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Return to action this year is now looking unlikely

I was wrong about The Sunday Game the other night. The re-run they featured of the 2017 final might have been one to avoid – I certainly couldn’t face its bittersweet pain – but John Horan’s appearance on the show was of some interest. What the GAA President had to say about the likely timeframe for a return to action […]

Another time, another place

This afternoon at Páirc Seán MacDiarmada in Carrick-on-Shannon our Connacht Championship campaign was meant to get underway. Of course, like so much of life nowadays, that fixture, along with plans for the entire Championship, has been mothballed. Today’s scheduled meeting with Leitrim would certainly have had a novel air about it. We’ve only met Leitrim once in Connacht since the […]

Brollixgate row rumbles on

The debate about Joe Brolly’s pathetically one-sided “punditry” in the lead-up to last year’s All-Ireland final continues this morning, with responses to James Horan’s charges of bias and partiality against the Derry dunce coming from refs’ chief Pat McEnaney and from RTÉ. Neither of these stack up in my view. McEnaney – as you’d expect – has rowed in, in […]

Couch potatoes

I haven’t been all that well tuned in to what’s been happening over the last few days, what with my eldest daughter’s First Communion on Saturday – with all the excitement, I even managed to forget my mini-league predictions for yesterday’s matches – but, from the bit of it that I saw, yesterday’s low-key action wasn’t exactly the kind of […]