He would have been entitled to feel smug or wag a finger in the general direction of his detractors after a torrid 18 months, but Eamonn Burns instead used his winning platform to heap praise on his unfancied Down team after they pulled off the county’s first Ulster championship win over Armagh in 25 years.
Mon, 05 Jun, 2017
Still holding a flawless record as they stride towards the Allianz League semi-finals may suggest Dublin are passing through the spring without being road tested. Jim Gavin, however, insists that the ride has been “a little bit bumpy”.
Mon, 14 Mar, 2016
Kerry manager Eamonn Fitzmaurice has backed Paul Murphy to shine again at centre-forward, though he accepts that tomorrow’s Allianz FL Division 1 clash with Donegal in Tralee will represent a different challenge for the Rathmore man than Down did last week.
Sun, 06 Mar, 2016
Armagh 2-11 St Mary’s 0-14: A stunning 2-4 contribution from livewire corner-forward Gavin McParland underpinned this hard-earned Bank of Ireland Dr McKenna Cup win for Armagh at the saturated Athletic Grounds last night.
Thu, 15 Jan, 2015