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 […]

Bellew hoping for another positive step for Cavan hurling

By Kieran Lynch CAVAN manager Ollie Bellew is hopeful that a concerted effort at looking to the future pays dividends with the Breffni County achieving promotion this weekend against Leitrim. Antrim native Bellew managed Cavan previously but took a year’s sabbatical in 2022, and he said that when coming back into the fold this season, […]

Three-week break “not ideal” for Cavan hurlers

By Shaun Casey FOLLOWING their recent win over Leitrim, Cavan are planning for a league final against either Leitrim or Longford in three weeks’ time. It’s been a brilliant season so far for Ollie Bellew’s side, who are top of Division 3B with three wins from four outings. The next three weeks will be something of […]

Cavan boss primed for top of the table clash

By Shaun Casey CAVAN face a crunch top of the table clash on Saturday at Kingspan Breffni against Leitrim, with the winner likely to secure a spot in the Division 3B league final. The Breffni Blues are looking forward to the challenge and manager Ollie Bellew says his side are “buzzing” ahead of the clash. “It probably would […]

“Cavan hurlers have another two gears” – Bellew

By Shaun Casey OLLIE Bellew couldn’t have imagined a more difficult start to Cavan’s league campaign. An away day clash with Longford, who contested last years Lory Meagher Cup final, followed by Warwickshire who are just down from Division 3A. But the Breffni Blues battled against the odds on the opening day to come away […]