Limerick’s players didn’t need the dust to settle on their six-point win over Tipperary to realise the margin didn’t flatter them in the slightest. When they return to training this evening, John Kiely may even use it as a stick to beat them with.
I got talking to Joe McKenna in the Gaelic Grounds yesterday shortly after the final whistle. Joe was naturally on a high, as was the whole Limerick crowd, a good share of whom were down on the pitch basking in the warm afterglow of such an impressive win, writes
Meet Bryan Byrne. Or is it Ed? Truth is, it’s hard to tell with the Carlow twins, who are both making inroads in Leinster’s front-row. More than one referee has found it hard to separate them, so the likelihood is that opponents have, too.
In this extract from the Atlas of the Irish Revolution,writes that Michael Collins’s intelligence operations had a reputation for omniscience and, though this was not the case, the myth became a political weapon.