Feature: Going to a land down under


NIALL Gartland looks at some of the GAA players who made it big in the AFL. Jim Stynes (264 appearances) A LEGEND of the AFL. Stynes grew up in Dublin and represented the county at senior level at the age of 18 in 1984. However, he responded to an advertisement in his local paper by […]


Clarke: Super eight format will benefit Tyrone


RUMOURS of the demise of Ulster football have been greatly exaggerated, according to former Down star Martin Clarke. Tyrone’s capitulation to a jaw-droppingly slick Dublin in Sunday’s All-Ireland semi-final has ushered in a tidal wave of criticism of northern football and the much-maligned blanket defence. Clarke, however, believes that next year’s introduction of the ‘Super […]