As the championship has now officially thrown in, we’re sure to get another barrage of negative commentary about the inequality of the inter-county football showpiece competition in the coming weeks, as top tier teams devour some of the also-rans.
The end of New York City’s number 1 subway line runs adjacent to Gaelic Park’s clubhouse goals in the Bronx. The MTA’s train yard tracks split and wrap themselves around the storied venue, offering patrons a uniquely bland metallic facade once they pass through the green gates.
It’s always been Leitrim for New York. Always. They may have given Galway and Roscommon frights in recent times but from the moment they entered the Connacht Championship, Leitrim have been regarded as the Exiles’ greatest chance of making history.