Ireland U-16 Championships at ‘A’ level is no mean feat, and Cavan boss Michael Lee was delighted with the efforts of his players as they retained their title with a comfortable win over Mayo last Saturday. A devastating opening 15 minutes laid the platform as Cavan reigned supreme on a […]


This week’s Ladies Championship fixtures


Wednesday June 26  TG4 All-Ireland Junior Championship Group A Fermanagh v Derry; Brewster Park, Enniskillen, 8pm Thursday June 27 All-Ireland U16 semi-finals A – Kerry v Mayo; Mick Neville Park, Rathkeale, 7.30pm A – Cavan v Dublin; Kinnegad, 7.30pm B – Roscommon v Waterford; Gracefield GAA, Offaly, 7.30pm B – Armagh v Wexford; GAA NGDC, […]


Erne ladies turn attentions to Carlow


By Martin McBrien FERMANAGH ladies’ manager CJ McGourty breathed a sigh of relief after his team held off a large surge from Sligo to secure a nail-biting victory in last weekend’s championship opener in Donagh. Leading by seven points with little over four minutes remaining, Fermanagh seemed to be in control, but a dramatic 1-3 from […]


Ladies Football weekend previews  


Compiled by Jackie Cahill THE 2024 TG4 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship line-up will be confirmed on Sunday. There are four key games down for decision, which will determine who joins already-qualified Armagh, Kerry, Cork and Mayo in the last eight. Following next Sunday’s Meath-Tipperary clash at Páirc Tailteann, the quarter-final draw will be conducted live […]


All-Ireland intermedaite champion quarter-finals


THERE will be an all-Ulster clash in the last eight of the TG4 All-Ireland Intermediate Ladies Championship. Down will host Monaghan with Tyrone facing a trip to Clare. Quarter-finals 1 Down v Monaghan 2 Wexford v Westmeath 3 Clare v Tyrone 4 Leitrim v Roscommon Semi-finals: 1 v 3 2 v 4 Semi-finals to be played on Sunday, July […]


Skelly stars as Antrim take the title


U14 All-Ireland Bronze Championship Antrim 5-10   Limerick 5-6  By Deniese O’Flaherty SOPHIE Skelly scored 4-3 as Antrim claimed the U14 All-Ireland Bronze Championship title in a goal fest at Kinnegad GAA. Advertisement Skelly put in a superb performance as the Saffrons won their first piece of sìlverware at this grade. Eight goals were scored in […]


Ciara Garvey: Caroline O’Hanlon is such an inspiration


Q&A…Armagh’s Ciara Garvey takes on the Gaelic Life teammates section Name? Ciara Garvey. Age? 22. Teams played for? Carrickcruppen, Queen’s University, Belfast and Armagh Advertisement Earliest GAA memory? Winning an u-10 Cullyhanna blitz with the boys’ team Which team-mate has been the most inspirational and why? Probably Caroline O’Hanlon and watching her play for the […]