Person: Billy Morgan
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
The 25-year-old might wear the No 4 jersey, but Liam Silke has scored 5-5 across the Galway and Connacht championships this season.
Wed, 27 Nov, 2019
UCC Gaelic games development officer John Grainger has described the GAA’s decision to shoehorn third level fixtures into tighter schedules as “short-sighted”.
Tue, 12 Nov, 2019
Pádraig Kearns had a tense weekend waiting on news from the Duhallow players engaged in club activity, but by Monday he could exhale.
Fri, 25 Oct, 2019
Larry Tompkins was physically so far ahead of the rest of the Cork panel at his first training session that he thought his new teammates were going easy to make him feel welcome.
Tue, 22 Oct, 2019
By the summer of 1990, All-Ireland football champions Cork had Kerry’s number. So much so that Rebel fans were yelling ‘lock the gates’ as they dismembered the Kingdom in the provincial decider in Cork. However a bigger challenge loomed for Billy Morgan, Larry Tompkins, & Co — Meath. In his new book on Cork’s historic double season,reveals how Colm O’Neill turned from peripheral to pivotal figure on the road to GAA history.
Fri, 13 Sep, 2019
In the last 30-odd years, four All-Ireland senior football finals have gone to a replay — the deciders of 1988, 1996, 2000, and 2016.
Tue, 03 Sep, 2019
The late father of former Republic of Ireland player and Assistant Manager, Roy Keane, considered all of his children to be stars, his funeral mass has heard.
Sat, 17 Aug, 2019
Éamonn Fitzmaurice might not be pacing the Fitzgerald Stadium sideline this Sunday but for many in Mayo he might as well be.
Tue, 09 Jul, 2019
Six months out from an American general election, the two major political parties are required to form transition teams. This legal requirement forces both candidates into as smooth a transition into government as possible, irrespective of who wins the race.
Mon, 24 Jun, 2019
Kerry great Tomás Ó Sé has suggested that the decision of Conor Cox to leave the Kingdom set-up to travel early in his career may have hurt his chances of making it with the county.
Tue, 18 Jun, 2019
There were four big football games on Saturday evening, three blowout wins for Meath, Dublin and Tyrone, and one thoroughly enthralling contest in Castlebar.
Tue, 28 May, 2019
If the GAA is a rich tapestry of culture and community, of hope and heroes, there’s very little of it that former Cork GAA secretary Frank Murphy hasn’t seen.
Mon, 20 May, 2019
Champions St Finbarr’s opened their Cork SFC defence with an emphatic victory over Clyda Rovers at Páirc Uí Rinn on Saturday with new manager Paul O’Keeffe, following in the winning footsteps of former boss Ray Keane, well happy with his players for a job well done.
Mon, 08 Apr, 2019
The role of St Finbarr’s senior football manager is one Paul O’Keeffe had his eye on for quite some time.
Fri, 05 Apr, 2019
When I was starting my journey in sport, I had the good fortune to be personally guided by an All-Ireland winner, something very few people get to say.
Wed, 20 Mar, 2019
Two of the key men in UCC’s recent GAA successes enjoyed contrasting fortunes last weekend.
Thu, 07 Mar, 2019
Cork chairperson Tracey Kennedy has allayed clubs’ fears that they will be asked to pay for the cost of Páirc Uí Chaoimh. And says she would personally welcome Munster rugby in the stadium.
Mon, 04 Mar, 2019
UCC’s Jack Kennedy has given the thumbs-up to the midweek staging of the Sigerson Cup final.
Fri, 22 Feb, 2019
“A victory for football” is how Billy Morgan described this latest Sigerson Cup final win, his fifth as a player or manager.
Thu, 21 Feb, 2019
Wow, that whole Corkness thing really escalated.
Thu, 21 Feb, 2019
Hurling legends Dinny Ryan and Noel O’Dwyer secured another All-Ireland title for Tipperary as Nenagh beat Nuremore to win the All-Ireland Inter-Club Four-Ball Championship in Limerick.
Tue, 18 Sep, 2018
Public pressure continued to mount on the GAA yesterday with more public figures from the world of sport, politics, and beyond calling on the organisation to allow a tribute match to the late Liam Miller take place at Páirc Uí Chaoimh.
Tue, 24 Jul, 2018
Ted Owens, chair of new Cork GAA fundraising body Cairde Chorcaí, says the organisation will work with the Cork County Board to help with team costs that are becoming “unsustainable”.
Mon, 30 Apr, 2018
It’s time for Nemo Rangers to get back on the horse.
Sat, 14 Apr, 2018
Former Cork manager Billy Morgan has admitted he’d like Tomas Ó Sé to manage the county at some stage - but can’t see it happening.
Fri, 13 Apr, 2018
Cork football legend Billy Morgan reckons some of the €80m ploughed into rebuilding Páirc Uí Chaoimh should have been used to develop a training centre for county teams instead.
Tue, 10 Apr, 2018
But for Billy Morgan intervening, Luke Connolly might have walked away from football.
Fri, 16 Mar, 2018
With each visit to Trabeg comes greater insight into the Nemo mindset.
Sat, 24 Feb, 2018
Lee Keegan’s criticism of the “very dirty tackle” which left Evan Regan with a broken jaw was “way off the mark”, according to Kerry manager Éamonn Fitzmaurice.
Sat, 10 Feb, 2018
Well now, this was a turn up for the books. The NUIG celebrations, after five drama-filled minutes of second-half injury-time, told as much.
Thu, 08 Feb, 2018
Johnny Buckley remembers the afternoon well, standing helplessly with a water bottle in his hand, as Crokes were torpedoed around the Mallow pitch.
Wed, 22 Nov, 2017
It’s what the younger generation call FOMO (fear of missing out).
Sat, 21 Oct, 2017
Thu, 12 Oct, 2017
If you’re among those worried at how football is now stuck with the Super Eight when the past two weekends has starkly illustrated that it simply has a Super Four, it’s worth bearing something in mind to appease your fears, says.
Wed, 09 Aug, 2017
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Fri, 21 Jul, 2017
Éamonn Fitzmaurice can empathise with his Cork counterpart, Peadar Healy. Not many people know just how lonely a road inter-county management can be.
Wed, 28 Jun, 2017
Cork football always seems to have enjoyed flirting with crisis, controversy and chagrin, writes.
Sun, 26 Mar, 2017
UCC were given every chance to bring this Sigerson Cup semi-final to extra-time. They squandered the lot and so St Mary’s will contest their first decider in 24 years this afternoon.
Sat, 18 Feb, 2017
A point from play by Cork senior county player Brian O’Driscoll in the sixth minute of extra-time proved the winning score as UCC progressed to the Sigerson Cup semi-final with victory over IT Carlow in an undistinguished game at the IT Carlow grounds last night.
Thu, 09 Feb, 2017