Nemo Rangers manager Larry Kavanagh takes a straightforward view of tomorrow’s All-Ireland club semi-final; reproduce what took them past Dr Crokes in the Munster final and Nemo should be present at GAA HQ on St Patrick’s Day.
Gerry Burke, father of All-Star Galway hurler Daithí, was 39 years young when Corofin landed the All-Ireland club title in 1998. Kieran Fitzgerald turns 37 in January. Fitzgerald is unsure if the legs will allow him match the longevity of that other Corofin stalwart. As it is, he’s plenty mileage on the clock.
Sunday’s Division 1 and 2 finals double-header could challenge the record attendance for a National Football League fixture. The largest crowd stands at 81,678 for the 2007 Division 1 opener between Dublin and then All-Ireland champions Tyrone when Croke Park’s floodlights were debuted.
The Dungourney dinner dance has been scheduled for Saturday, February 20 and with four pieces of silverware already booked in for the top table, junior manager Brian Ronayne is dearly hoping there’ll be a last minute edition to the victory banquet.