Armagh right back in the promotion mix

March 20, 2017 

NFL Div 3 Louth 0-11 v Armagh 3-15

Less than a minute into this crucial Division Three league game at Drogheda, against unbeaten host Louth, the large contingent of traveling Armagh support saw their day get off to the worst possible start, with their team reduced to 14 players as Aidan Forker was red carded for an off the ball incident. Read more

Wee test with a big result

March 13, 2017 

NFL Div 3 Armagh v Louth

Third placed Armagh travel to Drogheda to take on the unbeaten league leaders Louth in a huge game in the context of promotion from Division Three. Louth have continued on their league form from last year when they were crowned Division Four champions by winning their opening 4 games, Laois 2-16 to 0-10, Louth 0-11 Longford 0-10, Louth 2-13 Offaly 0-14and Louth 2-10 Antrim 1-11. Read more

Burns confirms future bid for GAA presidency

March 13, 2017 

Former Armagh captain and Silverbridge clubman, Jarlath Burns, has signaled his intention to run for President of the GAA and, although not declaring when, he confirmed it would be “sooner rather than later”. Read more

All came together

March 6, 2017 

NFL Div 3 Armagh 6-22 Offaly 0-10

Six goals, 12 different scorers, a 30 point victory as Armagh put it all together in the demolition of Offaly at the Athletic Grounds. Armagh manager Kieran McGeeney will be delighted that his charges, who had showed glimpses of this potential in their 3 previous league games, eliminated the defensive mistakes that cost his team 3 league points and are now right back in the promotion race with 3 games to go. Read more

On the long road to recovery

February 27, 2017 

NFL Div 3 Longford 3-9 Armagh 3-11

Armagh came away from Pearse Park Longford with their first brace of league points after withstanding a late home rally, a thing they had failed to do in their two previous encounters. Read more

2017 Congress – GAA hierarchy stamp their authority

February 27, 2017 

Despite opposition from the two player representative groups the GPA and the CPA round-robin system at the All-Ireland SFC quarter-final stage will be introduced next year after the so-called ‘Super 8′ motion was passed by a margin of 76%-24% at GAA Congress on Saturday. Read more

MacRory Cup

February 27, 2017 

Colman’s await final opponents

St Colman’s, Newry qualified for their 27th MacRory Cup final but will have to wait until this week to find out their opponents as the other semi-final between St Paul’s , Bessbrook and St Mary’s , Magherafelt ended in a 1-12 apiece draw. Read more

Long way off what was expected

February 20, 2017 

NFL – Armagh v Longford

As Armagh head to Longford to play their third league game, things are a long way off what they were expected to be in terms of league positions. Promotion favourites Armagh have only pointless Antrim below them in the league standings as the Orchard County, despite being the best side in both of their games to date, have only one league point to show for their efforts. Read more

Sky star O’Hanlon flying High

February 20, 2017 

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Bessbrook sportswoman Caroline O’Hanlon will be live on Sky Sports tomorrow evening (Tue) as she returns to action in netball’s British SuperLeague after a one-year absence. Read more

Strong finish defeats Armagh

February 13, 2017 

NFL – Armagh 0-16 Laois 2-11

For the second successive week Armagh surrendered a comfortable second half lead but this time they paid the ultimate price, the loss of two home Division Three league points, as Laois emerged 2-11 to 0-16 winners at the Athletic Grounds. Read more

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