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Ewan MacKenna: Why on earth was anyone surprised by what Davy Fitzgerald said?

9th March, 2014
Ewan MacKenna.

Many found it surprising. Others found it shocking. One national newspaper even described it as ''extraordinary. And, to be honest, we aren't fully sure why, on any count. What exactly did those people expect Gaelic games to be like when the bibs are packed away after training, or when the final whistle blows on a season of Sundays? Church fetes and tea parties? Get real.

Earlier in the week, Clare manager Davy Fitzgerald made some...

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