John Fogarty - Columnist - IRISH EXAMINER

JOHN FOGARTY: Counties not spending their downtime wisely

Dublin need only a point on Sunday to seal a fifth straight Division 1 final appearance. 

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JOHN FOGARTY: Two heads better than one as game gets out of hand

It’s time to take the advice of the five men quoted below and double the guards, writes John Fogarty

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JOHN FOGARTY: Conventional way isn’t the only way to compete

If you hear what sounds like a klaxon, it’s because what follows is a mention of hurling and the movie “Gladiator” in the same breath.

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JOHN FOGARTY: Hurling merits special Congress

Claims that hurling has only woken up to the idea of change in the wake of football landing its ‘Super 8’ are mischievous as they are disingenuous from some quarters.

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JOHN FOGARTY: A wake-up call for GAA when September ends

 

So what can we expect from the Central Competitions Control Committee (CCCC) now that the “Super 8” is on the way and All-Ireland finals are no longer September institutions?

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JOHN FOGARTY: So the GPA’s true colours are what, exactly?

Considering their flimsy challenge to the All-Ireland round-robin series, there will be questions asked about the GPA’s intentions, writes John Fogarty.

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JOHN FOGARTY: Flawed ‘Super 8’ not the answer

Introducing more extra-time matches and freeing up September fits into Páraic Duffy’s long-standing agenda to make more space for club activity.

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JOHN FOGARTY: More is less for fixture list as codes pitted against each other

A weekend with so many fixtures is overload, writes John Fogarty. 

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JOHN FOGARTY: Kerry footballers in search of their aura

The aura of invincibility that they cultivated through winning, which has since been annexed by Dublin, must be regained, writes John Fogarty.

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JOHN FOGARTY: John Fogarty: Ten pointers for the CPA

It’s 22 days since the Club Players Association (CPA) was officially launched.

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JOHN FOGARTY: If all that matters is the gambling rush, it’s time to make a call

Sports writer, John Fogarty, enters the mind of the problem gambler and reveals how easily the issue can take over your life.

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JOHN FOGARTY: Hurling told to fall in line

“Hurling people feel everything happening with Croke Park is football-orientated.”

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JOHN FOGARTY: How the GAA's disciplinary system avoided controversy in 2016

It was the end of the world as we knew it. That’s what we were told, anyway. That the reprieve offered to Diarmuid Connolly by two of the three men sitting on the Disputes Resolution Authority (DRA) panel had taken a match to the GAA’s disciplinary system.

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JOHN FOGARTY: ‘Any day if I caught a few good balls and kicked a few good balls, that was success’

Mick O’Connell says the simple satisfaction of having “caught a few good balls and kicked a few good balls” is what remains with him most from his playing time with Kerry.

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JOHN FOGARTY: 2017 suggestions for GAA: From Harte to HawkEye, Cats to kittens

Our hopes for the 2017 GAA season? They read as follows...

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