Articles tagged with: JOHN GRAHAM

HEADQUARTERS PONDERS MANDATE FOR CHANGE FROM GAME’S GRASSROOTS

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20 Dec 2012 Comments Off on HEADQUARTERS PONDERS MANDATE FOR CHANGE FROM GAME’S GRASSROOTS
HEADQUARTERS PONDERS MANDATE FOR CHANGE FROM GAME’S GRASSROOTS

The Football Review Committee report was unveiled at a special briefing in Croke Park last weekend. by JOHN GRAHAM he committee received more than 4,000 submissions and with over 70% backing for the proposals they have made, the Football Review Committee took some six months to complete their work with the report unveiled at a special briefing in Croke Park last weekend. “This is the Association speaking,” said Ard Stiurthoir CLG, Paraic Duffy when speaking at the launch while Uachtaran Liam O’Neill felt it was “the most extensive trawl ever ...

Swanlinbar claims Monaghan champions broke the rules

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22 Dec 2010 Comments Off on Swanlinbar claims Monaghan champions broke the rules
Swanlinbar claims Monaghan champions broke the rules

Corduff’s reign as Ulster junior club champions could be a short one if Swanlinbar are successful with their objection to the constitution of the Corduff team that defeated them in the final. Swanlinbar have lodged an objection to the result of last Sunday week’s final with the Ulster Council on the grounds that Corduff played someone who was ineligible to compete in adult championship football as laid out in Rule 6.18 of the Official Guide. By JOHN GRAHAM That rule sets out the respective age criteria for grades from Under 12 ...

Big freeze takes toll on sporting fixtures

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11 Dec 2010 Comments Off on Big freeze takes toll on sporting fixtures
Big freeze takes toll on sporting fixtures

By JOHN GRAHAM The continuation of the big freeze with subzero temperatures right across the country saw the decimation of practically every sporting event in the country over last weekend and the blanket cancellation of all the GAA matches. The previous weekend all three Ulster club championship finals, the junior decider between Monaghan champions Corduff and Cavan champions Swanlinbar, the intermediate decider between Doohamlet and Fermanagh champions Lisnaskea and the senior final between Armagh champions Crossmaglen and Donegal champions Naomh Conaill, Glenties, were called off as the weather situation deteriorated. Immediately the games ...