Ballyhale Shamrocks captain Michael Fennelly has added his voice to the criticism of the condensed club calendar, bemoaning that Christmas was “cancelled” as the prepared for Sunday’s All-Ireland semi-final win over Slaughtneil.
TINA HANNON scored a goal and six points and was named player of the match for the second year in succession as Slaughtneil completed a remarkable AIB All-Ireland Intermediate Club Championship three-in-a-row while the snow fell at Croke Park.
A former three-time All-Ireland winner who works as a Clinical Specialist Physio in the Trauma and Orthopaedics ward in Craigavon Hospital, has insisted that a ‘one-punch fatality’ is inevitable on GAA playing fields if the current cycle of violence is not halted.
Na Piarsaigh face Cuala in today’s All-Ireland club hurling final, and Shane O’Neill, manager of the Limerick champions, still finds his club’s status difficult to conjure with.
Snapshots from an encounter for the ages in Portlaoise: 24 minutes gone, Nemo desperately seeking their second wind after a dismal start and Tomas Ó Sé, 40 this summer, in possession down on the left wing.