Upping the Ante: More money for the GAA means more great hurling for us

Upping the Ante: More money for the GAA means more great hurling for us

Those who complain about the GAA’s pursuit of revenue streams should see what the sport means to players born and living abroad

The All-Ireland championship series of 2018 opened last Sunday in quite extraordinary circumstances. London hosted Sligo in Ruislip, while New York and Leitrim had to go to the wire in Gaelic Park in the Bronx; Leitrim needed four late points to escape with a one-point victory in extra time.

Leitrim’s players celebrated as if it were the equivalent of winning a Connacht semi-final. Instead, this victory earned them a semi-final match against Roscommon, who are 1/10...

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