Tuesday 21 November 2017

Eugene McGee: Time to overhaul All Stars and give unsung heroes their due

Eugene McGee

Eugene McGee

Elitism is not a trait very common in Gaelic football and even great county teams who have won two, three or four successive All-Irelands have always maintained a strong sense of modesty -- just like the Kilkenny hurlers of the present time.

It is one of the more endearing qualities of the GAA, but in one area we do have a sense of elitism which sees one section of the sport regularly regarded as second class.

I am referring, of course, to the football All Stars.

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