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# pat-spillane - Friday 16 October, 2020

'Absolutely crazy... counties more than 100km apart should play in neutral venues'
# Fuming
# Fuming

'Absolutely crazy... counties more than 100km apart should play in neutral venues'

Oct 16th 2020, 6:00 AM 8,942 Views 12 Comments

Pat Spillane’s Kerry face a long journey to Monaghan this weekend.

# pat-spillane - Sunday 28 June, 2020

'I wouldn’t like to be that player heading back to the county' - Spillane suggests 'golden score' rather than penalties
# The Sunday Game
# The Sunday Game

'I wouldn’t like to be that player heading back to the county' - Spillane suggests 'golden score' rather than penalties

Jun 28th 2020, 10:30 PM 36,276 Views 19 Comments

Championship games will have to be decided on the day this year.

# pat-spillane - Monday 3 June, 2019

'The gaelic football championship has given us better quality than the hurling this year'
# Age Old Debate
# Age Old Debate

'The gaelic football championship has given us better quality than the hurling this year'

Jun 3rd 2019, 2:26 PM 9,525 Views 45 Comments

A thrilling Ulster championship this summer has Pat Spillane firmly believing that football is outclassing hurling.

# pat-spillane - Monday 21 May, 2018

Spillane claims weaker counties 'being forgotten about', while Whelan wants 13-a-side game trialled
# Tv View
# Tv View

Spillane claims weaker counties 'being forgotten about', while Whelan wants 13-a-side game trialled

May 21st 2018, 10:40 AM 10,805 Views 15 Comments

Both men appeared on The Sunday Game last night.

# pat-spillane - Monday 19 March, 2018

Pat Spillane: 'Galway are no longer a soft touch... I think they're a damn good team'
# Progressing Nicely
# Progressing Nicely

Pat Spillane: 'Galway are no longer a soft touch... I think they're a damn good team'

Mar 19th 2018, 5:02 PM 11,049 Views 38 Comments

The GAA analyst is impressed with Galway’s form in Division 1.

# pat-spillane - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

Kerry GAA dismiss Spillane's claim that they were told to reject funds from Gooch's testimonial
# And So It Continues
# And So It Continues

Kerry GAA dismiss Spillane's claim that they were told to reject funds from Gooch's testimonial

Nov 8th 2017, 10:33 AM 10,345 Views 19 Comments

Sunday Game pundit was ‘reliably informed’ that county board were instructed not to accept any money.

# pat-spillane - Monday 17 July, 2017

Greatest of all time? Pat Spillane reckons Jim Gavin's Dublin footballers can achieve that mantle
# GOAT?
# GOAT?

Greatest of all time? Pat Spillane reckons Jim Gavin's Dublin footballers can achieve that mantle

Jul 17th 2017, 1:26 PM 5,270 Views 18 Comments

“In terms of fitness, athleticism and mobility, I’ve never seen a team as good as this.”

# pat-spillane - Friday 30 June, 2017

'Pat was fairly well rehearsed': Dessie Dolan stands by his Spillane criticism
# Dolan Out Criticism
# Dolan Out Criticism

'Pat was fairly well rehearsed': Dessie Dolan stands by his Spillane criticism

Jun 30th 2017, 6:15 AM 11,163 Views 33 Comments

Dolan says he was perfectly entitled to make Sunday Game comments.

# pat-spillane - Friday 9 June, 2017

'He’s your complete modern player' - Ó Sé and Spillane heap praise on Kerry's Mr Reliable
# Morley-ball
# Morley-ball

'He’s your complete modern player' - Ó Sé and Spillane heap praise on Kerry's Mr Reliable

Jun 9th 2017, 5:52 PM 14,138 Views 5 Comments

12 months ago Tadhg Morley was virtually unknown outside of the Kingdom.

# pat-spillane - Monday 5 June, 2017

Pat Spillane impressed with Kildare's 'Kerry-style' of football
# Intrigued
# Intrigued

Pat Spillane impressed with Kildare's 'Kerry-style' of football

Jun 5th 2017, 12:06 PM 6,886 Views 10 Comments

The Sunday Game pundit said Kildare is a team he would like to manage.

