Division 3 Preview

The Junior division will once again be tightly contested, with An Port Mor and Middletown moving down this year.

Like last year, every team will play off and then the division will be split into section A and B.

All the Division 3 fixtures for this season

Am Port Mor

An Port Mor suffered relegation to the Junior Division last season and will hope to spring right back up.

Gary Crilly and Ciaran McDonagh, the chairman and vice-chairman of the club, are currently the managers as well.

An Port Mor were relegated from Division 2B last year
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Former Ballymacnab manager Peter Beagan has taken over the reigns at Clady for the upcoming season.

Clady will be led by youngster Sean Savage and Liam Doyle while Malachy Savage and Conor Doyle are currently out injuried.

Peter Beagan takes over at Clady
Photo Credit: Dorsey


Paul Doyle is in charge of Derrynoose this season, following the departure of Brian Hamilton last season.

Derrynoose have been knocking on the door for a few years and remain one of the early favourites to win the league.

Paul Doyle is the new Derrynoose manager
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The Emmets caught the eye in last year’s semi-final when the pushed eventual winners Belleek all the way.

Conor Moley, Barry McGuirk and the Mackin’s, Aidan and Gary, are key for Ollie Flynn’s men.

Dorsey will be one of the best in Division 3
Photo Credit: Dorsey

Eire Og

The Craigavon men remain one of the big hitters in this division and will want to push on and earn promotion.

Marty McCleery is in the hotseat this season, taking over as manager from Ryan Campbell who stepped aside after last season.

Eire Og have Martin McCleery in charge this season
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Killeavy II

Killeavy finished bottom of Division 3B last season and will hope to push on and improve this year.

Thomas Behan remains in charge and Killeavy begin their campaign with a difficult trip to Dorsey.

Photo Credit: Dorsey


Seamus Loughran, who guided Dorsey to the Junior semi-final last season, is the new Lissummon boss.

Former Granemore defender Darren Hughes will line out for Lissummon this season and he’ll lead the team along with Damian O’Hagan and Steven Matthews.

Photo Credit: Belleek


Middletown suffered relegation last season and could be up against it during the early rounds of the league.

Most of their players, like the Gaffney’s Ryan, Shea and Dean along with Paddy McBride and Nathan and Odhran Curry are heavily involved with the Armagh hurlers.

Photo Credit: Keady


Mullabrack continue to improve after the club reformed a few years ago and won three league games last season.

They’ll hope to build on that this year and have a new manager in place with Bill Geoghan taking charge.

Mullabrack will hope to push on this season
Photo Credit: Mullabrack

Redmond O’Hanlon’s

Ex-player Ciaran Magennis will once again wear the bainisteoir bib for O’Hanlon’s, just as he did last season.

Charlie Magill, a former county minor, is be the main man in attack and the main scoring threat for O’Hanlon’s.

Charlie Magill is the main man for O'Hanlon's
Photo Credit: Dorsey

St Michael’s

Newtown may have surprised a few last year with how well they performed against Derrynoose in the championship.

Former Clady and Collegeland boss Seamus O’Callaghan is in charge of the young group, led by Sean and James McVerry along with Aidan Davidson.

Seamus O'Callaghan is the new Newtown manager
Photo Credit: John Merry

Thomas Davis

Thomas Davis suffered a disappointing 2021 championship when they were edged by Dorsey in a great game.

David Murphy remains the key man and will be assisted by Ryan McWilliams, Jordan King and Ryan Courtney.

Photo Credit: Thomas Davis