O’Mullan: Derry will have a cut at Tipperary

By Shaun Casey AFTER earning victory against Antrim on the opening day of the All-Ireland series, Derry are hoping to back up that win as they host Tipperary on Saturday, but Oak Leaf boss PJ O’Mullan knows his side will be up against it. Tipperary won the Division One league title and picked up three […]

O’Mullan: Derry camogs want to test themselves against the very best

By Niall Gartland TWO recent final defeats certainly haven’t dampened the spirits of the Derry camogs, who begin their All-Ireland Senior Championship campaign against neighbours Antrim this Saturday at Cushendall. PJ O’Mullan’s side fell narrowly short against the Saffrons in the Ulster Senior Championship final just a matter of weeks ago, and it was only […]

Aoife glad that Derry camogie has turned corner

By Niall Gartland AOIFE Ní Chaiside kept on soldiering with Derry camogs during a relative barren spell with the county, so she knows how important it is to ensure they keep on travelling in the right direction. Derry are braced for this Saturday’s Ulster Senior Championship campaign final against Antrim and victory would be another […]

Lauren McKenna looking ahead to another Croke Park outing

By Michael McMullan DERRY’S tight, pressure cooker encounters from last season are sticking to them, insists Lauren McKenna. The Oakleafers’ were put to the pin of their collar last weekend against Offaly but prevailed, 0-10 to 1-6, to book a league final spot at Croke Park next month. Derry will face Westmeath in their remaining group […]

O’Mullan remains on board with Derry camogs

By Michael McMullan PJ O’Mullan will remain as the Derry senior camogie manager for a second season. The Oakleafers’ 2023 adventure concluded with All-Ireland glory after their replay win over Meath in Clones. O’ Mullan will against lead a management team of Michael Henry, Adrian McCann, Karen Rafferty and Ciara O’Mullan. Advertisement “We wish the […]

Derry camogs relieved to get second chance

By Shaun Casey A PREARRANGED family holiday will keep PJ O’Mullan settled during the build-up to this weekend’s All-Ireland Camogie final replay, but the Derry boss won’t be able to do much relaxing. His side left Croke Park last Sunday with mixed emotions, but the overriding feeling was one of relief. While they were well […]

Derry embracing the opportunity

By Shaun Casey ALL-IRELAND finals don’t come along every season, so the Derry camogs are savouring the build up to Sunday’s Intermediate showdown with Meath. All the hard work and tough graft has been done at this stage, so fine-tuning tactics and softening some injury concerns is all training has consisted of recently. The team […]

Derry a step away from Croke Park

By Kieran Lynch DERRY are back at the semi-final stage of the All-Ireland Intermediate Championship for the second straight year, with Kilkenny standing between them and a trip to Croke Park. However, earlier in the season, the Oakleaf County must have been doubting whether or not they would get back to the final four after […]

Derry looking to maintain winning run

By Michael McMullan DERRY were comfortable winners in their first two games and face neighbours Antrim on Saturday (Glenariffe 5pm) bidding to maintain their winning start. The Oakleafers only success came back in 2012 when they needed a replay to see off Galway. From that winning team, only Aoife Ni Chaiside remains as they aim […]

More work to do for Derry after opening win

By Michael McMullan DERRY’S win over Wexford was a “boost” but Aoife Shaw insists there is still more work to do with the All-Ireland series in full swing. Their next outing is around the corner with Saturday’s trip to Netwatch Dr Cullen Park (1pm) to take on Carlow who drew with Antrim in their first […]