Devlin ready for seventh year at the Tyrone U-20 helm

By Niall Gartland TYRONE u-20 boss Paul Devlin hopes that their looming championship campaign will be more like 2022 and less like 2023. They won the All-Ireland title in memorable fashion two years ago, but even though they still boasted an immensely talented side, fell short at the first hurdle last March with defeat to […]

McLaughlin’s men ready for Armagh opener

FERMANAGH u-20 manager Maurice McLaughlin feels he has a “real good group” of players as the Erne men target winning the Ulster Championship. McLaughlin’s men have been drawn in Section B of the EirGrid Ulster u-20 Football Championship, with games against Armagh, Cavan and Donegal. The Erne men kick off their campaign on Saturday against Ulster […]

McGuinness factor has given county a lift says Donegal U-20 boss

By Niall Gartland NEW Donegal u-20 manager Shaun Paul Barrett hopes the Jim McGuinness factor will trickle down to his own team as they gear up for the start of their Ulster Championship campaign. 2023 was beset with difficulties, particularly behind the scenes in relation to underage structures and the departure of Karl Lacey as […]

New group stage format for Ulster U-20 Championship

By Niall Gartland THE Ulster U-20 Football Championship will be played under a new group stage format in line with the changes made last year to the provincial minor competition. The championship will now be played under broadly similar lines at u-20 level with one group of five (Monaghan, Antrim, Tyrone, Down and Derry) and […]

Ten Armagh players suspended for Ulster U20 final

THE ULSTER CCC has thrown the book at the Armagh U20s following their tempestuous Ulster Championship semi-final win over Tyrone last Friday night. Gaelic Life can reveal that 10 Armagh players, including six starters against Tyrone, have been suspended for their part in an unseemly melee deep into extra-time, and will miss out on next […]