Meenagh joins Conor Laverty’s backroom team in Down

CIARÁN Meenagh has joined the backroom team of Conor Laverty’s Down Senior Footballers, it has emerged this evening. Meenagh had been involved with Derry since 2018, originally in a coaching capacity before stepping into the management position vacated by Rory Gallagher in the lead-in to this year’s Ulster final. Subsequent to their impressive showing against […]

Meenagh rules himself out of Derry manager position

By Michael McMullan CIARÁN Meenagh won’t be the next Derry senior manager after ruling himself out of the running, Gaelic Life can confirm. Meenagh, a selector under Rory Gallagher, took on the role as manager when Gallagher stepped down after Derry’s Ulster final win over Armagh earlier this season. Gallagher faced accusations of domestic abuse […]

Loughmacrory coach Barrett hails the committment of the players

By Niall Gartland LOUGHMACRORY coach Luke Barrett was hugely complimentary of the commitment of his players in the wake of their derby win over Killyclogher last Friday night. St Teresa’s have now won all four of their Division One matches to date, an impressive statistic reflected in the fact they sit top of the table […]

Allison expecting nothing easy against parish rivals

By Niall Gartland CARRICKMORE’S first-round victory over Coalisland was a serious statement of intent, but Niall Allison isn’t drawn into the argument that the championship has suddenly opened up for one of the traditional powerhouses of Tyrone club football. Put it this way – it’s highly unlikely indeed that they’ll get anything handed to them against […]

Na Fianna spirit pleases Stephen Ferguson

By Niall Gartland STEPHEN Ferguson may only be in his debut season in charge of Coalisland, but he’s confident that they’re only going to get better in the weeks and months to come. Their league form has been mixed, but they did extremely well to plunder a draw from a gripping tussle with Loughmacrory on […]