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Cillian not counted out for final just yet

Photo: Mayo Mick When Cillian O’Connor went down clutching his shoulder after only ten minutes of Sunday’s All-Ireland semi-final against Tyrone and ended up getting wheeled off the pitch in the same way as Andy Moran was last year it seemed for certain that his year was over and that he had zero chance of featuring in next month’s decider. […]

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 […]

The end or the beginning – now is the time to decide

For some further reflections on Sunday’s result, I’m delighted to welcome back into the guest slot Stateside Dean who argues that we must use the experience from this year’s loss to drive us onto greater things in 2013. Anyone who has played Gaelic football, hurling, or any sport for that matter, and has experienced a championship loss, no matter the level […]

And so it ends

Photo: Nat Telliya (@rodgegella) via Twitter Well, that’s it then. The final itself is well and truly over and the homecoming is too – fair play to everyone who turned out, by the way, in atrocious weather conditions down at McHale Park yesterday evening for the lads’ official return to home territory – as the curtain comes down on our […]