Jackie Tyrrell: Galway need Daithí Burke on the edge of that square

Why move the finest full back of his generation when there is so much now at stake?

Daithí Burke is 28 and already has five All-Stars, a trend that suggests greatness. File photograph: Inpho

Daithí Burke is 28 and already has five All-Stars, a trend that suggests greatness. File photograph: Inpho

If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. It’s a saying that is true in life and it’s definitely applicable when you look across the hurling landscape this year. The teams that have looked the best so far are the ones who have settled on their teams and formations. The ones who are still tinkering are generally struggling.

I am all on for experimentation and trying things and being innovative. The game is always evolving and you’re far better being the crowd that are keeping everyone else on their toes rather than always being reactive. But there is a time and place for all that too.

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