Bellew: Cavan can only control the controllables

By Shaun Casey IT’S all fine margins at the top of the Lory Meagher Cup table but Cavan will be focusing on controlling the controllables and hope that by the end of proceedings on the final day of the group games, they’ve secured their own fate. Fermanagh are out in front on seven points and […]

Cavan boss Bellew calls for improvement

By Niall Gartland CAVAN hurling boss Ollie Bellew is hoping to see a marked improvement from his side when they take on Fermanagh in their round two Lory Meagher clash this weekend. While the Breffni County got their campaign off to a winning start with a four-point win over Warwickshire last weekend, Bellew sensed that […]

Heady heights for the Cavan hurlers

By Niall Gartland THE Cavan hurlers continue to make progress at a rapid pace and now stand on the brink of a place in the Division 3A final. It wasn’t that long ago that they didn’t even field a team at inter-county level – they went six years without one before rejoining the Lory Meagher […]

Breffni boss relishing crack at strong Mayo side

By Niall Gartland THE Cavan hurlers are relishing the opportunity to have a crack at Mayo this Sunday, and why not, says their justifiably optimistic manager Ollie Bellew. The Breffni Boys are in their first ever season operating in Division 3A and so far they’ve done themselves proud, losing narrowly on their first day out […]

First home tie of new season for Breffni hurlers

By Niall Gartland CAVAN will hope to pick up their first league win at the second time of asking when they host Louth at Kingspan Breffni on Saturday afternoon. The Breffni County played out a massively entertaining contest in their first Division 3A clash away to Sligo last weekend but ultimately fell short on the […]

A change in approach for Breffni boss Bellew

By Niall Gartland CAVAN hurling manager Ollie Bellew has decided to do things a little differently this year as they gear up for their first ever Division 3A campaign. The Breffni hurlers get the show on the road away to Sligo on Saturday week, but they haven’t been spending months and months grafting on the […]

Ulster sides eye up final spots

By Shaun Casey DERRY can reach this season’s Christy Ring Cup final this weekend if they overcome Mayo, who sit at the bottom of the table with zero points to show from their four outings. Derry’s two-point win away to London last weekend means that their fate is all in their own hands ahead of […]

Cavan hurling stalwart glad to have stayed the course

By Niall Gartland RACKING up more than 100 appearances for your county is a remarkable accomplishment by any measurement, but especially so when your county didn’t even field a team for a number of years. Cavan goalkeeper Darren Sheridan has achieved just that, recently crossing the 110-barrier for the county’s senior hurling inter-county team, even […]

Hurt driving on Cavan hurlers says Bellew

By Shaun Casey HURT can often be a major driving force inside a changing room and Cavan manager Ollie Bellew makes no bones about it. Losing to Warwickshire in the opening round of the Lory Meagher Cup hurt his Breffni Blues, and that drove them to overcome rivals Monaghan last weekend. They face another difficult […]