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#Hitting Out

# hitting-out - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

From The42 'I don’t understand why people who don’t play the game, get to make the decisions' Hitting Out

'I don’t understand why people who don’t play the game, get to make the decisions'

Mickey Harte, Dessie Farrell and Niall Morgan offer contrasting views on the GAA’s new backpass rule.

# hitting-out - Thursday 23 January, 2020

From The42 'They don't really care. I've lost faith in the GAA to maintain the Sigerson Cup' Hitting Out

'They don't really care. I've lost faith in the GAA to maintain the Sigerson Cup'

The UCD manager is the latest to speak out on the matter.

# hitting-out - Monday 13 January, 2020

From The42 Billy Morgan: 'They're just clearing the decks for inter-county, it's become an elite association' Hitting Out

Billy Morgan: 'They're just clearing the decks for inter-county, it's become an elite association'

The UCC boss was highly critical of GAA fixture-makers yesterday.

# hitting-out - Thursday 5 December, 2019

From The42 Dublin GAA chief slams RTÉ Prime Time funding programme in annual report Hitting Out

Dublin GAA chief slams RTÉ Prime Time funding programme in annual report

John Costello also called on the Government to address the lack of land available in the capital to develop facilities for GAA clubs.

# hitting-out - Thursday 12 September, 2019

From The42 Lukaku claims he was 'scapegoated' during his time at Man United Hitting Out

Lukaku claims he was 'scapegoated' during his time at Man United

The Belgium international said he didn’t want to stay in England.

# hitting-out - Thursday 6 December, 2018

From The42 No 'microchips' or 'wires' discovered - Dublin chief responds to critics of All-Ireland winners Hitting Out

No 'microchips' or 'wires' discovered - Dublin chief responds to critics of All-Ireland winners

John Costello has launched a typically robust defence of the champions in his annual report.

# hitting-out - Thursday 30 August, 2018

From The42 'I checked the rules beforehand, and I spoke to my team. We were clear you don't speak to your coaches.' Hitting Out

'I checked the rules beforehand, and I spoke to my team. We were clear you don't speak to your coaches.'

Andy Murray was unhappy with US Open officials, but Fernando Verdasco denied breaking the rules.

# hitting-out - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

From The42 'I just think a few controversial decisions maybe went against us and it really put us on the back foot' Hitting Out This post contains videos

'I just think a few controversial decisions maybe went against us and it really put us on the back foot'

Tipperary star Aisling McCarthy spoke about losing their relegation battle against Cavan on The Ladies Football Show this afternoon.

# hitting-out - Monday 9 July, 2018

From The42 'They were f***ing useless back then and they're still f***ing useless' Hitting Back

'They were f***ing useless back then and they're still f***ing useless'

Armagh manager Kieran McGeeney has blasted critics of his side – many of whom he says he has played against.

# hitting-out - Monday 12 March, 2018

From The42 'To me it's absolutely despicable' - Duignan on challenge by Galway defender in Salthill Hitting Out

'To me it's absolutely despicable' - Duignan on challenge by Galway defender in Salthill

Adrian Tuohy was shown a yellow card after the incident with Limerick’s Barry Murphy.

# hitting-out - Monday 16 October, 2017

From The42 'He did it on purpose': Lovren accuses Lukaku of stamp in United-Liverpool draw Hitting Out

'He did it on purpose': Lovren accuses Lukaku of stamp in United-Liverpool draw

‘It is not my decision. He seemed nervous during the game and maybe that’s why.’

# hitting-out - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

From The42 Out of favour Benteke vents his frustration at Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp Hitting Out

Out of favour Benteke vents his frustration at Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp

The striker says he’s confused as to why the manager ‘ignores’ him.

# hitting-out - Thursday 18 February, 2016

From The42 'The sad thing is that when it comes to obesity, we’re creators of our own downfall' Hitting Out

'The sad thing is that when it comes to obesity, we’re creators of our own downfall'

Former Dublin football captain Paddy Christie has accused the Government of contributing to the obesity epidemic currently gripping the country.

From The42 Rafa Benitez hits out at Real Madrid president in candid interview on BT Sport Hitting Out

Rafa Benitez hits out at Real Madrid president in candid interview on BT Sport

He was part of the broadcaster’s Champions League line-up last night.

# hitting-out - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

From The42 'It's diabolical. We're flogging the lads' - Big Sam not happy with midweek Premier League schedule Hitting Out

'It's diabolical. We're flogging the lads' - Big Sam not happy with midweek Premier League schedule

Sunderland face a Premier League clash four days after this weekend’s FA Cup tie.

# hitting-out - Monday 6 July, 2015

From The42 'From where I was looking, it was no penalty. If anything it was a free out.' Hitting Out

'From where I was looking, it was no penalty. If anything it was a free out.'

Cork’s boss was far from happy with the decision to award Kerry a crucial second-half penalty yesterday.

# hitting-out - Monday 20 October, 2014

From The42 GPA hit back at Colm O'Rourke column - 'There were a couple of cheap shots in there' In Defence

GPA hit back at Colm O'Rourke column - 'There were a couple of cheap shots in there'

O’Rourke’s column has provoked a huge reaction after he expressed his views on the GPA’s current approach.

# hitting-out - Monday 29 September, 2014

From The42 Cody blasts referee Kelly for draw decision - 'It was criminal what was done the last day' Hitting Out

Cody blasts referee Kelly for draw decision - 'It was criminal what was done the last day'

The injury-time free that was awarded in the drawn All-Ireland final was the wrong call in the eyes of the Kilkenny manager.

# hitting-out - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

From The42 Mayo board executive member resigns after manager appointment process is 'a sham' Hitting Out

Mayo board executive member resigns after manager appointment process is 'a sham'

Not everyone is happy with how the new manager has been appointed.

# hitting-out - Monday 4 August, 2014

From The42 James Horan blasts Cork management - 'It is disgraceful and they should be ashamed' Hitting Out

James Horan blasts Cork management - 'It is disgraceful and they should be ashamed'

The Mayo manager was unhappy with comments made in the build-up to last week’s game.

# hitting-out - Monday 2 December, 2013

From The42 Cooper sending-off in Munster final was 'nonsense', says Dr Crokes boss Hitting Out

Cooper sending-off in Munster final was 'nonsense', says Dr Crokes boss

The Gooch was shown a red card in yesterday’s provincial final at the Gaelic Grounds.

# hitting-out - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

'An attempt to blacken my good name': Ceann Comhairle hits out at leaks

Seán Barrett has accused people of “leaking stuff” in an attempt to “blacken my good name” over the appointment of a new Dáil clerk.

# hitting-out - Monday 24 September, 2012

From The42 Jim McGuinness: “It was all-out attack for a couple of months on my character” Hitting Out

Jim McGuinness: “It was all-out attack for a couple of months on my character”

The new All-Ireland winning manager has spoken out on the controversy that emerged after yesterday’s clash in Croke Park.