Derry board seek nominations from clubs for manager

By Niall McCoy DERRY clubs will have a two-week period to nominate candidates for the vacant Oakleaf job following Mickey Harte’s departure on Monday. Officials met on Tuesday night to start the replacement process and the clubs are set to have the first say with nominations due back towards the end of July. Former Derry […]

Steve Williams: Keeping up with change

Steve Williams is the man who discovered and harnessed the talent of Rory Beggan. The former soccer goalkeeper was also part of Glen’s All-Ireland success story. He chatted with Michael McMullan… ABERYSTWYTH is not exactly a GAA stronghold. A native Welsh twang still hugs Steve Williams’ every word. But that’s as far as it goes. […]

FEATURE: A winning mindset

By Shaun Casey AN unexpected phone call from Glen manager Malachy O’Rourke was just the start of a rollercoaster ride for Gareth Fox. In the past two seasons, he helped the Watty Graham’s men collect back-to-back Ulster titles along with that much sought after All-Ireland crown. Fox, a mental skills and culture coach from Armagh, […]

JOE BROLLY: God save the King

IT is being suggested by some southern commentators that in the event of a United Ireland, the new Ireland should immediately join the Commonwealth of nations, where we would bask in the great bounty of living under the shelter of his glorious Majesty and his family. This is a great boost for all of us in […]

Glen gaze at the final step

All-Ireland Club SFC final Glen v St Brigid’s Sunday, Croke Park, 3.30pm (Live on TG4) By Michael McMullan A WALK through the overjoyed Glen fans, collectively basking in the glory of eventually seeing off Kilmacud Crokes, told it all. There was plenty of joy and colour amidst the green flare smoke but there was hardly […]

O’Rourke acclaims the culture at Glen

By Niall Gartland IF Malachy O’Rourke is feeling the pressure of delivering an All-Ireland title to Glen, he certainly wasn’t showing it at Monday evening’s press night at the Glen Centre. The always affable O’Rourke spoke happily about the upcoming game, mingled with reporters and committee members and downed a cup of tea or two […]

John J’s silver lining

Glen’s recent run of success has been years in the making and club stalwart John J McKenna is loving every moment. He sat down with Michael McMullan… AS Glen’s golden generation amassed their unprecedented array of underage medals, on their way to chasing club football’s glitziest piece of silverware, John J McKenna was always looking […]

Taking it in their stride

By Michael McMullan SUNDAY will be Glen’s eleventh championship foray into championship action outside the confines of the Derry cocoon they took their time stepping out of. The Scotstown team that run out of the same tunnel will wear a jersey that has been steeped on big days. When they were winning championships in Monaghan […]