GLIST: Armagh-Donegal top scorers

Brendan McCann has crunched the numbers and Niall McCoy looks at the details as the top 20 scorers in Armagh and Donegal Ulster clashes are revealed Oisín McConville 2-24 NOT exactly a surprise to see the Crossmaglen ace at the top of the list given that his Armagh side really held a hex over Donegal […]

Doran links up with McConville for new venture

MARK Doran will link up with Oisin McConville in Wicklow next season, Gaelic Life understands. The former Down players and coach – who will remain as manager of Derry club Sleacht Néill –  takes up the role after being involved with Colm Collins in Clare last season. Doran – alongside Jerome Johnston – led Ballybay […]

SHANE RICE: The layers of coaching wisdom

STEPPING into the world of coaching after returning from Toronto, Canada in 2020 has marked a journey of transformation in both language and methods. While I wouldn’t claim to have it all figured out, each passing year has added to my coaching evolution, making the learning curve an indispensable part of my development in this […]

“Oisin did everything he could that day with a bad back to get us a draw”

JOHNNY Murtagh looks back at some of his memorable moments… Teams played for: More clubs then Tiger Woods. Current involvement: Ex senior manager, intermediate player. Which club game, that you played in, will you never forget and why? Advertisement 2009 All-Ireland Club final because we lost and nothing would go right for me. Which club […]

Rivals across the Blackwater

2002 ULSTER FIRST ROUND REPLAY(Armagh 2-13 Tyrone 0-16) ARMAGH prevailed in a thrilling first-round replay against Tyrone back in 2002 and they never looked back, reaching the Promised Land for the first time in their history at the far end of their campaign with that unforgettable second-half comeback against Kerry. In this first-round replay, Division […]

The man the myth the legend: Francie Bellew

LEGEND is a word that’s wheeled about all too often nowadays, but one thing is for sure, Francie Bellew was, still is and always will be an Armagh and Crossmaglen legend. Every now and then, usually in the off season when there’s little to write about, an article of ‘GAA’s hardest men’ will do the […]

McConville set to remain with Armagh u-20s

By Shaun Casey 2002 All-Ireland winner Oisin McConville is set to stay with Armagh’s u-20 side in a coaching capacity for the 2023 season. McConville teamed up with former teammate Barry O’Hagan when the pair took over the Orchard youngsters last season. Armagh lost out to Donegal in the opening round of the Ulster U-20 […]