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McKENNA CUP: Superb Kielt goal sets Derry up for Tyrone decider

Derry 2-12, Monaghan 1-13

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Derry manager, Damian Barton.

(Picture: Philip Magowan / PressEye).

DERRY GAA: McKenna semi-final will benefit league preparations - Barton

After offering an emphatic 20-point response to anyone doubting Derry’s interest in the McKenna Cup, Damian Barton is banking on Sunday’s semi-final helping preparations for the League opener with Clare on February 5th.

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Derry senior footballers Ciar�n McFaul and Peter Hagan join with Oak Leaf hurlers, Johnny O'Dwyer and Darragh Cartin, to launch the county's new hydration partnership with Rocwell Natural Mineral Water.

DERRY GAA: Oak Leafers announce new Rocwell sponsorship deal

One of Ireland’s leading suppliers of Natural Mineral Water, Rocwell, have been announced as the new hydration partners of Derry GAA.

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Derry's Niall Loughlin.

DERRY GAA: Oak Leafers to meet Monaghan in McKenna Cup semi-final

Derry 2-20, Queen’s University 0-06

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Mark Lynch will start his first Derry game of 2017 when the Oak Leafers entertain Queen's in the final McKenna Cup group game. (Photo by Brendan Moran/Sportsfile)

DERRY GAA: Oak Leafers makes seven changes for Queen’s test

Mark Lynch will make his first Derry start of 2017 as Derry wrap up their McKenna Cup group games with a home tie against Queen’s University on Wednesday (8.00pm).

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Neil Forester (pictured in action against Armagh) became the first Steelstown man to captain Derry when he led the Oak Leafers out against Down on Sunday. (
Picture: Philip Magowan / PressEye)

DERRY GAA: Forester’s pride at historic Oak Leaf captaincy

It wasn’t the result he wanted but Neil Forester will never forget the day he became the first Steelstown player to captain the Derry senior football team.

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Derry manager Damian Barton and assistant Brian McGuckin (right).

(Photo Matt Mackey / Press Eye)

DERRY GAA: Down defeat not good enough - Barton

Damian Barton said Derry’s performance in Sunday’s 0-15 to 0-14 defeat to Down was “not good enough”.

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Down's Alan Davison comesunder pressure from three Derry players at Pairc Esler on Sunday.

(Photographer - � Matt Mackey / Press Eye)

McKENNA CUP: Derry defeated as Down record morale boosting win

Down 0-15, Derry 0-14

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Steelstown's Neil Forester will captain Derry this weekend against Down in Pairc Esler, Newry.(

Picture: Philip Magowan / PressEye)

DERRY GAA: Forester captain as Barton makes four changes for Down

Bank Of Ireland Dr McKenna Cup, Section A: Down v Derry (Sunday, Newry, 2pm)

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Derry's Michael Warnock takes on Armagh's Simon McCoy at Owenbeg on Sunday.


(Photo Lorcan Doherty / Presseye.com)

DERRY GAA: McGuckin hails impact of new faces

Despite being only 25, Emmett McGuckin admitted to feeling like one of the ‘old brigade’ as a youthful Derry began their McKenna Cup campaign with an encouraging one point win over Armagh.

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Derry's Niall Loughlin shoots for goal despite pressure from Armagh's Oisin Lappin. (Photo Lorcan Doherty / Presseye.com)

DERRY GAA: McGuckin happy with Oak Leafers’ new faces

Derry assistant manager Brian McGuckin is relieved that the focus is back on the players wearing the Derry jersey rather than those who are not.

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Derry's Aidan McLaughlin ascores his superb first half goal despite the efforts of Armagh's John McGill, Niall Rowland and Stephen Sheridan.

(Photo Lorcan Doherty / Presseye.com)

Derry defeat Armagh in McKenna Cup opener

Derry 3-10, Armagh 2-12

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DERRY GAA: All change for Oak Leafers ahead of Armagh opener

Bank Of Ireland Dr McKenna Cup, Section A: Derry V Armagh (Sunday, Owenbeg, 2pm)

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Doire Trasna's Eva Cassidy receives the Niamh McGlinchey Cup for Solo Singing from former All Ireland Senior Solo Singing Champion  Hannagh Ferguson at Glenullin last week. Included on left is �na Ferguson, Coiste Sc�r Dhoire  and Miche�l Ahern from Club Derry.

SCOR: Eva hits right note with county Scor win!

Doire Trasna’s Eva Cassidy - the city’s sole representative at last weekend’s Scór na nÓg County final in Glenullin, made her own little piece of history by claiming a superb first place in the Amhráníocht Aonair (Solo Singing) category.

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Na Magha's Alan Grant has been named in the Ulster hurling squad to face Munster this weekend.

DERRY GAA: Oak Leaf trio in Ulster squads

Enda Lynn, Alan Grant and Oisin McCloskey are the only Derry players to be named in the Ulster football and hurling squads for this weekend’s Inter-provincials.

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Danny Murphy.

GAA: Ulster Council secretary Danny Murphy dies

Ulster Council secretary Danny Murphy has died at the age of 67.

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DERRY GAA: Derry Board seek Christy Ring changes

DERRY GAA: Derry Board seek Christy Ring changes

The Derry Executive Committee will table a motion at next week’s County Convention calling for the abolition of the final Christy Ring Play-off match.

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The Derry panel which took on Armagh in Sunday's 

O'Fiach Cup semi-final in Crossmaglen. 

(Picture: Philip Magowan / PressEye).

O FIAICH CUP: Youthful Derry lose out to Armagh

Armagh 2-20, Derry 3-13

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Celtic Park. (Picture credit: Oliver McVeigh / SPORTSFILE)

Celtic Park a ‘non-starter’ for Derry City

Celtic Park will not be the venue of Derry City’s 2017 ‘home’ Airtricity League of Ireland Premier League fixtures.

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Slaughtneil players celebrates at the final whistle of the AIB Ulster GAA Football Senior Club Championship Final game between Slaughtneil and Kilcoo at the Athletic Grounds in Armagh. (Photo by Oliver McVeigh/Sportsfile)

DERRY GAA: Salute to Slaughtneil, Derry’s remarkable history makers!

2016 Ulster Club Senior Football Championship Final

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