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St Mary’s expect tough test with final berth up for grabs

All-Ireland Colleges’ Hurling Paddy Buggy Cup semi-final St Mary’s CBGS v Naas CBS (Friday, 2pm, Darver 3G) ST MARY’S CBGS hurling manager Paddy Cunningham believes it is hard to pinpoint where his side are at ahead of their Paddy Buggy Cup semi-final with Leinster champions Naas CBS on Friday afternoon writes Kevin Herron. It is over […]

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Goals prove crucial as Antrim fall short

Eirgrid Ulster U21 Football Championship Preliminary Round Antrim 0-16 Monaghan 2-14 ANTRIM bowed out of the Ulster U21 Football Championship at the Queen’s Arena last night, but not without a fight as defending champions, Monaghan were pushed all the way in this preliminary round clash. The teams were level on nine occasions and the visitors […]

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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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