Cavan lads set to battle for Paul McGirr Cup

By Niall Gartland CAVAN minor boss Seanie Smith says that their run to Saturday’s inaugural All-Ireland Tier Two final against Kildare should stand to his young players further down the line. The Breffni County were knocked out of Ulster by Tyrone in a quarter-final clash last month, and in previous years that would’ve been the […]

Coulter looks ahead after minor success

By Michael McMullan DOWN minor manager Benny Coulter believes a handful of their current crop can go on to represent the county at senior level. Of the 12 games in league and championship this season, Down lost three times in Ulster. After losing to All-Ireland semi-finalists Derry in the league final, championship defeats to Tyrone […]

Eamon Young can’t wait for All-Ireland series

By Michael McMullan DERRY’S Eamon Young was a man in demand after Sunday’s minor final. Photos with family and members of Newbridge were the important memos. The members of the St Mary’s, Magherafelt MacRory squad also huddled around to mark the school’s imprint on victory over Armagh. Young has been here before. One of five […]

Another slice of history for Clan na Gael

By Shaun Casey THIRTY years ago, Paul O’Hagan lined out for Clan na Gael in the St Paul’s Minor Tournament final as his side suffered an 11-point defeat to Donegal’s Aodh Ruadh. This weekend, O’Hagan will be back in St Paul’s, this time patrolling the sideline as manager, with the Lurgan Blues once again representing Armagh. […]

Fixture details released for the 2022 Ulster Club Minor Tournament

By Michael McMullan THE fixture details have been announced for the 2022 Ulster Club Minor Football Tournament in Belfast next month. Donegal champions Four Masters are first up with a meeting with the Fermanagh champions on Saturday, December at Coláiste Feirste. The game will be spread between the college venue and host club St Paul’s […]

Civic Reception held for Derry Minor Star Tiarnan Woods

A civic reception has been held for Derry minor’s team of the year selection, Tiarnan Woods. Wood’s picked up the prestigious accolade for his stand-out performances in the Oakleaf counties run to the Ulster decider and subsequent thrilling quarter-final loss to Meath. The Drumsurn club man was only one of three Ulster representatives named on […]