IN FOCUS: Ryan McAleenan’s road to recovery

Ryan McAleenan hoped to pull on the Down jersey again but he suffered a career-ending injury and it undoubtedly took a mental toll on the Warrenpoint defender By Shaun Casey RYAN McAleenan can still remember the feeling. The crushing collapse of his world caving below his feet. His career was over. Playing football, his driving […]

Five Mins with… Down’s Ryan McAleenan

Name: Ryan McAleenan Age: 28 Occupations: Teacher Teams played for: Warrenpoint and Down Senior footballers Advertisement Game you most enjoyed playing in? Even though we were on the wrong end of the result – last year’s championship match against Mayo in Newry was really enjoyable – great experience playing against one of the best teams […]