Colm O’Rourke hopes fellow TV pundit Joe Brolly will be back on RTE’s screens for next year’s championship season.
Brolly was axed by the national broadcaster for last Saturday’s All-Ireland SFC final replay and it now appears as though his days in the Sunday Game hot-seat are numbered but the Meath great – who was inducted into the GAA’s Hall of Fame at Croke Park yesterday – believes the 1993 Derry All-Ireland winner still has a lot to offer gaelic football punditry.
“Of course at times he can drive me as mad as anybody else, but I think the last thing you need is blandness in commentary,” O’Rourke remarked to the Irish Daily Star.
“Now Joe, he’s eccentric, he says things, but I think he has done the GAA a lot of service in so far as his opinions on the game are often discussed afterwards.
“People will always say they agree or disagree. They don’t ignore him. And I think you always need people like that.
“Obviously there are limits to what people can say but I think if you take the whole lot on the round, he is an addition to the whole analysis of the game.”Tweet