The man behind Eoghan Rua's All-Ireland camogie successes Joe Passmore is back on board as coach with Antrim's minor hurling team for 2016. He will working again alongside manager Ciaran Kearney from Cushendall.
Pictured are the young hurlers of Passmore's club Eoghan Rua at one of their recent underage sessions.
Their senior hurlers are currently preparing for the All-Ireland Junior semi-final in the new year. There is now a well established GAA fraternity down by 'The Port' and Passmore has his finger on the pulse there.
As for Antrim Minors, they will host Derry in round one of the Ulster Minor league in Ballycastle next season but in recent years Antrim has sent their minor team into the Leinster league with their U17s using the Ulster league as development. "It's what we did last year, but need to check. There's that new competition this year so I'm not sure what the story is with it."