Sport for all
• Despite the failure of the GAA to eliminate the scourge of violence from its games, the organisation is still unique. Hurling and football have the potential to represent the very best of Ireland.
In the afterglow of the Olympics, I could not help but ponder how wonderful it would have been to see some of these great unsung heroes represented on a world stage.
Alas, GAA games are not international. Our exceptional and talented stars will never carry their flag on a world stage.