O’Rourke acclaims the culture at Glen

By Niall Gartland IF Malachy O’Rourke is feeling the pressure of delivering an All-Ireland title to Glen, he certainly wasn’t showing it at Monday evening’s press night at the Glen Centre. The always affable O’Rourke spoke happily about the upcoming game, mingled with reporters and committee members and downed a cup of tea or two […]

Sentiment doesn’t come into it – O’Rourke

By Niall Gartland HE was always one of the most celebrated and respected, and indeed most-liked, managers in the game but Malachy O’Rourke’s stock has risen even further since assuming the reins at the Watty Graham’s in 2020. A quick trawl through his Wikipedia page shows that his days as a successful manager long pre-date […]

JOE BROLLY: The football factory

WELCOME to the football factory, where every Gaelic football team looks the same, sounds the same and plays the same. The All-Ireland Senior Club semi-finals on Sunday were the usual chore. The winners, Kilmacud and Glen, spent most of their time trying not to lose. The crowd spent most of our time chatting amongst ourselves. […]