Murphy’s ‘Major’ seals the deal as McCarthy’s men March on

LEINSTER MFC; MEATH 1.15 DUBLIN 0-07 A second half goal from Dunshaughlin’s Aaron Murphy pointed the home side towards victory as they completely dominated their old rivals to further underline the progress made and the work which continues to be done with Meath underage teams. Such an outcome looked distinctly unlikely when the sides changed ends deadlocked at 0-04 apiece. However, a flurry of early second half scores, with Summerhill’s Eoghan Frayne particularly prominent, before Murphy from the newly crowned Minor county champions sealed the deal. Team manager John McCarthy, who played his club football with Walterstown but is now … Continue reading Murphy’s ‘Major’ seals the deal as McCarthy’s men March on

Please heed the words of the famed poet!

Tread softly because you tread on my dreams                                                           WB Yeats In more than 20 years writing, never was it envisaged having to produce a piece of the ilk you are about to read. But then, a situation akin to what has set the keyboard off again has never been encountered previously. Here at least. Ups and downs, trouble and strife are all part of being heavily invested in sport. Of course, being a journalist leaves one in a unique position. There‚Äôs one, well known, outspoken hack who, for a while, proclaimed his occupation precluded him from having inclinations towards … Continue reading Please heed the words of the famed poet!