Local TaeKwon-Do competitors triumph at World Championships

August 13, 2018 

The Kellys make it a family affair

Culloville teenager Aisling Kelly returned triumphant from the recent TaeKwon-Do Federation World Championships, held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, having won a silver medal in the Team Destruction (Power Breaking).discipline. Read more

The Cormac Leonard Commercials Armagh GAA Club Championships

August 13, 2018 

New Sponsor, new format for Armagh Championship

Armagh GAA are delighted to announce Cormac Leonard Commercials Ltd as the sponsor of the Armagh GAA Club Championships for 2018-2020. Read more

Crossmaglen girl secures her Tenth Irish Title

August 6, 2018 

On Saturday 28th July, Shauna O’Callaghan won her Tenth All-Ireland Boxing Title U-18 at 60kg in the National Stadium, Dublin. Shauna who is currently a nine times Irish Athletic Boxing Champion and also a current European Boxing Silver Medallist, put on the performance of a life time outscoring the previous Irish Champion and European Winner of the Queen’s Cup in Germany Margarita Nevin from St. Bridget’s Boxing Club, Kildare. The Judges rightly awarded her a unanimous decision in a strongly contested but very one sided contest.  Read more

Armagh advance to quarter-finals against Donegal

July 30, 2018 

● TG4 ladies All-Ireland SFC Cork 1-19 Armagh 1-7

A 12 point defeat at the hands of Cork at Duggan Park in Ballinasloe was suffice for Armagh to claim their place in the TG4 ladies All-Ireland SFC quarter-final where they will face Group 1 winners Donegal. Having drawn with Monaghan in their opening game Armagh knew anything less than a 15 point defeat would see them through to the last 8 on scoring difference and so it came to pass in very wet conditions in Ballinasloe. Cork had scored 7-7 against Monaghan which gave Armagh the scoring cushion going into their match at the Galway venue. Read more

Inter-County Players set for home drug testing

July 23, 2018 

Inter-county players will take part in home drug testing after signing up to Sport Ireland’s new anti-doping code. Read more

Defeat in best match of championship

July 9, 2018 

 ● All-ireland SFC Round 4 Qualifiers Roscommon 2-22 Armagh 1-19

It will be a little consolation to Armagh that their championship qualifier journey ended in Portlaois at the hands of Roscommon 2-22 to 1-19 in a match that was by far the best of the 2018 championship as it now moves into the new Super 8 format. Read more

Stunning Super 8 from Armagh

July 2, 2018 

● Round 3 All-ireland Armagh 2-16 v Clare 1-15

Armagh produced a stunning super 8 last minutes of football to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat over Clare in sweltering heat at the Athletic Grounds to bring themselves to one match away from qualifying for the “Super 8” format introduced this year for the last 8 teams left in the race for the Sam Maguire. Read more

Armagh progress to round three

June 25, 2018 

 ● Round 2 All-ireland Sligo 1-13  v Armagh 1-19

A strong second half performance from Armagh propelled by an opening goal from team Captain Rory Grugan enabled the Orchard boys advance to round 3 of the All-Ireland Qualifiers on foot of a 1-19 to 1-13 win over Sligo at Markievicz Park. Read more

Supersub Cassidy sinks Armagh

June 25, 2018 

 ● EirGrid Ulster Under 20 Final Derry 2-15 Armagh 0-14 

Derry were crowned inaugural Ulster Under 20 Football champions as they defeated Armagh 2-15 to 0-14 at Clones in the curtain raiser to the Ulster Senior Football Final.. The title favourites sprung super-sub Brian Cassidy off the bench in the 38th minute and he helped himself to 2-2 as the Oak Leafers became the first holders of the newly-presented Danny Murphy Cup  Read more

Different story this time round

June 18, 2018 

● Round 2 All-ireland Sligo v Armagh on Saturday 23rd June at 6.00pm in markievicz Park, Sligo

The second competetive meeting between Armagh and Sligo this year will have a whole different meaning for both teams than their last meeting on January 28 in the opening match of Division Three of the Allianz National Football League. Saturday night at Markievicz Park, Sligo will bring the curtain down on the football season for one county with the winner advancing to round three of the All-Ireland qualifiers. Read more

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