Monday May 25, 2020

Dublin-Meath clashes have earned GAA €11m

Nobody loves a draw quite like the GAA treasury department.

16th June, 2007

Nobody loves a draw quite like the GAA treasury department.

The Leinster SFC quarter-final match between Dublin and Meath two weeks ago helped the GAA to reap a gross take of about €1.2 million, a figure that is likely to be matched in today’s replay.

The rivalry has turned into the most lucrative in Irish sport and has generated revenue of more than €11 million since 1983.Today’s clash will be the 23rd championship...

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