Goals paved the way as Down take the title

TG4 Intermediate Football Championship Final  Down 2-9  Monaghan 0-14  DOWN made it back-to-back Ulster championships when they held off a battling Monaghan to claim the intermediate title to follow up on last year’s junior crown. When Laoise Duffy struck for their second goal at the beginning of the second half it looked like the Mourne […]

Glen’s upward curve

By Michael McMullan EMMETT Bradley encapsulates the Glen story that still dreams of the magical chapter last year’s campaign failed to fully write. Alongside Michael Warnock, also present at Monday night’s press night, he is young enough to have played his part as they began their dominance of minor football but old enough to reflect […]

Cushendall have cause for optimism

By Niall Gartland CUSHENDALL don’t have the best record in All-Ireland semi-finals – and that shouldn’t be a stick to beat them with – but at the same time they have reason to believe that they can put it up to Kilkenny side O’Loughlin Gaels in Sunday’s last-four date at Navan. The Ruairi Ogs have […]

Donegal crowned Ulster champions once again

TG4 ULSTER SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL Donegal 1-10 Armagh 0-9  By Frank Craig DONEGAL tore up the formbook in spectacular fashion as they downed reigning champions Armagh in the TG4 Ulster SFC decider at Owenbeg. Advertisement Three weeks ago Shane McCormack’s side enjoyed a comprehensive eight-point championship win over Donegal. However, the playing field was levelled […]

Loughgiel retain minor title

Ulster Minor Hurling Tournament final Loughgiel 3-11 Éire Óg 0-8 By Michael McMullan LOUGHGIEL won their second ever Ulster Minor Hurling title after pulling clear of Carrickmore side Éire Óg in the Saturday’s final. Advertisement After trailing 0-6 to 0-2 after 18 minutes, Loughgiel had the ball in the back of the net two minutes […]

A different kind of challenge for Glen

ALL-IRELAND CLUB SFC SEMI-FINAL Glen v Maigh Cuilin Sunday, Croke Park, 3.30pm By Michael McMullan IT was a Christmas Glen people will never forget. Turkey, joy and silver was the diet of choice after landing a first ever Ulster Senior title. There was also the double boost of an All-Ireland series to look forward to […]

KEVIN CASSIDY: The Kings of Ulster

MASSIVE congratulations to Glen who claimed their first ever Ulster Club Senior Football title after turning in a phenomenal performance at the weekend. Before I get to the winners, we must at the stage also congratulate Kilcoo on the fantastic run over the last number of years. The benchmark that they have set is incredible […]