Great GAA Rivalries
Fans always answer in the affirmative when their team asks: Will you still love me tomorrow? But everyone knows that it’s the passion and energy of rivalries that fuel true fandom.
These intense, dramatic rivlaries are what give the Gaelic Games their powerful draw. With exclusive interviews with a veritable Who’s Who of the Gaelic Games, here are shocking insights into the controversies, epic matches and thrilling events on and off the field that such rivalries have generated.
This book, written with the intimate knowledge of an insider, recalls incidents that have never before come to public attention. Full of arresting anecdotes, it captures the unique pride of Ireland’s greatest national treasures: Gaelic football, hurling, women’s football and camogie.
Published: 3rd September 2020
Format: Paperback 198x129mm
Extent: 368+8pp plate section pages
John Scally lectures at Trinity College, but in his spare time is a writer and broadcaster. Since 1992 he has written 40 books with cumulative sales of over 150,000. 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.
'Pulsates with the thrills and spills of epic contests, clashes and controversies. A must read book for GAA fans. It reminds us of who we are.’ – JOHN O’MAHONY
‘A book that will bring back a treasure trove of great memories for GAA fans.’ – CYRIL FARRELL