Mickey Graham is much too gregarious a figure to embark upon a ‘youse all writ us off’ speech, but he was still grateful to the reporter who asked him how his mood has changed with this, their third win in a row, after their opening round 12-point loss to Armagh that had many seeing his Cavan side as relegation candidates.
Sun, 23 Feb, 2020
Laois manager Mike Quirke, 2010 All-Ireland winning Cork manager Conor Counihan, and four-time All-Ireland hurling final referee Brian Gavin have called for the introduction of the clock-hooter system to lessen the "unsustainable" demands being placed on football referees.
Mon, 10 Feb, 2020
One week after the width of the goalpost saved Kildare from Leinster championship elimination at the hands of Longford in Tullamore, the two sides returned to Bord na Móna O’Connor Park and played out a game that couldn’t have been any more of a contrast.
Sun, 02 Jun, 2019
Scotstown survived a black card for Kieran Hughes, 13 first-half wides and a penalty shout at the death to eventually squeeze past Burren, but if luck was a finite resource, they can expect little of it in the upcoming semi-final against Eoghan Ruadh Coleraine.
Mon, 05 Nov, 2018
Margin of error is something a lot of observers don’t consider when analysing a referee’s performance. Refs don’t go out with a plan to make mistakes but neither do they believe they are going to get everything 100% correct.
Mon, 03 Sep, 2018
Mon, 14 Mar, 2016
AIB All-Ireland Club IFC Final: Ardfert (Kerry) 1-14 St Croan’s (Roscommon) 0-9: David Griffin recalls sitting in the Hogan Stand as a 13-year old boy, a proud spectator as Ardfert’s claimed the All-Ireland Club intermediate title in 2007.
Mon, 16 Feb, 2015