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 […]

The timeline of Glen’s decision to lodge appeal

By Michael McMullan THE fallout from Sunday’s All-Ireland Club final continues after Glen filed an objection to the GAA’s CCCC over their defeat to Kilmacud Crokes. In a statement, sent to Gaelic Life on Tuesday night, Glen confirmed they lodged their objection at 11pm, ahead of the Wednesday’s 3.30pm deadline. “Watty Graham’s GAC will lodge […]