BY ROYAL APPOINTMENT: The Down v Meath 1991 story

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 […]

Burren’s new crop

A staggering 14 of Down’s u-20 panel hail from the Burren. Michael McMullan chatted to coach Stephen O’Hare and two of the players about the club’s new golden generation. ANYONE who really knows their GAA will be versed in Burren. Of the 28 winners of the All-Ireland Club Championship, they are one of nine to […]