Ignorance or Irrelevance 2019

January 7, 2019 

by Barry McAllister

This year is going to be some craic.

With new rules, new problems and episodes involving pitch narrowing by media companies and venue disputes will arise somewhere along the line throughout the next 12 months. Read more

Twenty must know rules of Golf for 2019

December 23, 2018 

There are a lot of golfers who hibernate for the Winter period and re-emerge in the Spring ready for the competitive golfing season that lies ahead. This Winter though whether you be in hibernation or still actively playing you will have to familiarize yourself with the New Rules which will come into play on Jan 1 2019. As golf is a global game the R&A and USGA have issued a single set of Rules to apply worldwide to all golfers. Read more

Students fail to test Armagh

December 17, 2018 

 ●Bank of Ireland Dr. McKenna Cup 2019 Armagh 6-17 St Mary’s 1-7

The ease with which Armagh won their opening section B of Bank of Ireland Dr. McKenna Cup match with St Mary’s can be gauged by the fact that their first score from a placed ball arrived on the 37th minute which made the score 5-13 to 0-3.  Read more

John O’Reilly and the GAA: in discussion with Peter Makem – December 2009

December 17, 2018 

It’s nearly ten years since John O’Reilly sat down with his close friend and sports reporter Peter Makem where the pair reflected on John’s life-long association with the GAA, from his days on the playing field, to the years spent overseeing the administration at county and national level.  The resulting article was published in The Examiner in December 2009. Read more

Crossmaglen Cup start for Armagh

December 10, 2018 

 ● Bank of Ireland Dr. McKenna Cup 2019

Armagh will begin their quest for a tenth Dr McKenna Cup success, pre-Christmas next Sunday Dec 16 against St Mary’s at 1pm in Crossmaglen. The draw has put Armagh in Section B of the 12 team competition along with Antrim, Monaghan and of course St Mary’s. Read more

Double Gold for Una Quinn

November 26, 2018 

It was a golden return to competitive action on the mat for Una Quinn as she won 2 Gold Medals at the New York Fall International Open IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2018. The former European champion was back in her first competition, following the birth of her second child Riona and what a triumphant return it was for the BJJ purple belt and women’s coach at Team Torres. Read more

Armagh Club GAA All-Stars Awards 2018

November 26, 2018 

The Carrickdale Hotel was packed to capacity for the presentation of the Armagh Club All-Star Awards 2018. Read more

Goals win games

November 19, 2018 

 ● UCSFC Crossmaglen Rangers 0-16 v Gaoth Dobhair (Gweenore) 4-11

This Ulster semi final proved the old adage, goals win games true, as a first half hat-trick of goals from left half back Daíre O’Baoill left Cross chasing the game.  Read more

Talented Gweedore test for Cross

November 12, 2018 

 ● UCSFC Crossmaglen Rangers v Gaoth Dobhair (Gweenore) Healy Park Omagh Sunday Nov 18th at 3.30pm

Following respective quarter-final wins of Coalisland and Cargin, Crossmaglen Rangers will take on Donegal champions Gaoth Dobhair (Gweedore) in the second match of a double header at Healy Park, Omagh at 3-30 pm. The other semi-final featuring Scotstown (Monaghan) winners over both Derrygonnelly (Fermanagh) and Burren (Down) and Eoghan Rua, Coleraine (Derry) who beat Castlerahan (Cavan) will be the curtain raiser at 1-30 pm. Read more

O’Neill brothers breach the Coalface

November 5, 2018 

 ● UCSFC Crossmaglen Rangers 0-12 v Coalisland Fianna 0-10

Following a bright opening quarter in which a few robust challenges went unpunished and Cross led 4-2, the second quarter turned into a war of attrition as cards became aplenty and before the short whistle sounded it was advantage 6-5 to Cross on the scoreboard and it was 15-13 in terms of players on the pitch to the Armagh champions.  Read more

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