Cillian O’Connor says Mayo “will rise again”

Cillian O’Connor says Mayo “will rise again” despite their disappointing finish in the All-Ireland. “The day didn’t go as I planned so I feel a little unprepared. There is very little I can say to soften or reduce the sadness in all of us,” O’Connor said the the final banquet at the CityWest Hotel. Mayo […]

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 […]

Darragh Canavan Out To Make His Own Name

From Odhrán Crumley  Tyrone Minor and U’17 star Darragh Canavan is out to make a name of his own after the expected comparisons with father, Peter due to their scoring prowess and importance to their teams.  Darragh was instrumental to his county winning the inaugural Under 17 All Ireland Title in Croke Park last month. […]

Davy Fitz To Manage Wexford In 2018

From Odhrán Crumley  Davy Fitzgerald will continue as manager of the Wexford Senior Hurling team for the 2018 season after a hugely successful first season in charge.  The Clare native was in charge as he saw the Leinster men gain promotion to Division 1A of the national hurling league for 2018, the presence of Davy […]

Justin McMahon Calls Time On Inter County Career

From Odhrán Crumley  Tyrone’s All Star full back Justin McMahon has called time on his inter-county career after ten years at the top level.  McMahon wore the number three jersey in the infamous All Ireland win in 2008. Alongside brother Joe they rendered the fearsome double act of Tommy Walsh and Kieran Donaghy dubbed as […]

Waterford will have their “day” says Dan Shanahan

Dan Shanahan is optimistic that Waterford’s “day” as champions will come thanks to their young roster. “I think we’ll have our day, I can’t guarantee that, but personally 110% I think we’ll have our day.” he said. Shanahan, who is Derek McGrath’s right-hand man, said Galway’s three point victory was okay, but it was not […]

Future is still undecided for Derek McGrath

Derek McGrath will take some time to decide on what to do on the future of his career. “Dan and Eoin and all the backroom team have put a huge amount of work in. We’re just going to focus on the now for now and see what comes in the next six weeks.” he told […]