‘Hurt’ of last year motivating Mattie and Tyrone

By Barry O’Donnell A PROLONGED spell of introspection over the off-season among the Tyrone players was necessary to try and avoid a repeat of 2022, Matthew Donnelly believes. With Tyrone set to meet Derry yet again in the final of the Dr McKenna Cup this Saturday evening in the Athletic Grounds, the match will provide […]

Donegal must make a case for the defence insists former star

By Michael McMullan FORMER Donegal star Joyce McMullin feels Michael Murphy’s retirement will leave a “huge void” to fill, but hopes the new management can unearth some solid defenders. In a feature interview this week, McMullin remarked how he has enjoyed watching Donegal in recent seasons, but feels they have struggled defensively. New manager Paddy Carr […]

McGeeney looks ahead to ninth year in charge

By Shaun Casey A LOT has been made of Armagh’s 2022 campaign, but as the new season starts to get into full swing, Kieran McGeeney is looking forward rather than looking back. ‘Geezer’, entering his ninth year in charge of Armagh, is looking forward to another year competing at the top level and hopes the […]

Dates and venues confirmed for 2023 McKenna Cup

ULSTER GAA has revealed the full fixtures itinerary for the 2023 McKenna Cup, which is set to commence on Wednesday, January 4. Defending champions Monaghan begin their campaign on that evening against Down, with both teams under new management for the coming season. Each county will pay two group stage games, with the semi finals […]