Of all the rows ‘The Sunday Game’ programmes generated during the last 40 years, perhaps changing the theme tune 15 years ago was the greatest of them. Here our GAA correspondentlists 10 of the controversies prompted by comments and quotes.
Fri, 29 Nov, 2019
Tipperary GAA secretary Tim Floyd has claimed that Jason Forde was found “guilty by association” earlier this year when he served a one-match suspension for his infamous clash with Davy Fitzgerald.
Tue, 12 Dec, 2017
Whatever the rest of the country thought of Davy Fitzgerald’s intervention on Sunday, the vast majority of the Wexford following are fully behind their new general. That much was evident by the reaction of their fans in Nowlan Park to the first-half incident.
Tue, 18 Apr, 2017
Waterford hurling boss Derek McGrath said yesterday that he and his squad had “parked” referee Diarmuid Kirwan’s controversial late call in Sunday’s league final immediately after the game.
Tue, 10 May, 2016
While expressing disappointment with referee Diarmuid Kirwan’s decision to award Tony Kelly an equalising free deep in stoppage time, Waterford boss Derek McGrath hailed the resilience of three men who carried personal grief into yesterday’s Allianz Hurling League Division 1 final.
Mon, 09 May, 2016