Club Players Association (CPA) chairman Micheál Briody fears Saturday’s decision to back a Tier 2 inter-county football competition will scupper the chances of the GAA’s fixtures review committee’s own T2 proposal being back in February.
Tue, 22 Oct, 2019
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
Cork GAA chairman Ger Lane has given tacit approval to an independent company, featuring current and former inter-county players, which is set to begin a round of US fund-raising initiatives aimed at better resourcing the Cork senior footballers and hurlers.
Wed, 22 Nov, 2017
They were selected as the nation’s sports team of the year, and exist on a Ladies Football plateau of their own making. But as this extract fromnew book ’Relentless’ shows, before there was serial All-Ireland success, there was a Rebel rebellion...
Mon, 16 Nov, 2015
It is by a distance the most frequent face-off of the new millennium, with 26 championship clashes already since Cork partied like it’s 1999. Kieran Shannon has crunched the numbers from all those games, observed the trends — and how both camps might try to buck them this evening.
Sat, 18 Jul, 2015
Over umpteen cups of coffee inpub last month, the proprietor and fellow 1990 All-Ireland winning captain sat down with to recall that special year. The questions were few but their answers were plentiful
Sat, 04 Jul, 2015
An entire branch of Sinn Féin has resigned from the party after the expulsion of one of its councillors, Thousands of mourners have gathered to pay their respects at the funerals of Berkeley victims, the FAI has issued a statement this afternoon dimissing claims it accepted bribes not to injure Lionel Messia during the opening game of the Aviva Stadium.
Wed, 24 Jun, 2015