McNeice and Forker on show in Armagh defeat

Aidan Forker (left). Pic by PressEye Ltd.
Aidan Forker (left). Pic by PressEye Ltd.

Annaghmore’s Matthew McNeice and Aidan Forker from Maghery lined out last weekend in Armagh’s Ulster Championship quarter-final.

The 2-11 to 0-8 reverse to Donegal handed McNeice a senior championship debut in Orchard County colours.

Armagh will now meet Wicklow in the round-one All-Ireland qualifier at The Athletic Grounds on Saturday, June 27 from 2.30.

Annaghmore’s club cycle training will continue each Tuesday and Thursday in the clubrooms from 7 o’clock.

Final registration for the Club2Club Cycle on Sunday, July 26 will take place tonight (Friday) at 7 o’clock.

Annaghmore’s Boot Camp sessions will run at the cost of £2 from Monday, June 29 to Friday, July 10 on the following times: Monday and Wednesday evenings 7-7.30; Tuesday, Thursday and Friday mornings 6.30-7 o’clock.

The Kellogg’s GAA Cul Camp hosted by Naomh Eoin will run from Monday, July 6 to Friday, July 10 in Annaghmore. Visit

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Tir na nOg officials have confirmed another development meeting to take place on Sunday in the clubrooms from 6 o’clock.

“It is vital that all available members and parents attend to follow up on the momentum and good work started at the last meeting,” said a Tir na nOg spokesman. “All are welcome.

“We were encouraged by the turnout at the last meeting, at which a lot of positive ideas were studied and explored.”

The club’s under 12s recorded home success on Saturday by 5-18 to 3-10 against St Paul’s.

Special mention to Diarmuid Tennyson, Michael Burnett, Clia Creaney and Oisin McGivern. Andrew Wilson registered a personal tally of 2-8.

“It was a superb all-round team performance with the entire side and substitutes playing a part in the victory,” said Andrew Neeson from the management team. “Next up we have Clan na Gael at home on Saturday from 4 o’clock.”

Tir na nOg girls’ under 14s finished in front by 6-13 to 4-4 during the Championship date with Ballyhegan. Clodagh Girvan and Eva Lambe led the Tir na nOg scoring.

“It was a great team effort,” said team mentor Colette Carvill. “I am full of praise for all the players.”


Ballyhegan’s fourth annual ‘Park ‘n’ Stride’ will run on Friday, July 3 in conjunction with Marie Curie Cancer Care. Full details in next week’s ‘Times’.