PREVIEW: 2023 LADIES’ FOOTBALLER OF THE YEAR AWARD


Who will emerge from the chasing pack and emerge as this year’s winner of the Ladies’ Footballer of the Year award sponsored by Encirc? Some brilliant footballers have received the award in recent years. Moneyglass’s Orlaith Prenter landed last year’s trophy while Donaghmoyne’s Cathriona McConnell took the plaudits for 2021. Others named in recent times […]


Success breeding success in Moneyglass


By Shaun Casey SUCCESS breeds success and there may not be another club throughout the land that has gathered as much silverware as Moneyglass Ladies have lately.. From u-14 right up to senior level, the club have captured championship crowns at all grades and this weekend, they are just 60 minutes away from reaching the […]


Moneyglass ladies striving for more


By Michael McMullan BEING underdogs will take the pressure off three-in-a-row Antrim champions Moneyglass in their Ulster final rematch with Donaghmoyne on Sunday. That’s the view of star forward Órlaith Prenter ahead of the visit to the Farney giants on Sunday (2pm). A late goal from Donaghmoyne substitute Grace Cumiskey sealed a 1-11 to 1-7 […]


Squad depth steering Saffrons to success


By Shaun Casey ANY other season, the Antrim ladies wouldn’t have been able to cope or compete given the number of significant injuries they have suffered, but boss Emma Kelly insists the squad depth is the key to their recent success. The Division Four league and Ulster Intermediate champions face Clare this Sunday (Glennon Brothers Pearse […]


Ulster pair primed for last eight clash


By Shaun Casey THERE will be at least one Ulster side in the last four of the All-Ireland Intermediate Championship as Antrim and Monaghan collide on Sunday for a spot in the semi-finals. This time last year, the two counties were two competitions apart, but this season, they’ll go head-to-head in the knockout stages of […]


Award for Saffron shooting star Orlaith Prenter


ANTRIM forward Orlaith Prenter has been honoured with The Croke Park/LGFA Player of the Month award for May. The 23-year-old Moneyglass attacker – last year’s Gaelic Life Player of te Year, has been in stunning form in 2023 and played a key role in May as Antrim claimed an historic TG4 Ulster Intermediate Championship win. […]


Our latest Team of the Week


TAKE a look at our Team of the Week selection after another weekend of championship action across Ulster and beyond. 1 RORY BEGGAN Monaghan Turned the game in the second half against Tyrone. Sublime. 2 Sinéad Cosgrove Antrim Advertisement Not Antrim’s day in the camogie league final, but Cosgrove shone at the back. 3 CHE […]


Antrim star Prenter continues to live the dream


By Daire Small WHILE they ended the inter-county season as TG4 All-Ireland Junior champions, 2022 was already a dream come through for Orlaith Prenter long before Antrim overcame Fermanagh in a replayed final at the Athletic Grounds in Armagh. Having previously counted her as an underage coach and team-mate at club level with St Ergnats […]


WATCH: Gaelic Life All-Stars Club Ladies Footballer of the Year (Orlaith Prenter – Moneyglass)


TYPICALLY it’s a representative of an Ulster Championship-winning team that picks up the Ladies Footballer of the Year around, but Orlaith Prenter has bucked the trend by taking this year’s honour. The star forward had an absolutely phenomenal season, shooting the lights out time-and-time again as Moneyglass reached a first ever Ulster Senior Championship final. […]


Night of celebration at last night’s Gaelic Life Club All-Stars


CLUB players and managers across the province were celebrated at Friday night’’s Gaelic Life awards night in Monaghan’s Hillgrove Hotel. Now in its 12th year, the sold out event marked a night of celebration in all four codes – hurling, camogie, men’s and ladies football. Players on the four respective teams of the year were […]