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The Sign of a Great Team

September 13, 2011

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                        It was a different Sunday to the previous week. Shifting from a crowd of 82,000 to just less than 15,000, Camogie All Ireland Final is an altogether different beast to its male counterpart. A largely family tuned day, the sounds of children filled […]

Wexford Women Show The Way

November 13, 2010

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This post is very out of date but it’s something I came across on the computer and decided to throw up here. It might awaken some good memories for anyone in Croke Park this year. . . Trips to Croke Park have been scarce for Wexford fans of late; in fact, this year’s Dublin football […]

Where Are The So-Called Professionals?

April 22, 2010

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The GAA has long been recognised as “an amateur organisation run by professionals” but this status is in sore and dire danger following the powers that be’s decisions regarding this year’s league hurling finals. . Picture, if you will, Thurles. Grand oul’ spot, to be fair. But now think about the four teams involved in […]

Brian Friel would be amused…

November 16, 2009

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So I’m in Galway at the moment, in close proximity to the Connemara region which in some ways terrifies me because it alerts me to the fact that I really can’t even begin to struggle by, using my native tongue, no less say hold a decent conversation. In fact, some of the people were speaking […]