Hurling Development Committee (HDC) chairman Paudie O’Neill feels attitudes from both managers and officials towards the Allianz Hurling League will change in the wake of Saturday’s historic All-Ireland SHC vote.
TJ Reid and Joe Canning. One of them came to Croke Park as the Hurler of the Year elect, the other as not even a nailed-on All Star. One of them scored the first goal, which mattered a little, the other the second goal, which mattered not at all.
Yesterday’s All-Ireland SHC semi-final was by far the game of the championship so far and Barry Kelly played an important part in the spectacle. He should be commended for his handling of what was a match played out in a great spirit.