JOHN FOGARTY: Munster Championship too good for its own good

Happy New Year to one and all and we bring you some good cheer with the news that Davy Fitzgerald and John Mullane recently made their peace.

Bygones were made bygones with a handshake at a social function in Waterford and six years after their unfortunate exchange on the Kinane Stand sideline the two hurling greats are on speaking terms again.

Cork’s Shane Kingston battles with Clare’s Jack Browne in the Munster final in Thurles. Picture: Sportsfile

Chatting to Mullane last week, he posed a Rubik’s Cube of a question — predict the finishing positions in this year’s Munster Senior Hurling Championship.

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