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In God and the Referee, Eoghan Corry takes the most memorable words written or spoken about the GAA and amasses them into a treasury of the great and the good.



Grouped into twenty-five sections, God and the Referee covers the full expanse of the GAA from players and coaches, journalists and commentators, balladeers and mentors – and from the many hurlers on the ditch who know the game better than anyone.



This collection of over 1,000 of the most memorable GAA quotations will amuse and absorb readers, collecting together the unforgettable, outstanding, brilliant words of those GAA greats who have enlivened and brightened Ireland’s national sports.

Reviews

God and the Referee is a collection of the best sayings of GAA players, managers, officials and observers since hurling and football began.
Daily Ireland
Hilarious book of classic quotes from the world of GAA
Sunday World
Eoghan Corry's magpie's nest will keep you up beyond your normal bedtime
Sunday World
'several humdred years' worth of comments, songs, headlines and harangues on Irish sports...extensive and entertaining'.
Sunday Business Post Agenda
a new book has brought together the greatest GAA quotes of all time
Evening Herald