Sun, 10 May, 2020
Football life without former captain and talisman Gary Brennan will be a huge challenge for Clare in the 2020 Allianz League, but manager Colm Collins is bullish about the Banner County’s prospects of holding their own in Division 2 for a fourth successive year.
Tue, 21 Jan, 2020
The group-deciding Super 8 encounter this evening in Castlebar has the potential to be explosive, a real old-style knockout championship game. There is no love lost between Mayo and Donegal dating back to the now infamous challenge game in 2012 and there are a lot of ifs, buts, and maybes making it a hard game to call.
Sat, 03 Aug, 2019
Long-serving Cork GAA medic Dr Con Murphy noted the symbolism of the gala tribute night in his honour in Cork’s City Hall last Saturday night, hoping it signals an era of harmony and cooperation between all parties with Cork GAA’s interests at heart.
Sun, 20 Jan, 2019
They’ve produced legendary All-Ireland winning captains in Paidi Ó Sé, Tommy Doyle, Mickey Ned O’Sullivan and Pat Spillane, and forged special bonds in the process, but fabled Kerry football divisions like Kenmare and West Kerry may soon become redundant.
Wed, 22 Nov, 2017
Seán Potts has had a front row seat for the GPA’s journey from the margins to a seat at the table in Croke Park. There’s been setbacks, turbulent episodes and cheap shots along the way — and there’s probably more to come. But he’s saying farewell to an established inter-county players’ voice now...
Sun, 21 Aug, 2016
Sat, 09 Apr, 2016
he footballers of Shannon Rangers were already running behind schedule when they landed onto the Boherbee Road outside Austin Stack Park. The main entrance, though, was barely visible among the thousands of supporters attempting to make their way into the stadium. The men from North Kerry were stranded.
Sun, 06 Mar, 2016
John Sheehan can still picture the scene. A few hours after missing a penalty in an underage match, his son Bryan spent the afternoon practicing spot-kicks in the garden of their Cahirciveen home oblivious to the sheets of rain.
Thu, 17 Sep, 2015
Whatever happens in Croke Park tomorrow, Kerry will be nourished by its western extremities for the foreseeable future. Dingle and An Ghaeltacht are fertile breeding grounds for the nascent talent coming through the system. Who’s responsible is less important than facilitating the unimpeded movement of the conveyor belt. Five-time All-Ireland winner Tommy Griffin is better-placed than most to look back and forward...
Sat, 22 Aug, 2015
For most people, the abiding image of the 2003 semi-final clash between Kerry and Tyrone was that epic scene of carnage in front of the Hogan Stand, when time appeared to stand still and the pack of white Tyrone jerseys surrounded and attacked two or three of its prey in green and gold with vicious precision.
Wed, 19 Aug, 2015
As this football season trundles along and the landscape of remaining counties is close to what we all expected six months ago, one thing is becoming abundantly clear to me – some of our inter-county managers and coaches talk a great game, but some are complete spoofers.
Wed, 15 Jul, 2015