Same as it ever was, then. An 11th Leinster title in 12 seasons for Dublin, another lopsided scoreline and a renewed bout of hand-wringing as to what the rest of the province – and everyone else – can possibly do to reduce a gap that shows no sign of closing anytime soon.
Mon, 18 Jul, 2016
Tom Cribbin wore the look of a man who just had his shoulders relieved of the heavy load which had sat there since the final Sunday in January. That was the afternoon Westmeath’s promotion plans were refused take off at Cusack Park with Kildare bagging maximum points behind enemy lines.
Mon, 14 Mar, 2016
Allianz FL Division 1 Round 2: Westmeath 2-12 Galway 2-13: It’s an awful pity that Paddy Sweeney didn’t live to see this day. A stalwart of the Killannin club which also produced Kevin Walsh, Sweeney also served as an officer of Galway football board but was killed in a work accident over a year ago.
Mon, 09 Feb, 2015
Louth manager Peter Fitzpatrick missed this one because he was in hospital with a kidney stone problem and it has to be hoped his supply of painkillers for that excruciating issue is sufficiently topped-up before he chances viewing the DVD of this turgid encounter.
Mon, 02 Jul, 2012