Feature: Ulster’s front foot

Michael McMullan looks at the top scoring Ulster players from play across league and championship. Here is the team… 1 Niall Morgan (Tyrone) MORGAN’S role as an outfield player with his club Edendork again raises the question if he could be a permanent fixture outfield for his county. An all-rounder, Morgan was level on 0-14 points […]

Laverty announces Down team for Wicklow visit

Conor Laverty has named his Down panel for Saturday’s Tailteann Cup quarter-final clash with Wicklow. The Mourne men reached the final of the Tailteann Cup last season but lost out to Meath at Croke Park. They will enjoy home advantage this time around however as they welcome Oisin McConville’s side to Pairc Esler, a curtain […]

Newry know-how to see Down pass Treaty test

By Shaun Casey A GENERAL rule of thumb for the league is to perform at home and capture maximum points and anything earned on the road is a bonus. Well, Down started their campaign on the front foot. Heading to Aughrim looking a result is never an easy thing to do but Conor Laverty’s side […]

Open Season

1 Shane McGuigan 2-50 THE championship’s top scorer overall was also the key man from open play in a season to remember for Derry. Three of his tally came in Ederney on the opening day in the McKenna Cup against Fermanagh and the notched the same against the Kingdom in Croke Park. He hit 2-5 […]


Gaelic Life Team of the Week

AFTER another weekend of championship action, here is our latest Team of the Week… 1 Rory Beggan Monaghan Pulled off two miraculous saves as Monaghan ground it out against the Lilywhites. 2  Michael McKernan Tyrone Advertisement McKernan had another championship stormer, coming up to score two points. 3 Cahir Spiers Derry His late, lobbed goal […]

Croker dream coming true for Kerr

TAILTEANN CUP SEMI-FINAL Down v Laois Sunday, Croke Park, 4pm (LIVE ON RTÉ) By Shaun Casey Advertisement EVERY youngster’s dream is to strip out in their county’s colours and run out on to the Croke Park turf. Liam Kerr will get the chance to fulfil that ambition this weekend as Down take on Laois. And […]

McCartan wants players to embrace relegation pressure

National Football League Division Two Down v Offaly Saturday, Páirc Esler, 5pm By SHAUN CASEY JAMES McCartan hopes his Down side can “embrace” the relegation pressure that currently hangs over them to earn their first win of the season against Offaly on Saturday. The Mourne men sit on one point along with Offaly and Cork […]