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Bredagh boss calls for Championship revamp

Down Intermediate Hurling Championship Final Bredagh v Carryduff (Sunday, 3.15pm, Newcastle) BREDAGH hurling manager Simon Wilson has reiterated his call for the format of the Down Intermediate Championship to be changed ahead of Sunday’s decider against Carryduff at St Patrick’s Park. The South Belfast rivals meet for the second time in the competition with Bredagh […]

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Final berths up for grabs across both codes in Antrim

IT’S another huge weekend in the Antrim Club Championships with two semi-finals down for decision in football, while there is also a semi-final replay in hurling. Northern Switchgear Antrim Senior Football Championship semi-finals Lámh Dhearg v Portglenone (Creggan, Saturday, 5pm) LÁMH Dhearg captain John Finucane says his side have been well-warned as to the threat […]

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Carryduff boss braced for toughest assignment

Morgan Fuels Down Senior Football Championship quarter-final Carryduff v Clonduff (Sunday, 3pm, Bryansford) IT’S often said you learn more from a defeat than a win, but Carryduff boss DJ Morgan is hoping his side can take plenty from their last-gasp victory over neighbours Bredagh last month. The South Belfast rivals clashed in the second round […]

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Johnnies and Cushendall set for semi-final rematch

Bathshack Antrim Senior Hurling Championship semi-final Cushendall v St John’s (Sunday, Ballycastle, 2pm) ONE year on from their semi-final heartbreak against Cushendall, the hurlers of St John’s are preparing to face the same opposition at the same stage of the Antrim Senior Hurling Championship on Sunday with the hope they can finally get the better […]

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Remaining semi-finalists to be decided in the Antrim Senior Hurling Championship

Bathshack Antrim SHC Group Two St John’s v St Gall’s (Saturday, Corrigan Park, 1pm) A PLACE in the semi-finals of the Antrim Senior Hurling Championship is up for grabs at Corrigan Park when St John’s host St Gall’s. While this may still be a round robin fixture, the fact that Loughgiel have defeated both and […]

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Magees seeing double on the football field

SPORTING sisters Emma and Michelle Magee will be doubling up today (Saturday) and not just in the sense of being multi-talented siblings who play two sports. Last month the pair shone in the green dress of Northern Ireland at the Netball World Cup in Liverpool, but now their focus is firmly fixed on reaching Gaelic […]

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