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‘Wee Geordie’ braced for big farewell

A TESTIMONIAL game usually marks the end of a great playing career but Cliftonville legend Geordie McMullan isn’t 100 per cent sure that he will hang up his boots at the end of the season. Solitude plays host to his testimonial on Monday night (April 11) when Celtic come to North Belfast in what will […]

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Irvine hoping to seal his place in Rio

A PLACE at this summer’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro is the prize on offer for Brendan Irvine as the Glencolin man prepares to take part in the European Olympic Qualifying Event in Samsun, Turkey that begins on Saturday. At the end of eight days, three boxers from each male weight category (two finalists […]

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‘Sambo’ and ‘Woody’ return to Antrim fold

THE former management duo of Terence ‘Sambo’ McNaughton and Dominic ‘Woody’ McKinley will oversee the fortunes of the Antrim Senior hurlers for the remainder of the season following the shock departure of PJ O’Mullan last week. McNaughton will be assisted by McKinley as well as former county hurlers Gary O’Kane from Dunloy and Neal Peden […]

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Coláiste Feirste bid for Ulster double

THIS week will see a historic day for Coláiste Feirste hurlers when both Year 9 & 14 will take to the field in their respective Ulster finals. With a hectic year with both teams, who have many dual players performing on both codes for the school, this is seen as a massive achievement for the […]

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Antrim hurlers in search of new manager as O’Mullan steps down

PJ O’Mullan has stepped down as Antrim senior hurling manager following a meeting with the Antrim County Board earlier today (Friday). The Loughgiel man was appointed to the role last November following the departure of previous incumbent, Kevin Ryan and it was hoped he would help turn the Saffrons’ fortunes around after a dismal 2015 […]

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Fitzsimons set to rest regulars for Louth clash

ANTRIM manager Frank Fitzsimons has indicted that he will use Sunday’s dead-rubber game against Louth in Corrigan Park to give some of the fringe players a run out. The Saffrons achieved promotion from Division Four with a four-point win over Wicklow in Aughrim last Sunday. Their opponents also sealed promotion with a two-point victory over […]

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