As the unseasonal weather played havoc with Sunday’s Allianz League games — and threw the fixtures schedule into a complete heap — there was an understandable degree of frustration and disgruntlement amongst players and supporters.MORE
I can remember a time, in the not-too-distant past, when the Dublin football team were a curiosity. They had turned into something of a novelty act, whose supporters would fill Croke Park a few times each year, but more for the craic than out of any serious expectations of winning.MORE
Following the ‘bread alert’ weather warning of the past week, Allianz League games and just about every GAA pitch in the country fell victim to the unseasonably relentless snowstorm that swept over us with such vigour, writes Mike Quirke.MORE
Gaelic football, and sport in general, can be all consuming for those of us at the coalface. Whether you are a player, coach, supporter or anything in between, we allow everything from training to games, and from stats to systems dominate our priorities all too often.
The Super Bowl interaction between coach and player was something to behold. For Foles to feel so empowered in that moment, and for a coach to be willing to relinquish control of such a hugely significant play call was remarkable, writes Mike Quirke.MORE
With games falling victim to the inclement weather at the weekend, it further highlighted and exacerbated the craziness of this early season fixtures pile-up during a period most likely to be negatively affected by mother nature, writes Mike Quirke.MORE
We’re all paying for Eir, because our national broadcaster didn’t have the foresight or desire to recognise and harness the obvious potential of the National League, writes Mike Quirke.MORE