Tony Leen - Columnist - IRISH EXAMINER

TONY LEEN: For Kerry's prospects, it’s crucial Éamonn Fitzmaurice remains at the helm

For all the plaudits — dangerous ones before a final — swirling around Peter Keane’s Kerry minors, few in the Kingdom were looking to teenagers for succour yesterday.

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TONY LEEN: Once more with feeling, Dublin figure out the Kerry question

For all of Kerry’s frustration - and much of it must be with themselves - the scale of Dublin’s resilience is truly a thing of wonder.

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TONY LEEN: Tomas Quinn: Dublin finally finding holes in blanket defence

Walking up to Croke Park on Saturday evening was the first time all year there has been any real sense of anticipation for the football games we were about to see at GAA headquarters.

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TONY LEEN: The day Tipperary pulled up to the big table for good

We’ve come a long way when the question you’re asking each other this morning is whether Tipperary could take down a Tyrone or a Mayo in an All-Ireland football semi-final.

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TONY LEEN: With only a brief pause for prize-giving, Kerry drive on

Such is the way of these things now Munster finals wins, even four of them in a row, are viewed through the prism and in the context of August and September.

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TONY LEEN: Is it time to rethink the Championship format?

Conflicting arguments on the retention of the traditional Championship format emerged from Killarney and Thurles on Sunday. 

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