Tuesday 30 May 2017

Frank Coughlan: A funny old game when we need pat on back from Brits for Croker cracker

Clare and Cork players vie for the sliotar during the replay and inset, the 'Guardian' editorial praising the game
Clare and Cork players vie for the sliotar during the replay and inset, the 'Guardian' editorial praising the game

Well, isn't that a relief. After the final whistle in last Saturday's All-Ireland Final replay, I asked my companion: "I wonder was that hurling match any good at all?"

He just shrugged his shoulders.

So it was a tense week as we waited for the answer, but it arrived yesterday. The relief.

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