All good things must come to an end and few have been better in the context of Gaelic games than the marriage of Colm Cooper's sublime skills with the backdrop of Croke Park and the venue's lush carpet and precipitous stands.
Two members of the Dr Crokes football management, along with half-forward Brian Looney, would prefer if the All-Ireland club championship was wrapped up within the calendar year, describing the 12-week gap between their Munster decider and All-Ireland semi-final as “crazy”.
It’s the first Sunday of October and you’ve just landed at JFK and, this being midday local time, a hundred county finals back home are into their closing stages. This you know because Pepsi Sister has Sunday Sport on the radio in – she being the successful one of the offspring - her fire-engine red Jeep, writes
Longford champions St. Columba’s created history as they became the first club from the county to reach the Leinster Senior Club Final with a well deserved win over Carlow Champions Eire Og in Glennon Brothers Pearse Park.