'You prod a bear, you get a reaction' - Pat Spillane reacts to Diarmuid Connolly flashpoint
# In The Wars
# In The Wars

'You prod a bear, you get a reaction' - Pat Spillane reacts to Diarmuid Connolly flashpoint

Jun 5th 2017, 9:44 AM 15,823 Views 27 Comments

Dublin star Connolly could face a 12-week ban after he clashed with linesman Ciaran Brannigan during Dublin’s victory over Carlow.

# pat-spillane - Sunday 14 May, 2017

Quiz: How well do you really know RTÉ's The Sunday Game?
# It's Quizness Time
# It's Quizness Time

Quiz: How well do you really know RTÉ's The Sunday Game?

May 14th 2017, 8:00 PM 32,319 Views 9 Comments

It’s back next weekend for a 39th season.

# pat-spillane - Monday 27 February, 2017

Kavanagh says GAA have 'pulled the wool over people's eyes' as Spillane hammers GPA
# The Great Congress Debate
# The Great Congress Debate

Kavanagh says GAA have 'pulled the wool over people's eyes' as Spillane hammers GPA

Feb 27th 2017, 12:46 PM 7,795 Views 2 Comments

Pundits Pat Spillane and Rory Kavanagh had some interesting views on the motions passed – and rejected – at the GAA’s Annual Congress.

Mayo's footballers have found themselves an unlikely 'Angel of Hope'
# U-turn
# U-turn

Mayo's footballers have found themselves an unlikely 'Angel of Hope'

Feb 27th 2017, 11:39 AM 8,094 Views 11 Comments

Three weeks after writing off Mayo’s All-Ireland hopes, Pat Spillane appears to have changed his tune.

# pat-spillane - Monday 6 February, 2017

It's only February but Pat Spillane has already dismissed Mayo's All-Ireland credentials
# Mixed Signals
# Mixed Signals

It's only February but Pat Spillane has already dismissed Mayo's All-Ireland credentials

Feb 6th 2017, 9:40 AM 11,274 Views 43 Comments

The Kerry legend wasn’t impressed by Mayo’s performance against Monaghan on Saturday night.

# pat-spillane - Monday 31 October, 2016

5 moments to remember from The Sunday Game in 2016
# Looking Back
# Looking Back

5 moments to remember from The Sunday Game in 2016

Oct 31st 2016, 10:00 PM 14,593 Views 3 Comments

From Brolly and O’Rourke, to Marty’s commentary…

# pat-spillane - Saturday 29 October, 2016

Loughnane, Spillane, Fenton and McGrath all honoured for their GAA exploits last night
# Leading Lights
# Leading Lights

Loughnane, Spillane, Fenton and McGrath all honoured for their GAA exploits last night

Oct 29th 2016, 6:30 AM 5,705 Views 4 Comments

The inter-county stars were honoured by Ireland’s leading GAA journalists.

# pat-spillane - Sunday 15 May, 2016

Constipated hurling to two-trick ponies: 10 most controversial moments on The Sunday Game
# Sound Bites
# Sound Bites

Constipated hurling to two-trick ponies: 10 most controversial moments on The Sunday Game

May 15th 2016, 4:06 PM 14,982 Views 8 Comments

The Sunday Game returns tonight and it has provided us with its fair share of memorable moments over the years.

# pat-spillane - Sunday 3 April, 2016

Respect Ronaldo, the Spillanes and the rest of the week's best sportswriting
# Read The Game
# Read The Game

Respect Ronaldo, the Spillanes and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

Apr 3rd 2016, 7:35 AM 8,183 Views 0 Comments

Outside? Are you mad? Stay in with the best sportswriting the internet had to offer this week.

# pat-spillane - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

Pat Spillane's nephew to start for Dublin U21 footballers tomorrow night against Meath
# Kerry Recruit
# Kerry Recruit

Pat Spillane's nephew to start for Dublin U21 footballers tomorrow night against Meath

Mar 1st 2016, 10:58 AM 12,002 Views 9 Comments

Daragh Spillane is named at half-back for the clash in Parnell Park.

