Tommy Murphy never took a drink in his life, but three and a half decades as PRO of Carlow GAA brought him through the front doors of a lot of pubs. He saw one-liners based on Gaelic games floor more men than bad whiskey.
Tue, 11 Dec, 2018
Tue, 31 May, 2016
Sat, 16 Apr, 2016
Fri, 26 Feb, 2016
A leading sports physiotherapist claims young Gaelic players are “institutionalised” and many don’t realise what they have sacrificed for their sport until it is too late.
Wed, 06 Jan, 2016
Sun, 01 Nov, 2015
If Cork fans were told before the game that Galway would strike 23 wides to seven for the Rebels, they would have rubbed their hands in anticipation.
Mon, 27 Jul, 2015
It is the 1% that gnaws away at Colin O’Riordan.
Tue, 28 Apr, 2015
John Kiely has a pretty straightforward view of the football championship and exactly who should play in it — "any fit, healthy young fella who wants to play for his county against the best".
Sat, 28 Jun, 2014
LEINSTER SFC QUARTER-FINAL:
Sat, 07 Jun, 2014
Former All Star goalkeeper Gary Connaughton has returned to the Westmeath panel for the remainder of the league and could be involved in the Championship.
Mon, 31 Mar, 2014
Westmeath manager Paul Bealin was being realistic about yesterday’s game. There were positives for him and his players, but he didn’t hide from the story told by the scoreboard.
Mon, 03 Feb, 2014
MUNSTER SFC QUARTER-FINAL:
Fri, 24 May, 2013
THIS week I want to write about a wine region dear to my heart that is hardly known in Ireland, despite the fact that it is the nearest wine region to Ireland — the Loire Valley.
Sun, 10 Mar, 2013
Sligo chairman Cyril Feehily is in the dark about whether Kevin Walsh wishes to continue for a fifth term in the Yeats County hot seat.
Tue, 28 Aug, 2012
Andy Moran would love to say that it’s different this time.
Thu, 02 Aug, 2012
Padraic Joyce has given a damning assessment of Galway football following their latest humiliating back door defeat.
Tue, 17 Jul, 2012
Derry football manager John Brennan has blasted his captain Paddy Bradley over his recent criticism of the County Board and their support of the county team.
Fri, 13 Jul, 2012
Derry football boss John Brennan has slammed Paddy Bradley’s controversial comments in the wake of their qualifier defeat to Longford.
Paddy Bradley has launched a stinging broadside at Derry GAA chiefs and a number of stayaway players after the county’s disappointing exit from the All-Ireland football championship in Pearse Park last weekend.
Wed, 04 Jul, 2012
Paddy Bradley has taken aim at the Derry County Board in the wake of the county's All-Ireland SFC exit at the hands of Longford.
Tue, 03 Jul, 2012
It ain’t an Ó Sé thing to get misty-eyed about what’s been and done.
Sat, 09 Jun, 2012
Alan Dillon believes Mayo are a match for any team in the country —providing they keep their work-rate high.
Tue, 17 Apr, 2012
GAA Director General Páraic Duffy has suggested a compromise could be reached on the hurling league row.
Tue, 04 Oct, 2011
THE last week has given a strange insight into the condition of Galway hurling over the past two decades after two dynamic and hugely talented underage sides produced emphatic victories on All-Ireland final day.
Mon, 12 Sep, 2011
Tipperary defender Conor O’Mahony doesn’t disguise his admiration for Kilkenny hurling
Sat, 03 Sep, 2011
LIMERICK U21 manager Leo O’Connor has hit out at Saturday’s Central Council decision to alter the structure of the Allianz Hurling Leagues next spring.
Mon, 22 Aug, 2011
THE oft-battered cult of the outside manager got a fillip, not a flake, in the Gaelic Grounds on Saturday. You only had to see what victory meant to Limerick football boss Maurice Horan, a Mayo native, at the final whistle.
Mon, 11 Jul, 2011
WHEN Barry O’Brien took over as Tipperary county board chairman in December 2008, he stormed into office with a passionate address to delegates at the Premier County’s annual convention.
Fri, 20 May, 2011
HE was 19 when he first got his hands on a Celtic Cross.
Mon, 06 Sep, 2010
LIMERICK’s footballers are one of the top six sides in the country – now they have to go out and prove it, says Kerry coach Jack O’Connor.
Tue, 06 Jul, 2010
THE last time Down rolled into Ballybofey for championship Sunday, Donegal manager Brian McIver went against the grain of his predecessors.
Fri, 28 May, 2010
LATE in 2006, when they came together for the first time, the Clare U21 hurling management would have had the obvious ambition of bringing a first ever Munster title to the county.
Fri, 11 Sep, 2009
THE abolition of the seeding system in the Munster football championship has galvanised the competition’s minnows according to Tipperary centre back Hugh Coughlan
Wed, 13 May, 2009
Tue, 03 Jul, 2007
Thu, 07 Sep, 2006
Mon, 24 Jul, 2006
UCC Demons 118 Merry Monk Ballina 101
Sun, 15 Jan, 2006
AS long as anyone can recall, the weaker teams at hurling’s top table have been crying out for more summer games with which to hone their skills and close the gap on the Corks and Kilkennys.
Fri, 22 Jul, 2005
APRIL 10, 2005 was a day to send an involuntary shudder down the spine of Offaly supporters everywhere.
Fri, 10 Jun, 2005
ADRIAN FENLON is not satisfied yet. Capturing the Leinster SHC crown after a seven year wait is a means to an end, just one more step on the road to Croke Park.
Tue, 06 Jul, 2004
Westmeath 0-16 Carlow 2-8
Mon, 19 Jan, 2004
Fri, 19 Sep, 2003
Cork's footballers qualified for a Munster final championship date with Kerry following a hard fought, keenly contested 70 minutes.
Sun, 24 Jun, 2001
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