It goes without saying that hurling is an incredibly difficult sport to master, and whoever is awarded our big individual prize of Hurler of the Year in association with Ulster GAA, will be thoroughly deserving of the plaudits. Last year’s winner was Dunloy’s Ryan Elliott, the first ever time a goalkeeper has got his hands […]

JOHNNY McINTOSH: The Saffrons have big shoes to fill

I’LL cut to the chase – it’s going to be a really tough year for Antrim.The main reason I say that is the boys who have stepped away from the panel. Neil McManus has retired and it goes without saying that he won’t be replaced in a hurry, and then there’s the Dunloy quartet of Ryan […]

WATCH: Ryan Elliott – Hurler of the Year

GOALKEEPERS sometimes fly under the radar when it comes to the big accolades – even in the modern era – but it was Dunloy netminder Ryan Elliott who claimed the big Hurler of the Year award last Friday night. He had a busy weekend – he was excellent in Antrim’s crucial league win over Laois – and it’s […]

Elliott’s impressive form continues

DUNLOY and Antrim goalkeeper Ryan Elliott has been named on the GAA’s Team of the Week. He made a fine second half save in an assured performance as the Saffron’s retained their Division One status following victory over Laois. It caps off a fine weekend that saw him named as Hurler of the Year at […]

Night of celebration at last night’s Gaelic Life Club All-Stars

CLUB players and managers across the province were celebrated at Friday night’’s Gaelic Life awards night in Monaghan’s Hillgrove Hotel. Now in its 12th year, the sold out event marked a night of celebration in all four codes – hurling, camogie, men’s and ladies football. Players on the four respective teams of the year were […]

Check out our Team of the Week

After another weekend of action, here is our team of the week selection. 1 RYAN ELLIOTT Dunloy Made a number of top saves at Croke Park as he gave his all in pursuit of the All-Ireland title. 2 ORAN QUINN Dunloy A fantastic first-half display against Ballyhale, capped off by a super point. 3 CLODAGH […]

Dunloy focus turns towards an All-Ireland bid

By Michael McMullan WITH their 13-year wait for an Ulster title over, the Dunloy attention will quickly switch to the All-Ireland series insists goalkeeper Ryan Elliott. Sunday’s win over the club’s 11th Ulster title since making the breakthrough to take a first Antrim title in 1990 and despite playing in five All-Ireland finals they have […]

Elliott’s magical week continues

By Michael McMullan WEDNESDAY was another chapter in a magical week for Dunloy and Antrim goalkeeper Ryan Elliott. After winning his fifth senior medal in the club’s four-in-a-row success, he was one of seven Antrim players named in the Joe McDonagh Team of the year. It was the club’s 16th title since their first in […]

Team mates with Ryan McGarry

Name: Ryan McGarry. Age: 22. Advertisement Teams played for? Dunloy and Antrim. Earliest GAA memory? Getting my first hurling stick and helmet. Which team-mate has been the most inspirational and why? Kevin McKeague or Paul Shiels, they have come back from so many injuries. Who’s the best team-mate to train with and why? Paul Shiels […]