Granemore set for Loughgiel challenge

IT’S been a busy period for the women of Granemore with the club competing on two fronts, and on Saturday their camogs will travel to face Loughgiel in the Ulster Junior A first round (1pm). They made it two in-a-row in Amragh with a typically hard-fought win over neighbours Ballymacnab. Granemore really had to battle […]

Cushendall are striving for more

By Niall McCoy “WE were close today but we think we’re close everyday. Someday we’ll get them.” The above is a quote from Cushendall manager Brian Delargy after last year’s county final loss to Dunloy. They may have lost by six points, but it was never a six-point game with Chrissy McMahon tagging on a […]

JOHNNY McINTOSH: Written in the stars

SO here we have it, Loughgiel and Cushendall will duke it out for the Volunteer Cup as the Antrim Senior Hurling Championship reaches its conclusion. First things first, for Loughgiel to overcome Dunloy in the semi-final was the big upset of the year, but for me, it’s almost written in the stars that Cushendall win […]

Loughgiel and Cushendall battle it out for top spot

By Michael McMullan THE game of the weekend in Antrim is on Sunday (5.15pm) when Loughgiel host Cushendall at Fr Healy Park to decide top spot in the Group Two of the Senior Hurling Championship. Both teams have beaten Naomh Éanna and Ballycastle with the ‘Dall’s six goals against the Hightown men putting them top of […]

Antrim take winning start to Waterford

By Michael McMullan GETTING used to the intensity and pace of top-level camogie has been key in Antrim’s learning curve. That’s the take from Lucia McNaughton ahead of Saturday’s final All-Ireland Senior Championship group game against Waterford (4.30pm SETU Arena). The Saffrons have already qualified from the group regardless of this weekend’s result and they […]

Young guns help power Loughgiel to ten in-a-row

By Kieran Lynch LOUGHGIEL Shamrocks have been perfect so far in their Division 1 league campaign with 10 wins out of 10, and manager Hugh McCann has praised the young players coming through, who have made their mark at Senior grade. The future looks exciting for the club with a number of players such as […]

Boyle hoping to make hay while the sun shines

By Niall Gartland MAKING hay while the sun shines. Amy Boyle has enjoyed a wonderful 18 months with Antrim and Loughgiel camogs, and she’s hoping to pocket another winner’s medal in this weekend’s Ulster Senior Championship final against Down. Boyle was a key figure in the Antrim side that won the All-Ireland Intermediate title in […]