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Sponsor a Player – Round 3

Third round, lets get behind the lads. Round 2 was very successful, and we are pushing towards our target. CLICK ON ONE OF THE LINKS TO DONATE BY DIRECT DEBIT. THIS IS A ONE OFF PAYMENT, NOT A REPEATING PAYMENT.

Seniors v Moneymore

The seniors played host to local rivals Moneymore in the league last Saturday evening. Desertmartin started sharply scoring 1-1 to no reply in the first nine minutes with the goal coming from Eamon Burns and a pointed free from Enda McGuckin. But the following nine minutes belonged to the McCracken’s. Opening their account with a …

Club Location

St. Martin’s GAC Desertmartin is located in South Derry around 3 miles from Magherafelt at the foot of Slieve Gallion the eastern most of the Sperrin Mountains.


Slieve Gallion (from Irish Sliabh gCallann, meaning ‘mountain of the heights’). It is the eastern limit of the Sperrin Mountains range. It has 2 peaks: the southwestern peak at Glenarudda Mountain and Tintagh Mountain reaches a height of 528 metres (1,732 ft), and is the 397th highest peak in Ireland; the northeastern peak reaches a height of 496 metres (1,627 ft), and is the 469th highest peak in Ireland; it is also the furthest-east mountain-top in the Sperrins.