Fri, 19 Jun, 2020
Few understand the Clare v Galway dynamic better than Gus Lohan, who hurled for both counties in the same season. There was county football played too, for Monaghan, and Gus’ switch from Cappataggle in Galway to Newmarket-on-Fergus in Clare paid rich dividend for the Banner a generation later, when sons Brian and Frank won two All-Ireland titles. Today, in Croke Park, a father and son will take some joy whatever the result.
Sat, 28 Jul, 2018
The all-consuming nature of inter-county life finds itself front and centre once more. Burnout tends to dominate GAA discourse this time of year, but the tales of Kieran Bergin and Joe Sheridan have overshadowed however many emerging talents are being pulled here, there and everywhere.
Sat, 13 Jan, 2018
Limerick’s poor display in last weekend’s Allianz HL semi-final did nothing to prepare Galway for Sunday’s decider against All-Ireland champions Tipperary, according to former Tribes boss and Tipp hurler John McIntyre.
Fri, 21 Apr, 2017
IT’S probably the first time I didn’t ask a single question at an interview session. Minutes after Sunday’s second Leinster senior hurling semi-final, Kilkenny’s 18-point win over Offaly and Kilkenny manager Brian Cody was holding court, a good man to express himself. And I haven’t a single question.
Tue, 17 Jun, 2008