Derry won back-to-back National Leagues in 19, and the Under 21s won the 1997 All-Ireland Under 21 Championship.
In 1998 Derry won another Ulster Senior Championship.
The GAA in the county is administered by a County Committee (or County Board) with a representative from each GAA club in the County, a Management Committee and a variable number of sub-committees. The group leaders were invited to play in the League semi-finals because heavy snow had disrupted the competition.
Francie Niblock scored one of the finest goals in League history in Croke Park as Derry beat Clare.
In 1973 Anthony Mc Gurk became the first player from Derry to be awarded an All Star Award.