Our local heroes will always be worth fighting for
Published 25/01/2009 | 00:00
I f you travel the backroads of the country, particularly on Tuesday and Thursday nights, the glow of lights from club grounds is a constant reminder of the cycle of life, GAA-style.
The old year is over, new management teams are in place and players are making promises about the season ahead. Most of those will be quickly broken but for now the biggest numbers will be out bursting a gut in the most inclement of weather.
The diehards of the club will also be in attendance at these training sessions. It is their fix too and it has been missing since last August or September when their team was beaten. At that stage, they were never going to the field again, the players were useless, had no loyalty to the jersey and were too fond of drink and late nights.