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Nickey Rackard Qtr Final: Armagh v Leitrim

Armagh senior hurlers take on Leitrim in the Nickey Rackard Cup Quarter Final this Saturday 17 July at 1.30pm, in Breffni Park. Best wishes to the management and players. Tickets are available to buy online here: https://bit.ly/3xJc1i6 All patrons need a ticket, there are no ticket sales at the venue.    

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USFC semi-final Armagh v Monaghan

Armagh face Monaghan this Saturday 17 July 2021 in the Ulster Senior Football Championship semi-final. Throw-in 4pm in Pairc Esler, Newry. Watch the game LIVE on Sky Sports. Admission is strictly by ticket only. Tickets are distributed through our clubs, please contact your local club for more information. All patrons need a ticket, there are […]

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Armagh Club Draw winners

The third club draw was held on Thursday 8 July 2021 at the Athletic Grounds, Armagh. Congratulations to all the lucky winners who successfully picked up prizes following their kind support and donations for their club and county. The final draw is scheduled to take place on Thursday 22 July.  

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Orchard overcome tough Antrim test

Armagh 4-15 Antrim 0-14 It was far from convincing, but Armagh are through to the last four of the Ulster Championship. 13 points separated the sides in the end, although the game was much closer than the scoreline suggests. It’s rare that frustration would follow such an emphatic victory, but that’s just one of the […]

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Spectator Information for attending Ulster GAA games

When it comes to keeping everyone safe from Covid-19 on match days– we’re all on the same team. If you’re going to a GAA match this summer, we need you to also play your part, and follow the spectator safety advice at all times. It’s great to have spectators back at games and here you’ll […]

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Armagh senior footballers go pink to support Organ Donation & Donate4Daithi

The Athletic Grounds in Armagh is the venue for Armagh V Antrim in the quarter-finals of the Ulster Senior Football Championships on Sunday 4th July. It is also the occasion when Ulster GAA will showcase the invaluable contribution of organ donation to our society. Following-on from the momentous announcement last week that a soft opt-out […]

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Patrick Burns
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name:  Patrick Burns

Age:  25

Height: 6ft

Weight: 84kg

Position:       Defender

Club:  Forkhill

Honours:  Freshers All-Ireland Champions 2013 (Queens),

Ulster minor league winner,

National League Division 3 winner,

Armagh League Division 3 winner.

Inter-County Debut

Competition: McKenna Cup

Year: 2017

Opposition: Down

 

Occupation:  Actuary

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Paul McGrane/Kieran McGeeney

Twitter Handle: @patrickburns93

Instagram Handle: @Patrickburns93

Connaire Mackin
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name:  Connaire Mackin

Age:  23

Height: 6ft 2

Weight: 83 Kg

Position:       Defender | Midfielder |Forward

Club: Shane O’Neills         

Honours:  Minor Championship, U21 Championship, MacLarnon Cup.

Inter-County Debut

Competition: NFL Division 3                    Year: 2018   Opposition: Fermanagh

 

Occupation:  Joiner

Childhood Sporting Hero:  John McEntee

Instagram Handle:  @connairemack_

Cathair McGeary
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name: Cathair McGeary

Age: 19

Height: 6ft 1

Weight: 77kg

Position: Defender

Club: Collegeland O’Rahillys

Honours:

Inter-County Debut

Competition: Mckenna cup Year: 2018 Opposition: Donegal

Occupation: Student

Childhood Sporting Hero: Usain Bolt

Instagram Handle: @cathairmcgeary18

Niall Rowland
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name:  Niall Rowland

Age:  27

Height: 5ft 11

Weight: 82kg

Position:       Defender

Club:  Culloville Blues

Honours:  Ulster Minor League & Championship 2009, All Ireland Minor C’ship 2009, Armagh Intermediate Championship 2011, Armagh Intermediate League 2016, NFL Division 3 2018

Inter-County Debut

Competition:    McKenna CUP       Year:           2013              Opposition: Down

 

Occupation:  Marketing Executive

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Ronan Clarke

Twitter Handle:  @NiallR12

 

Ben Crealey
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name:  Ben Crealey

Age:  20

Height: 6ft 5

Weight: 92kg

Position: Midfielder

Club:  Maghery Sean MacDermott’s

Honours:

Armagh Senior Championship 2016, Allianz League D3 2018.

Inter-County Debut

Competition: McKenna Cup               Year: 2017             Opposition: Derry

 

Occupation: Student

Childhood Sporting Hero: Zinedine Zidane

Instagram Handle: @ben_crealey

Aaron McKay
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name:  Aaron McKay

Age:  22

Height: 6ft 1

Weight: 86kg

Position:       Defender

Club:  St. Patrick’s Dromintee

Honours: 

Ulster Colleges Treanor Cup, Mac Cormack Cup and Mac Larnon Cup

U18 Masita All Ireland Schools Noonan Cup

Sigerson Cup

 

Inter-County Debut

Competition: National League   Year:   2017  Opposition: Sligo

 

Occupation:  Student

Childhood Sporting Hero: Paul Mc Grane

Twitter: @AMcKay95  

Instagram:  @aaronmckay6

Jemar Hall
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name:  Jemar Hall

Age:  24

Height: 5ft 8

Weight: 75kg

Position:  Forward

Club:  Forkhill

Honours: 

MacLarnon Cup

B All-Ireland Colleges 2012

Armagh NFL Division 3 2013

 

Inter-County Debut

Competition: O’Fiaich Cup          Year: 2016               Opposition: Derry

 

Occupation:  Personal Trainer

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Ronaldo

Twitter Handle:     @JemarHall

Instagram Handle:  @Jemar_Hall

Aidan Forker
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name:  Aidan Forker

Age:  26

Height: 5ft 11

Weight: 13.5 stone

Position:       Defender | Forward

Club:  Maghery GFC

Honours: Armagh Senior County Championship 2016, County League Division 3, MacRory Cup.

