There was a very noticeable absence in Croker this weekend, as Tyrone and Mayo advanced in the football, and Kilkenny had enough to get past Waterford in the hurling. Behind the goal at Hill 16, a common sight is the John 3:16 sign, and the sign features in the background of many the historic occasion at HQ. However, it was not to seen at Jones’ Road this weekend, and there is only one logical explanation: it was on holidays.
It did make an appearance behind some goals, and these goals were at the Pittsburgh Steelers NFL Hall of Fame game with the Minnesota Vikings.
Elsewhere, Shane Lowry announced himself to America with an amazing victory in the World Golf Championship at Bridgestone. Following him all the way around the back nine was, yes, you guessed it…
It is something very close to the heart of us GAA folk, and it is great to see it is spreading across the pond.