The Tuesday night after Donegal scraped through the 2014 All-Ireland quarter-final, Jim McGuinness crammed his players into a makeshift portable building at Donegal’s yet-to-be-built Centre of Excellence in Convoy.
Mon, 02 Dec, 2019
Former Kerry manager Éamonn Fitzmaurice feels there is “positive energy” around the county despite Saturday’s All-Ireland final replay defeat to Dublin, saying that the experience will only make the current panel “hungrier”.
Mon, 16 Sep, 2019
When Mike Tyson was asked if he was concerned about the plan that the more strategic Evander Holyfield would bring to their title fight, the champ dismissively replied: “Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth”.
Tue, 04 Sep, 2018
Margin of error is something a lot of observers don’t consider when analysing a referee’s performance. Refs don’t go out with a plan to make mistakes but neither do they believe they are going to get everything 100% correct.
Mon, 03 Sep, 2018
Wed, 14 Sep, 2016
The Leinster Council’s decision to choose Nowlan Park as the venue for Dublin’s opening defence of their provincial title may have come from left-field, but the Kilkenny ground will not be virgin territory for all of Jim Gavin’s footballers.
Fri, 13 May, 2016
Tue, 19 Jan, 2016
We await the exact reasoning behind the Disputes Resolution Authority’s decision to rescind Diarmuid Connolly’s red card but it can safely be said the GAA’s appeals structure is undermining the authority of referees on and off the field.
Mon, 07 Sep, 2015