Monthly Archives: July 2008

Derry retain U21 HC Title

Derry retain U21 HC Title

July 31st, 2008 | Homepage News

Derry retained their Ulster U21 Hurling Championship with a 2-18 to 1-08 win over Down in Ballycran.  Derry previously recorded wins over Antrim and Armagh in the round-robin competition, and therefore their 100% record confirms them as Ulster Champions for the fifth time in their history. Goals in either half from Paddy McCloskey and Sean […]

Cúchulainns take the Silverware

Cúchulainns take the Silverware

July 31st, 2008 | Homepage News

Cross Community Under 16 Hurling Team the Belfast Cúchulainns have won the Under 16 Hurling Championships, defeating New York 3-12 to 1-5 in the final of the Intercontinental Youth Games in Philadelphia. The team, which return home on Tuesday 29th July after a 10 day American tour won every game of their section beating teams […]

USFC: Armagh make it 7 out of 10

USFC: Armagh make it 7 out of 10

July 28th, 2008 | Homepage News

Ulster SFC Final Replay: Armagh 1-11 Fermanagh 0-8 Armagh won their seventh Ulster SFC title in ten years with a replay win over Fermanagh at Clones. Paul McGrane and Aaron Kernan inspired the Orchard to provincial glory against an Erne side that paid the price for some wasteful shooting in the first half.   The […]

All-Ireland SFC Qualifiers Rd 3 Draw

All-Ireland SFC Qualifiers Rd 3 Draw

July 28th, 2008 | Homepage News

The draw for the third round of football qualifiers has thrown up a number of interesting, inter provincial ties. Pick of the games is Monaghan against Kerry, a replay of last year’s quarter-final where Monaghan lost by a point. Monaghan will surely relish the opportunity to knock out the reigning All-Ireland champions, stop their three-in-a-row bid and avenge […]

3G Pitch Construction Programme

3G Pitch Construction Programme

July 25th, 2008 | Homepage News

The Ulster Council of the GAA, in partnership with County Boards, is embarking on Phase 1 of its 3G Pitch Construction Programme in the Province. Phase 1 of this project will involve the development of a number of potential projects throughout the Province in 2008/2009. Applications for inclusion on a select list for submission of […]

Derry U21′s shock Antrim

Derry U21′s shock Antrim

July 24th, 2008 | Homepage News

Ulster U21 Hurling Championship: Derry 0-16 Antrim 1-11 Antrim Under 21 hurlers saw another Ulster title go by the wayside when a second-half capitulation saw them lose to Derry at Celtic Park on Wednesday evening. During the first half the young Saffrons had played some good hurling and with team captain Eddie McCloskey sending over […]

USFC Final Replay Event Info

USFC Final Replay Event Info

July 22nd, 2008 | Homepage News

- Sunday 27th July – - St Tiernach’s Park, Clones – TG4 Ladies IFC Round 3: Fermanagh v Kilkenny (1.10pm) Ulster GAA SFC Final: Armagh v Fermanagh (3.00pm) — Ticketing This is an All-Ticket Event – Valid Tickets will be Required for Entry. No Tickets will be on sale on the day of the Match. […]

USFC Final: Fermanagh force Draw

USFC Final: Fermanagh force Draw

July 21st, 2008 | Homepage News

Ulster SFC Final: Armagh 2-8 Fermanagh 1-11 Armagh and Fermanagh will meet in the Ulster SFC final replay next Sunday, after the Erne men battled back heroically from eight points behind to force a draw. The Lakelanders ran a flagging Armagh side ragged in a dramatic second half, but didn’t get the equaliser until deep […]

SFC Qualifiers/Tommy Murphy Draw

SFC Qualifiers/Tommy Murphy Draw

July 20th, 2008 | Homepage News

The clash between Tyrone and Westmeath is the standout fixture in the second of the GAA All-Ireland Championship Football Qualifiers. The draw for the qualifiers took place in Croke Park on Sunday and some mouth-watering ties were thrown up with the all-Ulster tie between Donegal and Monaghan another interesting match. Limerick, the surprise winners over […]

UMFC: Tyrone Minors retain Crown

UMFC: Tyrone Minors retain Crown

July 20th, 2008 | Homepage News

Ulster MFC Final: Tyrone 0-13 Monaghan 0-10 Tyrone Minors retained their Ulster Minor Football Championship Crown following a 0-13 to 0-10 victory over Monaghan at Clones. Kyle Coney opened the scoring for Tyrone, but Monaghan replied with points from Mark Connolly to take the lead for the first and only time. The Red Hands responded […]

SFC Qualifiers Round-Up

SFC Qualifiers Round-Up

July 20th, 2008 | Homepage News

Saturday’s football extravaganza saw Tyrone, Westmeath, Donegal, Laois, Kildare and Down join Limerick and Monaghan in the second round of senior football qualifiers. —— Westmeath boss Tomás O’Flatharta was disappointed his team’s performance in this afternoon’s All-Ireland Senior Football Championship qualifier win against Tipperary. O’Flatharta refused to blame unfamiliar surroundings for a below-par performance, despite a nine-point winning margin […]

Antrim Cement Top-Flight Spot

Antrim Cement Top-Flight Spot

July 20th, 2008 | Homepage News

All-Ireland SHQ Relegation Play-Off: Antrim 2-18 Laois 0-16 Niall Rigney’s Laois side battled until the bitter end, giving the Saffrons a tough test before Antrim eventually secured top-flight hurling for 2009, thanks to a 2-18 to 0-16 victory. Two scores were crucial in this game for Antrim to seal victory, and as the saying goes ‘goals win […]

Christy Ring Cup Round-Up

Christy Ring Cup Round-Up

July 20th, 2008 | Homepage News

There were wins for Westmeath, Derry, Carlow and Mayo in Saturday’s Christy Ring quarter-final games. Westmeath 2-22 Kildare 3-13 Westmeath’s bid for a third Christy Ring Cup in four seasons continues after they outgunned Kildare at St Conleth’s Park. The defending champions had to survive a gallant second-half comeback by the home side, who reduced […]

Nicky Rackard Cup Round-Up

Nicky Rackard Cup Round-Up

July 20th, 2008 | Homepage News

All four Nicky Rackard Cup semi-final spots were decided on Saturday with Louth, Monaghan, Fingal and Sligo progressing from their quarter-final ties. Non Ards 2-16 v Louth 4-13 Louth claimed an impressive three-point victory away to one of this year’s surprise packages in Newry. Following their two-point loss to Longford last week, the Wee County’s […]

Ulster Youth grace Croker

Ulster Youth grace Croker

July 17th, 2008 | Homepage News

Wednesday 16th July will go down as a very memorable day for 270 lads involved with their County U-16 development football squads. All 9 Ulster Counties graced Croke Park, playing  2 games among the other counties from our Province. The action started at 10am and it was non stop right through to 5pm. The standard […]

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