Cormac Leonard Commercials Armagh SFC first round: Crossmaglen 3-10 Silverbridge 1-8
DIGITAL programmes, changing in cars and stands, water breaks, and squad numbers may be new aspects of Gaelic games in 2020 but plenty of familiar factors remain in place – not least Crossmaglen winning comfortably.
Antrim Senior Hurling Championship Group One: O’Donovan Rossa, Belfast 1-16 St John’s, Belfast 0-20 A BLINDING sun, oceans of blue sky, the Black Mountain within touching distance, Rossa Park looking impossibly green and an enthralling game of championship hurling between age-old city rivals.
Antrim Senior Hurling Championship Group One: O’Donovan Rossa, Belfast 1-16 St John’s, Belfast 0-20 UNTIL Michael Bradley landed the winner with the last splendid strike of the game, this was a torturous afternoon for the St John’s hurlers.
Cormac Leonard Armagh Senior Football Championship: Pearse Og 1-11 St Patrick’s Cullyhanna 0-12 From Andy Watters at The Athletic Grounds THE absence of Armagh star Aidan Nugent – ruled out for the season with a cruciate ligament injury - had a huge bearing on last night’s slow-burner in the Cathedral City.
LOUGHGIEL may have drawn first blood at Fr Healy Park yesterday, but it was hard to escape the feeling that the Shamrocks and Cushendall may not have seen the last of each other in this year’s condensed championship.
LOUGHGIEL’S 2012 All-Ireland final hero Liam Watson could spearhead the Shamrocks attack against old foes Cushendall in tomorrow’s championship opener – nine months after announcing his retirement from the game.