Wednesday December 11, 2019

Getting your house in order, GAA style

The Gaelic Athletic Association continues to ignore the major financial advantage Dublin has when it comes to its rivals

9th September, 2018
Dublin’s Philly McMahon, top, and John Small celebrate with the Sam Maguire trophy Pic: INPHO/Ryan Byrne

It was the end of 2015 and even with promotion to Division Two achieved, as well as an unlikely venture to an All-Ireland quarter-final, Fermanagh decided they wanted to go about their business that bit better. Their logic was akin to Friday Night Lights, basically that with so few players they couldn’t afford to waste an ounce of talent as a penny in a pound is more than a million in a billion.


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