"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 race for top-two finishes and Final places in all four Divisions of the 2020 Lidl Ladies National Football League intensifies this weekend - with Dublin and Cork preparing for a tussle under the lights at Croke Park.
A remarkable performance and late equaliser from Tipperary's Aishling Moloney earned Shane Ronayne's side a point as TG4 All-Ireland champions Dublin were unable to get their Lidl Ladies National Football League Division 1 campaign off to a winning start in Ballyboden.
GAA clubs from Orange County in California, Edinburgh, London and 14 counties across the four provinces of Ireland will take part in the 31st edition of the Lidl Comórtas Peile Páidi Ó Sé 2020, with 36 adult men's and ladies club teams descending on the rugged Dingle Peninsula from 21st to 23rd February.
"As joyous as an occasion as it is today it's a very sad day as well. There's no doubt about it, to do back to back you have to have serious desire and want. I think Eugene Aylward's passing last year has given them that want and desire. They wanted to do something special and have that jersey with them."
"It has been really important for giving the lads a bit of belief about themselves about winning games and to understand what it is to win against teams that have been historically and currently better than us."
"He has not made any final decision yet, one way or the other, and as long as he hasn't made the decision to go there, I'd still hold out reasonable hope that he could still be playing football for Tyrone this year."