This is the story of a quiet, talented man who fell on hard times. An Irish international boxer, a Commonwealth Games medallist, a marvellous two-time, two-weight national champion who in his heyday was this island’s most exciting fighter and fiercest puncher.
Ten years on: "Jim McGuinness didn't ruin the game. A lot of shite coaches tried to copy and paste what he was about"
EVERYTHING Donegal did on the field and in the gym for the first eight months of Jim McGuinness’ reign as manager revolved around meeting Tyrone in the 2011 Ulster semi-final.
SEPARATING it from the All-Ireland series would devalue the Ulster Football Championship and strip away its unique passion and excitement, says Ulster secretary Brian McAvoy.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists winning at Anfield would be an "upset" despite Manchester United heading to Liverpool top of the Premier League.
1 Raymond Galligan (Cavan & Lacken) TERRY Hyland deserves a nod here as it was the former Cavan manager who believed his Lacken club-mate could better serve his county as a goalkeeper rather than an on-the-fringes outfield player.
FOOTBALLER James McClean has been suspended by his club Stoke City after allegedly breaking coronavirus rules.
CAVAN'S performances in last year's Championship were rewarded by a magnificent seven PWC Allstar nominations for Mickey Graham's Anglo-Celt Cup-winning side.
ULSTERMEN account for almost a quarter of the 45 nominations for the 2020 PwC Football Allstars with 11, provincial champions Cavan leading the way with seven.
ULSTER Schools’ GAA Council is intending to publish a history of the Mageean Cup to mark the 60th anniversary of the competition in a couple of years’ time.
HE believes he’s the strongest man in Ireland but, after a frustrating 16 months, Michael Downey has reluctantly decided to turn his back on the strongman scene.
THE picture in Monday morning’s Irish News showed Jim McGuinness open-mouthed, bellowing an instruction on to the sodden Ballybofey pitch.
Derry forward Shane McGuigan thinks the GAA's split season format is the way forward.
THE wounds are still raw little over a month after their All-Ireland final heartache but, as the dust begins to settle, Stephen Bennett knows Waterford aren’t too far away.
THE NATIONAL Football and Hurling Leagues are likely to be postponed for at least three weeks due to concerns over the spread of Coronavirus.
THERE is never – absolutely never - a dull moment following the Republic of Ireland – and 2020 was certainly no different.
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