U10 Indoor hurling finals this Sunday

INDOOR HURLING U10 - 10The Uner 10 Indoor Hurling League, which has been running over the past three weeks, reaches its conclusion on Sunday when 7 finals are down for decision at the Seven Towers Leisure Centre in Ballymena. Always a great event the action gets underway at 1pm and before the finals proper get started there is a Division 6 play off game betweeen Ruairi Og 3 and Eoghan Rua 1 to see who will meet Oisin 2 in the final.
The first of the finals is the Division 7 decider between McQuillans 3 and All Saints 2 followed by the Division 6 between Oisins 2 and the play-off winners. McQuillan’s 4 meet Eoghan Roe 2 in the Division 5 final, while Cuchullains 3 take on Oisins 1 in the Division 4 showdown.
Ballygalget of Down meet Omagh St Enda’s of Tyrone in the Division 3 decider, Shamrocks 1 take on Kickhams 1 in the Division 2 shoot-out while the Division 1 final sees Ruairi Og 1 and McQuillan’s 1 battle for the title.
The fixtures for this years Finals are as follows:
Div 6 Playoff         Ruairi Og 3        v    Eoghan Roe 1
Div 7                      McQuillans 3     v    All Saints 2
Div 6                      Oisin 2                v    Ruairi Og 3/Eoghan Roe 1
Div 5                      McQuillians 4    v    Eoghan Roe 2
Div 4                      Cuchullians 3     v    Oisin 1
Div 3                      Ballygalget         v    Omagh St Endas 1
Div 2                      Shamrocks 1      v    Kickhams 1
Div 1                      Ruairi Og 1         v    McQuillans 1INDOOR HURLING U10 - 2

Central Bar North Antrim U10 indoor league playoffs

Ballygalget, Dunloy 1, Creggan 1, Naomh Padraig 2, Ruairi Ogs 2, Shamrocks 3 and Con Magee’s who took part in the North Antrim Indoor Hurling league Division 3 playoffs at St. Patrick’s college on Saturday morning.

St. Enda’s, Ruairi Ogs 2, Cuchullain’s 1, Kickham’s 1, Loughgiel 1 & 2 and Naomh Padraig 2 who took part in the North Antrim indoor hurling league division 2 playoffs  at St. Louis Grammar on Saturday morning.

All Saints 1 & 2, Ballycastle 3, Naomh Padraig 1, Kickham’s 2 and Eoghan Ruadh 2 who took part in the division 7 indoor hurling league playoffs at St. Patrick’s college on Saturday afternoon.

TG4 Schedule for the National Hurling and Football Leagues

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Kilkenny captain Andy Comerford lifts the National Hurling League trophy back in 2002, but who ill raise the silverware this season

TG4′s GAA spring schedule 2018:

Sunday 21 January

  • 2pm: An Ghaeltacht (Kerry) v Moy Tír na nÓg (Tyrone), AIB All-Ireland Intermediate Club Football Championship Semi-Final
  • 4pm: Westmeath v Meath, Bord na Mona O’Byrne Cup final

Sunday 28 January

  • 2pm: Clare v Tipperary, Allianz Hurling League
  • Deferred match: Kerry v Donegal, Allianz Football League

Sunday 4 February

  • 2pm: Wexford v Cork, Allianz Hurling League
  • Deferred: Donegal v Galway, Allianz Football League
  • Deferred: Kilkenny v Clare, Allianz Hurling League

Saturday 10 February

  • 2pm: Na Piarsaigh v Slaughtneil, AIB All-Ireland Senior Club Hurling Championship semi-final
  • 4pm: Cuala v Liam Mellows, AIB All-Ireland Senior Club Hurling Championship semi-final

Sunday 11 February

  • 12pm: Galway v Mayo, Lidl Ladies National Football League Division 1
  • 2pm: Galway v Mayo, Allianz Football League
  • Deferred: Monaghan v Kerry, Allianz Football League
  • Deferred: Kildare v Tyrone, Allianz Football League

