THE management team that delivered Antrim hurlers the 2006 Christy Ring Cup, an Ulster title and retained Division One status in the National Hurling league has taken over the county camogie team for the 2020 season.
Corn Uan Uladh final: Friday January 17 at 6pm in the Loup: St Patrick’s, Maghera v St Louis, Ballymena ST PATRICK’S, Maghera are looking to extend their record haul in Corn Uan Uladh to 17 titles and return to the top after a gap of four years while St Louis, Ballymena won the last of their five titles 69 years ago, a dozen years before Maghera was even opened.
Fitzgibbon Cup Group A DCU Dóchas Éireann 0-21 University of Limerick 0-18 DONAL Burke racked up 0-13 for Dóchas Éireann against University of Limerick at St Clare’s to give DCU a perfect start to their Fitzgibbon Cup campaign.
Fr Davies’ Cup final: Saturday January 11 at 1pm in Ahoghill: St Killian's, Garron Tower v St Patrick’s Academy, Dungannon ST PATRICK’S Academy, Dungannon’s senior camogie team is on a roll at the moment.
SLAUGHTNEIL have proved they can mix it with the very best around, but captain Chrissy McKaigue insists the Derry and Ulster champions “need to get better” after Sunday’s defeat to defending All-Ireland champions Ballyhale.
FORMER hurler of the year Michael Fennelly doesn’t believe it is “a runner” to stage crucial All-Ireland club clashes around the Christmas period, after helping his Ballyhale side overcome Slaughtneil on Sunday.
AIB All-Ireland Club Intermediate Hurling Championship semi-final Tullaroan (Kilkenny) 3-20 St Enda’s (Antrim) 0-14 AS a remarkable campaign came to a disappointing end for the hurlers of St Enda’s, so too did Terence McNaughton’s short but incredibly successful tenure at Hightown.
SLAUGHTNEIL simply couldn’t have given any more. Had they been pitted against any other team in Ireland yesterday, they would likely be looking ahead to a date with destiny at Croke Park on January 19.
Cormac Donnelly starred on one of Antrim hurling’s finest days when he was just 21. By 25, injury had forced him to hang up his hurl for good. The Ballycastle man spoke to Neil Loughran about regrets, the future, and what’s really important...
All-Ireland Senior Club Hurling Championship semi-final: Ballyhale Shamrocks (Leinster) v Slaughtneil (Ulster) (tomorrow, Pairc Esler, 2pm) MANAGED by Henry Shefflin, spearheaded by TJ Reid and backboned by All-Ireland-winning skippers Joey Holden and Michael Fennelly, Ballyhale Shamrocks even have a Brian Cody in their ranks.
FREE-scoring Down pit themselves against Antrim in tomorrow evening’s McGurk Cup final at the Dub and, with places at stake for the National League, the young Ardsmen will be hoping to impress manager Ronan Sheehan.
Highs Ciara Mageean scoring a PB in the World 1500m final The Portaferry woman already had a European indoor 1500m bronze in the bag by the time she set off for this year’s World Championships in Doha.