Jack Anderson

Jack Anderson: Nudging, not pushing, for change is Tom Ryan’s remit

Jack Anderson: Nudging, not pushing, for change is Tom Ryan’s remit

Last week, the GAA reported on the organisation’s activities for 2019. The GAA’s financial review for the year showed that it is in robust health, recycling ...

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Jack Anderson: What type of game does GAA want Gaelic football to evolve into?

Jack Anderson: What type of game does GAA want Gaelic football to evolve into?

The Allianz Leagues in both hurling and football appear to have started well. The blueprint of regular, competitive games in a condensed scheduled and held in the ...

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Maher was playing for much more than a club

Maher was playing for much more than a club

Irish sport is usually dominated by the big three — the GAA, IRFU, and FAI. Being an Olympic year, however, 2020 gives other sports a chance to shine: Rhys ...

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Jack Anderson: Is sport betraying the terms of its social licence?

Jack Anderson: Is sport betraying the terms of its social licence?

Sport fans love their statistics and, increasingly, so do sports administrators. Annual reports of the CEOs for all major Australian sports now include tables on ...

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Is the current model we have of intercounty GAA sustainable?

Is the current model we have of intercounty GAA sustainable?

And so, the inter-county GAA season ends with the most traditional of finals in both codes.

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Reforming FAI: Is it a case of people before principled process?

Reforming FAI: Is it a case of people before principled process?

Twenty-five years ago, this week, football in Ireland was on a high with the men’s national team having just returned from its second FIFA World Cup. In contrast, ...

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Now that the dust has settled the clear up can begin

Now that the dust has settled the clear up can begin

It’s one of the most famous lines from Father Ted: the money was just resting in my account. But at least Father Ted knew how many accounts he had.

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The future of Irish sporting stadia must be a shared one

The future of Irish sporting stadia must be a shared one

At Sunday’s NHL game between Limerick and Cork in the Gaelic Grounds, a TV camera was perched at the Ennis Road end. Every time that angle was used, you could ...

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