ABOUT THIS BOOK
PUBLICATION DATE: May 21, 2020
Great GAA Rivalries: Unforgettable Showdowns
By (author) John Scally
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’sfootball and camogie.
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.