# Joe Brolly

This year
The Sunday Game struggling with difficult balancing act
The desire to move away from ‘personal’ criticism and towards more sober analysis has led to an overcorrection.
'The GAA's reputation is at stake' - Joe Brolly criticises handling of club final controversy
The Derry All-Ireland winner believes a replay should be ordered between Kilmacud Crokes and Glen.
Last year
Joe Brolly apologises to Kolkata after Monaghan Council demands apology for Clones comparison
Monaghan County Council demanded a written apology after the GAA analyst compared Clones to Kolkata.
All time
Joe Brolly launches defamation proceedings against RTÉ
The High Court action was issued yesterday.
'The decision on Joe Brolly’s contract was taken before the first drawn game' - RTÉ Head of Sport
Declan McBennett has outlined the reasons why an RTÉ pundit would not have their contract renewed.
'It's PC gone mad' - Clare councillor calls on Minister to influence Joe Brolly's RTÉ return
Gerry Flynn is bringing forward a motion calling for Brolly to be reinstated on the panel.
'If you condense the inter-county season to four months, you're in business' - Brolly
The renowned GAA pundit fears for the future of Gaelic football.
'There you are then, I'm a hypocrite' - Brolly explains move to eir Sport
The GAA pundit has reneged on his opposition to subscription-based TV coverage for the sport.
TV Wrap - Declan Rice the latest caught out as VAR fury hits boiling point
Elsewhere, Joe Brolly has made a surprise return to television punditry.
Joe Brolly confirmed as eir Sport pundit for upcoming National League
Brolly has previously been a vocal critic of the GAA’s link with pay-per-view broadcasters.
'I fully expect Dublin to play better next year' - Brolly on life after Gavin
The Round Towers clubman stepped down as manager today.
'I think he's a loss to punditry and of course at times he can drive me as mad as anybody else'
Colm O’Rourke on the non-involvement of his fellow pundit Joe Brolly on RTÉ last weekend.
TV Wrap - Brolly's absence shows the similarities between Sky and RTÉ's All-Ireland final coverage
The two broadcasters have learned from each other and now there’s little difference in their approach.
RTÉ confirm All-Ireland final replay coverage as Rochford replaces Brolly
The former Mayo boss had previously featured on The Sunday Game last month.
Jack O'Shea, Gunnersaurus, the Ashes and more of the week's best sportswriting
Stick on the kettle and settle into some of our favourite reads from this week.
TV Wrap: Too much well-worn talk, not enough action on The Sunday Game
The best argument for tiering the football championships is that it will end the talk of tiering the football championships.
'The nation's favourite tragic comedy unfolding again' - Brolly on Mayo's shock loss
Joe Brolly didn’t hold back on The Sunday Game last night.
'We need at least three tiers' - Brolly calls for dramatic change to football championship
The Sunday Game pundit says the Ladies football model must be adopted.
'It’s all mumbo jumbo' - Joe Brolly slams Rebels' plan to revive football fortunes
The RTE analyst is not impressed with the county’s five-year proposals.
TV Wrap - A winter of moaning finally ends while Brolly meets the new sheriff in town
Elsewhere, it seems that Jeff Stelling’s unforgettable trip to the 2017 All-Ireland final wasn’t so unforgettable after all.
'We hoped for a Thrilla in Enniskillen to wipe that cocky smirk off Joe Brolly’s face... but he was right'
The RTÉ pundit did not hold back in his preview of Fermanagh v Monaghan, writes Eoin Butler.
'It was freezing, I just said come with me': Joe Brolly on taking in a homeless man before Christmas
The young man has since gained employment, the GAA analyst said.
RTÉ apologises following Eamon Dunphy and Joe Brolly's criticism of Barry McGuigan
Des Cahill acknowledged a lot of people were unhappy with an episode of Ireland’s Greatest Sporting Moment that aired two weeks ago.
Joe Brolly 'stands by every word' of criticism of Gooch's testimonial dinner
Colm Cooper said that the pundit had apologised for his comments on The Late Late Show last night, but Brolly wrote otherwise on Twitter.
Joe Brolly: 'Don't tell me that Davy loves the spotlight, he craves it'
The RTÉ football pundit has voiced his opinion on the war of words between Davy Fitzgerald and Michael Duignan.
'I'm sure Colm must be cringing himself, it was like the death of Lady Diana'
Joe Brolly isn’t impressed by the media’s supposed ‘eulogising’ of Kerry legend Colm Cooper.
Joe Brolly claims that Tyrone player has told him privately that training is 'depressing'
Tyrone lost their third successive league game yesterday to Kerry.
#ThingsLeeDid, Loughnane beef and celebrity losers - 7 times the GAA went viral this year
Plus, former Dublin hurlers line up to throw insults at Ger Cunningham.
Brewing up a storm - the 12 big GAA controversies of 2016
The 2016 season had its fair share.
5 moments to remember from The Sunday Game in 2016
From Brolly and O’Rourke, to Marty’s commentary…
Tipp footballer Alan Moloney: Colm O'Rourke and Joe Brolly's laughter boiled my blood
The RTÉ pundits showed the ‘utmost disrespect’ for the Premier County on live television.
Kerry captain understands Joe Brolly's views on enjoyment going out of club football
“At the county level you have to do (it) but I think it’s gone too far in club football.”
'I'm flattered by Joe Brolly's obsession with me' - Kieran McGeeney
‘Let him batter away,’ says the Armagh boss.
'It's kind of daft, it's a poor decision by Armagh to come on TV and reply to it'
Armagh county board chairman Paul McArdle appeared on The Sunday Game last night to tackle a number of recent “inaccuracies.”
Brolly hits out at 'spineless' Armagh county board for making RTÉ complaint after McGeeney criticism
The row rumbles on.
'Because of the picture he paints of himself, Brolly thinks he'll get away with poisonous remarks'
Paul Grimley takes Joe Brolly to task for Sunday Game comments on Kieran McGeeney and Armagh.
Constipated hurling to two-trick ponies: 10 most controversial moments on The Sunday Game
The Sunday Game returns tonight and it has provided us with its fair share of memorable moments over the years.
Hobbit feet, sneaky cows and Brolly v Marty: The best viral GAA moments of 2015
Here are some of the lighter moments from the 2015 GAA championship.
Brolly to reign? Joe considering run for Irish presidency
GAA legend has been approached by a number of political parties but has yet to make up his mind.
'The reality is that they don't have a leg to stand on' - Brolly slams McCann ban
“The point is that here’s a specfic offence and there’s a specific penalty for it.”