The serious business starts now: Donnelly

By Niall Gartland TYRONE minors topped their group in the new-look Ulster Championship but manager Gerard Donnelly is acutely conscious that the serious business starts now with Saturday’s quarter-final clash against Fermanagh. The Red Hands have a 100 per cent record heading into the knock-out rounds and have been handed home advantage and a place […]

Tyrone minors bidding to finish top

By Niall Gartland TYRONE minors are in pole position to finish in top of their group heading into their third and final round robin match against Antrim this Saturday. Gerard Donnelly’s side can make doubly sure of finishing top of the table with a win, and in doing so secure home advantage in their upcoming […]

St Joseph’s Donaghmore took inspiration from Tyrone says Kelly

By Barry O’Donnell ST JOSEPH’S manager Niall Kelly stated that his side took inspiration from the Tyrone senior team’s display last week, as the Donaghmore school clinched the All-Ireland ‘B’ crown in brilliant fashion in County Mayo on Saturday. Two second half goals from Mattie McNally proved pivotal as St Joseph’s accounted for Abbey CBS of […]

Community spirit driving St Joseph’s

By Shaun Casey ST Joseph’s Grammar, Donaghmore will take on Abbey CBS of Tipperary this Saturday in The Downs in Westmeath with All-Ireland glory up for grabs. The Munster boys qualified for the final by seeing off Sligo’s St. Attracta’s Community School after a dramatic penalty shootout. Donaghmore, on the other hand, rattled off three goals to nudge […]

Success breeds success in Donaghmore

By Shaun Casey IT’S been a successful few years for Donaghmore youngster Ronan Molloy, who leads St Joseph’s Grammar into Saturday’s Paddy Dummond Cup All-Ireland final against Abbey CBS of Tipperary. Donaghmore have claimed back-to-back league and championship doubles over the last two seasons at club level and that experience will come in handy when the pressure […]

Kelly: Player-led approach paying dividends

By Niall Gartland ST JOSEPH’S, Donaghmore are honing their preparations for their first ever MacLarnon Cup final appearance, and manager Niall Kelly is keen to point out that it’s very much a player-led set-up. Players like Noah Grimes and captain Ronan Molloy have adorned Donaghmore and Tyrone teams in recent years, so they already know […]

Molloy hoping St Joseph’s can call on big game experience

By Barry O’Donnell St Joseph’s Donaghmore captain Ronan Molloy hopes that the big game mentality which many of the squad have accrued playing for club and county will help carry them to success in the MacLarnon Cup final on Friday night. The Convent face Belfast side Rathmore in the decider at the Dub Arena, aiming […]

MacLarnon Cup semi-finals down for decision

MacLarnon Cup semi-finals By Michael McMullan Rathmore v Loreto Milford Friday, Owenbeg, 2pm THERE will be familiarity at Owenbeg in Friday with a repeat of group stages clash won by Rathmore. Relative newcomers to the competition, Milford had wins over St Patrick’s Downpatrick and semi-finalists St Louis Ballymena during the group stages. Advertisement The Donegal […]