Injuries clearing up in Orchard camp

By Shaun Casey DESPITE winning their first two games of the Division Two league campaign, Armagh are still missing a certain number of key players that haven’t featured at all so far, although manager Kieran McGeeney expects them to return sooner rather than later. Andrew Murnin and Rian O’Neill are just working their way back, […]

Family affair for the O’Neill clan

By Shaun Casey CROSSMAGLEN picked up their 47th Armagh Senior Championship title with a handsome 12-point win over Clan na Gael last Sunday. A stunning second-half display from Anthony Cunningham’s men was key as they secured the Gerry Fagan Cup for the second year in a row and for the fourth time in six seasons. […]

Cross gearing towards championship

By Shaun Casey AS the Armagh club leagues come to an end this weekend, focus will soon shift towards the championship and as usual, Crossmaglen head into the business end of the season as favourites to lift the Gerry Fagan Cup. The Rangers regained their throne last season after losing the 2020 and 2021 championship finals […]

Another classic on the cards?

By Shaun Casey A LOT of GAA commentary usually looks backwards instead of forwards and when it comes to Galway and Armagh, it’s impossible to preview this weekend’s tie without reflecting on last summer’s epic encounter. Goals, last minute equalisers, fights, red cards, heroic comebacks, penalties. You name it, last year’s quarter-final had it. Croke […]

Armagh name team to face Galway

Armagh have made two changes to the starting team as they prepare to face Galway in the final round of the All-Ireland group stages. Rian O’Neill misses out through suspension following his dismissal against Tyrone, while Jarly Og Burns has been dropped to the bench. Paddy Burns and Ciaran Higgins come into the team in […]

O’Neill’s one match ban upheld

RIAN O’Neill will play no part in Armagh’s clash with Galway in Carrick-on-Shannon this weekend as his one-match ban has been upheld. Armagh’s attempt to have O’Neill’s suspension rescinded has proven unsuccessful following a hearing with the CCCC last night. O’Neill was red carded in the first half of Armagh’s two-point defeat to arch-rivals Tyrone […]

Tyrone survive late rally frtom 14-man Armagh

Tyrone 0-13 Armagh 0-11 TYRONE made hard enough work of yesterday’s All-Ireland group stage clash against Armagh in O’Neill’s Healy Park but nonetheless will be pleased to get points on the board ahead of their third and final round robin match against Westmeath in a fortnight’s time. The Red Hands were in cruise control early […]

Sparks expected to fly

All-Ireland SFC Round 2 TYRONE v ARMAGH Saturday, O’Neill’s Healy Park, 7pm (Live on RTÉ) By Niall Gartland Advertisement ARMAGH dumped reigning All-Ireland champions Tyrone out of the race for Sam with surprising ease this time last year, but the feeling is that the gap between the two teams has been not just narrowed but […]

Turbitt named to start for Armagh ahead of Tyrone test

CONORTurbitt has been included in Armagh’s starting line up ahead of this Saturday’s championship clash in Omagh. Turbitt, who hit 0-5 in the same venue against  Tyrone on the final day of the league, failed to score in the Ulster final and was subsequently dropped last weekend. The Clann Eireann sharpshooter came on against Westmeath […]