If the GAA does not stall the “runaway train” that is expenditure on inter-county teams, then certain counties will cease to compete at inter-county level and the association will “march blindfolded” into a championship structure contested by franchised outfits.
Tue, 28 Jan, 2020
No senior, U20, or minor inter-county panel should be permitted to return to collective training before December 1, according to Connacht secretary John Prenty, who has called on Croke Park to hand over governance of training ban rules to provincial councils.
Thu, 14 Nov, 2019
Stadium clocks should stop after 35 minutes, according to Connacht Council secretary John Prenty, who believes the premature pitch invasion near the end of Sunday’s Connacht SFC final may have been prevented if supporters were not aware of how much injury-time was remaining.
Mon, 17 Jun, 2019
The end of New York City’s number 1 subway line runs adjacent to Gaelic Park’s clubhouse goals in the Bronx. The MTA’s train yard tracks split and wrap themselves around the storied venue, offering patrons a uniquely bland metallic facade once they pass through the green gates.
Mon, 29 Apr, 2019
The game was played without the controversial hand-pass rule which had just hours earlier been ditched by Central Council, and Sunday’s FBD Connacht League final between Galway and Roscommon at Tuam will also be played without the ill-fated regulation.
Sat, 19 Jan, 2019
The April fools were the GAA clubs which believed ‘club month’ would be a ring-fenced opportunity to inject momentum back into the grassroots. Our new columnistbelieves the first step towards correcting the Association’s biggest headache is to hand April back to the inter-county scene. Now read on...
Sat, 05 May, 2018
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Thu, 12 May, 2016
Roscommon 3-14 Galway 3-11: The new president of the Connacht Council, Mick Rock, hit the nail on the head when he said that if there was any truth in recent reports about Gaelic football being dead, it was appropriate the resurrection should take place over the Easter weekend.
Mon, 06 Apr, 2015