Monthly Archives: August 2019

  1. Kerry’s Tommy Walsh Back in Gold for Sunday?

    Kerry’s Tommy Walsh Back in Gold for Sunday?

    This summer Tommy Walsh is back to gold again and playing with real purpose. He was a real handful in winning the ball and turning the tide against the Red Hands. The question this weekend is, should he be given a starting Kerry jersey, as the Kingdom bid to stem the blue wave.

    His former partner in the Twin Towers Kieran Donaghy is adamant that “he has got to start the final for Kerry. You got to go with your size, with your big guys. He’s an experienced player and a leader in the dressing room.”

    Tommy Walsh? He’s 6ft 6in and has created scores and space against Tyrone. The question now in Kerry is what he can do against Dublin. Walsh, Clifford, Stephen O’Brien, Sean O’Shea and Geaney in a forward line. It could get interesting. If he doesn’t start, the danger is that by the time he comes in, the damage could be done. Exhibit A; Andy Moran for Mayo. 


    From Kingdom Come and Australia Bound

  2. How will the boys in blue create the next chapter?

    How will the boys in blue create the next chapter?

    The other day in an interview Dublin midfielder Michael Darragh Macauley professed not to know how many consecutive All Ireland’s Dublin has won. MDM mustn’t read the papers or watch the television because as the championship has progressed the talk of the Dublin quest for another consecutive All Ireland is all around us. In every break in the game. He’s good craic anyway is MDM.


    We’ll Remember Dublin from these Rare Times

    Irrespective of the outcome on Sunday it is hard to argue that we have ever seen a better team and panel. As a team they are exceptional, they have evolved in their movement, their use of the ball, their kicking of the ball, all under Jim Gavin’s ever watchful eye.

    The decision making on the pitch is uniformly excellent. The exploits of the Dublin bench are so exemplary they are taken for granted. Consider the likes of Con O’Callaghan. If Dublin win Con will have won four all

  3. Press Release: Hockey One and O’Neills Sportswear an ideal fit

    Press Release: Hockey One and O’Neills Sportswear an ideal fit

    Sportwear manufacturer O’Neills has partnered with the new Hockey One to become the league’s inaugural kit manufacturer.


    The partnership sees O’Neills as the exclusive on-field and replica kit provider for Hockey One and its affiliated teams. Under the partnership O’Neills and Hockey One will launch a new range of on and off-field apparel, importantly catering for fans with official team merchandise.


    “O’Neills has developed a reputation for producing quality sportwear and we are really excited to have partnered with them,” said Tony Dodemaide, Hockey One General Manager.


    “Their ambition and success in expanding to a number of countries across the world resonates with Hockey One and its aim of getting hockey to reach new audiences and markets and showcase the best Australian hockey has to offer.”


    The partnership is initially for a three year