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#The Sunday Game

# the-sunday-game - Sunday 20 December, 2020

Dublin lead the way with 9 players in Sunday Game Football Team of the Year
# Awards Season
# Awards Season

Dublin lead the way with 9 players in Sunday Game Football Team of the Year

Dec 20th 2020, 10:20 AM 31,916 Views 72 Comments

Ciarán Kilkenny won The Sunday Game Footballer of the Year award.

# the-sunday-game - Monday 7 December, 2020

'It needs to be rethought' - Pat Gilroy suggests merging counties to combat Dublin's dominance
# Debate
# Debate

'It needs to be rethought' - Pat Gilroy suggests merging counties to combat Dublin's dominance

Dec 7th 2020, 8:43 AM 30,045 Views 67 Comments

The former Dublin manager took part in a debate with Meath boss Andy McEntee on The Sunday Game.

# the-sunday-game - Sunday 28 June, 2020

'You couldn't see five yards in front of you and it was a great spectacle' - relishing winter hurling battles
# Winter Wonderland
# Winter Wonderland

'You couldn't see five yards in front of you and it was a great spectacle' - relishing winter hurling battles

Jun 28th 2020, 10:45 PM 9,639 Views 5 Comments

Jackie Tyrrell and Donal Óg Cusack discuss the prospect of battling the elements in a high-stakes 2020 winter hurling championship.

'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 36,273 Views 19 Comments

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

# the-sunday-game - Monday 15 June, 2020

'We all have a responsibility there, not just the referee' - the issue of racism in the GAA
# Speaking Out
# Speaking Out

'We all have a responsibility there, not just the referee' - the issue of racism in the GAA

Jun 15th 2020, 8:05 AM 18,536 Views 40 Comments

Jason Sherlock and Boidu Sayeh both discussed the issue on The Sunday Game last night.

# the-sunday-game - Sunday 31 May, 2020

O'Rourke: 'The GAA are being ultra cautious. It's time now to be moving on a bit quicker'
# Strong View
# Strong View

O'Rourke: 'The GAA are being ultra cautious. It's time now to be moving on a bit quicker'

May 31st 2020, 11:00 PM 37,559 Views 86 Comments

Colm O’Rourke was speaking on The Sunday Game tonight.

# the-sunday-game - Monday 18 May, 2020

Sunday Game to cut back to 90 minutes as GAA show expected to run into July

Sunday Game to cut back to 90 minutes as GAA show expected to run into July

May 18th 2020, 5:31 PM 13,274 Views 4 Comments

The show’s production team are planning for the next few months amidst the Covid-19 pandemic.

Ex-GAA president Kelly: 'We shouldn't be saying we’re not going to play any games this year'
# Holding Out Hope
# Holding Out Hope

Ex-GAA president Kelly: 'We shouldn't be saying we’re not going to play any games this year'

May 18th 2020, 9:20 AM 5,420 Views 4 Comments

Kelly said it would be ‘strange’ if GAA activity resumed in England and Europe before it did in Ireland.

# the-sunday-game - Monday 11 May, 2020

TV Wrap - Horan and the GAA show impressive leadership as a diminished Sunday Game returns
# On The Box
# On The Box

TV Wrap - Horan and the GAA show impressive leadership as a diminished Sunday Game returns

May 11th 2020, 5:09 PM 22,840 Views 44 Comments

The GAA president delivered a socially-distant punch to the gut, as the reality of a lost GAA summer sank in.

# the-sunday-game - Saturday 9 May, 2020

'This too shall pass' - RTÉ's incredible promo for The Sunday Game will give you goosebumps
# Spine Tingling
# Spine Tingling

'This too shall pass' - RTÉ's incredible promo for The Sunday Game will give you goosebumps

May 9th 2020, 3:00 PM 74,691 Views 47 Comments

And it may make you quite emotional…

# the-sunday-game - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Michael Duignan hopes to continue in RTÉ role after being elected Offaly GAA chairman
# Double-Jobbing
# Double-Jobbing

Michael Duignan hopes to continue in RTÉ role after being elected Offaly GAA chairman

Dec 11th 2019, 9:53 AM 6,794 Views 20 Comments

The two-time All-Ireland winner will aim to balance his new job with his analysis and co-commentary work on The Sunday Game.

# the-sunday-game - Saturday 30 November, 2019

'I've been threatened to be killed' - have a look at this trailer for a documentary about the Sunday Game
# On The Box
# On The Box

'I've been threatened to be killed' - have a look at this trailer for a documentary about the Sunday Game

Nov 30th 2019, 10:57 PM 17,547 Views 10 Comments

‘Sunday Best: 40 Years of The Sunday Game’ will be aired on RTÉ One this Wednesday.

# the-sunday-game - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

'"She only got it because she was a woman" - the most disrespectful thing I've heard said'
# 20x20
# 20x20

'"She only got it because she was a woman" - the most disrespectful thing I've heard said'

Nov 6th 2019, 5:00 PM 66,095 Views 61 Comments

Gender quotas was one of several topics discussed at today’s 20×20 Can/Can’t Debate.

