Donal Óg Cusack has been released from his contract by RTE after Davy Fitz told him he wanted to coach the Clare hurlers.
In his three years as an analyst on the Sunday Game, Donal Óg raised the standard of hurling analysis but also showcased his talent for a quirky metaphor.
Fortunately for lovers of pundit rants, Donal Óg's run on the Sunday Game coincided with a rather bleak period for Cork hurling, so in two successive years, he was given a pulpit to rail against what's happening down in Cork.
In 2015, he suggested that he was as well briefed on the Ayatollah's sleeping habits as Frank Murphy and 'his stooges' were on top level sport.
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He oddly reckoned that the claim that Kilkenny don't do tactics is as plausible as that famous old claim about bears using bidets.
His somewhat more tentative first attack on the way Cork hurling arrived after the 2014 exit. He has serious difficulty with the notion that a centre of excellence could comprise of two pitches.
And his reaction to the fly...