A ‘Fresher’ look at the game

Two new rules are being experimented with at university Fresher level in the GAA. Michael McMullan went along to see ATU Donegal in action against Queen’s and got the thoughts from both camps. THERE are two new rules relating to both kick-outs and the direction of the play from a set piece. The kick-out rule […]

Jackman remains with Saffrons

By Michael McMullan FERMANAGH native Niall Jackman will remain in charge of Antrim’s u-20footballers for a third season. Jackman will be assisted by coaches Aaron Douglas, Matthew Gribbin, Sean McKenna, Stephen Bateson and Paddy Kelly. Marcus Graham will be in charge of Strength and Conditioning with Mark McAreavey (Performance Analyst) also on board. Advertisement It […]

Player development Jackman’s primary goal

By Shaun Casey ANTRIM u-20 manager Niall Jackman says his role is to develop the young players coming through the Saffron County rather than demand immediate success, but that won’t derail their efforts in the Ulster Championship. Jackman’s side travel to Ballybofey this evening to take on Donegal, with a semi-final spot against either Fermanagh […]

Castledawson retain their management ahead of new season

NIALL Jackman is back for a third season as manager of Derry intermediate side Castledawson . The Fermanagh native will have Ciaran Lavery and Noel McKenna as part of his management team. The former Erne minor boss, who blooded new players in last year’s campaign, will have to juggle his defensive shape around Niall Keenan’s […]