Meenagh insists most of Cork focus geared on Derry’s preparations

By Michael McMullan DERRY manager Ciaran Meenagh says his reaction to drawing Cork is “no different” to what it would’ve been had the Oakleafers drawn Tyrone or Mayo in Monday’s All-Ireland quarter-final draw. Sunday’s Croke Park clash (1.45pm) is the first championship meeting of the counties since the 1993 All-Ireland final and it will precede […]

Meenagh backs McKaigue to be ready for league decider

By Michael McMullan ALL-STAR defender Chrissy McKaigue should be in line for action in Sunday’s NFL showdown with Dublin says Derry Assistant Manager Ciaran Meenagh. Speaking at Monday’s launch of the Ulster Championship, Meenagh also paid to tribute to strength and conditioning coaches Peter Hughes and Sean Quinn with he county’s medical team for keeping […]

Derry duo weren’t risked against Clare: Gallagher

By Michael McMullan RORY Gallagher insists he will be picking from close to a full squad ahead of Derry’s first All-Ireland semi-final since their 2004 defeat to Kerry. Padraig Cassidy and Oisin McWilliams weren’t risked against Clare and remain in full training ahead of Derry’s Croke Park showdown with Galway. Cassidy, who started all but […]