Red Hand McGettigan hoping to help Setanta to Ulster glory

THERE are few people who know Tyrone hurling better than one Gary McGettigan – the genial giant who is a native of Strabane – but who has been living in Doneyloop for over a decade. Gary hurled with Strabane Shamrocks for many years, starting around 1989, and won quite a few junior county titles after […]

Setanta stepping up

Donegal hurling team Setanta are a week away from their first-ever appearance in an Ulster Intermediate final. Shaun Casey writes… SETANTA have reached every Donegal Senior Hurling Championship final for the past seven consecutive seasons, winning five including a two-in-a-row this year, but of late they are stepping up to competing, and winning, at provincial […]

Setanta face injury concerns ahead of final

By Michael McMullan IT will be a waiting game for Setanta who will give their injured trio every chance of making themselves available for Saturday’s senior hurling final clash with St Eunan’s in O’Donnell Park (6pm). Josh McGee-Cronolly, Declan Coulter and Sean Ward all came in their semi-final win over Buncrana with knee injuries. “We […]

Setanta set sights on All-Ireland semi-final spot

BY RYAN FERRY A PLACE in the All-Ireland Junior Hurling Championship semi-final is at stake this week when Setanta take on Kilburn Gaels (London) in the Twinning final in Pairc Colmcille, Carrickmore at 1pm. Setanta only won the Ulster Junior title last week but there’s no time to get carried away with that success. There […]

Late burst shoots Setanta to Ulster glory

2022 Ulster JHC Final Setanta 1-22 Shane O’Neill’s 0-15 By Michael McMullan DAVIN Flynn and Declan Coulter shot Setanta to Ulster glory with a late burst against Shane O’Neill’s of Glenarm. Advertisement The Donegal champions – backboned by a host of players with inter-county experience – opted to play against the breeze and were two […]

Setanta aiming for 2017 repeat

By Niall Gartland SETANTA will be hoping history repeats itself when they take on Na Magha in Saturday’s Ulster Junior Hurling Championship semi-final at Healy Park. The Donegal side claimed victory over Na Magha in the Ulster Junior final back in 2017, and their manager Gary McGettigan believes that, if anything, their side is even […]

KEVIN HINPHEY: My predictions for Ulster club hurling success

The race for Ulster Club honours is firmly underway in the province. the Junior and Intermediate competitions are always fiercely contested between evenly matched teams from across the Ulster counties, with the Antrim, Derry and Down champions competing for the senior crown. The tie of the round in the opening round of the Junior Championship was […]