With hiring out Nowlan Park for Munster championship fixtures still on the Waterford GAA Board’s fundraising agenda — even if its sheer divisiveness suggests to me it won’t happen, no matter how the sums add up — one wonders whether there might be a solution on our actual doorstep.

County Secretary Timmy O’Keeffe, who’s pushing the Kilkenny option, takes a purely pragmatic approach, arguing that Waterford can’t afford to turn down the six-figure income that could be generated from playing a ‘home’ tie in the Marble City.