# pat-spillane - Monday 14 December, 2015

6 top RTÉ pundits reveal their biggest Gaelic Football regrets in brilliant new book
# Scrapbook Of Regrets
# Scrapbook Of Regrets

6 top RTÉ pundits reveal their biggest Gaelic Football regrets in brilliant new book

Dec 14th 2015, 2:00 PM 15,705 Views 9 Comments

In a fascinating new book, 150 Gaelic Football legends outline the biggest regrets from their careers.

# pat-spillane - Thursday 15 October, 2015

'I'm starting the campaign tonight - let's get Dublin out of Croke Park'
# Level Playing Field
# Level Playing Field

'I'm starting the campaign tonight - let's get Dublin out of Croke Park'

Oct 15th 2015, 9:25 PM 13,880 Views 44 Comments

Pat Spillane believes the only way to give any county a chance against the Dubs is to stage games away from GAA HQ.

# pat-spillane - Friday 11 September, 2015

This Kerry GAA pitch won't be hosting any matches anytime soon
# Waterlogged
# Waterlogged

This Kerry GAA pitch won't be hosting any matches anytime soon

Sep 11th 2015, 8:57 PM 16,672 Views 6 Comments

Pat Spillane’s club’s pitch is not looking the best right now

# pat-spillane - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

Pat Spillane brands Cork GAA statement as 'complete joke' and 'laughable'
# Outburst
# Outburst

Pat Spillane brands Cork GAA statement as 'complete joke' and 'laughable'

Aug 4th 2015, 10:29 AM 13,870 Views 12 Comments

The RTÉ pundit has little time for the statement Cork released yesterday.

# pat-spillane - Monday 18 May, 2015

'The attention span of a human is 8 seconds. A goldfish is 9': The Sunday Game lads are off already
# The Boys Are Back In Town
# The Boys Are Back In Town

'The attention span of a human is 8 seconds. A goldfish is 9': The Sunday Game lads are off already

May 18th 2015, 10:05 AM 11,486 Views 15 Comments

Who knew that Michael Murphy was such a divisive figure?

# pat-spillane - Thursday 14 May, 2015

Brolly, Spillane and O'Rourke are back as a trio on our TV screens this Sunday
# Boys Are Back In Town
# Boys Are Back In Town

Brolly, Spillane and O'Rourke are back as a trio on our TV screens this Sunday

May 14th 2015, 8:40 PM 5,562 Views 7 Comments

The Sunday Game is back and the Big Three are back.

# pat-spillane - Saturday 9 May, 2015

Pat Spillane talks Joe Brolly: '1 All-Ireland medal Joe. No one gives a shite'
# Yerra
# Yerra

Pat Spillane talks Joe Brolly: '1 All-Ireland medal Joe. No one gives a shite'

May 9th 2015, 11:26 AM 14,140 Views 29 Comments

Spillane gave a great interview to Ryan Tubridy on last night’s Late Late show.

# pat-spillane - Monday 29 September, 2014

16 moments to remember from The Sunday Game this season
# TV Gold
# TV Gold

16 moments to remember from The Sunday Game this season

Sep 29th 2014, 9:30 PM 23,649 Views 11 Comments

It finished up on TV last night but here’s a recap of the major incidents from throughout the summer.

# pat-spillane - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Kieran McGeeney wants Brolly, Spillane and O'Rourke to take the Ice Bucket Challenge
# NOMINATE
# NOMINATE

Kieran McGeeney wants Brolly, Spillane and O'Rourke to take the Ice Bucket Challenge

Aug 26th 2014, 4:40 PM 7,478 Views 4 Comments

And The Sunday Game pundits are set to step up to the plate.

# pat-spillane - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Kerry beat Mayo to reach their first minor final since 2006
# Kingdom Advance
# Kingdom Advance

Kerry beat Mayo to reach their first minor final since 2006

Aug 24th 2014, 3:49 PM 4,002 Views 3 Comments

Jack O’Connor’s minor team were too good for Mayo in today’s first game at Croke Park.