Saturday 17 February

  • TBC: Moorefield v Corofin or Fulham Gaels, AIB All-Ireland Senior Club Football Championship semi-final

Sunday 18 February

  • 2pm: Clare v Cork, Allianz Hurling League
  • Deferred: Waterford v Kilkenny, Allianz Hurling League
  • Deferred: Galway v Offaly, Allianz Hurling League

Saturday 24 February

  • 4.30pm: Slaughtneil v Nemo Rangers, AIB All-Ireland Senior Club Football Championship semi-final

Sunday 25 February

  • Live and deferred coverage of three Allianz Hurling League matches TBC

Sunday 4 March

  • Live and deferred coverage of three matches Allianz Football League matches TBC

Sunday 11 March

  • Live and deferred coverage of three Allianz Hurling League quarter-finals

Saturday 17 March

  • AIB All-Ireland Senior Club Football and Hurling finals, live from Croke Park

Sunday 18 March

  • Live and deferred coverage of three matches, including Allianz Hurling League semi-finals

Saturday 24 March

  • Allianz Hurling League final

Sunday 25 March

  • Live and deferred coverage of three Allianz Football League matches

Saturday 31 March

  • Allianz Football League finals (Division 3 & 4)

Sunday 1 April

  • Allianz Football League finals (Division 1 & 2)

Shane O’Neill’s GAC Juvenile Awards night

Shane O’Neills Glenarm held their 2017 juvenile presentation evening recently in the Glencloy Inn, Carnlough.

Guest speaker on the night was Micky Quigg, hurling development officer for New York GAA. Among the trophies given out on the night were North Antirm B league, B championship, and mementoes from their trip to Duffry Rovers, Wexford at Feile 2017.

U-14 1Guest of honour Mickey Quigg presents the U12 most improved player to joint winners James O`Kane & Conor O`KaneU-14 2U12 Player of the Year Matthew Black receives his award from Mickey QuiggU-14 3 Ronan Rodgers receives the Under 14 Most Improved award from Mickey Quigg.U-14 4Joint Under14 Players of the Year Aidan Scullion and Niall McGarel with guest of honour Mickey QuiggU-14 5Playres’ Player of the Year Aidan ScullionU-14 6Shane O’Neill’s Under 14 team who received awards at the club’s juvenile dinner in the Glencloy Inn, CarnloughU-14 7Members of the Under 10-12 panel at the Shane O’Neill’s GAC juvenile awards

Andy honoured by Gaelic Life with Hall of Fame Award

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Left – Andy McCallin receives the Gaelic Life Hall of Fame award from Niall McCoy of Gaelic Life and Ciaran Woods of GAAstore.                                                                          Right – Andy is interviewed by RTE commentator Darrah Moloney, who was MC for the evening.

St John’s and Antrim legend Andy McCallin was honoured at the prestigious Gaelic Life Club All Stars dinner in the Hillgrove Hotel, Monaghan last weekend. Andy, the first and only Antrim player to win a football All Star award when he was part of the first Carroll’s GAA All Star football team back in 1971, received the Gaelic Life Hall of Fame Award. Back in 1971 the Johnnies star was at the height of his powers. He was a member of the Antrim team who beat Roscommon in the All Ireland Under 21 Football final at Croke Park and the following year showed his versatility by playing on the Saffrons side who won the All Ireland Intermediate Hurling title. He played on the Antrim team who reached the Ulster Senior Football final in 1970, and although beaten by Derry in the final he was top scorer in the Ulster championship that season.

Here we post an interview with the Johnnies legend by famed GAA videographer Jerome Quinn in which Andy gives his views on receiving the award and also looks back to his original All Star award in 1971.

26962043_10155237048418297_1182877254116360989_oAndy McCallin and his sister Anne at the Gaelic Life Club All Stars dinner.

Andy receives his Gaelic Life Hall of Fame award

Sincere thanks to Ronan Scott of Gaelic Life and Jerome Quinn for their assistance