As inter-county teams return to training this week, Mikey Stafford and Rory O'Neill are joined by Anthony Daly and Tomas Ó Sé to recall some pre-season war stories.

Dara Ó Cinnéide's hatred of laps after wintering well, the Gooch's tailored gym programmes and the Sparrow's wristy swimming.

Such days are gone, but is there a risk of losing players due to the training commitment now required?

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