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Clare’s Podge Collins (centre) has been tweeting his disapproval of the new football championship format. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho.

It has been a rather strange week in the GAA. Congress made the right decision, but delivered it in the most damaging fashion possible. The intercount(...)

GAA Congress have voted in favour of the ‘Super 8’. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The GAA Congress this morning passed the motion to replace the All-Ireland SFC quarter-finals with a ‘Super 8’ round-robin format - despite both the c(...)

David Fitzgerald, now Wexford manager, at the launch of the Allianz League. People felt his reign in Clare had come to a natural end. Photograph: Seb Daly/Sportsfile

It’s now two decades since hurling’s ‘Revolution Years’, to borrow author Denis Walsh’s phrase, and what has cast the mid-90s into such stark relief h(...)

Clare’s David Tubridy in action against Sligo. He has posed a threat in attack along with Eoin Cleary. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

All-Ireland SFC Quarter-Final: Kerry v Clare, Croke Park, Sunday, 2.0 (RTÉ 1) Clare took a big beating in Killarney back in June but have restored(...)

Cork’s William Egan tackles Lee Chin of Wexford during round two of the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship qualifiers. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

There comes a time during every major soccer tournament, usually at around the last 16 stage, when the initial thrill of three games a day has passed (...)

Clare’s Tony Kelly and Colm Galvin with David Burke of Galway. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

There was a curious similarity in one sense to both hurling quarterfinals in that first Wexford and then Clare had a window of opportunity, at five po(...)

Clare’s Podge Collins celebrates with his father and team manager Colm and his mother Katherine after Saturday’s win over Roscommon. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Just 24 hours after helping the Clare footballers into their first ever All-Ireland senior football quarter-final - Podge Collins will line out for th(...)

Clare’s David Turbidy celebrates scoring the first goal of the game. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Clare 2-12 Roscommon 1-9 Clare had tough outings against Laois and Sligo in the lead up to this game and it gave them the vital edge as they got the (...)

 Wexford full-forward Conor McDonald was back to top form in his side’s victory over Cork two weeks ago. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Two teams are facing the trapdoor from the championship, with no safety net any more. Who will disappear? Now, that is a tough question because I hone(...)

Clare’s Podge Collins (centre) is also down to play football on Saturday. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

ALL-IRELAND HURLING CHAMPIONSHIP Clare v Galway Semple Stadium, Sunday, 4pm RTÉ 1 Considering the second of Sunday’s GAA All-Ireland hurling quart(...)

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