Ewan MacKenna: Huge strides of social progress have been made in recent times, but we've now been reminded of what closeted gay players still face in the dressing room

If your jaw hasn't snapped shut yet, don't bother trying to force it closed now. A quick read of the following and it will just drop once more.

23rd February, 2014
Irish teams are still frightening places for many gay people. Picture: Inpho

If your jaw hasn't snapped shut yet, don't bother trying to force it closed now. A quick read of the following and it will just drop once more.

We're sure you've already heard, or heard about, what Neil Francis told Newstalk last Sunday, but such were his words that the shock value remains. And such was the inadvertent importance of his thoughts in raising awareness and debate around a subject that eats away at many...

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