Carryduff GAC round up…
The big news this week is the selection of Jerry Wallis as the new Antrim senior hurling manager.That he was picked over long serving Dinny Cahill at first glance seems like ingratitude in view of the vast amount of travel that Dinny had to make during his two spells in the job and some of the displays he managed to get from the squad in his time.
It was a case of friends reunited when two of Ardoyne’s most respected and well-loved clerics had a chance meeting at the All-Ireland football final earlier this month.
We now move into the climax of the local GAA season following a thrilling All-Ireland final on Sunday last and this week we will have the deciders of the Antrim Senior Football and Hurling Championships.
The GAA have all but abandoned their name Cumann Lúthchleas Gael – the logo GAA is now emblazoned on all jerseys probably as a contribution to the new Ireland and an aid to Jim Wells’ army to spot members of ladies’ football teams collecting money. Where does all the money go, you might ask? But that’s another story entirely, one for a winter’s evening.