St Colman’s walls of memories

St Colman’s Newry are set for a weekend to celebrate 100 years of football. Kevin Franklin and Cathal Murray are past pupils now teaching in the college. They spoke to Michael McMullan… HOW do you wrap up 100 years of football in one night? That’s the conundrum St Colman’s Newry face this weekend as part […]

Up on the wall: Niall McParland

Niall McParland etched his name in history as he captained St Colman’s to the MacRory and Hogan Cup double in 2010. He tells his story to Shaun Casey… FOR every young student that passes through the gates at St Colman’s College, the dream is aways the same. To get their photo up on the wall. […]


A trio of captains toast latest St Colman’s success

ST Colman’s College Newry were winners of the Ulster Schools’ D’Alton Cup with a 1-7 to 1-6 win over St Patrick’s Armagh 1-7 to 1-6 in Páirc Esler on Thursday. In this, the school’s bicentennial year, ‘The College’ had two former D’Alton winning captains in their management team. Ciarán Bagnall was the winning captain in […]

MacRory magic – The most successful schools in MacRory Cup history

WE look at the most successful schools in the history of the MacRory Cup St Colman’s, Newry (20 titles) NOT only have St Colman’s won the most MacRory Cup titles, but they’ve also excelled at All-Ireland level, winning the Hogan Cup eight times (only St Jarlath’s Tuam have won more). Known as a nursery for […]