ANTRIM secured promotion to Division Four thanks to a well-deserved seven-point win over Waterford at a hot and humid Fraher Field in Dungarvan.
PROMOTION from Division Four has eluded the Antrim senior footballers for the last three seasons. Now, after three thrilling injury-time victories in succession, they are just 70 minutes away from escaping the bottom tier.
HE has kicked points for Antrim in Clones, Casement Park and, most recently, in Corrigan Park, but Paddy Cunningham admits he is disappointed he’ll not get the chance to play in Croke Park one last time for the Saffrons.
ANTRIM are sweating on the fitness of both Michael Bradley and Conor McCann ahead of Saturday’s Division One showdown with Wexford at Corrigan Park.
SCORES proved hard to come by in Musgrave Park on Wednesday night, especially during the first half, but St Brigid’s found just enough to them to see off Gort na Móna to maintain their strong start to the season.
ANTRIM pulled off another dramatic victory to complete their Division Four North campaign with a 100 per cent record as Tomás McCann’s injury-time winner denied Leitrim a share of the spoils at a sun-kissed Corrigan Park.
ANTRIM retained the Conor McGurk Cup with comfortable 14-point win over Down at Corrigan Park on Friday night.
ANTRIM attacker Niall McKenna insists last Saturday’s eight-point loss to Dublin wasn’t a true reflection on the team’s ability and believes the Saffrons can close the gap to Mattie Kenny’s men before next month’s rematch in the Leinster Championship.
ANTRIM slipped to their second successive defeat in Division One of the Allianz Hurling League on Saturday as Dublin claimed an eight-point victory in Parnell Park.
ANTRIM boss Enda McGinley says he doesn’t envisage any team winning three games from three in Division Four North, but his side could be just 70 minutes away from the promotion play-offs following last weekend’s dramatic win over Louth.
ANTRIM Ladies Football manager Emma Kelly admits their preparation has been far from ideal, but she believes her side will be ready to give a good account of themselves when they face Derry in Sunday’s League opener.
ST John’s slipped to their second successive defeat after Wednesday night’s three-point defeat to Portglenone at Corrigan Park.
ANTRIM claimed a dramatic win over Louth in Haggardstown on Saturday with Ryan Murray hitting the winning point deep into injury-time as new manager Enda McGinley got his tenure off to the perfect start.
FAMILIAR foes will battle it out on the pitch while former colleagues will pit their managerial wits against each other on the sideline. Saturday’s League meeting between Louth and Antrim at Haggardstown will attract a bit more interest than the average Division Four fixture.
SENIOR club football returns this weekend with some cracking fixtures across three divisions of the Antrim All-County Leagues.