Steelstown on the All-Ireland trail

By Michael McMullan AFTER knocking on the Ulster door for so long, Steelstown now step into the All-Ireland area on Saturday with an away semi-final against Leitrim champions Ballinamore. They weren’t always at the cutting edge. It took time to become a force. Emma Doherty didn’t take up the sport until the age of “13 or […]

Different types of tears for Steelstown

By Michael McMullan CIARA McGurk struggled to find the words to describe Steelstown winning their first Ulster Intermediate title but the feeling inside told her enough to know it was a huge moment. All those feelings of pain, suffering and sacrifice were worth it. Two years ago they could see the cup without being able […]

Another chance for Steelstown to dream

By Michael McMullan IF Steelstown were to smash the glass ceiling and conquer Ulster this weekend it would be a dream come true for Aoife McGough. After four Derry titles in succession and an Ulster final defeat after the fixture debacle of last year, Steelstown’s final showdown with Glenavy in Carrickmore on Sunday presents another opportunity. McGough was part […]

Steelstown ladies hoping to wipe the slate clean

By Niall Gartland STEELSTOWN ladies will be hoping to lay a few ghosts to rest in this Saturday’s Ulster Intermediate Championship semi-final against Castleblayney (Castleblayney, 2pm). This time last year there was a major controversy surrounding their semi-final encounter against Denn-Castlerahan that unfortunately painted the provincial ladies scene in a bad light. Their semi-final clash […]