This entitled them to enter the 2014 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship; however, Down opted to remain in the 2nd on this occasion. But when I look at it and what the players put in their efforts were nothing short of tremendous. St Paul's, Ballela - In the second half we were in the ascendancy and seemed to just get better and better.”. DOWN'S 1994 All-Ireland winning captain DJ Kane has reportedly quit the intercounty scene. He is the uncle of Irish actress Valene Kane. For never will Rangers be more vulnerable going into an Old Firm game than they found themselves last night with a flu bug depriving them of the services of the hugely influential Brian Laudrup and Richard Gough and forcing Andy Goram, Paul Gascoigne and Ally McCoist to play despite feeling below par. In extending their unbeaten sequence against Celtic to nine games, the Ibrox men all but made certain of their ninth consecutive league crown. Notable players include Marion McGarvey, Bonnie McGreevy, Máirín McAleenan, Catherine McGourty and Karen Tinelly. They took the 1959 Ulster title with six inter-changeable forwards who introduced off-the-ball running and oddities such as track-suits. Ballygalget, Portaferry and Ballycran play in Antrim Div 1 while Bredagh play in Div 3. The new team competed in the 2008 National Hurling League, recording their first win by beating Cavan at Ballela, scoring 4-15 to Cavan's 0-9. The Annadale Strider produced a solid performance to finish 20th in the international event in Brussels on December 22. Down share with Cavan the Ulster record for most All-Ireland victories at 5. The IBW also elected oldtime great Maxie McCullagh to the Hall of Fame. Bright - He played with his local club Newry Mitchels but moved to Newry Shamrocks and was a member of the Down senior inter-county team from the 1980s until the 1990s. Down contested the final of the All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship in 1948, having beaten Galway 1-5 to 1-1 in the All Ireland semi-final, with N Mallon the captain and C Mcgourty their best player, and 13-year-old Berna Kelly played in goal. Kane (born 1964, Newry, County Down) is a former Gaelic footballer from Northern Ireland. Is regarded as one of Down's best Gaelic Footballers of all time “I think football is a very cruel game and we found that out tonight. WBO super-middleweight champion Steve Collins was the frontrunner fro the 1996 IBW award, twice turning lion-tamer against Nigel Benn in defence of his crown. "I thought we might have turned them over after we equalised. Glenn - Is regarded as one of Down's best Gaelic Footballers of all time He has only had a couple of brief substitute appearances for Newry Shamrocks since breaking his jaw in the Ulster final. Erik Bo Andersen, the joke figure from the last Old Firm clash following a point blank miss of monumentally inept proportions, turned Rangers saviour... but he had Jackie McNamara to thank. However, Kane is thought unlikely to go back on his latest decision. Kilcoo - Aughlisnafin - South Down then competed in the 2008 Nicky Rackard Cup and in the Lory Meagher Cup until 2011. Down hurlers won the Christy Ring Cup for the first time in 2013, their greatest All-Ireland level success to date. In 1968, Down beat Kerry with Sean O'Neill and John Murphy goals, again in a two-minute spell. As such, Down is regarded historically as a strong footballing county, and football is widely regarded as the dominant Gaelic sport within the county. Kilclief - As has so often been the case in recent past Celtic contrived not only to let Rangers off the hook but gifted them a crucial strike out of nothing. Longstone - Mayobridge - Referee: J McCluskey (Stewarton). Down have won the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship on five occasions, most recently in 1994. Celtic found their form after the interval and when Paolo Di Canio fired home a 66th minute equaliser following a surging Tom Boyd run the, visitors threatened to run over the top of an understrength Rangers side, with the appearance of Pierre Van Hooijdonk as a substitute for Simon Donnelly in the 53rd minute having given their attack real impetus. This entitled them to enter the 2014 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship; however, Down opted to remain in the 2nd on this occasion. Down – 1991 All-Ireland Senior Football Champions (4th title), Down – 1994 All-Ireland Senior Football Champions (5th title),, Ulster inter-provincial Gaelic footballers, Winners of two All-Ireland medals (Gaelic football), Pages using infobox Gaelic Athletic Association player with unknown parameters, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Down Minor Football Championship (1)1981 1982, This page was last edited on 22 September 2020, at 16:21. [3] They won the inaugural All Ireland junior championship in 1968 and inaugural minor (under-16) championship in 1974, further All Ireland junior championships in 1976 and 1991 and the intermediate championship of 1994 which resulted in a brief return to the senior championship. JOCK STEIN once remarked that 11 dustbins could prove tricky opposition in certain circumstances. The legendary Celtic manager’s homespun theory seems particularly apt to the predicament presently facing his old club, who last night once again wilted when they should have been blooming. [2] While players from all of Down were eligible for the main Down team, Ards players could not play for South Down. Carr was assisted by DJ Kane, Declan Mussen and Michael Doyle during his management period at Down.Carr won two All-Ireland medals with the Mourne county in 1991 and 1994. 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