# the-sunday-game - Monday 16 September, 2019

TV Wrap - Brolly's absence shows the similarities between Sky and RTÉ's All-Ireland final coverage
# On The Box
# On The Box

TV Wrap - Brolly's absence shows the similarities between Sky and RTÉ's All-Ireland final coverage

Sep 16th 2019, 12:00 PM 58,874 Views 34 Comments

The two broadcasters have learned from each other and now there’s little difference in their approach.

# the-sunday-game - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

RTÉ confirm All-Ireland final replay coverage as Rochford replaces Brolly
# No Joe Show
# No Joe Show

RTÉ confirm All-Ireland final replay coverage as Rochford replaces Brolly

Updated Sep 10th 2019, 5:00 PM 63,628 Views 82 Comments

The former Mayo boss had previously featured on The Sunday Game last month.

# the-sunday-game - Monday 2 September, 2019

TV Wrap - RTÉ analysis veers toward a circus as Kerry assert old swagger against the Dubs
# On The Box
# On The Box

TV Wrap - RTÉ analysis veers toward a circus as Kerry assert old swagger against the Dubs

Sep 2nd 2019, 9:30 PM 69,349 Views 64 Comments

There was much disagreement over Johnny Cooper’s red card, while Pat Spillane talked about ‘unknown unknowns.’

Bumper viewing figures for RTÉ as Dublin and Kerry play out thrilling draw
# The Sunday Game
# The Sunday Game

Bumper viewing figures for RTÉ as Dublin and Kerry play out thrilling draw

Sep 2nd 2019, 12:52 PM 8,992 Views 10 Comments

Over one million tuned in to the broadcaster’s coverage from Croke Park.

# the-sunday-game - Sunday 18 August, 2019

Here's The Sunday Game Hurling Team of the Year for 2019
# The Premier League
# The Premier League

Here's The Sunday Game Hurling Team of the Year for 2019

Aug 18th 2019, 11:38 PM 36,452 Views 27 Comments

Noel McGrath was picked as the panel’s Hurler of the Year, with Adrian Mullen named Young Hurler of the Year.

Shefflin: 'Where is the common sense to this? I'm not saying it because it's Kilkenny'
# Red Card Reaction
# Red Card Reaction

Shefflin: 'Where is the common sense to this? I'm not saying it because it's Kilkenny'

Aug 18th 2019, 6:44 PM 41,106 Views 94 Comments

The Cats great feels that the All-Ireland hurling final was ‘influenced majorly’ by Richie Hogan’s sending off.

# the-sunday-game - Monday 5 August, 2019

'It's nothing against Sky or RTÉ, but a game like that should be seen by everybody. Simple as'
# On The Telly
# On The Telly

'It's nothing against Sky or RTÉ, but a game like that should be seen by everybody. Simple as'

Aug 5th 2019, 12:00 PM 93,092 Views 101 Comments

Tomás Ó Sé believes inter-county games should be available free-to-air.

# the-sunday-game - Thursday 1 August, 2019

'That kind of herd mentality isn’t one I’m interested in' - Donal Óg defends divisive 'British culture' comments
# Long Ball To John Bull
# Long Ball To John Bull

'That kind of herd mentality isn’t one I’m interested in' - Donal Óg defends divisive 'British culture' comments

Aug 1st 2019, 2:26 PM 34,639 Views 42 Comments

The Cork legend clarified what he meant along with confirming that ‘we were a colony for a long time, unfortunately.’

# the-sunday-game - Monday 29 July, 2019

TV Wrap - Donal Óg draws in mention of the Brits as The Sunday Game finds itself in a culture war
# On The Box
# On The Box

TV Wrap - Donal Óg draws in mention of the Brits as The Sunday Game finds itself in a culture war

Jul 29th 2019, 5:00 PM 46,934 Views 55 Comments

‘The last remnants of British culture on these islands’ got the blame for criticism of the sweeper system in hurling.

Do you agree with The Sunday Game man-of-the-match awards from this weekend's hurling action?
# MVP
# MVP

Do you agree with The Sunday Game man-of-the-match awards from this weekend's hurling action?

Jul 29th 2019, 1:36 PM 7,855 Views 13 Comments

Star players from Kilkenny and Tipperary were given the nod this week.

# the-sunday-game - Monday 22 July, 2019

'The neutral games in Croke Park aren't working' -  Room for improvement in football Super 8s
# Tweaking Things
# Tweaking Things

'The neutral games in Croke Park aren't working' - Room for improvement in football Super 8s

Jul 22nd 2019, 12:37 PM 9,253 Views 12 Comments

Former Dublin footballer Ciarán Whelan believes the fixtures should be moved to provincial grounds.

# the-sunday-game - Monday 15 July, 2019

TV Wrap - Amazing tennis and cricket drama shows importance of keeping sport free-to-air
# On The Box
# On The Box

TV Wrap - Amazing tennis and cricket drama shows importance of keeping sport free-to-air

Jul 15th 2019, 5:00 PM 21,607 Views 26 Comments

Elsewhere, viewers were annoyed by the Sunday Game. Again.

