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Red and black for Sunday

Photo: MichaelMaye.com It was announced by Elvery’s this evening that, as expected, the lads will sport the current away strip in Sunday’s All-Ireland semi-final against Kerry at Croke Park (throw-in 3.30pm). It’s an attire that was unveiled in the League game against the same opposition down in Tralee in February this year. That match remains the only occasion in which […]

Reviewing the Rossies

Photo: Irish Times No Monday morning theatrics were required this time to learn our next opponents in what, by any measure, has become a rather amazing championship campaign for us. No sooner than had our collective heart rates begun to stabilise on Saturday evening but it was already apparent that Galway were in the process of whipping Donegal. That outcome […]

When one League ends, another starts

I came across some numbers recently from a Gaelic statistics website and I was shocked with what I saw. MacHale Park has not been a fortress for the Green and Red when it comes to the National Football League. The study done by Gaelicstats.com (here) has assessed every point gained in the National Football League by all eight teams in […]

A few NFL stats

Photo: MichaelMaye.com I wasn’t sure if I’d done a quick stats piece at the end of the last year’s League campaign – like the one I’ve been doing every year after the FBD is over – but I checked earlier on and I did (it’s here). Which means it’s time for a similar piece on this year’s League. Which, in […]

Prediction mini-league leaderboard – Week 8

With all the regulation matches in the four Divisions in this League campaign played and all the promotion and relegation issues settled, it’s just the four Divisional finals that are left to be contested. That means that most of the predicting has been done too, with just those four deciders left to think about before this year’s prediction mini-league is completed. Long-time […]