MICKEY Moran is the surprise new manager of Down kingpins Kilcoo. The former three-time Derry manager, who also coached their 1993 All-Ireland winning team, was appointed as Paul McIver’s replacement last night.
THE Standing Committee on Playing Rules will push ahead with the proposal to limit the number of consecutive handpasses in football to three, but have made alterations to three of their other proposed new rules.
THERE have been no discussions about getting rid of pre-season competitions such as the Dr McKenna Cup according to Ulster Council secretary Brian McAvoy - despite suggestions they could be set for the axe.
Danske Bank MacRory Cup: St Colman’s, Newry 4-11 St Patrick’s Academy, Dungannon 1-18 DESPITE falling 1-4 to 0-1 behind at the end of the first quarter, St Colman’s Newry recovered to take the group points from this highly-entertaining Danske Bank MacRory Cup tie in Pearse Óg Armagh on Saturday morning.
Connacht Club SFC semi-finals Ballintubber (Mayo) 3-11 Aughawillan (Leitrim) 1-8 SUBSTITUTE Jamsie Finnety scored two goals as Ballintubber advanced to the Connacht final with a nine-point win over Aughawillan at Páirc Seán Mac Diarmada.
HIS legs covered in tin foil, the jersey thrown over the top for heat as much as decoration as he sat on the floor of the tunnel, Arron Graffin’s team-mates huddled around him with the Four Seasons Cup back in their arms.