# pat-spillane - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Opinion: Rural Ireland is tough and resilient – but it needs more support
# Rural Ireland
From TheJournal.ie
# Rural Ireland

Opinion: Rural Ireland is tough and resilient – but it needs more support

Jun 4th 2014, 1:00 PM 143 Views 50 Comments

Rural Ireland has felt the recession more than the rest of the country. For a rural development strategy to work, national government needs to show genuine commitment.

# pat-spillane - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Spillane, O'Rourke, Whelan and O'Hara on how to beat the Dubs
# Facing The Champs
# Facing The Champs

Spillane, O'Rourke, Whelan and O'Hara on how to beat the Dubs

May 13th 2014, 10:00 PM 6,447 Views 16 Comments

The Sunday Game’s pundits have attempted to figure out how Jim Gavin’s side should be stopped.

'Pat is Pat... but I don't agree with him' - Kerry legend Sheehy responds to Spillane
# Kingdom Forever
# Kingdom Forever

'Pat is Pat... but I don't agree with him' - Kerry legend Sheehy responds to Spillane

May 13th 2014, 5:00 PM 17,846 Views 7 Comments

Mikey Sheehy responds to Pat Spillane’s comments

# pat-spillane - Wednesday 25 December, 2013

15 moments to remember from The Sunday Game in 2013
# Box Office
# Box Office

15 moments to remember from The Sunday Game in 2013

Dec 25th 2013, 10:00 PM 23,929 Views 13 Comments

It’s not on TV tonight but here’s the recap of the big incidents throughout the summer.

# pat-spillane - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

Spillane, Deenihan, Eddie: the first 16 names for UL's Sports Hall of Fame
# Hall Of Fame
# Hall Of Fame

Spillane, Deenihan, Eddie: the first 16 names for UL's Sports Hall of Fame

Sep 17th 2013, 3:03 PM 2,728 Views 0 Comments

A new Hall of Fame will open later at the University of Limerick this month.

# pat-spillane - Saturday 14 September, 2013

Check out this brilliant parody of The Sunday Game panel
# Mockery
# Mockery

Check out this brilliant parody of The Sunday Game panel

Sep 14th 2013, 1:53 PM 7,330 Views 10 Comments

Featuring some impressive impersonations of several of the GAA’s most renowned pundits.

# pat-spillane - Sunday 1 September, 2013

Pat Spillane pays tribute to Ray Prendiville after Namibia shooting
# Sympathies
# Sympathies

Pat Spillane pays tribute to Ray Prendiville after Namibia shooting

Sep 1st 2013, 3:32 PM 5,345 Views 0 Comments

The Sunday Game pundit was teammates with the Kerry forward in their championship-winning season of 1975.

# pat-spillane - Saturday 31 August, 2013

This brilliant Dublin-Kerry promo will get you psyched up for tomorrow's game
# Anticipation
# Anticipation

This brilliant Dublin-Kerry promo will get you psyched up for tomorrow's game

Aug 31st 2013, 3:44 PM 12,428 Views 33 Comments

“Is it Pat Spillane or Eamon Dunphy?”

# pat-spillane - Sunday 25 August, 2013

Brolly: referee gave Mayo a penalty to make up for disallowed goal 'balls-up'
# Ref Justice
# Ref Justice

Brolly: referee gave Mayo a penalty to make up for disallowed goal 'balls-up'

Aug 25th 2013, 5:52 PM 7,186 Views 18 Comments

The former Derry player was in full agreement with his RTÉ punditry partner Pat Spillane for once.

# pat-spillane - Sunday 4 August, 2013

The best TV quotes from an enthralling weekend of All-Ireland football
# Choice Words
# Choice Words

The best TV quotes from an enthralling weekend of All-Ireland football

Aug 4th 2013, 8:01 PM 7,693 Views 10 Comments

Joe Brolly vents his spleen over Mickey Harte and Tyrone while David Brady recommends James Horan for a job at Glasgow Rangers.

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