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Adams: ‘Antrim must improve for trip to Tipp’

ANTRIM manager Gearoid Adams insists his side cannot dwell on their disappointing Dr McKenna Cup campaign ahead of Sunday’s National League opener away to Tipperary (Thurles, 2pm). The Saffrons suffered three successive defeats to St Mary’s, Monaghan and Fermanagh in the pre-season competition with 14-point defeat to the Ernemen last month particularly damming as Antrim […]

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McCrory relishing Kilkenny challenge after Westmeath win

Bord na Móna Walsh Cup Westmeath 0-12 Antrim 1-18 A STRONG second half performance from Antrim ensured the visitors were worthy nine point winners over a somewhat lacklustre Westmeath side in the opening round of the Bord na Móna Walsh Cup played in slippery underfoot conditions at Kinnegad last Sunday afternoon. Terence ‘Sambo’ McNaughton and […]

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Saffrons look to bounce back against Farneymen

THE task does not get any easier for Antrim’s footballers this Sunday as the Saffrons entertain Monaghan in their second Dr McKenna Cup Section B game at Glenavy (2pm). Last Sunday, the Saffrons fell to a one-point defeat (although most had a two-point margin) to St Mary’s in Glenavy although Antrim managers Frank Fitzsimons and […]

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Saffrons set to blood fresh talent in 2017

ANTRIM will run their eye over a host of new players during the forthcoming Dr McKenna Cup with over a dozen debutants included in the squad. Last week’s draw in Belfast’s Fitzwilliam Hotel pitted the Saffrons against Monaghan, Fermanagh and St Mary’s in Section B of the pre-season competition. With several players unavailable for the […]

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Rossa and Aghagallon face off to decide U21 football honours

THE final piece of silverware for 2016 will be decided this Sunday at Toome (2pm throw-in) when Rossa face Aghagallon to decide who will be crowned U21 football champions. Last year the men from the South West came up short in the final against St John’s, so they will be determined to go one better […]

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St Brigid’s seek to deny Dunloy double

WITH the Minor Hurling Championship trophy already in the cabinet, Dunloy bid to claim the double when they take on St Brigid’s in the football equivalent at Corrigan Park on Sunday. The game is the curtain-raiser for the senior decider between St Gall’s and Cargin and could be very bit as intriguing as the main […]

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