By Kieran Lynch “They try to engineer a score from somewhere, to try and reclaim the prize they last held in 1988. But it’s all over, and Down have won the All-Ireland! They maintain a magnificent record; they have never lost an All-Ireland final… and the fans on Hill 16 are enjoying it enormously.” That […]
By Shaun Casey IN four Tailteann Cup games, Conor Laverty has given game time to 34 different players as the Mourne men prepare for a quarter-final clash with the competition favourites Cavan. That’s a huge chunk of Laverty’s 42-man panel, with the likes of star forwards Barry O’Hagan and Jerome Johnston on the sideline through […]
By Shaun Casey CONOR Laverty’s first competitive outing as Down manager, after the pre-season competition of the McKenna Cup, was a long trip south to Tipperary. This weekend, the Mourne men will make the same journey in round two of the Tailteann Cup. Down will be hoping for a similar result as goals from Pat […]
DOWN teams have always historically been associated with a certain type of football: fast ball, kick-passing, good scoring forwards, playing on the front foot – some people would describe it as swashbuckling. The rise of Down started with their 1960 All-Ireland football win, Down had a level of team-play never seen before at Croke Park, with even […]
Name Ross Carr. Teams played for Club – Clonduff. Advertisement County – Down. Province – Ulster. School – St Colmans College, Newry amd Newry Technical College. Current involvement Coaching Ardoyne Kickhams senior team in Antrim. Which Club game, that you played in, will you never forget and why? 2000 county final – we won the […]
Fionnuala Carr explains what it is like to be from a family which is so dedicated to Down GAA.
Down legend Ross Carr has argued that the intercounty side are better primed than last year for a successful campaign.
BERNARD Flynn still gets the uneasy feeling in his stomach when he crosses the border into Newry.
CLONDUFF manager Ross Carr has leapt to the defence of Down manager Eamonn Burns following the postponement of a selection of league matches.