Ulster Club Junior Hurling Championship final: Robert Emmet’s, Cushendun (Antrim) v Castleblayney Faughs (Monaghan) (tomorrow, The Athletic Grounds, 1pm) YOU know something special is happening in a team when players decide not drink at their team-mate’s wedding and the manager delays his honeymoon.
GARY Savage admits he sees a couple of similarities between the Ulster-title winning Ballycran side of 25 years ago and the class of 2018 – with the most striking being how they have defied the odds to reach the final in the first place.
ARMAGH assistant manager Jim McCorry has called on the GAA to take a common sense approach to sanctions imposed on counties found to have broken training regulations, as the Orchardmen face losing home advantage for a game at the start of the 2019 National League.
EAMONN Gillan saw how much winning Antrim meant to the Cushendall players a fortnight ago and the Ruairi Og manager admits he is concerned that complacency may have crept into the dressingroom since that memorable day in Ballycastle.
FORMER Antrim goalkeeper Chris Kerr believes Rory Beggan has eclipsed the gold standard set by Dublin’s legendary goalkeeper Stephen Cluxton following his mesmerising performances for Monaghan and Scotstown this year.