GAA stars Diarmuid Lyng, Eamon Fennell and Jane Adams were guests on RTE's Claire Byrne Live last night to explain why over 250 inter-county GAA players are going to sleep rough in solidarity with Ireland's homeless.
"Getting a Galway county title medal is like hen's teeth. The likes of Aonghus (Callanan) and David (Collins). It was their one shot, one chance and they had to take it. Fair play, both of them stood up as leaders on the pitch with everybody else out there."
The Ballyragget celebrations are unlikely to be as boisterous or as controversial as they were after October's county final success after they survived a huge scare from 16/1 underdogs Glenealy to be crowned Leinster intermediate club hurling champions at Nowlan Park today.
2017 All-Ireland Football and Hurling finalists and rivals, Dublin's Paul Flynn; Mayo's Aidan O'Shea; Galway's Gearoid McInerney, and Waterford's Austin Gleeson front this year's Coca-Cola Designated Driver campaign.
Based on feedback from club players and suggestions and guidance from senior GAA officials, the CPA has drafted eight motions for the 2018 Congress that have been placed into the GAA democratic decision making process through clubs nationwide.