Tyrone star Niall Morgan and former Armagh number one Paul Hearty have ridiculed a proposal to ban passing the ball back to the goalkeeper.
After last October’s county final, Oisín McConville called on new Armagh manager Paul Grimley to entice his Crossmaglen team-mate Paul Hearty back into the set-up.
Oisín McConville revealed Crossmaglen players have been hurt by being overlooked for places in the Armagh team.
There are three Championship newcomers in the Armagh team to face Tyrone in Sunday's Ulster SFC quarter-final at the Athletic Grounds (throw-in 4pm).
Heroic Championship displays aren’t all about getting off to a good start; often they’re about getting over a bad one
Armagh goalkeeper Paul Hearty had decided to call time on his inter-county football career, becoming the second member of the county's 2002 All-Ireland title-winning squad to retire in the past week.
Crossmaglen were 14 points to the good with three minutes left when Óisín McConville was called ashore and the near-10,000 crowd rose in unison to applaud him off the field.
Crossmaglen 2-19 Garrycastle 1-7
Paul Hearty has been ever-present between the posts during Crossmaglen's glory years which stretch back to 1997 and the first of their five All-Ireland club titles to date, which came courtesy of a final win over Knockmore of Mayo.
Listening to John Gaffey, you’d swear he’s been here before but the 27-year-old will lead out Garrycastle in their first ever All-Ireland Club SFC final in two days.
Dr Crokes captain Luke Quinn is adamant the Kerry champions will not struggle in the physicality stakes when they face Crossmaglen Rangers in Saturday’s All-Ireland Club SFC semi-final.
Crossmaglen Rangers are on course to retain their AIB Ulster Club SFC title after coming through a tough examination from Ballinderry this afternoon.
Armagh 1-15 Down 1-10
IT wasn’t so long ago that Joe Kernan and Benny Tierney were disagreeing about what, if any, benefits winning Ulster had for Armagh in the grand scheme of an All-Ireland championship.
ARMAGH goalkeeper Paul Hearty has blamed RTÉ for Saturday’s Ulster SFC quarter-final against Down at the Athletic Grounds clashing with the Champions League final.
A CRAZY and intense afternoon in Navan yesterday. This All-Ireland semi-final had it all but ultimately only victory for Ulster champions Crossmaglen Rangers.
Monaghan 1-18 Armagh 0-9
SPARE a thought for Gerard O’Kane today.
Armagh 1-15 Tipperary 2-8
Meath 2-08 Armagh 0-13
A Dundalk man accused of INLA membership was seen by gardaí on numerous occasions in the company of men convicted of firearms and other offences, the Special Criminal Court was told today.
Kilmacud Crokes 1-9
CROSSMAGLEN goalkeeper Paul Hearty has Nemo Rangers’ record of seven All-Ireland club titles in his sights.
In an attempt to kick-start Connacht's season, coach Michael Bradley has made six changes for the Magners League clash with Glasgow Warriors at the Sportsground on Friday night.
CROSSMAGLEN Rangers goalkeeper Paul Hearty won the ninth MBNA KickFada competition with a 70 metres kick at the Bray Emmets GAA grounds on Saturday.
A spectacular kick of 70 metres earned Armagh goalkeeper Paul Hearty the MBNA Kick Fada title for 2008, following a today's thrilling contest at the Bray Emmets GAA Club.
A Waterford man “rehearsed” his admission of INLA membership with gardaí, the Special Criminal Court heard today.
IRELAND A’S hopes of making the Churchill Cup final were left in tatters as the New Zealand Maori ran in seven tries in a one-sided contest at Sandy Park.
Crossmaglen (Armagh) 0-13 Dr Crokes (Kerry) 1-5
ALLY HOGG came through 80 minutes unscathed ahead of next weekend’s RBS 6 Nations opener with England as Edinburgh came out on top against Connacht, with Duncan Hodge making up for an early error with a fine kicking performance.
OBITUARY writers can still their pens a while longer.
PAUL HEARTY admits that it is a case of the All-Ireland or nothing for Armagh despite their magnificent achievement in winning a sixth Ulster title in eight years on Sunday.
Connacht 16 Ospreys 44
Leinster 16 Connnacht 13
Mark McHugh and John Hearty are the two new men in for Connacht's away date at Leinster in the Celtic League on Sunday.
Armagh will be without Kieran McGeeney for Sunday's NFL Division 1B clash with Galway (Crossmaglen, throw-in 2.30pm) due to a bout of tonsilitis for the former captain.
IT’S an indicator of how fast Robert Kearney’s career is progressing that the Leinster back was disappointed not to be involved in Ireland’s Autumn internationals last month.
The two Johns, Hearty and Fogarty, are the newcomers to Michael Bradley's Connacht side for the clash with Montpellier in Friday’s European Challenge Cup clash at the Stade Sabathe.
Centre John Hearty and hooker John Fogarty are doubtful ahead of Connacht's European Challenge Cup tie against Armatori Catania from Italy on Saturday.
Ospreys 18 Connacht 17
Connacht coach Michael Bradley has made eight changes for Friday’s clash with the Ospreys at the Regional Rugby Stadium (7.10pm).
Ulster 36 Connacht 10
Fit-again captain Kieran McGeeney has returned to the Armagh side, as expected, for Sunday's All-Ireland SFC semi-final against Tyrone at Croke Park.
Armagh 0-13 Tyrone 0-11
Dublin is smothered in cloud today but come 4.30pm the red-hot pairing of Armagh and Tyrone will thunder back into action at Croke Park in a red-hot Ulster SFC final replay that is almost too close to call.
REPLAYS tend to be strange affairs, often bearing little resemblance to their predecessor.
Mayo and Armagh battle out their rescheduled National Football League Division 1 semi-final today - with both sides bidding to advance to face Wexford in the decider.
Armagh boss Joe Kernan has named the same side as last weekend for Sunday's National Football League semi-final clash against Mayo at Croke Park.
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