How do you measure heartache? Years spent in the doldrums, woeful win-loss ratios, and player unrest or disinterest are all useful, dependable, barometers.
A second year veterinary student took his own life in a room in a Dublin hotel last year.
“It is 43 years now and God knows we’ve waited long enough,” says Frank Keenan, his tone suggesting a wearing thin of patience.
Ever hear the story of the Carlow senior hurling final that took eight weeks to determine a winner? Urban myth or glorious fact?
OFFALY’S Brian Gavin will referee the All-Ireland SHC final between Kilkenny and Tipperary in Croke Park on September 4.
BANAGHER College coach Gearóid O’Regan should have mixed emotions tomorrow as his side take on Causeway Comprehensive in the All-Ireland vocational schools “A” SHC final in Semple Stadium.
THE postponed Leinster U21 hurling final between Offaly and Kilkenny takes place this evening in Tullamore, and wonder of wonders, Kilkenny are not out to retain their title.
LIAM SHEEDY’S two-year term as Tipperary senior hurling manager will officially begin this evening when the Kilruane McDonagh clubman is ratified at a meeting of the county board.
Dublin's Under-21 hurlers captured their first Leinster title at the grade since 1972 last night, and afterwards midfielder Joey Boland hailed the 2-18 to 3-9 triumph over Offaly as "an absolutely fantastic win".
Shane Dooley, son of former Offaly favourite Joe Dooley, will make his league debut for the Faithfuls in tomorrow's NHL clash against Cork (Pairc Ui Chaoimh, throw-in 2.30pm).
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