Padraig Faulkner was the personification of Cavan's efforts on the pitch, that triumphant combination of talent and effort, and he also represented all his colleagues afterwards with his laughter and head-shaking, still in some disbelief.
IN the chaos and confusion of Cavan's Ulster Final victory celebrations Oisin Pierson showed a cool wit, quipping "I think they've brought you the wrong Oisin." Yet he played his part in the overall provincial triumph, as did many others.
IT’S fair to say that the odds are stacked against Northern Ireland futsal champions Rosario wholeave for Ukraine tomorrow where they’ll take on Kherson in the first round of the Champions League on Saturday.
THE GAA world was sent reeling last night following the news that Mickey Harte will take the managerial reins in Louth – with former Tyrone defender Conor Gormley insisting he wasn’t surprised by the Glencull man’s move.
NEW Antrim boss Enda McGinley says his assistant Stevie O’Neill can juggle club and county commitments with Dungiven and Antrim next season – and insists he won’t be under-estimating the task of getting out of Division Four.
Leinster SFC Final: Dublin 3-21 Meath 0-9
Long after Dublin had demolished Meath on Saturday, Dessie Farrell was presented with his toughest challenge of the entire evening, trying to play it all down to the media.
Munster Senior Football Championship final: Tipperary 0-17 Cork 0-14 COULD a result be laced with more significance than Tipperary’s win over Cork in yesterday’s Munster senior football final in Páirc Uí Chaoimh? One hundred years to the weekend after the Bloody Sunday massacre at Croke Park, when Tipperary player Michael Hogan was among the 14 victims, the Tipp footballers won the Munster title clad in white-and-green commemorative kits, with the image of Hogan emblazoned upon them.