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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 […]

Looking ahead to the Derry game

Photo: MichaelMaye.com It’s midweek already and so in the midst of this helter-skelter period of matches we’re already counting down to the next one, which see us taking on Derry up at Celtic Park on Sunday. Throw-in for this one is at the slightly later time of 2.30pm, as it’s a double-header with the 12.45pm curtain-raiser featuring the Oakleafers against Carlow […]

Other voices

We’re back at our metropolitan base after a very enjoyable few days spent in the home place in Mayo, where, aside from the match and everything else that we did, our three small city slickers had a whole load of fun getting their Northside wellies stuck into the Mayo mud.  Concrete just hasn’t the same kind of therapeutic properties. For […]

Match reports and stuff

We’re on home soil for the next few days so I’ll be less gobby than usual till we get back to the metropolis later in the week.  It would be remiss of me, however, not to point you towards match reports from yesterday as well as a few other pieces of analysis.  A man can’t afford to be accused of […]

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We’re heading west, all five of us together, later on and there’s a whole load of stuff to sort out before then (including my final week’s mini-league predictions: don’t forget the midnight deadline) so this has to be very quick.  The nationals are still in bed once again where it comes to previews so all I can find is RTE […]

Keith back in two weeks

Keith Higgins will be back in the country inside two weeks, according to this report in today’s Indo.  That’s pretty good timing, as the boarding passes for the trip to New York should be coming out of the printer any time now.  With the three amigos having also rejoined the panel in recent weeks, Johnno’s problem now is going to […]