Judging by the tenor of some of the newspaper columns on the recent Congress held in nearby Cavan, the GAA’s annual decision making meeting was something of a soporific affair.
I’ll begin the year with a scenario that has always stayed with me from the dim and distant past when this columnist was a player.
There was a fella who used to attend St Michael’s college and who had his own desk outside the Principal’s office for the greater part of sixth and seventh year. Roguish would be the loveable Irish way of describing his behaviour in school. He is now a policeman.
In the heyday of Enniskillen’s championship dominance, the all-powerful Gaels were to sweep the rest of the clubs aside with a remarkable six successive victories.
They say that it is winners who write history. Not sure if this is exactly true, but it is definitely fair to say that they enjoy more of the limelight. The fortunes of Roslea and Ederney over the past five seasons is a case in point.
Colm Bradley casts his eye over the Ulster Championship tie between Fermanagh and Antrim
Colm Bradley looks at the impact the new Sky Sports deal could have on the GAA…
“Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” – Steve Jobs
Colm Bradley analyses the McKenna Cup performances and looks ahead to the National Football League campaign
In life you often get what you deserve and in Fermanagh GAA I am sad to say we have got exactly what we deserve.