Glen v Scotstown Sunday, BOX-IT Athletic Grounds, 4pm Live on TG4 By Michael McMullan IT’S a gap of 12 months versus 23 years on Sunday as Glen put their title on the line against Scotstown who were last Kings of Ulster in 1989. Gerry McCarville was midfield in their win over Coalisland and his son […]
By Patrick Morrison WITH the shortened seasons now in full effect, the GAA have implemented rules to ensure that championship games finish on the same day (except finals). They have instructed teams that if they are level after full time, then extra time will be played to find a winner. This is no new concept in […]
Ulster SFC Final Derry v Armagh Sunday, Clones, 4pm (Live on RTÉ and BBC) By Michael McMullan THE last time these two jostled in the championship, it was the Covid year and Armagh’s 0-6 to 0-2 lead at the first water break had Derry chasing a game a second half gale wasn’t able to help […]
The last time Derry and Armagh met in the Ulster showdown, club rivals and university teammates John McEntee and Joe Cassidy were in opposing corners. Michael McMullan caught up with them for a walk down memory lane. WHEN Armagh minors began the defence of their Ulster title in a sun-kissed Athletic Grounds in May 1995, […]
By Michael McMullan DERRY manager Rory Gallagher has named an unchanged team for Sunday’s Ulster final with Armagh (Clones 4pm). Derry were winners over Fermanagh and Monaghan on their way to the decider, with Kieran McGeeney’s side seeing of Antrim, Cavan and Down on their way. There is no starting berth for Ciaran McFaul who […]
By Michael McMullan WITH the first sentence that comes out of Aidan Branagan’s mouth comes the sense of that same cool and collected way Kilcoo go about their football. Nothing is too low and nothing is too high. It’s about taking everything as it comes. The fact he is joint-captain tells why they never seem […]
Ronan Gallagher and Ryan McCluskey reflect on Fermanagh’s 2008 Ulster final saga against Armagh. Shaun Casey writes… 2008 was one of those summers where everything just clicked. Derry have just gone through one, Cavan experienced it in 2020, Monaghan and Donegal done likewise over the past decade. A team comes along out of the blue […]
Cian Mackey is one of the older players on the Cavan team.
Mickey Graham said that he’s doing his best to keep his players grounded before the Ulster final.
Kevin Cassidy said that he has accepted Michael Murphy won’t be played exclusively inside.