Tony Leen - Columnist - IRISH EXAMINER

TONY LEEN: Historic title win for Ballincollig began with a sit down

The night after Ballincollig surprised everyone by stepping over Nemo Rangers into a first Cork county football final, manager Michael O’Brien sat his management team, some players and members of the club’s executive down, writes Tony Leen. This story is enriched with multi-media content

Declan O'Sullivan

TONY LEEN: A destination Kerry don’t want Declan to reach

There won’t be an announcement any time soon. It’s not his way.


TONY LEEN: Jack: Master of many trades

I’M sitting at a small table in a restaurant in Castleisland with the most influential man in Kerry football over the last ten years for company.

Kerry's Paul Murphy gets to grips with Mayo's Enda Varley in the league clash in Castlebar. Picture: Pat Murphy

TONY LEEN: The size of the dog and the fight

From a county that bred mythical footballing giants, Kerry’s 2014 crop of defenders are more tight and tidy than terrifying.