Colm Cooper - Columnist - IRISH EXAMINER

COLM COOPER: Tyrone and the challenge of timing a steady run to September

Hard to believe it is almost 10 years since Tyrone won the last of their three All-Irelands, writes Colm Cooper.


COLM COOPER: Ennis test ticks all the boxes for Éamonn Fitzmaurice

Éamonn Fitzmaurice couldn’t have written away for a script as perfect as yesterday’s Ennis test of mettle for Kerry.


COLM COOPER: Cork football is as close to rock bottom as it has been in decades

The idea that for Cork the only way is up is completely wrong. There’s new depths there to plummet, writes Colm Cooper.


COLM COOPER: The impact of big mouths, bully boys and brave men

Colm Cooper recalls being tormented by Ryan McMenamin, serenaded by Philly McMahon and the worst thing ever said to him on a football field.


COLM COOPER: "The costliest point I ever scored came in an All-Ireland Club semi-final in 2014"

In the first of a series of Championship insights, our new football columnist Colm Cooper empathises with those injured, frustrated and worst of all, forgotten.

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