GList: Mark of consistency

You’ve often heard the statement about the league table never telling a lie. Michael McMullan looks back at the most consistent counties in the last 10 years of league action. Kerry Div 1 – 10 years IT’S hardly surprising to see the Kingdom top of the tree and having been playing top flight league football […]

Heron delighted to be going up

By Michael McMullan A COLLECTIVE “ambition” and “togetherness” is paying dividends in Derry according to attacker Benny Heron. Having made his debut in 2013 when Derry were last promoted to Division One, the Ballinascreen man has experienced the dark days on the fall to the fourth tier and is glad to see the bounce back. […]

Saffrons can aim high: McCrudden

By Niall Gartland ANTRIM assistant manager Terry McCrudden makes no bones about their aspirations for their upcoming Division Three campaign. While the Saffrons languished in Division Four for years before finally achieving promotion under the management team spearheaded by Enda McGinley, McCrudden says that they should be aiming for more than just mere consolidation in […]

Oriel County aiming for another good road trip

National Football League Division One Kildare v Monaghan Sunday, Newbridge, 2.45pm By Shaun Casey LAST weekend Monaghan finally got their first win of the league campaign and their first victory since beating Donegal in the McKenna Cup final. It was the same opposition Seamus McEnaney’s men downed last Sunday, finally picking up the two points […]

Adams happy with Saffrons’ progress

NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE DIVISION THREE Louth v Antrim Sunday, Ardee, 2pm By Michael McMullan ANTRIM Director of Football Gearoid Adams is happy the Saffrons have their promotion hopes ‘in their hands’. In a division where two points separate first and sixth place, Antrim are ahead of Louth on score difference at the top. Advertisement Adams […]

First half blitz puts Antrim top of the league

ANTRIM shot themselves to the top of the Division Three with a 1-19 to 0-12 win over Longford at Corrigan Park on Saturday afternoon. Enda McGinley’s side travel to Louth next weekend before hosting Westmeath in the final round. McCann’s early penalty, his first goal of the season, helped the Saffrons into a 1-11 to […]

Breffni County on cusp of promotion berth

National Football League Division Four Cavan v Tipperary Sunday, Kingspan Breffni, 2pm By Niall Gartland CAVAN stand alone at the top of Division Four and can secure promotion with two games to spare if they do the business against third placed Tipperary this Sunday. The Breffni County boast an unblemished record after four rounds of […]

Refixed NFL games down for decision

By Michael McMullan THIS weekend sees the refixed game in the NFL that fell victim to the storm in Round 3. Buoyed by their win over Longford, Kieran Donnelly’s Fermanagh host Laois who were held at home to Antrim at the weekend thanks to Ryan Murray’s point. Cavan take their 100 per cent record to […]

Derry take perfect record to Ennis

By Michael McMullan DERRY take their 100 per cent record to Ennis this weekend as they bid for back-to-back promotions. Rory Gallagher’s side have conceded a mere 20 points across their wins over Down, Offaly and Cork to date, on the back of the best score difference across all four divisions. It’s the first meeting […]