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ANOTHER POWER PACKED DISPLAY

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16 Nov 2018 Comments Off on ANOTHER POWER PACKED DISPLAY
ANOTHER POWER PACKED DISPLAY

Clontibret are just one win from the title Clontibret 2-11 Fullen Gaels 4-03 SEAN CAUGHEY Clontibret edged into the All-Ireland Club Junior Camogie B Final when they got through a thrilling clash with British champions Fullen Gaels last Sunday. Two well-prepared teams were separated by a narrow margin at the immaculate facilities of St. Joseph’s GAA Glenavy, Co Antrim, with Clontibret finishing strongly to qualify for Sunday week’s final. Fullen Gaels started brightly, but it was Clontibret who struck first when Marie Greenan converted a brace of frees in quick succession, en route to ...

ACID TEST FOR BLAYNEY HC

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9 Nov 2018 Comments Off on ACID TEST FOR BLAYNEY HC
ACID TEST FOR BLAYNEY HC

Castleblayney hC v robert emmets, Cushendun: athletiC Grounds, Sunday throw-in 1.00pm. JOHN GRAHAM a cursory glance at this pairing could very well elicit the response that it is difficult to understand how robert emmets, Cushendun, from antrim, are actually playing Junior hurling but that is the task facing Castleblayney hC on sunday in the athletic Grounds in armagh as they seek to take the ulster Junior hurling championship crown that they last won back in 2014 when they defeated na magha of derry in dungannon. sunday’s opponents defeated na magha in their quarter-final this ...

SCOTSTOWN TAKE SPOILS IN QUARTER-FINAL SHOWDOWN

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9 Nov 2018 Comments Off on SCOTSTOWN TAKE SPOILS IN QUARTER-FINAL SHOWDOWN
SCOTSTOWN TAKE SPOILS IN QUARTER-FINAL SHOWDOWN

Scotstown 0-13 Burren 0-10 JOHN GRAHAM Scotstown are through to the semi-final of the Ulster Club Senior Football Championship when they held out for victory against Burren in an electrifying finish to their clash in Newry. The game saw the Down champions outplayed during the entire first half and then in the second-half coming from being seven points down to be in a position to strike for victory. That didn’t work out, though, as Scotstown showed character in spades to withstand that late onslaught and they broke for match-winning points in stoppage time…

‘CHARACTER SHONE THROUGH’ – LACEY

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1 Nov 2018 Comments Off on ‘CHARACTER SHONE THROUGH’ – LACEY
‘CHARACTER SHONE THROUGH’ – LACEY

Clonduff 3-07 Castleblayney HC 2-14 reports PATRICK SMYTH Ulster Club Junior Hurling Championship Semi Final Castleblayney hurling boss Jimmy Lacey hailed his side’s character after the ‘blayney boys sealed a place in this year’s Ulster Club JHC final with a 2-14 to 3-7 victory over Down champions Clonduff on Sunday last in Crossmaglen. The Monaghan kingpins started the game well only to concede two goals in the seventh and sixteenth minutes which put them on the backfoot and left Clonduff in the driver’s seat. However, Lacey’s lads refused to push the panic button and, ...

DOOHAMLET SET SIGHTS ON GLORY

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1 Nov 2018 Comments Off on DOOHAMLET SET SIGHTS ON GLORY
DOOHAMLET SET SIGHTS ON GLORY

DOOHAMLET V ST. ENDA’S JOHN GRAHAM This Sunday the Monaghan intermediate club champions Doohamlet O’Neill’s embark on another Ulster Club Championship campaign, their fourth this decade, when they travel to Corrigan Park, Belfast, to take on the Antrim champions St Enda’s, Glengormley, who are competing at this level for the first time. Doohamlet last competed at this level just three years ago, back in 2015, when they reached the semi-final only to lose out to a very slick, mobile Loughinisland team from Down and most of this current Doohamlet squad would have ...

MONAGHAN POWER ON

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26 Oct 2018 Comments Off on MONAGHAN POWER ON
MONAGHAN POWER ON

Club champs stand up to the challenge COLM SHALVEY Monaghan are well represented across the board in the 2018 Ulster Club Championships, with six teams still involved. North-Monaghan neighbours Scotstown and Emyvale had a productive afternoon last Sunday in Clones. Scotstown finished strongly to claim their first provincial SFC win since their run to the 2015 final at the expense of Fermanagh men Derrygonnelly. The battle of the neighbouring four-ina- row county champions was all-square at half-time, but Scotstown, who had nine players on the scoresheet, went through the gears after the ...

LATE WALSHE POINT SEES DOOHAMLET PAST SEAN MCDERMOTTS IN A 17-POINT THRILLER

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26 Oct 2018 Comments Off on LATE WALSHE POINT SEES DOOHAMLET PAST SEAN MCDERMOTTS IN A 17-POINT THRILLER
LATE WALSHE POINT SEES DOOHAMLET PAST SEAN MCDERMOTTS IN A 17-POINT THRILLER

Colm Shalvey reports Doohamlet 0-09 Sean McDermotts 0-08 Doohamlet won their fourth Intermediate Football Championship title since 2010 when they just held off a strong challenge from Seán McDermotts in Clontibret last Sunday. The sides evenly shared eight points in a lowscoring first half and the second period proved a similar story, building to a tense finish, which was eventually settled when Colin Walshe fisted over the winning score three minutes into added time. The teams had been in prolific form en route to the final, but their combined total in this game ...

CHAMPIONSHIP JOY FOR CLASSY CLONTIBRET

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19 Oct 2018 Comments Off on CHAMPIONSHIP JOY FOR CLASSY CLONTIBRET
CHAMPIONSHIP JOY FOR CLASSY CLONTIBRET

Clontibret 1-07 Crossmaglen Rangers 1-05 GERALDINE CLARKE Clontibret senior camogie team carved out their own piece of history on Sunday last when they won the new Ulster ‘B’ Club Championship. In the process, Clontibret lifted Corn Bean Uí Loinsigh, appropriately named after the iconic Mary Lynch, from Carrickmacross, who held many roles in the Camogie Association, including President, Trustee, Ulster Chair, county officer, inter-county referee, county manager and …

WHO IS READY FOR THE FINAL TEST ON SUNDAY?

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19 Oct 2018 Comments Off on WHO IS READY FOR THE FINAL TEST ON SUNDAY?
WHO IS READY FOR THE FINAL TEST ON SUNDAY?

Colm Shalvey reports Sunday’s McElvaney’s Waste & Recycling Intermediate Football Championship Final pits the competition’s recent specialists, Doohamlet, against Seán McDermotts. Doohamlet are bidding to win their fourth IFC title this decade, having had a 100% record in the 2010, 2012 and 2015 finals, while Seán McDermotts won their only IFC to date in 2002: their last appearance at this stage. Seán McDermotts, meanwhile, are in their fifth final since 2016 between the Junior and Intermediate ranks, having….

UNSTOPPABLE BLUES!

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12 Oct 2018 Comments Off on UNSTOPPABLE BLUES!
UNSTOPPABLE BLUES!

Four-in-a-row Scotstown prove they are different class in a county final Scotstown’s county men made big contributions as they won their fourth consecutive Greenfield Foods Senior Football Championship title in Clones last Sunday. The familiar sight of Conor McCarthy hitting the net on county final day proved decisive as Scotstown held off the challenge of a Ballybay side that failed to take several chances to raise the green flag. Mc- Carthy, who had another good duel with county team-mate and former UCD colleague Ryan Wylie, evaded a couple of tackles on ...