Every year the comparative article here on this day constitutes a variation on a familiar theme. We have, oh dear, had precious little to talk about since last September. We have, oh woe, been living on processed meat. Now proper hurling — real beef — is back again. Yay! Rejoice and be glad. Etc.
Sat, 27 Jan, 2018
A one-point defeat by Roscommon brought a mix of pride and bitter disappointment to New York’s Gaelic football family last year, and it has whetted appetites for Sligo’s visit to Gaelic Park in Sunday’s Connacht SFC preliminary round tie.
Thu, 04 May, 2017
Tue, 02 May, 2017
Imagine for a moment what it feels like to be the Dublin hurling manager watching Cormac Costello sitting on the footballers’ bench. The sight of Ciarán Kilkenny ripping it up on a more regular basis can’t be much more palatable.
Sun, 04 Dec, 2016
Tue, 19 Jan, 2016
Waterford crashed out of the Munster senior and U21 championships in the space of four days, yet the 14 Déise players involved in both defeats were keen to reload immediately for Sunday’s All Ireland quarter-final, according to selector Fintan O’Connor.
Wed, 22 Jul, 2015