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2020 the most important National Football League ever

One of the four rule changes in the GAA for 2020 has made the 89th staging of the National Football League the most important in the competitions history. The 2020 Allianz sponsored National Football Leagues will possibly leave 16 counties…

Newry South Armagh Sports

End of the Decade Series: Part II Team of the Decade

With every part of this series, it gets harder.  It was hard to pick the team of the year and the player of the year for 2019 nevermind looking back at the whole decade. 

Triple Accolade for Rian O’Neill at Armagh All-Stars

The Armagh GAA Awards Night at the Carrickdale Hotel turned out to be for Crossmaglen Rangers and Armagh rising star Rian O’Neill.

New format for All-Ireland

Richard Bullick This year’s All-Ireland Senior Championship will have a new format with the 12 competing teams split into two groups of six rather than the previous four pools of three teams each.

Roisin savouring Olympics prospect

By Richard Bullick Physiotherapist Roisin Murphy from Silverbridge can look forward to being involved in next year’s Olympics after the Irish hockey team’s ground-breaking qualification for Tokyo 2020.

Culloville Camogs complete the double

Culloville 3-5 Derrynoose 0-4 Reigning Armagh Senior Camogie Champions Culloville completed the championship and league double with a 3-5 to 0-4 victory over Derrynoose in the Senior Division 1B League playoff on Saturday night.


Mick O Hanlon – Former Armagh great from Cullyhanna

From his home at Carraigh Dua Heights in  Belleek, former Armagh great Mick O’Hanlon reflects on his early years in a conversation with Peter Makem.


Clontibret withstand Cross comeback

A slow start, a total of 13 wides, 2 points from very debatable frees awarded against them in minutes 47 & 58, plus losing out in the tactical battle, were the main contributary factors which saw Crossmaglen Rangers crash out…


Year of Profit for Watters

Richard Bullick Who scored Armagh’s winning goal against Cork this summer in what was the Orchard outfit’s first ever victory over the Rebelettes in a Championship match might make a good quiz question in the future, for it wasn’t one…

South Armagh South Down Sports

Clontibret the ultimate test for Cross?

2019 USFC Crossmaglen Rangers v Clontibret O’Neill’s Saturday 2nd November in Athletic Grounds at 7pm