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Antrim pass Jordanstown test

Antrim scored an impressive 20 points at a rain-lashed Creggan on Sunday, but the gloss was taken off an otherwise good performance with the concession of two needless goals. The visitors from UUJ were missing a host of household names who had either opted to play for their county – such as Kieran Hughes of […]

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Sinn Féin and SDLP row over Casement

A RIFT has opened between Sinn Féin and the SDLP over the £70million redevelopment of Casement Park as the GAA’s

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Bright future for Casement as lights go down on club action

  Perhaps the last club match – and almost certainly the last trophy presentation – took place at Casement Park on Saturday evening, before the stadium is demolished and completely rebuilt. A legal challenge from a contractor, concerns from local residents and a potentially protracted planning application may slow the process, but all signs suggest […]

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Plans for new Casement Park lodged with DoE

  The plans for the new Casement Park have been lodged with the Planning Service bringing the redevelopment of the famous GAA stadium a step closer. Work on the £70 million project is due to begin later this year. The planning application includes over 30 drawings of the proposed new stadium and how it will […]

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Sean Kelly and Mark Sweeney return for Antrim

ANTRIM’S preparations for the Ulster Senior Football Championship quarter-final against Monaghan have been given a massive boost with the return of Sean Kelly and Mark Sweeney to the county panel. St Galls’ Niall O’Neill has joined the panel while Karl Stewart may also return to county colours as Frank Dawson tries to resurrect the county’s […]

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Scullion issues Antrim ultimatum

CARGIN’S Tony Scullion says he does not intend to play under Antrim manager Frank Dawson again following a dispute prior to Sunday’s defeat in Monaghan. Scullion and Tomás McCann were told by Dawson not to travel to meet up with the rest of the squad after they informed him of their intention to attend a […]

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