Wednesday 22 November 2017

Tweets of the week

Bernard Brogan (Dublin)

'Ya gotta be quicker than that old man!! @alanbrogan13'

– The younger of the Brogan brothers sent the tweet accompanied by a photo of him reaching the ball before Alan to score a goal in last Sunday's Leinster final win.

Adrian Flynn (Wexford)

'A lot of bandwagon supporters getting tickets ahead of real supporters. Either way, the purple and gold should shine brightly on Sunday.'

– The ticket hunt for Sunday's clash against Limerick in Thurles is notched up a couple of levels.

Eoin 'Bomber' Liston (Kerry)

'Dubs 55 possessions leading to 43 shots and 23 scores. Wow.'

– The Kingdom legend and Irish Independent columnist sums up the All-Ireland holders' dominance over Meath.

Mark Ward (Meath)

'68 cent now for a stamp... what's the world coming to!!!?'

– A definite case of 'first world problems' for the Royals footballer.

Graham Power (Carlow)

'Id love to play soccer for Ireland. It would be some crack'

– A possible career change further down the line for Power?

Joe McMahon (Tyrone)

'Spurs r lookin to sign Vorm on loan and Klaas Jan-Huntelaar for 15 million. Vorm is temporary, but Klaas is permanent' credit to @Lmeenan'

– Great effort from whoever it was that came up with that pun.

Aaron Kernan (Armagh)

All four provinces were won on a minor/senior double in football... #SuccessBreeds Success #GAA2014

– Interesting stat from the former Orchard County player.

Darran O'Sullivan (Kerry)

'People slating Mcilroy about not signing an autograph but does he not have to sign his scorecard & all that craic first?'

– A bit of common sense is brought to the debacle about Rory McIlroy not signing an autograph for a young fan.


'To be fair I don't think @McIlroyRory would have brushed the kid off if he had his card signed & handed in. Rules of golf. Congrats on win.'

– The former Armagh sharp-shooter offers his two cents on the incident.

Anthony Moyles (Meath)

'Shocking analysis re biting... wouldnt matter what team it was but 2 condone biting in #GAA regardless of situation is a joke.. @sportsdes'

– The former Meath player didn't agree with The Sunday Game's analysis of the alleged biting incident in the Dublin v Meath game.


'I enjoyed that, never gets old watching Dublin beat Meath! #upthedubs'

– Ex-Dub 'Mossy' revels in yet more Leinster glory for Jim Gavin's men.

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