When the Dublin footballers continuously speak about the ‘culture’ that Pat Gilroy changed and established and that Jim Gavin then perfected, they rarely go into detail while knowing the secret of winning and Gavin was in the detail.
Tue, 03 Dec, 2019
It may have taken more than 30 years after his last championship for the wisdom of John Wooden to cross over from his own sport and permeate the language and thinking in Irish coaching circles, but since it did, he has been pretty much a constant and towering presence there.
Wed, 02 Jan, 2019
A former University of California graduate student killed his estranged wife in Minnesota before carrying two semi-automatic pistols and a grudge back to Los Angeles, where he gunned down a young professor he once called a mentor before killing himself.
Sat, 04 Jun, 2016
Tue, 23 Feb, 2016
Last week Donal Óg Cusack wrote a piece for the GAA’s website on the nature of the relationships between those responsible for what we see on the field of play and those whose job it is to record such events and anything which they may perceive to be of note either side of the week’s most important 70 minutes.
Fri, 02 Aug, 2013
A GENERAL or a chairman? The number of empty bainisteoir bibs in the inter-county hurling world is unusually high at the moment – at the time of writing Antrim, Galway, Laois, Clare, Wexford, Cork, Waterford and Limerick have changed or are about to change. There are merry-go-rounds, and then there are merry-go-rounds.
Mon, 03 Oct, 2011