More Hurling and camogie news

Antrim ace Rooney keen to make step up in National Hurling League

Andy Watters
ANTRIM are flying high in the National Hurling League and the decision taken at last weekend’s GAA Congress to increase the Leinster Hurling Championship from five counties to six means they now have an added incentive to retain their form for the championship.

School Coaching Days competition returns

Andy Watters
ST MARY’S University College and The Irish News have teamed up again to offer five primary schools the chance to win a fun-filled Coaching Day.

Allianz Hurling League Matchbox

Paddy Tierney
Hurling Matchbox by Paddy Tierney Division One Group A Limerick v Westmeath (LIT Gaelic Grounds, 2pm) AARON Gillane’s haul of 0-13 helped Limerick record a 0-29 to 2-21 win over Cork last weekend and the Treatymen will be confident of securing their fourth successive win against Westmeath tomorrow.

Sacred Heart, Newry aiming for final honours

Séamas McAleenan
Tesco All-Ireland Post-Primary Schools Junior D Championship semi-final: Friday 11am in St Loman’s, Mullingar: St Michael's Loreto, Navan v Sacred Heart, Newry IT SEEMS a long time ago since Sacred Heart won the Newry derby in Killeavy on a sunny November Sunday to collect Junior Medallion Shield.

Derry camogs oust champions Antrim to claim Ulster minor crown

Séamas McAleenan
Ulster Minor Camogie Championship final: Derry 2-7 Antrim 1-3 DERRY are the Ulster minor champions for the first time since 2015, winning back the title at the expense of defending champions Antrim at windy and cold Owenbeg.

Siobhán Bradley: Slaughtneil adapting to change ahead of Croke showdown

Séamas McAleenan
AIB All-Ireland Senior Club final: Croke Park 3pm Sunday March 1: Slaughtneil (Derry) v Sarsfield’s (Galway) SOMETHING familiar, yet something new is what Slaughtneil joint-captain Siobhán Bradley is expecting from Galway opponents Sarsfield’s in Croke Park on Sunday.

Camogie Leagues Review: Antrim campaign up and running

Séamas McAleenan
Littlewoods Ireland Camogie League Littlewoods Ireland Camogie League Div 1: Group 1 Kilkenny 0-10 Clare 1-9 Waterford 1-9 Offaly 0-12 The story of the second full round of senior fixtures at the weekend was Clare’s victory over Kilkenny in Nowlan Park.

St Patrick’s Academy, Dungannon claim All-Ireland camogie honours

Séamas McAleenan
Tesco All-Ireland Senior C final: St Patrick’s Academy, Dungannon 1-10 St Dominic’s, Cabra (Dublin) 0-7 THE disappointment of losing the All-Ireland D final last March disappeared in the evening twilight in Kingspan Breffni Park as St Patrick’s Academy, Dungannon strode to a national title at the next level up.

Feb 22: NHL Matchbox: Derry aiming for big win

Compiled by Padraig Kelly
National Hurling League Division 2B: Derry v Warwickshire (today, Celtic Park, 1pm) DERRY remain joint top of Division 2B on four points, despite last weekend’s crunch clash with Kildare being called off due to the impact of Storm Dennis, writes Pádraig Ó Meiscill.