More Hurling and camogie news

Braniff blow for Portaferry

By Padraig Kelly
Down Senior Hurling Championship round-robin: Portaferry v Ballycran (today, Ballygalget, 5pm) A BACK injury looks set to rule Portaferry veteran Paul Braniff out of this year’s Down Championship, much to the dismay of manager Noel Sands.

Antrim will be happy with home comforts

Cahair O'Kane
AFTER getting the feel for rubbing shoulders with the great and the good last year, there’s a more sobering look about Antrim’s fixture list for next year’s National Hurling League.

Dunloy advance to Antrim camogie final with victory over Cargin

Séamas McAleenan
Darragh’s Coaches Antrim Intermediate Camogie Championship quarter-final: Dunloy II 2-12 Cargin 0-12 This was a competitive enough championship tie in Dunloy with the home side building on their success in last year’s Junior Championship by reaching the last four of the Intermediate title-race where they will meet Brídíní Óga Glenravel on September 16, writes Séamas McAleenan.

Brendan Ó Sé goes to the Heart of Hurling

Irish News Sport
Award-winning Cork photographer Brendan Ó Sé has just brought the shutter down on an incredible photographic journey discovering what the GAA and hurling mean to the Irish nation.

Antrim hurling set to lose joint-manager Terence McNaughton

Brendan Crossan
TERENCE McNaughton is expected to step down as Antrim’s joint senior hurling manager at this evening’s scheduled meeting with county officers – and Dominic ‘Woody’ McKinley has already hinted that he could bow out too.

Galway boss devastated but dignified in defeat

Kenny Archer at Croke Park
THE words came slowly, quietly – and almost stopped very soon...How to explain your team being second best across most positions, second best for almost all the match, particularly on the scoreboard – and still to lose by the narrowest of margins?

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