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Championship restructure proposals look good

Photo: The 42 It’s difficult, I know, to think about anything else but Saturday at the minute but the GAA’s proposals, which were announced earlier on today and are here, to restructure the football championship are interesting. From an initial scan of them they look good and would certainly be an improvement on the current set-up. Under the proposals the […]

Some other stuff to talk about

Right, yesterday’s tempest appears, thankfully, to have abated. Let’s keep it that way now, eh? Sometimes – especially at a time like this – the best thing to say is to say nothing at all. So I thought the nice photo above – one of Lough Tay that I snapped on a gruelling but great 80km spin on the bike […]

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 […]