Intermediate finalists Rostrevor aren’t looking back

By Shaun Casey ROSTREVOR are back in the Intermediate Championship decider where they’ll take on Liatroim, and coach Aidan Cole insists they are fully focused on this year. Last year’s showpiece was disappointing for Benny Coulter’s side, who lost to underdogs Saval by three points. While that hurt is still lingering in the back of their minds, […]

Liatroim looking for a reversal of fortunes

By Shaun Casey ON both occasions Liatroim and Rostrevor met in the league, the two sides couldn’t be separated and that perhaps provides the best insight into what can be expected in Saturday’s Intermediate final (Páirc Esler, 5pm). However, it was their two championship clashes last season that stick with Liatroim. Rostrevor were three-point winners in […]

Band of brothers – Rostrevor’s men of ’98

It’s 25 years since Rostrevor got their hands on the Frank O’Hare Cup. Conor Daly was part of their winning team and he spoke with Michael McMullan about their path to glory THERE were many pieces that made up the Rostrevor’s championship winning jigsaw of 1998, but Michael Daly and Vincent Murphy were two of […]

PREVIEWS: Down Senior, Intermediate and Junior Football finals

DOWN SENIOR FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL WARRENPOINT V KILCOO Sunday, Park Esler, 4pm WARRENPOINT are the last team to beat Kilcoo in the Down championship but that was two years ago and Kilcoo are now the All-Ireland champions and will take some beating. Even then, the Magpies exacted their revenge through the backdoor system and went on […]

Rostrevor happy to accept favourites tag

BY KIERAN LYNCH ROSTREVOR are favourites to win the Down Intermediate Championship this season, after a surprise relegation from Senior football in 2021, and they got their campaign off to a winning start, defeating Liatroim 0-13 to 0-10 last Saturday. Whilst the ship seems to be steadied now, this year hasn’t been the easiest for […]