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Recent rugby has been absolute crap compared to GAA - and don't let 'team of us' hype convince you otherwise

Pat Spillane


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Leinster Rugby does not plan on selling tickets for Saturday's Champions Cup quarter-final clash with Saracens. Photo by Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile

Leinster Rugby does not plan on selling tickets for Saturday's Champions Cup quarter-final clash with Saracens. Photo by Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile

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Leinster Rugby does not plan on selling tickets for Saturday's Champions Cup quarter-final clash with Saracens. Photo by Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile

Maybe I am going soft in my old age, maybe all this lockdown stuff has got to me and I am a more melancholy person.

But, for the second successive column, I’m going to praise Tyrone football. That’s surely a sign of something.

Last weekend, I watched their two football semi-finals and, having done so, I can honestly say that the Tyrone Championship has to be among the best of its type anywhere.