All-Ireland Senior Football Championship semi-final: Cavan 0-12 Dublin 1-24 From Andy Watters at Croke Park DAVID slew Goliath, so the Bible says, but if Goliath had been wearing a Dublin jersey that day maybe the result would have been different? One thing’s for sure, there was no repeat of history’s most famous giant-killing act on Saturday evening.
AFTER so many setbacks and false dawns since the spring, Armagh minor boss Ciaran McKeever admits it was a “big relief” to finally get the green light for the resumption of the Ulster Championship later this month.
IF Cavan don’t truly believe in themselves tomorrow’s All-Ireland semi-final against Dublin could be over before half-time, but former Breffni full-forward Fintan Cahill expects Mickey Graham’s underdogs to come out blazing against the five in-a-row champions.
NORTHERN Ireland’s Sports Forum chief Ciaran Kearney has pleaded with the Stormont Executive to give greater consideration to the lengths governing bodies are going to make their environments a safe place – and the Cushendall man spoke from personal experience about the absence of sport in his life.
ANTRIM boss Darren Gleeson will run the rule over Neil McManus in the lead-up to their Joe McDonagh Cup final showdown with Kerry, but admits it would be “a brave decision” not to play the Cushendall ace.
SOLICITOR Stephen Atherton yesterday lodged legal proceedings with the Royal High Courts of Justice over the Northern Ireland Executive’s decision to maintain the ban on outdoor sports for children and young people.
ULSTER GAA chief Brian McAvoy has warned against hyping up expectations of sports re-opening quickly following yesterday’s dramatic announcement that the British Government had become the first to give approval to a Covid19 vaccine.
DERRY’S former Allstar forward Paddy Bradley is aiming for success at club and county level in 2021 after accepting the county footballers’ U20 managerial post and confirmed he will be remaining with Loup.