Jordan embracing the run of games

By Niall Gartland THE ambition is to secure top spot by overcoming Sligo this Sunday, but Antrim footballer Marc Jordan knows it won’t be the end of the world if they fail in that quest and end up in the preliminary quarter-finals. The Saffrons finished top of their group in the Tailteann Cup last year […]

Antrim footballers hope to back up promising win

By Niall Gartland THE Saffrons need to thread carefully as they gear up for their round two Tailteann Cup match with an away trip to Wexford this Saturday. While Wexford don’t look like they’re up to much on paper – they played in Division Four this year and failed to achieve promotion – the results show that […]

Treaty test for Saffrons

By Michael McMullan ANDY McEntee begins a second league season in charge of Antrim with a trip to Limerick on Sunday (Rathkeale, 12.30pm). Limerick were relegated from Division Two last season with their draw with Meath all they had to show for their efforts. They are now under the watch of new manager Jimmy Lee […]

Tailteann Cup is a big opportunity says Jordan

By Niall Gartland THE Tailteann Cup has thankfully avoided been deemed a Mickey Mouse competition, and Antrim footballer Marc Jordan is among those who have been pleasantly surprised by how the competition has unfolded. Westmeath emerged as outright winners in the competition’s inaugural season last year, sparking jubilant celebrations in county town Mullingar in the […]