Kieran Shannon - Columnist - IRISH EXAMINER

KIERAN SHANNON: Anthony Casey shows why last man standing is also the bravest

He had no idea just how right he’d be.

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KIERAN SHANNON: A day in the sun Mayo badly needed

Well, wasn’t that just mighty for the heart and the soul?

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KIERAN SHANNON: Jim Gavin has developed Project Dublin to another level

To get an idea of just how driven and focused Jim Gavin’s Dublin are to put back-to-back All Ireland titles together, cast your mind back to the first rather than the last game of this year’s national league.

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KIERAN SHANNON: Munster must do more than just stand up and fight

Well, is this what they had in mind when they talked about a return to old values?

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KIERAN SHANNON: Finding the real storylines behind the 2016 GAA league season

There’s hardly another GAA weekend like it for stirring so many permutations and palpitations... and exaggerations.

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KIERAN SHANNON: A night on the town can sometimes be the right call for players

When to drink or not to drink, that is the question anyone involved with a team must ask.

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KIERAN SHANNON: GAA have league and championship wrong way around

Watching the national leagues over the weekend, it not only felt a bit like summer – it felt what summer should be a bit more like.

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KIERAN SHANNON: Running on ego dangerous thing for a fighter’s mind

It was a rough weekend for the big name that works out of John Kavanagh’s Straight Blast Gym.

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KIERAN SHANNON: Swim Ireland must learn lesson from Gráinne Murphy debacle

We always thought of her as the future. 

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KIERAN SHANNON: It might be a pain but drug testing enhances the GAA

There can be few things more irksome and irritating as a GAA player than losing a game in Croke Park and then finding you’re one of the players being drug-tested straight after.

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KIERAN SHANNON: Comfort not an option when it comes to winning edge

In sport, you can’t get too comfortable in your surroundings. 

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KIERAN SHANNON: Coaches realising humility can be true path to greatness

“It begins with humility.”

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