VINCENT McGlew, better known as 'Mr Loughinisland', was thoroughly overwhelmed after he picked up the first-ever Volunteer Award at The Irish News’ School, Club and Volunteer Awards bash at Belfast’s Wellington Park Hotel last Friday.
Lory Meagher Cup round four: Lancashire v Cavan (today, Old Bedians, Manchester, 2pm) WITH Cavan winless after three games in this year’s Lory Meagher series, they appear to be on a hiding to nothing in Manchester today.
NWP Ulster Camogie Minor Championship Cup final: Portaferry, Sunday, 2pm Down v Antrim Based on their respective form-books this NWP Ulster minor final between Antrim and Down looks relatively easy to call.
Camogie: NWP Ulster Minor Championship Cup semi-finals: Down 2-8 Armagh 0-10; Derry 0-3 Antrim 7-24 A well-worked team goal finished by Down's Aoife McDowell in the 33rd minute was the key score in a keenly contested NWP Ulster Minor camogie semi-final against Armagh at Mayobridge yesterday.
Nicky Rackard Cup quarter-final: Armagh v Longford (tomorrow, 3pm, Crossmaglen) EVEN though it was merely a few weeks, it seemed like Armagh were in the tunnel for a long time before they were able to see a chink of light.
Christy Ring Cup quarter-final: London v Down (tomorrow, Pairc na hEireann, Birmingham, 1pm) THE outcome of tomorrow’s Christy Ring quarter-final won’t dictate whether Marty Mallon and his management team put their hands up for a second year in charge, but victory could set Down on an unexpected road to Croke Park.