Una McNaughton delighted to play her part as Loughgiel retain Ulster crown

By Niall Gartland IN normal circumstances Loughgiel vice-captain Una McNaughton would’ve sat out last weekend’s Ulster Senior Championship triumph against Liatroim The vastly experienced Loughgiel camog tore her ACL at the start of September but decided against the usual course of surgery and corresponding lengthy lay-off, for now at least. It was a bold enough […]

Loughiel star Dobbin putting her best foot forward

By Michael McMullan LOUGHGIEL attacking ace Caitrín Dobbin is well used to the big stage and she’ll be back under the spotlight in Sunday’s Ulster final against Liatroim. It won’t be as hectic as her semi-final weekend. Less than 24 hours before pegging 0-4 in their win over Sleacht Néill, Dobbin was picking up an […]

Liatroim success is for everyone says vice-captain Aislínn Brown

By Michael McMullan THE current wave of success in Liatroim is not just for the players, it’s for every member of the community. That’s how vice-captain Aislínn Brown sees it as the Down champions prepare for Sunday’s showdown with title holders and last year’s All-Ireland finalists Loughgiel in Armagh. The club tasted Ulster success with their […]

Sleacht Néill camogs seek revenge against Loughgiel

By Shaun Casey SLEACHT NÉILL need no convincing of the task ahead of them on Sunday as they take on Ulster champions Loughgiel. The sides know each other inside out at this stage, clashing regularly in the provincial competition. The most recent battle was last year’s Ulster final, which Loughgiel won before going on to […]

WATCH: Camogie player of the year Róisín McCormick, Loughgiel

RÓISÍN McCormick said she was left “speechless” after being named 2022 Gaelic Life Ulster Club Camogie Player of the Year. The Loughgiel star received a huge ovation at the Hillgrove Hotel in Monaghan on Friday night as her epic performances in helping the Antrim side to a coveted Ulster title were recognised. McCormick only came […]

McFadden: Team ethic has been the big thing for Loughgiel camogs

By Niall Gartland IT’S been a hectic but enjoyable year for Loughgiel joint-manager Mark ‘Duck’ McFadden, whose side stand on the brink of All-Ireland glory with their date with defending champions Sarsfields at Croke Park this weekend. McFadden was an integral part of the Antrim Seconds set-up that claimed All-Ireland Junior honours earlier in the […]

We’re hoping to follow in Sleacht Néill footsteps says McNaughton

By Niall Gartland LOUGHGIEL buried the ghosts of seasons past when they overcame their nemesis Sleacht Néill in the Ulster Senior Championship Camogie final, but that doesn’t mean that they’re no longer mindful of the exploits of their fiercest provincial rivals. Captain Úna McNaughton doesn’t need reminded that Sleacht Néill have won three All-Ireland Camogie […]

Boyle hails the Loughgiel support ahead of All-Ireland weekend

By Michael McMullan AFTER six years of living in the shadows in Ulster, Loughgiel camogs are back on the All-Ireland stage this weekend. Goals from Róisín McCormick and Caitrin Dobbin were the key scores in their 2-13 to 1-11 victory over six-in-a-row champions Sleacht Néill to land a first Ulster title since 2015. “The relief […]

Loughgiel claim Ulster Camogie crown

Loughgiel 2-13 Sleacht Néill 1-11 LOUGHGIEL claimed their first Ulster title since 2015 with a five-point victory over familiar foes Sleacht Néill in the tenth successive provincial final between the sides. Two goals from Caitrin Dobbin and Roisin McCormack put the Loughgiel ladies six-points ahead inside the opening twenty minutes. But Sleacht Néill battled back […]