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Cork and Meath set up semi-final showdown

So it’s Cork and Meath that have emerged from the Connacht/Ulster half of the All-Ireland series, with both qualifiers dumping out provincial champions to reach the penultimate stage. In doing so, they get to reactivate a significant rivalry of Gaelic football’s recent past, one that gave us two All-Ireland finals in the Eighties and another two at either end of […]

If you’re up to reading about it . . .

There’s plenty, as you might expect, about the Derry defeat in the Mayo News. There’s Mike Finnerty’s match report, which obviously makes for an uncomfortable read. There’s Daniel Carey’s report on Johnno’s after-match comments, most of which you’ll probably have seen already as they were contained in yesterday’s match report in the Indo. There’s a head-scratching “where the f**k do […]

Northern exposure tomorrow?

Because of the wonderful scheduling arising from the current championship structure, here we are, for the second time in just seven days (following a seven-week layoff – what’s all this crack about sevens?), on the eve of another shit-or-bust championship clash. While last Saturday’s match never really evoked any kind of “oh jaysus, this could be it till the FBD […]

Two changes for Derry clash

The team for Saturday’s second round qualifier clash with Derry was named this evening according to Mayofans.com (citing Mid-West Radio) and GAAboard.com, although RTE has nothing to say about it as yet. Hell, who needs the imprimatur of the national media? Here’s the team: D Clarke; T Cunniffe, L O’Malley, T Howley; D Heaney, D Kilcullen, T Mortimer; P Harte, […]