Cahill takes reins at his native Cuchulainn’s

By Niall Gartland ONE of the most recognisable names in Cavan football, Fintan Cahill, has been appointed as manager of his native club, Cuchulainn’s. It’s his third stint in charge of the club’s senior side, and the big target will be an Intermediate Championship title after showing up well in this year’s championship, losing after […]

Stewartstown land Ulster title after shootout drama

2022 Ulster Club JFC Final Stewartstown 1-12 Drumlane 0-15 AET Stewartstown win 5-4 on penalties By Michael McMullan STEWARTSTOWN were crowned Ulster junior champions on Saturday in Clones after a dramatic sudden death penalty shootout win over Drumlane. It was a second Ulster title after their 2004 success took them to an All-Ireland final where […]

Drumlane to monitor fitness of star man Connolly

By Michael McMullan DRUMLANE manager Martin Dunne said he will monitor captain Ryan Connolly’s ankle this week ahead of Saturday’s Ulster final showdown with Tyrone champions Stewartstown in Clones. Connolly hit 1-46 in Drumlane’s march to this weekend’s decider including their winner against Arva, deep in stoppage time, in their 1-12 to 2-8 county final […]

Newtown aim to make it into first Ulster final

By Mark McGoldrick NEWTOWNBUTLER manager Darren Chapman is urging his players to ‘show up and perform’ as the First Fermanagh’s bid to reach their first ever Ulster Club final. Chapman’s side face Cavan champions Drumlane on Sunday in the last four, and he admits that there is a good excitement and buzz in the camp. “Preparations […]

Drumlane continue to walk in bonus territory

By Michael McMullan DRUMLANE manager Martin Dunne insists his side are in bonus territory after winning the Cavan title and is happy to have had two weeks to prepare for this weekend’s clash with Newtownbutler. Sunday takes his side back to Clones, the scene of their quarter-final win and the club are buzzing with the […]

Dunne hoping for role reversal against Arva

By Niall Gartland DRUMLANE boss Martin Dunne knows they will have to be at the absolute peak of their powers if they’re to upset the odds against Arva in Saturday’s Junior Championship final showdown. The former Cavan Gaels star is in his first year of management and has done remarkably well to take Drumlane to […]

Changing expectations at Templeport

By Niall Gartland TEMPLEPORT literally couldn’t have done any better to date this season, but they could still fail to achieve their promotion goals despite having an unblemished record heading into the Division Three semi-finals in Cavan. They won all of their games, most by a healthy margin, and if they get the better of […]