Cahair O'Kane

Cahair O'Kane

Cahair O'Kane writes a weekly sport column called Kicking Out


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Kicking Out: Brendan Óg's name will sustain

Kicking Out: Brendan Óg's name will sustain

GAA Football
I DIDN’T know Brendan Óg Ó Dufaigh. Knew of him. I’d seen him in the flesh once, playing in the 2018 All-Ireland minor semi-final against Kerry in Croke Park, a day when his team-mates played with his own spirit and pushed the grade’s dominant force to the wall.
Kicking Out: Brendan Óg's name will sustain

Kicking Out: Brendan Óg's name will sustain

GAA Football
I DIDN’T know Brendan Óg Ó Dufaigh. Knew of him. I’d seen him in the flesh once, playing in the 2018 All-Ireland minor semi-final against Kerry in Croke Park, a day when his team-mates played with his own spirit and pushed the grade’s dominant force to the wall.
Cassidy leads the way: Derry ratings

Cassidy leads the way: Derry ratings

GAA Football
Cassidy ran and ran and ran until he could run no more. Was the key man in so many of Derry’s attacks, their outlet on kickouts, scoring a point for himself and scaring the life out of Donegal’s defence

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  1. Warm-ups, Dean Rock, respect and bogged kit vans - the story of @Doiregaa's All-Ireland minor success Hard to fath… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  2. Nichola Mallon signs off on planning permission for Casement Park in the week that the Ulster final goes back to Cr… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  3. Column: Brendan Óg Ó Dufaigh was like so many young men and women in this country. No-one’s entire identity is wrap… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  4. They should double the ban for this twitter.com/ExaminerSport/…

  5. Never imagined I'd get to play football alongside Canavan, McConville, Brolly, McGrane, McGinley, etc. Brilliant da… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  6. Kerry so far 4-21 v Galway 1-18 v Dublin 2-15 v Roscommon 6-15 v Tyrone 3-22 v Clare 1-19 v Tipperary 4-22 v Cork… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  7. The Greatest comeback. When Ali lit up Atlanta opening ceremony 25 years ago, in @irishnewssport irishnews.com/sport/boxing/2…

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  8. Coaching has almost become a dirty word in Gaelic football, associated to all its perceived ills. But God that Offa… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  9. This fella Cormac Egan is class. Love those last two runs to win frees, pure power and determination. Offaly twice… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  10. Seriously entertaining Leinster U20 final on TG4, for anyone not watching yet

  11. "The devastation that suicide leaves, there’s just that many questions, could you have done this or done that, and… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  12. Huge congratulations to Caolan Hazlett on bringing home an All-Ireland medal. A huge achievement and hopefully one… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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  13. 25 minutes of Dublin-Meath was enough. Can't believe I turned the hurling over for that. Clear Meath penalty not gi… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  14. Ah Jesus fuck aye. I think Kieran McGeary wants the final at Croke Park 😂

  15. Tyrone's biggest victory in Ulster since their semi-final mailing of Donegal four years ago. Big psychological swin… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  16. In fairness to Donegal, it has become a real trait this year to dig themselves out of a hole. No huge surprise that… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  17. Derry's first All-Ireland minor title in 19 years. Delighted for Marty Boyle as manager, one of the nicest fellas y… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  18. Not much debate there. That just strikes you as pure frustration at his own injury worries. Tyrone will never have a better chance

  19. Probably a bit of justice, didn't think that should have been a penalty, Michael McKernan was covering right in fro… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…