Kilkenny have always been a renowned hurling county. The county has produced hurling greats such as Henry Shefflin, Tommy Walsh and JJ Delaney. But after they retired there was concern that the Kilkenny talent pool was draining,while other counties became stronger. With like likes of Tipperary,Galway and Limerick experiencing a hurling resurgence. Thank… Continue reading Conor Martin Kilkenny`s future star?
The late Aaron Devlin was remembered at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year ceremony in Belfast. The former Ballinderry and Derry footballer died in July at the age of 23 after contracting an aggressive strain of meningitis. The BBC didn’t forget the young man who sadly lost his life so young, and included him… Continue reading Aaron Devlin remembered at BBC Sports Personality of the Year
Fermanagh were the surprise package in the All Ireland Senior Football Championship this year. One man`s performances helped Fermanagh reach the quarter finals, that man is Sean Quigley. Quigley performed constantly for the Ernesiders through the championship. Quigley was the top scorer as Fermanagh gained promotion from division 3 into the second tier.His 4-42 overall… Continue reading Quigley can lead from the front for Fermanagh
Alan Brogan has called time his Dublin inter-county career. Brogan made his inter-county debut in 2002 and won All-Ireland titles in 2011,2013 and 2015, featuring as a scoring substitute in the latter stages of this years final. Brogan, who won three All Stars and the Footballer of the Year award in 2011, said: “Today I would like to announce… Continue reading Alan Brogan thanks for the memories
Louth are through to the Ó Fiaich Cup final after they beat Armagh comfortably 4-10 to 0-17. In a match that was played in thick fog. Louth scored 4 as they took a 4-10 to 0-17 victory to reach the final of the pre-season competition. Conor Grimes and Gerald McSorley both scored for Louth while… Continue reading Ó Fiaich Cup: Armagh fall short as Louth advance
Armagh play Louth on Tuesday evening in their Ó Fiaich Cup semi-final, which was supposed to be played Sunday but was postponed due to bad weather. The match will take place tonight in Crossmaglen at 8pm, the semi final winners will play Tyrone in the final after they defeated Derry in the first semi-final on Sunday.… Continue reading Ó Fiaich Cup Preview: Armagh play Louth in semi final clash
There have been growing calls for the GAA to use the TMO system in top level matches after years of dubious decisions. The argument for TMO has been a hot topic ever since Dublin manager Jim Gavin said in an interview with the Irish Mirror. In the interview Gavin said that such a system… Continue reading Time for the GAA to embrace TMO