By Tomás Keating On St. Patrick’s Day, Corofin cemented themselves as one of the greatest club teams of all time. It is not only the fact they retained their title, but it is the fashion in which they did it. The North Galway club are the complete antithesis to most inter-county teams nowadays, in terms of style of play. Corofin became the third club to retain the Andy … [Read more...] about Dominant final display secures Corofin’s place amongst the greats
LGFA HEC O’Connor Shield final: DCU Dochas Eireann 3–18 NUI Galway 0–6 By Michael O’Connor A DCU side that could dominate the O’Connor Cup in 2020 and 2021 based on the youthful vigour and developing class in their squad, came out on a top against NUI Galway in a one-sided O’Connor Shield final in Dublin. The new Dublin Technical University astroturf facility in … [Read more...] about Moloney shines for DCU as NUI Galway struggle
By Mark Lynch A unique pairing of semi-finals is on the horizon in the AIB All-Ireland Club Senior Football Championship, with two relative underdogs attempting to break through to the echelon of All-Ireland winners. They find themselves up against two dynasties of the championship, but it’d be naïve to assume both semi-finals are foregone conclusions. Both taking … [Read more...] about Crokes and Corofin favourites to advance but underdogs keen to cause upsets
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?
Will a young and upcoming Na Piarsaigh side be able to topple reigning hurling champions Cuala? Can a young yet experienced Corofin side reclaim their place at the pinnacle of club football in Ireland? On the 17 March 2018, two clubs will walk away with the most prized accolades that a club player can win whilst also gaining bragging rights for their particular code for the … [Read more...] about All-Ireland Club Finals Day preview