Monthly Archives: March 2017

Preview: Armagh v Antrim

March 22nd, 2017 | Football

Armagh host Antrim this weekend as Saturday Night Fever grips the Athletic Grounds. This will be the first meeting of the counties in the National Football League in fifteen years and meetings have been rare over recent decades. Further investigation though informs that the counties clashed not once but twice ninety one years ago during […]

Clann Eireann Talk Night

March 18th, 2017 | Football

Former Armagh manager Paul Grimley will be one of a high profile panel of current and former G.A.A managers who will take part in a debate night at the Clann Eireann Club on Friday March 31st, beginning at 8 30 pm. With the event coming close to the start of the new club league season, local […]

Armagh starting 15 v Louth

March 16th, 2017 | Football

Following Armagh’s dominant win over Offaly, Kieran McGeeney’s Senior team will go to Drogheda on Sunday afternoon knowing that a victory over neighbours Louth will put the team firmly in the front seat for contesting the League final.  A defeat to the wee county however, who currently top the table, will leave promotion on a knife […]

Derby day a must win

Derby day a must win

March 16th, 2017 | Football

Armagh visit Drogheda on Sunday afternoon knowing that a victory over neighbours Louth is essential to maintain ambitions of a swift return to Division 2 of the Allianz National Football League. To return from the Wee County with no additional points, will see Armagh realistically hanging on to the slimmest hope of a berth in […]

U16 Academy Sat 18th Mar

March 16th, 2017 | Orchard Academy

The Under 16 Academy will be holding its final trials this Saturday 18th March in Callanbridge. The trials will be split into two sections and will not include the 29 players who have already been selected onto the squad. These 29 players will travel to Dunleer in Louth on Sunday and play a challenge game prior […]

U15 Academy Sat 18th Mar

March 16th, 2017 | Orchard Academy

The final trial for the Under 15 Academy will take place this Saturday 18th March in St Patrick’s College Armagh starting at 9.30am. Entrance to the grounds will be via the Moy Road. This will be the final opportunity your players will get to try and make the final squad. 51 players have already been […]

Armagh hurlers lose to Antrim

March 12th, 2017 | Hurling News

Armagh hurlers fell to a third defeat in their Division 2A campaign, but they can be pleased with a much improved performance against Aontroim, heading into their final game against Ceatharlach on Sunday 26 March. Conor McCann, Ciarán Clarke and Eoghan Campbell got the Saffrons off the mark early on, but two scores from Cahal […]

Hurlers starting 15 v Antrim

March 11th, 2017 | Hurling News

Sylvester McConnell has named the starting team for Sunday’s important Division 2A league clash against Antrim. 1 Simon Doherty 2 Ciarán Clifford 3 Artie McGuinness 4 David Bridges 5 John Corvan 6 Nathan Curry 7 Tiarnán Nevin 8 Stephen Renaghan 9 Connor Devlin 10 Dylan McKenna 11 Eoin McGuinness 12 David Carvill 13 Cahal Carvill […]

Concussion Workshops

March 7th, 2017 | Football

The Workshop will take around 75 minutes and is free of charge. Remaining Workshops Tutor Karol McQuade Collegeland 5th April 9pm Grange 23rd March Crossmaglen TBC Tutor Kathy Crangle Clonmore 14th March Carrickcruppin 27th March 7.30pm Whitecross TBC Tutor Aoife Lennon Derrynoose 24th March 7.30pm Dromintee 15th March 7.30pm Keady 7th March 7.30pm Redmond O […]



March 5th, 2017 | Football

Kieran McGeeney’s Senior Footballers produced a superb display to romp home to a 30 point victory against Offaly today in the Athletic Grounds. 6 goals scored from 6 different players along with a wide range of points scorers shows the strength in the forward playing ability of the Orchard men.  It was too hot for […]

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