Declan Lynch: Evolution of eejitry to be put to the test
Declan Lynch offers a scenario that has rarely been tried; follow the Republic while sitting on a booze-free wagon
Trapattoni has picked his squad, and so the saps are rising.
This tournament is no longer a happy but distant vision. It is about to take place in a few weeks' time, and for some reason which we still can't quite fathom, we will be playing in it.
What joys await us this time, what terrors?