Glenullin face into last game of title defence

By Michael McMullan GLENULLIN’S target has always been to retain their intermediate title insists Paddy Bradley, who feels his side didn’t get the credit for taking the silver last year. The title was last defended by Faughanvale in 1998. With Covid, Derry’s recent championship restructure and promotion freeze, the door was open for Glenullin to […]

Lynch expecting tough encounter with Glenullin

By Michael McMullan MARK Lynch is one of eight players from Banagher’s 2018 final win expected to be in their starting lineup on Sunday. Looking ahead to their final date with reigning champions Glenullin (Celtic Park, 1pm), the former Derry star is expecting a “brutal hard” encounter. Banagher came within a whisker of making the […]

Banagher annonce Paul Bradley as their new manager

By Michael McMullan BANAGHER have appointed Paul Bradley as their new senior football manager for the 2023 season. Bradley, a five-time senior championship winner with Sleacht Neill, stepped down after the years as the Emmet’s boss. Sleacht Néill won their last senior title in 2020, his first season, followed by two county final defeats at […]

Derry star Mark Lynch calls time on county career

Derry legend, Mark Lynch has decided to hang up his boots after giving 15 years of service to the Oakleaf county.  Lynch made his senior debut under the watchful eye of Mickey Moran in 2004, two years after he claimed the All-Ireland minor title aged only 16. The Banagher club man leaving a county amidst […]

Suspension-hit Lamh Dhearg keeping the faith

All-Ireland Club Hurling Championship semi-final; Mooncoin(Kilkenny) v Lamh Dhearg (Antrim); Sunday, Trim, 2pm HALF a dozen player suspensions hasn’t torn Lamh Dhearg’s All-Ireland semi-final preparations asunder according to their on-song defender Mark Lynch. The hammer has come down on six Lamh Dhearg players for their involvement in a melee late on in their Ulster final […]

Lynch passed fit for Derry

MARK Lynch has been named in Derry’s starting side for Saturday’s Qualifier clash away to Cavan.