Half an hour or so after full-time in Mullingar, a round of applause that seemed to go on and on rose up from the losing Garrycastle dressing room. It can only have been for one man, Dessie Dolan, as the Westmeath great pulled the shutters down on a 22-year senior club career in bittersweet circumstances.
Sun, 24 Nov, 2019
Today’s Sigerson Cup final should provide Damien Comer’s seventh start in 25 days but who’s counting? Three wins for NUI Galway in the competition and another three with the county in Allianz League Division 1 underlines what a fruitful start it’s been to 2018 for the Annaghdown forward.
Sat, 17 Feb, 2018
it might have been Jim Gavin who appeared in front of the media on Sunday but he could have been mistaken for Little Britain’s Vicky Pollard with his “yeah but, no but” defence of Diarmuid Connolly, writes
Tue, 27 Jun, 2017
North Leinster games manager Alan Mulhall cites the involvement of inter-county players in management positions as one of the prime reasons Moate Community College and St Peter’s College Wexford make up the novel pairing in today’s provincial colleges “A” final in Portlaoise (1pm throw-in).
Fri, 27 Jan, 2017
Former Westmeath All Star John Keane has described Sunday’s Leinster semi-final as the county’s make-or-break fixture for 2016 and believes victory over Kildare would dispel the dark clouds hanging over Tom Cribbin’s side.
Thu, 23 Jun, 2016
It may be six months since the word was uttered but with time it has become more powerful. Because it’s never been retracted. Never apologised for. And, let’s be honest, never denounced by a GAA official without any vim.
Fri, 06 Mar, 2015
Chairman of the National Referee Committee Pat McEnaney has admitted that criticism of the application of the controversial black card rule is justified but has insisted that GAA officials are up to the task of implementing the rule effectively.
Mon, 02 Jun, 2014