Laverty announces Down team for Wicklow visit

Conor Laverty has named his Down panel for Saturday’s Tailteann Cup quarter-final clash with Wicklow. The Mourne men reached the final of the Tailteann Cup last season but lost out to Meath at Croke Park. They will enjoy home advantage this time around however as they welcome Oisin McConville’s side to Pairc Esler, a curtain […]

Cavan and Down name teams for Tailteann Cup clash

CAVAN and Down have named their teams for Saturday’s Tailteann Cup quarter-final at Kingspan Breffni. Kilcoo forward Ryan Johnston returns to Down’s starting line-up having missed their last game, a deserved victory over Longford, through injury. Another Kilcoo man, Miceal Rooney, has also been recalled to the starting 15, while Patrick Branagan is set to […]

Doherty already looking to the next step

IT’S just minutes after Down’s win over Donegal. The sun is out and the fans pour on. Ceilum Doherty had that pleasant smile across his boyish face. For a footballing fanatic, life is more than good. This is living. These are the days you kick against the gable wall for. Soaking up every nugget of […]

Johnston good to go for Armagh showdown

By Michael McMullan RYAN Johnston will be ready for action when Down take on rivals Armagh on Sunday in Clones (4pm) insists assistant manager Marty Clarke. The Kilcoo star kicked 0-3 in a Man of the Match performance against Donegal on Sunday before being replaced after an hour and didn’t look to be moving too […]

Half a dozen Ulster players on GAA Team of the Week

THERE were six players named on the latest GAA Team of the Week Receive quality journalism wherever you are, on any device. Keep up to date from the comfort of your own home with a digital subscription. Any time | Any place | Anywhere Subscribe to current edition today and get access to our archive […]

Magpies continue to soar

By Kieran Lynch KILCOO are Down champions once again. It was anything but easy for the Magpies, as Warrenpoint went with them toe-to-toe, but as Kilcoo always seem to do, they found a way to win. Having led by four midway through the second half, Kilcoo allowed the ’Point to fight their way back to […]