Profile: Davy Fitzgerald, hurling manager and TV personality

The former All-Ireland-winning Clare goalkeeper, a self-described bad loser and now Wexford hurling manager, has had enough of the slings and arrows of social media abuse relating to himself and his family’s role in Clare hurling.

In brief:

Name and role: Davy Fitzgerald, hurling manager and broadcaster

Age: 49

Appearance: Short of stature, towering of personality

Newsworthiness: The goalkeeper-turned-manager and his father allege they have been the subject of online abuse; Gardaí have sent a file to the DPP on the issue.

In depth:

The opening lines of Davy Fitzgerald’s second autobiography, At All Costs, written in 2018, seem suddenly and pungently relevant.

If you’ve never read the book, they read ...