“It was hard to lose after three rounds of penalties”

Name: Rory Mason. Age: 29. Teams played for: Loughinisland and Down. Advertisement Who are your main rivals? Downpatrick. Which opposition ground do you like playing on and why? Love playing in Mayobridge and Castlewellan. Which opposition ground do you dislike going to and why? Carryduff, it’s huge. What team have you enjoyed the most success […]

“Dan Gordon gives everything every night and keeps getting better”

LOUGHINISLAND and Down player Rory Mason answers our questions on his teammmates… Name: Rory Mason. Age: 29. Teams played for: Loughinisland and Down. Advertisement Earliest GAA memory? Heading to training with Daddy when he was coaching Drumaness, a long time ago now. Which team-mate has been the most inspirational and why? Dan Gordon, gives everything […]

Ballyholland basking in league glory ahead of Blues clash

By Shaun Casey BALLYHOLLAND completed their first two targets of 2023 before the league campaign finished, securing promotion to the top tier along with a league title, and they picked up their Division Two trophy last Friday evening. With two games left, Damian McCrink’s side had already sealed their fate, and returned to the topflight […]

Duffin: It’s do or die for Loughinisland’s league hopes

By Shaun Casey LOUGHINISLAND may not be able to win the league on Friday evening, but they can certainly lose it when they take on table-toppers Carryduff away from home. The league leaders are currently one point clear of Kevin Duffin’s Loughinisland ahead of the final round of fixtures. “If you take care of your business […]

Loughinisland make their mark in 1989

By Niall McCoy LIKE a lot of other clubs in Down in the 1980s, there was one word that brought a shiver down the spine of Loughinisland – Burren. The Blues entered the decade with one Senior Championship to their name, courtesy of a one-point win over Rostrevor in 1975 having lost the previous three […]