Orchard target winning start out west

By Shaun Casey ARMAGH reached the Division 3A league final last year but their long-awaited promotion to Division 2B was again held up as Karl McKeegan’s side just came up short against Roscommon, who were admittedly much better on the day. Since suffering relegation to Division 3A in 2018, Armagh have competed in four league finals, […]

A familiar foe for Donegal’s league opener

By Michael McMullan DONEGAL hurlers get their league season off the ground this weekend with an away trip to take on Wicklow in Aughrim on Sunday. Mickey McCann is on board for a seventh season as manager and they’ll be looking to go one better than last season when they fell to Meath in the league […]

Derry to ratify new senior hurling manager

By Michael McMullan DERRY  are set to ratify former Lavey manager Johnny McGarvey as their new senior hurling manager at their January meeting ahead of the 2023 season. McGarvey confirmed to Gaelic Life that selector Conor Murray, a former Ulster winning captain, has remained from the outgoing management team. Oisin Quinn has been retained to […]

Antrim sunk by Dwyer injury time point in Portlaoise

ALLIANZ NHL DIVISION 1B Laois 1-20 Antrim 1-19 By Michael McMullan A GOAL from Neil McManus wasn’t enough to stop a wasteful Antrim falling to a fourth successive league defeat of the season on Sunday afternoon in Portlaoise. The Saffrons face Tipperary in their final game, with a relegation play-off to follow based on Laois […]

Antrim GAA: End of season review

By Michael McMullan On the way up THREE one-point victories in Division Four defined Enda McGinley’s first season as Antrim senior football manager, setting up a crunch semi-final with Waterford that saw them promoted to the third tier ahead of the new season. In the scorching heat at Fraher Field, Antrim held the Deise scoreless […]