Capital gains: How the GAA created a sporting superpower
GAA supporters around the country have long bemoaned the disproportionate funding directed towards Dublin. The GAA argues that it was merely rebalancing a perceived weakness in Dublin compared to its population size, but did it create a monster?
In 2017, John Connellan hung up his boots after more than a decade of playing inter-county Gaelic football.
Connellan had made his debut in 2006 when Westmeath were on the crest of a wave. They’d won a Leinster title in 2004 and there was a fervent belief that this was the start of a new dawn in the county’s fortunes.
He had turned down a possible career in football for this. He had played...
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