By the summer of 1990, All-Ireland football champions Cork had Kerry’s number. So much so that Rebel fans were yelling ‘lock the gates’ as they dismembered the Kingdom in the provincial decider in Cork. However a bigger challenge loomed for Billy Morgan, Larry Tompkins, & Co — Meath. In his new book on Cork’s historic double season,reveals how Colm O’Neill turned from peripheral to pivotal figure on the road to GAA history.
Fri, 13 Sep, 2019
West Ham 1 Man Utd 1: It comes to something when Sam Allardyce calls Manchester United a long-ball team; but that’s what it took for Louis van Gaal’s side to earn a point at Upton Park – and the post-match comments should make uncomfortable reading for United fans despite the temporary frisson caused by their side’s last-gasp equaliser.
Mon, 09 Feb, 2015
Two-time All-Ireland winning Cork footballer Larry Tompkins has launched a withering attack on the Mayo players, claiming James Horan’s troops "need to grow up" if they are to bridge the county’s 63-year wait for Sam Maguire glory.
Wed, 20 Aug, 2014
FORMER Cork senior football boss Larry Tompkins is one game away from claiming his first county title as a manager after his Mitchelstown side overcame Courcey Rovers 1-4 to 0-6 in dramatic fashion in the Cork JAFC semi-final in Páirc Uí Rinn last night.
Wed, 02 Nov, 2011