Cahair O'Kane

Cahair O'Kane

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


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How does doing it all again next week sound?

How does doing it all again next week sound?

GAA Football
THE excitement. The ticket hunt. The AppleGreen. The pints. The sickness in your stomach as the band strikes the last chord of Amhrán na bhFiann. The wondering and the waiting and the wishing.

Cahair O'Kane's Twitter

  1. The perils of September championship. Derry is well stocked with floodlit facilities compared to most counties but… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  2. “Today, my oul boy, it’s the first time he’s ever come to a game of mine in his whole life, club or county. He was… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  3. Two years after Ronan McNamee opened up about his struggle with depression, he won his All-Ireland. Spoke to him ag… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  4. "As far as pre-match routines go, sweeping up glass and debris from a 600lb IRA bomb in Donacloney hours before an… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  5. Column: For too long, Tyrone had taken comfort from the collective in Croke Park. It was only in giving the players… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  6. “This year I have learned to relax a bit and play with a wee bit more freedom and courage. It’s something I would h… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  7. I really dislike all the political grandstanding over BBC's coverage. They deserve criticism for a lot, I've given… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  8. Been so much praise for Tyrone's strength of collective lately. I think it does them a disservice. The reason they'… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  9. Always plenty of photos flying about when teams pull 15 men inside their own half. Thought this pic really showed t… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  10. Very hard to even narrow Footballer Of the Year down to a shortlist. You could have Morgan, Hampsey, Clifford, Hart… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  11. A clip of the Tyrone celebrations when the cup was allowed to join them on a lap of the pitch. It wasn't allowed in… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  12. Frank Burns played as the sweeper but there was no mass retreat. Tyrone did their pressing in the middle third. It… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  13. On the whistle report from Croke Park. Tyrone's composure takes them back ti the summit of Gaelic football and lea… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  14. Conor Meyler for Footballer of the Year, surely

  15. Padraig Hampsey giving one of the great winning speeches

  16. Tyrone are the All-Ireland champions!! pic.twitter.com/XPaldiYN6G

  17. Paul Donaghy's stripped to come in for Tyrone

  18. It has to be Tyrone's day now. Brilliant decision making by McKenna.

  19. What a finish by Cathal McShane. What a finish