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
Given that much of the focus on last Sunday’s All-Ireland SHC final revolved around Richie Hogan’s sending off, arguably the most important moment of the match has almost gone underappreciated.
Wed, 21 Aug, 2019
Sunday’s mass brawl in Austin Stack Park should at least set one record straight. Just as it becomes clearer that Brexit impacts the entire island and not just the North, the violence at GAA matches is not the preserve of Ulster as much as some would, for the sake of convenience but truly downright ignorance, like to sweep that problem towards the nine counties.
Tue, 23 Oct, 2018
Diarmuid Connolly made a return to competitive action when coming on as a second-half substitute for St Vincent’s in their Dublin Adult Hurling League Division 1 encounter against Craobh Chiaráin at Páirc Naomh Uinsionn last night.
Sat, 05 May, 2018
GAA director general Páraic Duffy and president Aogán Farrell are confident the prospect of home games will ensure Waterford make Walsh Park a viable venue for Munster championship hurling in the coming years.
Mon, 02 Oct, 2017
In 2011, for the second year in a row, former inter-county referee and Irish Examiner columnist John Bannon put forward a motion to GAA Congress via his club Legan Sarsfields to take referees out of the process of issuing proposed retrospective suspensions, writes.
Tue, 15 Aug, 2017
Just five days after their epic All-Ireland SHC Final replay, a potential re-match between newly-crowned champions Clare and Jimmy Barry Murphy’s Cork was made possible when the draw for the 2014 Senior Hurling Championship was made in Croke Park this evening.
Thu, 03 Oct, 2013