"One of our players got sent off and I merely said to the linesman that he was being mauled and dragged, which he was, and then he said, 'I'll put you out of the field and I said, ' You won't put me out of the field'."
Tonight sees the launch on RTÉ One's Operation Transformation of Ireland Lights Up as Operation Transformation teams up with the GAA and Get Ireland Walking for a campaign helping communities across the 32 counties to enjoy healthy walks in the safe, bright, environs of their GAA club.
An independent evaluation by the Centre for Health Behaviour Research, Waterford IT, has revealed that the GAA Healthy Club Project (HCP) is showing significant and lasting improvements to the health of communities across Ireland.
GAA stars Diarmuid Lyng, Eamon Fennell and Jane Adams were guests on RTE's Claire Byrne Live last night to explain why over 250 inter-county GAA players are going to sleep rough in solidarity with Ireland's homeless.
"Getting a Galway county title medal is like hen's teeth. The likes of Aonghus (Callanan) and David (Collins). It was their one shot, one chance and they had to take it. Fair play, both of them stood up as leaders on the pitch with everybody else out there."
2017 All-Ireland Football and Hurling finalists and rivals, Dublin's Paul Flynn; Mayo's Aidan O'Shea; Galway's Gearoid McInerney, and Waterford's Austin Gleeson front this year's Coca-Cola Designated Driver campaign.
Based on feedback from club players and suggestions and guidance from senior GAA officials, the CPA has drafted eight motions for the 2018 Congress that have been placed into the GAA democratic decision making process through clubs nationwide.