Mick Bohan guided Dublin to TG4 All-Ireland ladies senior football glory at Croke Park yesterday and then revealed his "hurt" at how his midweek comments on Mayo superstar Cora Staunton were construed.
Was Jim Gavin supposed to burst through the doors, spray champagne over the waiting media, whip off his top to reveal navy and sky blue nipple tassels and burst into a Dubliner's classic to delight the entire room?
Dublin manager Jim Gavin delivered laughs and insights into the role his parents and former managers had in shaping him as a player in a speech at his home club of Round Towers in Clondalkin on Saturday.
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, Minister for Sport Shane Ross, rugby legend Brian O'Driscoll and women's rugby captain Niamh Briggs will deliver Ireland's bid presentation to the World Rugby Council in London today.
Is there no end to Dubegrudgery? It seems that there is no barrel too empty to be scraped and no dirge too dismal to be sounded in an attempt to tarnish the achievement of the All-Ireland football champions.
Sitting around with the other football pundits on The Sunday Game before the final programme of the year last Sunday night, we were shooting the breeze, when I asked: "Hey Gooch, why was I not invited to this testimonial?"
I'm not sure who was responsible for building those old dressing rooms in Stradbrook, perhaps a long lost cousin once removed from the Marquis de Sade. The long corridor with the dressing rooms at the perpendicular was right at the apex of…
If only to see Cora Staunton parading her extensive range of gifts, you might consider attending the All-Ireland senior ladies final between Dublin and Mayo today. This afternoon's contest marks Staunton's and Mayo's first final appearance…
Our first ever All-Ireland final took place in Durrow, in 1974, when Tipperary and Offaly were the last two counties standing from the eight who took part. Ladies football has come a long way since then.
Eamon Dunphy has claimed that the three-in-a-row All-Ireland-winning Dublin footballers will be admired but never 'loved' and labelled an unnamed player 'a bigheaded p***k' during a radio interview this evening.