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The view from Bloomsday

* Stately, plump Buck Mulligan came from the stairhead, bearing a bowl of lather on which . . . hang on, that’s something else I’m working on at the minute, let’s stick to the action tomorrow instead. There are championship semi-finals in Ulster and Connacht, with two quarter-finals in Leinster (in Munster, it’s already narrowed down to the two old […]

Down, down, deeper and down

Let’s hear it for the latest entrants to the qualifier waiting room: those vanquished Mourne mountain chaps. Down’s inability to live with a resurgent Monaghan yesterday tips them into the same holding pen that we’ve been languishing in for three weeks now, one that’s beginning to fill up nicely at this stage. We already know nine of the sixteen counties […]

Checking out the options

Fresh from his electoral success, The Deputy and his selectors have, according to Mike Finnerty in the Mayo News, been taking time out to watch a number of club matches where, it is hoped, they might unearth some fresh talent. In no particular order, names such as Louisburgh’s Jarlath O’Malley, Charlestown’s Tom Parson, Davitts’ Ronan McNamara, Tomas Griffin and Ciaran […]

Jacks can relax: the replay’s going to be on the box

RTE this evening headed off a possible human rights incident in the capital when they announced that they had reached agreement with the GAA to broadcast the Dublin-Meath replay live on Sunday week. For the first time ever, ever, ever, RTE will transmit live championship matches simultaneously, with the already scheduled double-bill of Donegal v Tyrone in football and Cork […]