The Australian Football League’s attempt to forge on with the season despite the coronavirus outbreak lasted just one round before it was shut down on Sunday in the wake of a government crackdown on non-essential travel.
Sun, 22 Mar, 2020
This Thursday evening Castleknock play in their first senior football semi-final. Formed in 1998, they truly are the nouveau riche of Dublin GAA. Their story is a heartening one, their defiance to make their presence felt in west Dublin all the more impressive with the mammoth St Brigid’s for company.
Tue, 25 Oct, 2016
If you told Liam Kearns last November when he took on the job of Tipperary manager that he’d guide the county to a first All-Ireland semi-final since 1935 during his maiden season at the helm, he’d probably have laughed at you.
Thu, 18 Aug, 2016
They’re an obstinate bunch, Tipperary football folk. Small in number but big in pretty much everything else — it took three pleas from the PA announcer in Croke Park to convince them to leave the stadium long after the players had retired to their dressing room.
Tue, 02 Aug, 2016
A landmark afternoon for Tyrone football’s favourite son. Sean Cavanagh was the final player to disappear underneath the Kinane Stand shortly after 5pm on Saturday, a number of visiting and, indeed, home supporters requesting a picture on what was a historic outing for the 32-year old.
Mon, 20 Jul, 2015