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.
The April fools were the GAA clubs which believed ‘club month’ would be a ring-fenced opportunity to inject momentum back into the grassroots. Our new columnistbelieves the first step towards correcting the Association’s biggest headache is to hand April back to the inter-county scene. Now read on...
Tyrone boss Mickey Harte last night revealed Tiernan McCann accepts he “made a mistake” after his controversial dive led to the red card dismissal of Monaghan’s Darren Hughes in Saturday’s All-Ireland quarter-final.