Paddy’s Day sporting pot of gold

Before you sit down to watch Homer and Bart’s Irish episode exclusive tonight, don’t forget the Paddy’s Day sporting feast that is on offer today. With both Schools’ Cup Finals being screened on BBC (Gaelic football and rugby) and Crossmaglen Rangers’ latest All-Ireland final appearance going out on TG4, there is plenty for sporting aficionados to enjoy. Former Instonian Stephen Nolan is currently goading rival supporters of Methody on the biggest show…..), though he has begrudgingly just permitted the playing of the Methody school song live on Radio Ulster ahead of the meeting of the two rivals at Ravenhill later today.
The McCrory Cup Final is an all-Tyrone affair, with St Patrick’s Dungannon facing Omagh CBS, who knocked out my own former school, St Mary’s CBGS, in a thrilling semi-final several weeks ago.