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Sambo expecting another battle with Barrowsiders

ANTRIM and Carlow will renew rivalries this Saturday at Netwatch Dr Cullen Park as the Christy Ring Cup gets underway. The Saffrons claimed the Division 2A title and promotion at the expense of the Barrowsiders earlier month in Newry while the sides couldn’t be separated when they met in Carlow at the beginning of the […]

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Reinvigorated Cacace can look forward to Ward title clash

THINGS are looking up for Anthony Cacace and that reflects in his general mood as ‘The Apache’ can look forward to his long-overdue crack at the British super-featherweight title. On top of that, the 28 year-old who has amassed 15 wins from as many professional contests was recently awarded the Eddie Shaw Trophy by the NI […]

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Antrim’s hurlers bidding for sweet 16

ANTRIM bid to win a second trophy in just over a fortnight when they take on Armagh in the Ulster final at Owenbeg on Sunday in what is a repeat of last year’s provincial decider. The Orchard men have now established themselves firmly as the main challengers to Antrim’s supremacy having seen off the stubborn […]

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Cathal Brugha seek city council support over redevelopment plans

REPRESENTATIVES from Cathal Brugha Water Polo club will meet local councillors tonight (Thursday) as they continue their bid to have a floating floor reinstated in the redevelopment plans for Andersonstown Leisure Centre. Public consultation regarding the £25million redevelopment opened last September, but the designs were revised last month. The local water polo community were surprised and […]

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Gold Cup form could be the National key

THE world’s greatest betting race takes place this weekend. Yes, folks, we can only be talking about the Grand National. A total of 40 runners will go to post at 5.15pm on Saturday for the most exciting race in the world. Everybody and their granny has a bet in the National and our usual sound […]

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Promotion the prize on offer for Saffrons

Allianz National Hurling League Division 2A Final Antrim v Carlow  (Saturday, 3pm, Newry)    PROMOTION to Division1B of the National Hurling League is the prize on offer for Antrim’s hurlers at Newry on Saturday when the Saffrons take on Carlow. The sides met earlier in the campaign at Netwatch Cullen Park with that game finishing […]

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