Just months after a riveting 2001 football championship had captured the public imagination with the advent and novelty of the backdoor, Ger Loughnane proclaimed in his book,: “The biggest problem with hurling is that it is in danger of being swamped by football.
Wed, 18 Jul, 2018
Croke Park commercial and stadium director Peter McKenna has been overseeing operations at GAA headquarters for 16 years. And his excitement around All-Ireland final day remains as great as ever...
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Fri, 20 Nov, 2015
False modesty may be something Jim Gavin can occasionally leave himself open to being accused of, but no such thing is at play when he insists that Kevin Heffernan’s team of the 70s will always hold pride of place in the Dublin football pantheon.
Tue, 22 Sep, 2015
It’s not just Marty McFly and Doc Brown who make a connection between 1985 and 2015. Like it was 30 years ago, Dublin and Kerry enter the football championship as the two favourites; Kerry as reigning kingpins and Dublin as the winners of the previous year.
Fri, 22 May, 2015