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
Steven Poacher’s Ulster accent has been one of the main backing tracks to the movie reel of the moments that mark Carlow’s progression from anonymous extras to strong supporting actors in Gaelic football this last 12 months.
Sat, 09 Jun, 2018
Enda Varley had his nose broken off the ball in the 2012 semi-final meeting of Mayo and Dublin and also played in the 2013 final. Gone from the county scene, he has since slipped behind enemy lines, playing his club football with St Vincent’s.discovers how he’s grown to appreciate his new surroundings and respect teammates like Diarmuid Connolly, but also sees a rivalry between his two homes slipping out of control
Sun, 17 Sep, 2017
It’s almost time for Jim Gavin to go into hibernation. From the day after the All-Ireland final to the start of the 2018 League, his public utterings will be minimal. Dealing with media, he once claimed, was the most difficult part of his position. From the bizarre to the brilliant,picks 10 memorable Gavinisms
Fri, 15 Sep, 2017
Sun, 06 Aug, 2017
Fri, 10 Feb, 2017
Three weeks ago today, Laois got their 2016 championship underway. At home in O’Moore Park against Wicklow, they stuttered to a 3-16 to 0-18 win, and afterwards midfielder John O’Loughlin was interviewed on the pitch by Newstalk’s Colm Parkinson.
Sat, 04 Jun, 2016
DUBLIN attacking star Bernard Brogan last night insisted on Twitter that he was fouled by Kildare defender Aindriú MacLochlainn which led to the controversial free he pointed to hand Dublin victory in last Sunday’s Leinster semi-final in Croke Park.
Wed, 29 Jun, 2011
LAOIS forward Ross Munnelly has welcomed the return of his 2003 Leinster SFC winning team-mates Colm Parkinson and Gary Kavanagh into the panel and claimed manager Justin McNulty has assembled a panel reflecting the best the county has to offer.
Tue, 11 Jan, 2011