Saval aim to put frustrating season behind them

By Shaun Casey DOWN’S 2022 intermediate champions Saval have endured a frustrating season to date but make their return to the top tier this weekend as they take on Glenn. The loss of a number of key men has hindered their campaign and boss Danny Hughes (right), an All-Star winner with Down in 2010, explains […]

Mourne Ladies fully focused on All-Ireland challenge

By Michael McMullan DOWN ladies have parked their Ulster title with the focus now firmly on the All-Ireland series that continues with the visit of Kilkenny on Sunday (Páirc Esler 2pm). Like all camogie and ladies football teams, Down will be fulfilling the rest of the season ‘under protest’ as they urge all three associations to come […]

Hughes: Saval ready for Ulster journey

By Shaun Casey SAVAL are relishing the “massive opportunity” to compete in the Ulster Championship as they travel to Inniskeen this weekend to take on Monaghan champions Corduff. Former Down star Danny Hughes took his native club to the promised land in the Mourne County and is now aiming for more success in the provincial competition. […]

Banty’s Corduff side learning as they go along

By Shaun Casey CORDUFF edged past Shane O’Neill’s by one-point last Saturday evening and manager Seamus McEnaney (pictured) admitted after the game that he didn’t know an awful lot about this weekend’s opponents. They face Down champions Saval, managed by former Mourne County star Danny Hughes, but ‘Banty’ confirmed it wouldn’t take him long to […]

DOWN PREVIEWS: Huge semi-final weekend across the championship grades

DOWN SENIOR FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP SEMI FINALS WARRENPOINT V LOUGHINISLAND Sunday, Pairc Esler, 3pm LOUGHINISLAND surprisingly won the last time this two teams met, just three weeks ago and will be out to repeat that performance, Warrenpoint are sure to carry in a lot of motivation and that could see them through. Advertisement Verdict: Warrenpoint   […]