"We have a great game. We have a great game, and it's important we mind it. In hurling you can blow for a free every minute or two, but it's important to be sensible. I'm not going to give out right now because there's no point but I love the game of hurling we have, we need to be careful."
"Look, you are put on a committee for rules or revision or whatever you want to call it in Croke Park now and you are supposed to justify your existence by saying 'we'll come up with a brainwave'. To me that's not a brainwave. I'm saying it a long time, I wish they'd leave a very, very good game alone."
The facilities and underfoot conditions in Swinford were second to none, but the wicked wind, biting cold and watery sunshine made it very difficult for the players as Mayo battled their way to a crucial Lidl National Football League win over their visitors from the South East.
MANAGERS Peter Leahy and Ciaran Curran have rung the changes for Sunday's re-arranged Lidl National League Division 1 fixture between the sides - as both counties aim to make up ground on the pace-setters.