Inter-County Debut

Competition: O’Fiaich Cup          Year: 2011              Opposition: Meath

 

Occupation:  Teacher

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Brian O’Driscoll, Steven Gerard, Paudric Joyce

Twitter: @AidanForker

Instagram: @aforker1

Brendan Donaghy
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name:  Brendan Donaghy        

Age:  31

Height: 6ft 1

Weight: 13st

Position:       Defender

Club:  Clonmore Robert Emmets

Honours:  2 x Junior Championship

Inter-County Debut

Competition: McKenna Cup        Year:  2006  Opposition:  Fermanagh

 

Occupation:  Quality Manager

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Kieran McGeeney, Oisin McConville

Twitter Handle:  @DonaghyBrendan

Niall Grimley
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name:  Niall Grimley

Age:  23

Height: 6ft 2

Weight: 87kg

Position:       Midfielder | Forward

Club:  Madden Raparees

Honours:  2018 NFL League Division 3, 2013 Intermediate Club Championship

Inter-County Debut

Competition: McKenna Cup        Year: 2016              Opposition: Cavan

 

Occupation:  Data Input Operator

Childhood Sporting Hero:  David Beckham

Twitter: @niallgrimley

Instagram:  @niallgrimley

Stephen Sheridan
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name:  Stephen Sheridan                     

Age:  28       

Height: 6’1

Weight: 85 kg

Position:       Midfielder

Club:  Peadar O’Doirnin, Forkhill

Honours: Ulster University – Ryan Cup 2016, Armagh – Div 3 winners 2018

Inter-County Debut

Competition: McKenna Cup                   Year: 2015              Opposition: Tyrone

 

Occupation: 

Childhood Sporting Hero:  LeBron James

Twitter: @Stephensher8

Instagram Handle:  @Stephensher8

Ethan Rafferty
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name:  Ethan Rafferty

Age:  24

Height: 6ft 3in

Weight: 92kg

Position: Forward

Club:  St. Colmcilles Grange

Honours: 

NFL Div 3 2015 & 2018

U21 Club Intermediate Championship

Inter-County Debut

Competition: Dr McKenna Cup  Year: 2013  Opposition: Cavan

 

Occupation:  Administration

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Dan Carter

Twitter: @Ethan_Raff

Instagram Handle:  @ethanraff5

 

Andrew Murnin
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name:  Andrew Murnin

Age:  26

Height:  6ft 2

Weight: 85kg

Position: Full Forward

Club:  St Pauls Lurgan

Honours:

2009 – Minor All-Ireland Championship, League and Ulster Championship
2014 – Armagh Intermediate Club Championship and League

2015 – NFL Div 3

2018 – NFL Div 3
Inter-County Debut

Competition: NFL               Year: 2015                           Opposition: Limerick

 

Occupation:  Accountant

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Anthony Tohill

 Instagram Handle:  @amurnin91

Gregory McCabe
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name:  Greg McCabe

Age:  23

Height: 5ft 11

Weight: 77kg

Position: Defender

Club:  Shane O’Neills

Honours:  U14 All County Feile, U14 Championship, U21 Club Championship, MacLarnon Cup, All Ireland Intermediate, Mac Cormack Cup, NFL Div 3.

Inter-County Debut

Competition: Div 3 NFL    Year: 2017  Opposition: Longford

 

Occupation:  Coach

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Steven Gerrard

Instagram:  @gregmccabe95

Rory Grugan
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name:  Rory Grugan

Age:  27

Height: 6ft 1

Weight: 81kg

Position:       Forward

Club:  Ballymacnab GFC

Honours:  All Ireland Minor C’ship 2009, NFL Division 3 2018

Inter-County Debut

Competition: McKenna Cup                   Year: 2011              Opposition: Down

 

Occupation:  French Teacher

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Oisin McConville

Twitter Handle: @Grugs_91

Instagram Handle:  @Grugs_91

Blaine Hughes
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name: Blaine Hughes

Age:  22

Height: 5ft 11

Weight: 76kg

Position: Goalkeeper       

Club: Carrickcruppen       

Honours:  MacLarnon Cup, All Ireland Schools, County Championship Under 16

Inter-County Debut

Competition: NFL               Year: 2017               Opposition: Longford

Occupation:  Stock Control Administrator

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Ciaran McDonald

Instagram: @blainehughes

Paul Hughes
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name: Paul Hughes

Age:  26

Height: 5 ft 11

Weight: 12 stone

Position:       Defender

Club:  Crossmaglen

Honours:  2 All-Ireland Senior Club, 4 Ulster Senior Club, 6 County Senior Clubs, 3 County U21 Club and 2 Gaelic Life Ulster Club All-Stars

Inter-County Debut

Competition: National League                Year: 2014              Opposition: Louth

 

Occupation:  Construction Worker

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Oisin McConville

Twitter Handle: @Paulhughes91

Instagram Handle:  @Paulhughes91

Mark Shields
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name:  Mark Shields

Age:  28

Height: 6ft

Weight: 13 stone

Position: Defender

Club: St. Killian’s Whitecross      

Honours:   Club Intermediate Champions 2007 & 2016, NFL Division 3 Champions 2015 & 2018.

 

Inter-County Debut

Competition: McKenna Cup                    Year: 2012               Opposition: Down

 

Occupation:  Physiotherapist Student

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Dennis Bergkamp

Twitter: @markshields_89

Instagram: @mark_Shields7