ANTRIM hurler Neil McManus has acknowledged that suffering relegation has been a bitter pill to swallow - but firmly believes the performances in Division 1B were hugely encouraging ahead of their Joe McDonagh Cup campaign.
AFTER posting their best collection of performances this season since graduating to Division One in 2015, Monaghan boss Malachy O’Rourke says there has been no major tactical overhaul and credits his players for “thinking on their feet”.
PIC OF Charley McCarry coming from INpho today, T All-Ireland Minor B Camogie Championship semi-final: Antrim 5-8 Carlow 1-5 THREE second half goals from corner-forward Charley McCarry turned this All-Ireland minor semi-final in Inniskeen on Saturday afternoon emphatically in favour of holders Antrim after a nervous opening half.
STANDALONE PIC (caption attached) LEAD IRELAND have six fighters gunning for final spots at the European Youth Championships in Italy today – with Tyrone teenager Jude Gallagher hoping to lead the medal charge.
2008 WAS already set to be a big year in Barry Owens’ life. He and wife-to-be Caroline, a Newtownbutler native that he had to go to a Robbie Williams concert in Slane to meet, were putting the finishes touches to the home in which they now raise twins Shea and Ava (4), and little brother James, who’s 2-and-a-half.