An uneven 50/50 split as noisy neighbours roar back

When Cork eventually beat Kerry in the Munster Senior Football Championship of 1987, though it was undoubtedly the end of an era, the result scarcely represented a monumental shock given the mileage which those vanquished had clocked up on their … Continue reading An uneven 50/50 split as noisy neighbours roar back

Disappointment is best gauged by expectation

Repetition is one of the greatest foibles in this occupation. Balancing such thoughts is a sense that if a point retains relevance it’s worth another gallop. In some cases, though, points lose their punchline – if they ever had one – in a situation when they are the sole explanation and/or defence in a given situation. The continuing dominance of the Dublin footballers in GAA is, in some quarters at least, continually written off to the financial advantages those in the capital enjoy over their suitors. Apart from the fact the whole debate is getting extremely old – it is … Continue reading Disappointment is best gauged by expectation