James Horan; the only man for the job By Paul O’Malley The Mayo County Board’s decision to bring back James Horan as manager is a positive move. First off, it is important to consider the mentality of Horan himself. He comes back a much wiser and learned head. Speaking to Mike Finnerty for Mayo GAA TV, he said he is in a “privileged position to be able to work with … [Read more...] about Head to Head: Is James Horan’s return as Mayo manager a good thing?
By Martha Brennan As the inter - county GAA calendar drew to a close earlier this month, with the women’s Gaelic football final finishing off a spectacular summer of Irish sport, we were once again reminded of the stunning gap between men and women’s sporting coverage in Ireland. The ladies’ finals once again garnered only a fraction of the coverage of the men’s, … [Read more...] about The coverage question: should the ladies’ All-Ireland finals be played the same day as the men’s?
By Danny Keown Gaelic football is fast becoming the poor relation of the GAA. As the hurling championship continues to set the world alight, the Super Eights in the football championship is proving to be even more turgid and disappointing than the majority of the fare that went on earlier in the summer. There appears to be no appetite amongst the County Boards to … [Read more...] about What rule changes should be made to Gaelic Football?
While it is never wise to make predictions based off a league campaign, much less one game in that league, it appears based off Galway’s opening National Football League division 2 game as if they are to drastically change the way they play football. … [Read more...] about Galway make impressive start to league campaign
2015 is upon us and now that the final whistle has blown on 2014, it’s time to look back on the ups and downs of the sporting year that has been (and yes, you read correctly, I did just use a really bad sport related pun on the year ending.) … [Read more...] about Sporting review of the year – 2014