Some of the legends of the game have produced their best work on All-Ireland final day, and Niall Gartland takes a look back at some of the very best individual performances in recent decades in All-Ireland SFC deciders… Maurice Fitzgerald 1997 MAURICE Fitzgerald’s performance in the 1997 All-Ireland final is the stuff of legends, but it […]
By Kieran Lynch “They try to engineer a score from somewhere, to try and reclaim the prize they last held in 1988. But it’s all over, and Down have won the All-Ireland! They maintain a magnificent record; they have never lost an All-Ireland final… and the fans on Hill 16 are enjoying it enormously.” That […]
By Shaun Casey BENNY Coulter was the ultimate wonderkid. From an early age he was destined for stardom. Just type his name in to YouTube and you’ll be bombarded with a series of career highlights that many of the all-time greats would be proud of. You’ll soon come across the one of a youthful Coulter […]
Mickey Linden was one of the greatest forwards to grace the playing fields of Down, Ulster and beyond. He had a pace and athleticism that saw him play until the age of 56 and dip his toes into athletics. By Michael McMullan THE day Mayobridge great Tom O’Hare brought the Sam Maguire Cup to the […]
I WAS at Drumaness on Friday night for a tribute to Peter Withnell.