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Irvine confident he can rule the flyweight Roost

REACHING the medal podium is the bottom line for Brendan Irvine as the West Belfast man prepares for the start of the World Elite Championships in Hamburg this week. The St Paul’s flyweight came back from the European Championships with bronze after losing out to England’s Niall Farrell at the semi-final stage and anything less […]

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St Enda’s face Paddies with final return in sight

HAVING overcome St Gall’s in their rearranged quarter-final at Rossa Park last night (Wednesday), Sarsfield’s turn their attention to Saturday evening and a meeting with St Enda’s for a place in this year’s Antrim Intermediate Hurling Championship final. The Paddies were 0-18 to 1-10 winners over their local rivals in front a big crowd at […]

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St Enda’s urged to lose prospects tag ahead of Davitt’s IFC meeting

  LIKE the cigar-chomping Clay Morrow in the hit Netflix series Sons of Anarchy, St Enda’s boss Declan Steele is urging his ‘prospects’ to earn their cut when they step out against Davitt’s in the Intermediate Football Championship on Saturday. For a number of seasons, St Enda’s have been earmarked as a side to watch. […]

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West Belfast rivals understrength for derby duel

Northern Switchgear Antrim Senior Football Championship preliminary round Lámh Dhearg v St Paul’s (Saturday, 5pm, Corrigan Park) AS they seek to overcome West Belfast rivals St Paul’s on Saturday, Lámh Dhearg will be without the services of two of their star players for the Senior Football Championship preliminary round tie at Corrigan Park. Antrim players […]

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The only way is Essex for St James’ Swifts

ST James’ Swifts are hoping to reap the benefits of a new partnership with English non-league side, Billericay Town. The clubs already share a sponsor – DMC Contracts LTD – and St James’ travelled over to Essex earlier this month with three of their teams to play in charity games to raise money for suicide […]

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Rossa retain Division One status as Ballycastle go down

Antrim Hurling League Division One O’Donovan Rossa 2-18 Ballycastle McQuillan’s 2-15 ROSSA secured their Division One status for 2018 thanks to a three-point win over Ballycastle at a sunny Rossa Park last night (Wednesday). The result means the North Antrim club can’t overhaul the West Belfast side given they are now three points adrift with […]

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