There’s not much you could begrudge Colm Cooper. Not much at all. He is a man who transcended the game he mastered. The reasonable fortune he has accrued from the fame has been most deserving. A lot of what he will accrue in the future on the back of his name will be just as merited, writes
Seán Potts has had a front row seat for the GPA’s journey from the margins to a seat at the table in Croke Park. There’s been setbacks, turbulent episodes and cheap shots along the way — and there’s probably more to come. But he’s saying farewell to an established inter-county players’ voice now...
THE Gaelic Players Association has welcomed the agreement between the GAA, the IRFU and the FAI on opening Croke Park next year, describing it as a significant development in the context of the GPA’s discussions with the GAA on intercounty player reimbursement.