"In my day, we used to whoop Tyrone's asses more often than not."
We were set for a busy afternoon as we had no fewer than six games down for decision.
A brilliant weekend of betting was had last weekend with a number of very profitable bets landing, leaving us nearly +10 points for the first weekend of championship betting.
It was great sadness that we learned of the passing of former GAA President Joe McDonagh yesterday evening following a short illness.
The Munster senior hurling championship is set to begin with a bang on May 22 when traditional giants Tipperary and Cork face off in the quarter-final at Semple Stadium.
Waterford manager Derek McGrath admits that he is unsure of Austin Gleeson's best position on the team.
The GAA-GPA Opel Player of the Month winners for April are Dublin footballer Ciaran Kilkenny and Clare hurler Conor McGrath.
Cork won the battle of the champions in the first game of the Munster Championship in Fermoy but they didn't have it all their own way against Waterford.
Podge Collins is looking forward to the challenge of representing the Clare footballers and hurlers at championship level this summer.
Here's our first championship football team of the week...
The GAA Museum today opened a new exhibition, "Ireland's Olympians" which celebrates the nation's Olympic medalists, with a special emphasis on medal winners from 1924 when Ireland first competed as an independent nation.
It's that time of year again...
Following their 2-21 to 2-13 victory over Longford in the Leinster SFC Round 1, Offaly will now meet Westmeath in TEG Cusack Park on June 12th in the Leinster SFC quarter-finals.
Ephie Fitzgerald admitted that his Cork players were "flat" on Saturday as they dug out a six-point victory over Waterford in the first round of the TG4 Munster ladies senior football championship.
"Unless we build on it, it's no good. It's pointless unless we prepare ourselves as best we possibly can, and be as good as good as we possibly can be in Mullingar."
EPHIE Fitzgerald marked his first championship fixture in charge of the Cork Ladies senior footballers with a six-point victory over Waterford in Fermoy this afternoon.
See the only goal in today's win for Cork over Waterford in the first game of the 2016 Munster Senior Championship in Fermoy.
Clare forward Conor McGrath is in no doubt that Waterford will step up their level ahead of the Munster SHC clash between the sides in three weeks' time.
Former Minister for Sport Michael Ring has called for legislation to prohibit gambling on underage and school matches to be introduced immediately.
This weekend sees all last year's TG4 All-Ireland champions in action.
The Opel sponsored GAA/GPA All-Stars have announced the shortlisted nominees for the first Player of the Month awards of the 2016 season, in football and hurling.
A fascinating pocket book tracing the history of the GAA from its foundation in 1884 to the present day has hit the shelves.