# the-sunday-game - Monday 8 July, 2019

TV Wrap - Live coverage of women's World Cup goes a long way to silencing critics
# On The Box
# On The Box

TV Wrap - Live coverage of women's World Cup goes a long way to silencing critics

Jul 8th 2019, 8:13 PM 22,995 Views 27 Comments

Elsewhere, a few classic Irish tropes emerged on The Sunday Game.

Poll: Should the Leinster SHC be expanded to six teams?
# Have Your Say
# Have Your Say

Poll: Should the Leinster SHC be expanded to six teams?

Jul 8th 2019, 2:02 PM 9,468 Views 25 Comments

The Sunday Game pundit Cyril Farrell reckons it will give counties like Laois the chance to progress.

# the-sunday-game - Sunday 7 July, 2019

Cobh Ramblers' managerial vacancy, Keano's costume and more Tweets of the Week
# Tweet Elite
# Tweet Elite

Cobh Ramblers' managerial vacancy, Keano's costume and more Tweets of the Week

Jul 7th 2019, 10:30 AM 6,327 Views 1 Comment

Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past seven days.

# the-sunday-game - Monday 1 July, 2019

'It's not good enough' - More calls to take timekeeping out of referees' hands
# GAA
# GAA

'It's not good enough' - More calls to take timekeeping out of referees' hands

Jul 1st 2019, 6:02 PM 12,294 Views 9 Comments

Former Roscommon boss Kevin McStay brought his argument to The Sunday Game last night, saying the issue has been a ‘struggle’.

# the-sunday-game - Monday 24 June, 2019

'If Kerry were in any other province I don't think they'd be in the Super 8s right now' - Cavanagh
# Verdict
# Verdict

'If Kerry were in any other province I don't think they'd be in the Super 8s right now' - Cavanagh

Jun 24th 2019, 5:11 PM 15,205 Views 15 Comments

The GAA pundit says the Kingdom were far from convincing after collecting their seventh Munster SFC title in-a-row.

# the-sunday-game - Monday 17 June, 2019

Do you agree with the selections for the Sunday Game man-of-the-match awards?
# MVP
# MVP

Do you agree with the selections for the Sunday Game man-of-the-match awards?

Jun 17th 2019, 12:12 PM 8,636 Views 8 Comments

Star players from Roscommon and Tipperary were both honoured.

'You just cannot handle a player when you're an official'
# The Sunday Game
# The Sunday Game

'You just cannot handle a player when you're an official'

Jun 17th 2019, 11:05 AM 48,828 Views 31 Comments

Banner joint manager Gerry O’Connor was involved in an altercation with Cork’s Daniel Kearney.

# the-sunday-game - 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 9,522 Views 45 Comments

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

'Their form has been atrocious': Óg Cusack critical as Waterford suffer 20-point Limerick hammering
# Desperate
# Desperate

'Their form has been atrocious': Óg Cusack critical as Waterford suffer 20-point Limerick hammering

Jun 3rd 2019, 10:21 AM 14,455 Views 16 Comments

Donal Óg Cusack said a major review was required in the wake of Sunday’s heavy defeat at Walsh Park.

# the-sunday-game - Monday 27 May, 2019

TV Wrap: Too much well-worn talk, not enough action on The Sunday Game
# On The Box
# On The Box

TV Wrap: Too much well-worn talk, not enough action on The Sunday Game

May 27th 2019, 1:36 PM 10,250 Views 6 Comments

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
# Criticism
# Criticism

'The nation's favourite tragic comedy unfolding again' - Brolly on Mayo's shock loss

Updated May 27th 2019, 12:15 PM 45,886 Views 37 Comments

Joe Brolly didn’t hold back on The Sunday Game last night.

# the-sunday-game - Monday 13 May, 2019

TV Wrap: The Sunday Game returns with a new approach and an age-old trait
# On The Box
# On The Box

TV Wrap: The Sunday Game returns with a new approach and an age-old trait

May 13th 2019, 5:00 PM 45,000 Views 48 Comments

For all of its new gadgets and approach, the show still left lots of people annoyed.

'It'd be a travesty if they don't win more' - Clare are potential All-Ireland champions, says Cusack
# Contenders
# Contenders

'It'd be a travesty if they don't win more' - Clare are potential All-Ireland champions, says Cusack

May 13th 2019, 3:16 PM 5,856 Views 7 Comments

Donal Óg Cusack was speaking on The Sunday Game last night.

'We need at least three tiers' - Brolly calls for dramatic change to football championship
# Argument
# Argument

'We need at least three tiers' - Brolly calls for dramatic change to football championship

May 13th 2019, 10:50 AM 8,060 Views 21 Comments

The Sunday Game pundit says the Ladies football model must be adopted.

# the-sunday-game - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

Munster hurling dominates as RTÉ announce schedule of 31 live GAA games for 2019 season
# Tune In
# Tune In

Munster hurling dominates as RTÉ announce schedule of 31 live GAA games for 2019 season

Apr 30th 2019, 12:30 PM 27,706 Views 59 Comments

The season begins with live games from Walsh Park and Páirc Uí Chaoimh on Sunday 12 May.

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