Former Donegal forward Brendan Devenney spoke today regarding the recent controversy surrounding sledging in the GAA. He referenced an appalling case where a Donegal minor footballer allegedly received abuse during a match regarding the death of his father.
There has been much talk in recent days, following the Donegal and Tyrone match regardi [..]
Dublin full back Rory O’Carroll has had his say on the Marriage Equality referendum, coming out strongly in favour of a Yes vote.
In a letter penned by the 2013 All Star to the Irish Times, O’Carroll refutes the claims of his Dublin teammate Ger Brennan that the referendum’s most important facet is how it relates to children.
The interventi [..]
It looks like a case of the rich getting richer in the GAA as the Kerry County Board have issued a press release detailing the enormous local and international support they are receiving in their mission to fundraise to cover the costs of building a state of the art new centre of excellence in the heart of the Kingdom.
Various initiatives in K [..]
This article originally appeared on Tadhg Evans’ blog, The Teabag Times.
Gaelic football is crying out for change. It’s not a matter of scaremongering. Kick-passing, one of the game’s core skills, is on the verge of extinction. The blanket defence has been the subject of relentless criticism, but has been adopted across the board. Attempts by [..]
The curtain has now risen on the 2015 GAA Football Championship with Donegal deservedly overcoming Tyrone in the season’s first big clash at the weekend. Focus now turns to the start of the remaining provincial championships but instead of detailed analysis on the four provinces, we have instead become bombarded with three key phrases, which are [..]
Whenever a fight or schmozzle kicks off in a match, there is much wringing of hands and shaking of heads and the commentators, taking on a grave tone, tell us that we “hate to see that sort of thing”. In truth, once nobody is badly injured, most of us love to see exactly that sort of thing. We thrive on the farce and pantomime and feed on the p [..]
London GAA have announced a new sponsorship deal with Clayton Hotels as main sponsor of their inter-county teams.
The announcement was made at the famed Clayton Crown Hotel in Cricklewood, where the new home and away jersies designed by O’Neills were also revealed.
The jersies will also carry the logo of The Irish World newspaper as second [..]
Dave Hare is the Owner of Functional Training Ireland and a board member at the ISCI. He also works closely with numerous GAA clubs and was the S&C coach for the Longford Senior GAA team under Glen Ryan, a spell in which won the Division 4 and Division 3 league trophies in successive seasons.
Coach Hare is now S&C coach for the Offaly footballer [..]