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It’s all in the numbers

This coming September, my eldest daughter will swap the co-educational existence she’s had since starting school for a very different girls-only environment as she heads “upstairs” to the senior primary school. For her, that’ll be the end of co-ed, as the local secondary schools are also single-sex ones. Coming from the country, where such structures more or less disappeared a […]

Ronan and the possible demise of minor and U21s

This ever-advancing darkness isn’t, I find, conducive to thinking about stuff relating to Gaelic football, less still to writing about it. Hence the lack of activity here, which is likely to remain the case till things crank up again early in the New Year. But there are the odd few nuggets, two to be precise, knocking around which deserve a […]

A wider back door?

There’s some talk in the Indo about a motion that might come before the next GAA Congress in April to widen the back door in the Football Championship. The issue has been raised by the Ulster Council secretary, Danny Murphy, who feels that the current system is unfair to provincial champions. He has, apparently, got support from Armagh’s Fat Controller, […]