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 […]

KEVIN CASSIDY: There’s a big performance in Glen

THE big weekend has arrived when we will find out who will be crowned Ulster Club Champions for 2023. Before we get into that, let us just state that whichever team wins on Sunday will fully believe that they have a great chance of going the distance. Without being disrespectful to any of the teams […]

Goal hero Mulholland strikes again for champions

By Michael McMullan FOR the second year in a row, Cathal Mulholland kicked home a county final goal as Glen kept their hands on the John McLaughlin Cup, clinching three-in-a-row. Three points from younger brother Eunan, named as Man of the Match, helped Glen reel Magherafelt back in from their 0-5 to 0-2 lead. The […]

Glen must be ready for a battle: Bradley

By Michael McMullan GLEN selector Johnny Bradley insists his side must brace themselves for a “serious battle” when they lock horns with Magherafelt in Sunday’s final (Celtic Park, 3.30pm). The Ulster champions are one game away from a third successive title, something Bradley didn’t entertain as being anywhere in the Glen psyche. Sunday is a […]

Magherafelt content with progress ahead of final showdown

By Michael McMullan BRIAN McGuckin said the Magherafelt camp are “really content” with where they are at ahead of Sunday’s showdown with Glen (Celtic Park, 3.30pm). After seeing off Newbridge, their recovery process and preparations fully kicked in for Sunday’s date with the champions. Conor Kearns, a central player in their 2019 and 2020 runs […]

FEATURE: The year Loup were crowned kings of Ulster

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. […]

Process to appoint next Derry manager ongoing

By Michael McMullan THE process to appoint the next Derry senior football manager is still “currently ongoing”. Two of  the men linked to the vacant post have been officially ruled out this week, leaving the Oakleafers still searching for their next boss. As reported by Gaelic Life, Ciarán Meenagh took himself out of consideration for […]

VIDEO: Gaelic Life Club All-Stars Football Manager of the Year (Malachy O’Rourke – Glen)

HE was already one of the most well-respected managers anywhere in the country, but Malachy O’Rourke’s stock has risen even further after a sensational season with the Glen footballers. O’Rourke was named our Football Manager of the Year at last Friday night’s All-Stars ceremony at the Hillgrove Hotel in Monaghan, the latest accolade for the […]