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 […]


ANTRIM drew against Dublin last weekend in their first ever home outing in the Leinster Hurling Championship. It would’ve been an unbelievable start to the campaign if they’d won, but a draw is a really good yardstick of how far the Saffrons have come in the last number of years. A few years back, Dublin […]

Dunloy’s generation game

When Dunloy made their 1990 breakthrough in Antrim, Nigel Elliott was a key cog in their team and will have two sons in action in Croke Park on Sunday. He tells Michael McMullan about the club’s journey. WHEN Dunloy run out on Croke Park on Sunday afternoon, it’s the second golden generation of hurlers to […]