Sean Marty Lockhart – making a case for the defence

Sean Marty Lockhart is one of the greatest defenders of all time, an All-Star and Ireland’s most capped International Rules player. Michael McMullan went to meet him to pick his brains on the art of defending WHEN you spend 22 hours away from collective team training in preparation for marking Peter Canavan, you tick the […]

Sean Marty Lockhart – Derry’s Mr Perfection

Sean Marty Lockhart was one of the greatest defenders in the game and holds the record number of International Rules’ appearances. Michael McMullan went to meet him… NOBODY else has played 16 times for Ireland in the International Rules. Not everybody picks up an All-Star, Ulster and League medals in a 15-year inter-county career. Not […]

IN FOCUS: Under the skin – Eoin Bradley

Eoin Bradley’s career has went around a few corners, but his love for sport has never waned. Michael McMullan went to meet him… IT’S Friday morning in Glenullin and Eoin Bradley is buzzing. Football has dominated his life and nothing has changed. Noel Trainor, the club’s 1985 championship winning goalkeeper, greets him on arrival. Sunday […]

The Kings of the Defence

NIALL Gartland counts down the greatest defensive players since the millennium 1 Seamus Moynihan (Kerry) ONE of the all-time greats. Moynihan was a hugely talented player whose trademark was his lung-bursting runs out of defence. Won three All-Stars, two in the half-back position, and won the Footballer of the Year award when Kerry won the […]