100 Great GAA Controversies

100 Great GAA Controversies

JOHN SCALLY

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THE MOST LEGENDARY MOMENTS IN THE HISTORY OF THE GAA
100 Great GAA Controversies is a collection of fascinating accounts from the field with appearances from some famous and infamous personalities like Joe Brolly, Ger Loughnane, Pat Spillane and Babs Keating. With stories from the last 130 years, it is the major controversies that turn national games into our nationwide issues, often infuriating but never boring!

Revealing insights into the Cork hurling strikes; Bloody Sunday; The Battle of Omagh; the Tony Keady affair; Louth's lost Leinster final; Kerry's undressing; the Sky Sports deal; and of course the gripping events of the never-to-be-forgotten hurling summer of 1998, this collection is bound to enthral all fans of Gaelic Games and might even settle a score or two.

Including epic tales from Gaelic football, women's football, camogie and hurling, this book is sure to entertain fans of every GAA sport and continue the lore of the Gaelic Games.

Product Details

Published: 13 October 2022
Format: 234x153mm, Paperback
Extent: 400 pages + 8pp picture section
ISBN: 9781785304156

About the Author

John Scally is a lecturer in Trinity College, but in his spare time is a writer and broadcaster. Since 1992 he has written 40 books with cumulative sales of over 250,000 copies. He is the author of the biggest selling GAA book in Ireland, Raising the Banner: The Biography of Ger Loughnane, and for a few years his biography of Tony Ward was the biggest selling rugby book in Ireland.