WEXFORD midfielder Diarmuid O’Keeffe says the bond between the players and manager Davy Fitzgerald was one of the rocks their first Leinster title success since 2004 was built upon following Sunday’s narrow victory over Kilkenny.
FORMER Armagh ace Stevie McDonnell says it’s long overdue the GAA addressed the thorny issue of stoppage-time in games and lifted the timing burden from referees – and argued it would radically reduce incidents of players deemed to be feigning injury.
Leinster Senior Hurling Championship final: Kilkenny 0-23 Wexford 1-23
THERE was a child-like innocence about Davy Fitzgerald when he entered the press-room underneath the Hogan stand yesterday evening.
WHEN I read Andy McEntee threatened to take the head off a reporter’s shoulders for asking a fairly legitimate question on club player availability following Meath’s Leinster final humiliation at the hands of Dublin last Sunday, the first person I thought of was Malachy O’Rourke.