Thursday 14 December 2017

Eugene McGee: No place for sin bin among Larry and traditional Gaels

I was waiting to hear from my old friend Larry McGann of Knocknavanna Gaels for a while, because I knew he was sure to comment on the Football Review Committee (FRC), so I was not disappointed when the phone rang last week.

"Look, a mhic, I see where you are chairman of this crowd in the FRC and you are trying to change things about football. Sure what's wrong with football? Wasn't the championship fine this year and everybody was happy?

"I know it was different this time last year after that Dublin-Donegal semi-final with a 0-8 to 0-6 scoreline and we were all tearing our hair out, but the whole thing changed this year and Donegal flew through the All-Ireland with that McGuinness lad being treated like the greatest ever manager.

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