KEVIN CASSIDY: The high points of the 2022 football season


AS the curtain closes on 2022 and with Christmas day is on the horizon, I’d like to take a look back at a number of things that I was happy to see during this year’s GAA calendar season. 1 Death of defensive football I think a change has been slowly happening for a number of […]


JACK MADDEN: The rocky road to Dublin


IS Shane Walsh’s move to Dublin giants Kilmacud Crokes just a small indicator of a more widespread evolution? Every journey has a beginning and an end. In the sporting world, a journey could take you from Carraroe to Qatar. A successful career is one that navigates the road from starlet to superstar. The winding, pothole-laden […]


KEVIN CASSIDY: In the presence of greatness


SAM resides in the Kingdom once again after Jack O’Connor’s men managed to turn the screw on Galway late in the second half last Sunday. Before we get stuck in to the nuts and bolts, let’s first applaud both teams on a wonderful occasion last Sunday when some of the football on display was simply […]


GAA receive fault report from Hawk-Eye


By Michael McMullan THE GAA have confirmed that a full report into the issues relating to problems with the score detection technology in use in Croke Park last weekend has been received from Hawk-Eye. It made the headlines after Derry had a Conor Glass effort ruled out, with “Nil” appearing after the Croke Park big […]


Derry boss rues not making the most from early dominance


By Michael McMullan DERRY manager Rory Gallagher conceded that his side were beaten by a better team, but rues not making use of the spell of dominance that saw them go three points clear after 12 minutes. Points from Brendan Rogers (2) and Niall Loughlin had the Ulster champions  in control, but Galway were level […]