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Kenny Shiels holds back tears as he reads emotional poem at Ryan McBride's funeral

DERRY CITY manager, Kenny Shiels fought back the tears as he read a heartfelt poem he penned about his late captain, Ryan McBride at the player's funeral this morning.
Tom McGuinness and his brother Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness pictured in 2013 with the oldest piece of silverware in the history of the GAA in Derry, the 1891 County Championship Cup. Picture Martin McKeown. 15.5.13

Derry GAA pay tribute to a ‘supporter and true friend’

Derry GAA have expressed their “deepest sympathy” to the family of Martin McGuinness.

Floral and scarf tributes laid at the Brandywell in memory of Derry City club captain Ryan McBride.

'Enjoy those beautiful pitches in heaven' - City players pay tributes to their late captain

RYAN McBride's Derry City teammates have paid their respects and left heartfelt messages to their club 'legend' and leader.

The late Derry City captain Ryan McBride. (

President leads tributes to Ryan McBride

The President of Ireland has led tributes to Derry City FC captain Ryan McBride following his sudden death.

Shantallow House's pool of players in this season's league competitions. While their bid to to win Division One for the fourth year on the bounce evaporated last week, they bagged team snooker's ultimate prize (Premier League title). From left  Pete Murphy and Ralph Dixon, together with the Premiership's triumphant trio of Stephen Brady, Joe Porter and Peter Doherty.

Shantallow Regain Team Snooker’s Prized Pot

LAST WEEK’S final round of Gillen Fuels Premier League fixtures saw Shantallow House bridge a ten-year gap to win North-West snooker’s supreme team title for a second time. And they paid the return visit to the hallowed victory rostrum in grand style.

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HAT-TRICK HERO . . . Barry McNamee netted a fine eight minutes hat-trick as City maintained a perfect start to the campaign.

DERRY CITY: McNamee nets second half hat-trick to down Drogs

Derry City 4, Drogheda 0

Templemore Sports Complex to shut down for three weeks

Templemore Sports Complex to shut down for three weeks

Templemore Sports Complex is to close for three weeks this summer to allow for maintenance works.

Officially announcing support from Derry City and Strabane District Council for the return of the John Mulholland Motors Ulster Rally the City is Robert Harkness, President of the NIMC (Northern Ireland Motor Club); the Mayor of Derry City and Strabane, Alderman Hilary McClintock; Ian Duff, Commercial Manager for Ulster Rally; Eamonn Gallagher, Campsie Karting (and car owner), Gerry O'Doherty, Maiden City Motor Club (who are host club for the rally); Trevor and Hannah McConnell, McConnell Motorsport Car Preparation.

Ulster Rally set to return to Derry in August

Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District Council, Alderman Hilary McClintock, said she is delighted that Ulster Rally organisers have again teamed up with Maiden City Motor Club and the Council to ensure the return of the prestigious sporting event to city and district.

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GOAL HEROES . . . Barry McNamee and Nathan Boyle celebrate Derry City's first win over Dundalk in four years.

DERRY CITY: City look the real deal but Shiels happy to underplay title talk

KENNY SHIELS may continue his attempts to deflect attention from his own players by putting pressure on others, but with every passing game it’s becoming more difficult for him to publicly ignore Derry City’s outstanding start to the season.

Fintan Stewart of City of Derry AC Spartans who won individual gold at the Irish Secondary Schools Cross Country Championships.

ATHLETICS: Spartans duo win Irish Secondary Schools titles

Another quality weekend of athletics action saw a brace of Irish Secondary Schools Cross Country individual titles won by local athletes Cara Laverty and Fintan Stewart (right), representing Thornhill College and Lumen Christi respectively.

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Ex-Derry City playmaker, Patrick McEleney celebrates scoring a wondergoal against Limerick last weekend.

DERRY CITY: Shiels claims it 'hurts' to watch Derry men excel with Dundalk

Kenny Shiels claims it 'hurts' to watch Derry natives Patrick McEleney and Michael Duffy excel with Dundalk but concedes Derry City just can't compete with the financial might of champions, Dundalk.
Joe Dunleavy powers forward for City of Derry during Saturday's match against Greystones. DER1117-137KM

AIL RUGBY: City of Derry lose out to Greystones

City of Derry 22, Greystones RFC 57

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Sean Boyd of Shamrock Rovers in action against Aaron Barry and Ryan McBride of Derry City during the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division match between Shamrock Rovers and Derry City at Tallaght Stadium.

DERRY CITY: McBride clinches victory for 10 man Derry in Tallaght

Shamrock Rovers 0, Derry City 1

Foyle Arena climbing wall instructor Rodney Moore is looking forward to welcoming the cream of Irelands underage climbing talent to the Derry City and Strabane District Council facility later this month.

CLIMBING: Foyle Arena to host major climbing event

The cream of Ireland’s young climbers will make their way to the Foyle Arena on Saturday, March 25th when Derry City and Strabane District Council host the third and final event in the Mountaineering Ireland Youth Climbing Series.

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St Columb's Park will host a Get Out Get Active Superfamily 2k run on Sunday.

FUN RUN: St Columb’s Park braced for superhero invasion

Derry City and Strabane District Council and Live Active NI are inviting the young and young at heart to don their costumes and unleash their inner super hero this Sunday when they host a ‘Get Out Get Active’ Superfamily 2k run.

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Carl Frampton

BOXING: Carl Frampton urges Leo Santa Cruz to accept Belfast fight

Carl Frampton has urged Leo Santa Cruz to accept the massive cash offer that has been made to him and take on‘The Jackal’ in Belfast.

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Daryl Gurney is heading to Las Vegas to compete in the US Masters competition.

WORLD DARTS: Daryl Gurney is heading to Las Vegas

Waterside darts player Daryl ‘SuperChin’ Gurney’s professional career continues to grow and grow.

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Siobhan heaney has been nominated for the Aldi Community Games Golden Jubilee Volunteer Award.

Siobhan ‘honoured’ by Community Games Jubilee Volunteer nomination

Derry woman Siobhan Heaney said she is deeply honoured at being nominated for the Community Games Golden Jubilee ‘Volunteer of the Year Award’ after 22 years of sterling work locally.

Tyrone McCullagh stands over Michael Barner after landing a flurry of punches in the second round.

BOXING: Tyrone McCullagh has sights set on Celtic title after sixth pro win

IT WAS his first fight of 2017 and his first under new management but it was the same old story for exciting super bantamweight, Tyrone McCullagh at the Devenish Complex on Friday night.

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Derry's Conor McDermott and Limerick goalscorer, Dean Clarke pictured in action before the power failure at Maginn Park.

DERRY CITY: Lights go out on Derry's historic opener at Maginn Park

DERRY CITY's historic opening Airtricity Premier Division fixture at Maginn Park against Limerick FC proved a memorable affair - but all for the wrong reasons!
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