By Michael McMullan ULSTER champions Glen will be fancied to keep their winning run going this week when they travel to Ballinascreen (Saturday, 5.30pm). Malachy O’Rourke has yet to have his full hand on the pitch at any one time. Despite being hit by an early Swatragh onslaught, the Watties never reached for the panic […]
It’s 20 years since Loup were crowned Ulster Club champions. Fintan Martin kicked three points off Francie Bellew in their semi-final win over Crossmaglen and he spoke with Michael McMullan about a memorable year. SPORTING stories are like journeys. There’s the start that leads into the meandering chunk in the middle, followed by the destination. […]
GAA presenter Gráinne McElwain will swap championship action for a step into history next week as host of a new Irish language documentary to be screened on RTÉ. The show, which will be broadcast on Thursday 10.15pm on RTÉ1, explores how the GAA across Ireland helped to heal and bridge the bitter divisions created by […]
Paul McFlynn was a mainstay in the Derry senior team for ten years and part of Loup’s success story from underage promise to Ulster senior champions. He sat down with Michael McMullan to recall a decorated career. PAUL McFlynn talks about football in the same manner he played, with utter calmness. The words and memories […]
Former Derry star Paul McFlynn has noticed a huge shift in the world of conditioning across the GAA since his own playing days. By Michael McMullan IN the days after Eoin McEvoy lifted the MacRory Cup, the St Mary’s Magherafelt past pupils’ WhatsApp group was pinging with messages. Paul McFlynn was part of the 1996 […]
The Loup player reveals which team mates are the real bluffers and the jokers.
A second half surge from St Gall’s saw them capture the 2009 Ulster Club title.