Performance the priority for Down against Offaly

By Niall Gartland DOWN boss Ronan Sheehan says they’ve adopted a stoic approach to their league opener against Offaly in Sunday’s Division 2A opener. The Leinster side are new to the second-tier following last year’s relegation, but Sheehan is more conscious about the departure of some Down stalwarts, some temporary and some permanent, and what […]

By Niall McCoy  IT was an Autumn like no other for the hurlers of Newry Shamrocks – but their lynchpin Paul Sheehan was only able to watch on from the sidelines. In September last year, the Shamrocks ended a six-game losing run in finals to secure the Down Junior title with victory over Ballela. Subsequent […]

Ask The Players… Should the Ulster Senior Hurling Championship be resurrected?

The Ulster Senior Hurling Championship hasn’t been played since 2017, and we have asked three players whether it should be resurrected or not By Niall McCoy THE Ulster Senior Hurling Championship used to be one of the highlights of the summer. Played in front of big crowds, Antrim, Derry and Down would generally be the […]