Turlough O’Brien may have been a tad hyperbolic when he claimed the proposed rule changes to football are reflective of a 1940s mindset yearning for the days when players donned flat caps, but certainly the suggested place for such experimentation smacks of a mentality that’s anachronistic.
Wed, 10 Oct, 2018
What’s another year? That is the rhetorical question the GAA hierarchy are asking as a motion to change the U21 All-Ireland hurling championship to U20 to fall into line with Gaelic football is being prepared.
Tue, 28 Nov, 2017
Galway minor hurling manager Jeff Lynskey has slammed the “exclusion” of the county’s hurlers and said the decision to put the county’s U17 hurlers straight into an All-Ireland semi-final this year shows “a total lack of respect” to Galway.
Sat, 25 Feb, 2017
They fetched up in Davin Park, Carrick on Suir on the Sunday before Christmas for the South U21 hurling final. The last day out. The last match of a magical year. In the past, St Mary’s of Clonmel might have approached such a fixture hoping for the best. These days they approach such fixtures – yes, even South Tipp finals – expecting the best.
Sun, 01 Jan, 2017
Today, in Portlaoise, former Tipperary coach Paudie O’Neill will have divided loyalties, part of his heart lying with both Clonmel Commercials and Ballyboden St Enda’s. As always, he’ll see the big picture, the health of the game. As he must in his role as chairman of the Hurling Development Committee.
Sat, 13 Feb, 2016
New Tipperary hurling manager Eamon O’Shea’s backroom team is taking shape, with Paudie O’Neill of Clonmel emerging as firm favourite to become a selector along with O’Shea and Michael Ryan, who worked with O’Shea and Liam Sheedy when Tipperary won the 2010 All-Ireland title.
Tue, 16 Oct, 2012