Paul Hearty retires after celebrating colorful career


Paul Hearty retires after 23 years and looked back at a colorful career. “It is with a heavy heart that I announce my retirement from Gaelic football today,” Hearty’s retirement statement said. The former Armagh goalkeeper thanked his family who supported him and team managements who helped him throughout the years. “Firstly I will start […]


Kilcoo Searching for Six In A Row


Kilcoo are searching for a sixth in a row looking to emulate the record of the Burren team in the 80s. The magpies are looking to emulate the achievements of the great Burren team of the 1980s, which won a six-in-a-row between 1983 and ’88. “From the outside looking in, I expect Burren to be […]


Slaughtneil Stay On Track For Four In A Row


DERRY SENIOR FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP SEMI FINAL 2017 SLAUGHTNEIL 0-13 GLEN 0-6   Odhrán Crumley Reports From Owenbeg   Slaughtneil eased into a fourth Derry Senior Championship decider seeing off near neighbours Glen in a rather dour affair in front of a sizeable crowd in Celtic Park. The vast majority of pre-match talk surrounded the ‘will […]


Screen Edge Greenlough To Book County Final Appearance


DERRY SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIP SEMI FINAL 2017 BALLINASCREEN 0-11 GREENLOUGH 0-9   Odhrán Crumley Reports From Owenbeg   Ballinascreen booked their place in the Derry Senior Football Championship Final after a cagey contest in dire conditions at Owenbeg. Screen opened the scoring in fantastic fashion Benny Heron somehow getting out in front winning the ball before […]


Hat-Trick Hero Burke Sends Newbridge To County Final


  DERRY INTERMEDIATE CHAMPIONSHIP SEMI-FINAL 2017 NEWBRIDGE 4-12 CASTLEDAWSON 0-9   ODHRAN CRUMLEY REPORTS FROM OWENBEG   A hat-trick of goals from full forward sent Newbridge well on their way to the Intermediate championship final with a fifteen point win over reigning champions Castledawson. Newbridge opened the scoring in the very first minute of the […]


Slaughtneil Power Past Thirteen Man Ballinderry


DERRY SENIOR FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP 2017 QUARTER FINAL SLAUGHTNEIL 1-9 BALLINDERRY 0-8   Odhrán Crumley reports from Owenbeg Slaughtneil booked their place in the Semi-Final of the Derry Senior Championship with a four point win over a thirteen man Ballinderry, in an at times ill-tempered game played in front of a large crowd in Owenbeg. Scuffles […]


Classic Castledawson Comeback Seals Semi Spot


DERRY INTERMEDIATE CHAMPIONSHIP QUARTER FINAL 2017 CASTLEDAWSON 3-12 SLAUGHTMANUS 2-9   Odhrán Crumley reports from Owenbeg A late surge from Castledawson saw them book their place in the Semi Final of the Derry Intermediate Championship. Goals from Connor Taggert, Odhran Mullan and Sebastian Layden sealed the win. It took five minutes for the game to […]


JOHNSTON ON TARGET AS KILREA EDGE DUNGIVEN


FROM ODHRÁN CRUMLEY AT OWENBEG   DERRY SENIOR CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP 2017 KILREA 1-12 DUNGIVEN 1-10   A Niall Johnston strike with six minutes to play was enough to shrug off a rugged Dungiven challenge, at Owenbeg this evening.  Both sides emerged sharply from the blocks as Charlie Kielt and Seamus Higgins traded scores, as the […]


MUGSY ELIGIBLE FOR LONDON AFTER HURLING DEBUT


By Odhrán Crumley  Three time All Ireland winning forward Owen Mulligan’s late substitute appearance for Fulham Irish in their intermediate championship loss to Granauile means the Cookstown sharp shooter is now eligible to represent London in this years All Ireland and Connacht championships.   The Exiles open their Connacht Championship campaign at the re-developed Irish TV […]