Keeping in line with the most predictable provincial championships in recent times, tomorrow is shaping up to be a nice day for a white wedding. An arranged marriage, that is, at Dublin’s behest. Appropriately, apart from wearing blue they have something old, something new and something borrowed.
Sat, 27 Jun, 2015
Not even their own supporters held much hope of Kildare beating Laois given their injuries and a horrible league campaign but manager Jason Ryan insists he and his coaching staff retained faith in their methods despite some of the vitriol being aimed in their direction.
Mon, 15 Jun, 2015
In one of the many great scenes in the film On The Waterfront, Charlie played by Rod Steiger, tells his younger brother, Terry (Marlon Brando) that he needs to be getting up a bit in the world — "You’re getting on. You’re pushing 30. You know, it’s time to think about getting some ambition," says Charlie.
Sat, 06 Jun, 2015
Gaelic Players Association chief Dessie Farrell has offered a damning assessment of the football championship, claiming it’s ‘lagging way behind’ hurling because of the restrictive provincial structures.
Wed, 03 Jun, 2015
In the stroll down Jones’s Road yesterday afternoon, the general consensus was that Dublin’s meeting with Longford in the Leinster football championship would be a rerun of Christians-Lions (Coliseum, vespers), with no guesses as to which side were going to be portraying the early converts, or the main course.
Mon, 01 Jun, 2015
The arguments are as familiar to us now as Croke Park, Michael Lyster and an umpire’s white coat, but the ongoing domination of Dublin’s footballers at all levels in Leinster is such that those fires will continue to be stoked as the fine weather sets in.
Sat, 30 May, 2015
Daniel St Ledger turned to referee Paddy Neilan late on Saturday evening and enquired how much was left on the watch. “12 minutes”, replied the Roscommon official. “It felt like an eternity,” the Carlow football captain admitted yesterday.
Tue, 19 May, 2015