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McAuley: Naomh Éanna have a major point to prove

NAOMH Éanna defender James McAuley has issued a rallying cry to his teammates ahead of the resumption of club action and has urged them to put a disappointing 2019 campaign behind them. The Glengormley men came into last year’s campaign on the back of a memorable 2018 season which saw them annex the Antrim and […]

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Positive start as clubs from across the city gear up for the new season

SUNDAY, March 8, may not seem like a date of any huge significance, but it was the day the Antrim all-county leagues saw a round of games that were to prove the last before sport was forced to take a back seat as lockdown took hold. Four months on and the fields are once again […]

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GAA hardens stance on training date breaches

THE GAA has insisted the September 14 date for inter-county returning to collective training will not be brought forward and is now prepared to punish counties for breaching the protocols. The move is something of a u-turn from the association following comments made by GAA president John Horan who said counties wouldn’t be penalised for […]

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McAuley happy that Antrim will get to complete league campaign with promotion still on offer

ANTRIM defender James McAuley believes the GAA have missed a trick by not opting for an open Championship draw, but is grateful the Saffrons will get the chance to gain promotion from Division Four in the autumn. Last week, the Association published the revamped inter-county calendar which will include a straight knockout football championship, while […]

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Local cancer charities to benefit from ‘The Boys of 93’

TWO Belfast cancer charities which supported the family of the All Ireland winning manager Eamonn Coleman, are to benefit from the proceeds of a book about the legendary GAA character. Cancer Lifeline in North Belfast  and Friends of the Cancer Centre in South Belfast will receive donation from sales of the memoir, ‘The Boys of […]

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McCavana defends fixture schedule amid dual concerns

ANTRIM chairman Ciaran McCavana says he understands the concerns of dual clubs, yet given the time constraints, it was always going to be a tough task to keep everyone happy as Antrim published a revised fixture list for clubs on Tuesday. Last Friday, the schedule for a condensed league and championship was revealed with many […]

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