Flanagan’s wide smile of victory

By Michael McMullan TIARNAN Flanagan’s smile always seems to be wider than everyone else’s and Sunday was no different. It was beaming and befitted the first hour as an All-Ireland champion. From the moment he walked out of the Glen dressing room door, he looked like a man walking on air. That’s because he was. […]

Hero ‘keeper Bradley in dreamland

By Michael McMullan CONNLAN Bradley struggled to put the enormity of winning a club All-Ireland into words after Sunday’s rollercoaster win over St Brigid’s. Eventually he uses dreamland to describe winning the biggest prize in club football in the most iconic stadium in the land. The Glen ‘keeper, who made an vital first-half save to […]

Glen gaze at the final step

All-Ireland Club SFC final Glen v St Brigid’s Sunday, Croke Park, 3.30pm (Live on TG4) By Michael McMullan A WALK through the overjoyed Glen fans, collectively basking in the glory of eventually seeing off Kilmacud Crokes, told it all. There was plenty of joy and colour amidst the green flare smoke but there was hardly […]

O’Rourke acclaims the culture at Glen

By Niall Gartland IF Malachy O’Rourke is feeling the pressure of delivering an All-Ireland title to Glen, he certainly wasn’t showing it at Monday evening’s press night at the Glen Centre. The always affable O’Rourke spoke happily about the upcoming game, mingled with reporters and committee members and downed a cup of tea or two […]

Warnock hoping Glen can take the final step

By Niall Gartland IT wasn’t always like this for All-Ireland chasers Glen, as their attack-minded corner-back Michael Warnock is only too happy to acknowledge. Warnock lined out in the half-forward line as Glen won their first of four Ulster Minor Championship titles on the spin back in January 2012, an unprecedented achievement that in all […]

Glass enjoying the journey

By Shaun Casey CONOR Glass is loving life at the minute. He’s been on the go almost constantly for the past two years but someone in his privileged position isn’t going to start complaining, not that he’d have the time to. Over the past few years, Glass has led Glen to their first ever Derry […]

St Brigid’s are the country’s form team says Glen skipper

By Michael McMullan CAPTAIN Connor Carville insists Glen have a vital period of preparation ahead of their All-Ireland showdown with 2013 champions St Brigid’s. After the euphoria ebbed through the fog after their semi-final win over Kilmacud Crok’s, the Glen players were whisked to the dressing room before being swamped by the hordes of fans. […]

Boss Devlin realises the need for improvement for Cargin

By Michael McMullan WHEN the dust settled on Cargin’s hard-fought win over Aghagallon, manager Ronan Devlin felt the glass was half-full. The champions are preparing for the next step of their title against St Brigid’s on Sunday (Dunsilly, 2pm). Devlin’s immediate “kneejerk” reaction to his team’s performance didn’t give enough credit to what Aghagallon brought […]