Two members of the Dr Crokes football management, along with half-forward Brian Looney, would prefer if the All-Ireland club championship was wrapped up within the calendar year, describing the 12-week gap between their Munster decider and All-Ireland semi-final as “crazy”.
Thu, 07 Feb, 2019
Give club players a break, have an open draw and play off the entire All-Ireland Club championship before Christmas — so says Kilmallock manager Tony Considine as he prepares his side for their first round Munster championship game against Tipperary champions Thurles Sars or Drom-and-Inch on October 28.
Tue, 09 Oct, 2012
WITH Kilkenny crowned National League champions in Thurles last Sunday after an epic battle with Tipperary, a new All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship season is about to start but it’s a championship with a difference, in one province particularly.
Thu, 07 May, 2009
THE HAPPY chaos of a winning dressing-room. Ollie Canning was leading the team in their victory song. Damien Hayes was dedicating the club title to his mother, in hospital awaiting dialysis (“We’ll be calling in to the hospital in Galway with the cup before her fourth session,” he said).
Tue, 18 Mar, 2008
Fri, 10 Nov, 2006