Dick Clerkin - Columnist - IRISH EXAMINER

DICK CLERKIN: Everybody fair game as ‘controversialists’ get roaming role

I recently read an article in The Guardian in which the columnist was bemoaning the closure of the fabled Sports Illustrated library in New York. A sure sign of how the changing demands of readers is dictating how mainstream media now operates.

Tyrone's Conor Meyler is dismayed after referee Marty Duffy shows him a black card in the recent All-Ireland SFC quarter-final againstMonaghan. Picture: Dáire Brennan

DICK CLERKIN: Put physicality back into football

When it come to the physical side there needs to be an acceptance that the lines can be crossed at times without the game being called into disrepute. It’s accepted in hurling, so why not in football, asks Dick Clerkin