Cavan great O’Reilly confident of an upset

By Niall Gartland THROWING caution completely to the wind mightn’t be the wisest idea, but Cavan legend Damien O’Reilly wants to see the Breffni County have a proper crack at it in their first foray into the new All-Ireland round robin series. Cavan have been pitted in what could be justifiability termed a group of […]

Cavan ‘keeper O’Rourke hails influence of Galligan

By Michael McMullan CAVAN goalkeeper Gary O’Rourke hopes Sunday’s win over Monaghan will be a help to himself or whoever dons the Cavan number one jersey in the future. Last year it was Raymond Galligan as the last line of defence but O’Rourke has made the position on his own since starting against Donegal back […]

Chance to round off league on a high note

By Niall Gartland THE Cavan footballers were brought back down to earth with a bump with a bruising defeat to Armagh last weekend, so they’ll be hoping to prove a point to themselves in their find round league clash against Fermanagh this Saturday. Promotion is now an impossibility following their 2-21 to 0-12 loss to […]

Cavan hoping to keep the pressure on top two

By Niall Gartland THERE’S very little room for error in Division Two so neither Cavan or visitors Meath can afford to fall short in Saturday’s league encounter at Kingspan Breffni. Cavan sit third in the table while Meath hover close by in fourth position, but the way things are going, any more dropped points could spell […]

Galligan’s Cavan starting to take shape

By Niall Gartland CAVAN produced a massively encouraging performance in their first league game of the Raymond Galligan era, but it could be difficult to pick up a head of steam if they don’t put their best foot forward at home to Donegal this Sunday. The Breffni County were full value for their victory over […]

Breffni County hoping for stable league campaign

By Niall Gartland ONE thing’s for sure, when it comes to Cavan football and the National Football League, at least in recent times, it’s rarely ever boring. You have to go all the way back to 2015 for the last time they’ve avoided either being relegated or promoted, a remarkable statistic and you’d wager that […]

Galligan enjoying time as Breffni boss

By Shaun Casey IT was in late September when the white smoke rose in Cavan to signify that they’d finally found their man to take charge of the county team after Mickey Graham had stepped aside after five years of service. Goalkeeper Raymond Galligan retired from playing and traded his goalkeeping gloves and kicking tee for […]

Laverty names Down squad for Cavan clash

Conor Laverty has named his Down team to take on Cavan, at Pairc Esler, this evening in the third and final round of the McKenna Cup. The Mourne men were defeated by Mickey Harte’s Derry in the opening round but showed encouraging signs against the Ulster champions. They have made three changes for Cavan’s visit […]

GERARD O’KANE: Interesting times for Cavan

NEW year, new me! That line will be trotted out some amount of times over the next week or so when gyms are packed and GAA players are making themselves the promise that they will not take a drop of drink after NYE and be the best version of themselves for the season coming and never […]