At last, the long wait is over. As soon as last year’s championship ended, the pining for the electricity and excitement which super-charged all hurling people, and genuine sports lovers everywhere, had almost begun again. This season seemed like a lifetime away last August but now that the winter and spring and the tedious wait has passed, the championship has almost arrived in a blink.
Sat, 11 May, 2019
It is the time of year when several clubs will be battling it out for silverware. Meanwhile, the province’s top Junior club, Clonmel, saw their hopes of going up to the Ulster Bank League suffer an serious blow by last weekend’s defeat to Dundalk.
Fri, 17 Apr, 2015
‘Sunday Game’ pundits who call on refs to ‘let the game flow’ even when a foul has been committed… the Cork football and hurling panels and their recent performances… Managers of losing teams…the Munster Council for not allowing reduced student admission prices to stands at big matches … too many lopsided games in both the hurling and football championships … There’s no shortage of targets for the fans’ anger this week.
Wed, 25 Jun, 2008
Dublin Senior football selector David Billings has been slapped with an eight week suspension from all GAA activities for "persistant verbal abuse of officials" in UCD's recent Round Robin victory by 1-14 to 0-13 over St. Patrick's, Drumcondra on February 14 last.
Thu, 28 Feb, 2008
Wed, 23 Jan, 2008
WITH the first round of games having taken place, this weekend’s matches in the AIB All-Ireland Junior Round Robin series will take on extra significance as the sides will have a clearer idea what effect the result will have on their senior aspirations.
Fri, 30 Mar, 2007