BRENDAN O'BRIEN: Who will flash the cash that cracks GAA’s amateur code?

Shuffle forward a week from now and the drawbridge will close on applications for the role of the GAA’s next director general. Interesting times lie ahead, but the process of appointing Pauric Duffy’s successor has already shone a revealing light on an association at war with itself.

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A rainbow over Hill 16, will it take a pot of gold to break the GAA's amateur ethos? Picture: Brendan Moran

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