Rossa quality helping to build a squad

By Michael McMullan THE volume of games in the Derry club scene demands a deep squad insists Richard Thornton who is happy with what Magherafelt have under the bonnet. The All-Ireland winning coach with Kilcoo joined Damian Barton’s management team this season was speaking after one of the newcomers, Ryan Lennox, fisted Rossa to victory […]

Mickey Moran ends his tenure with Kilcoo

By Michael McMullan MICKEY Moran has stepped down as Kilcoo manager after leading the club to the All-Ireland Club title. Conleith Gilligan and Richard Thornton, who were part of Moran’s management team, have taken over as joint managers. Moran, who is shortlisted for Manager of the Year at Friday’s Gaelic Life All-Star awards, ends a […]

Performance levels most important thing for Kilcoo

By Michael McMullan BOOKIES’ odds don’t mean anything in Kilcoo. There is only one thing that matters – football. Tucked under the lip of Lough Island Reavy above, their facilities befit the tag of Ulster champions. “There is no messing about and no fools are suffered lightly,” said coach Richard Thornton of their sheer passion […]