The Game has been recommended in newspapers and on radio as one of the books of the year for 2022. The Southern Star, Ger McCarthy The Irish Times, Malachy Clerkin The Irish Examiner, Cork Books of the Year, Marjorie Brennan. Irish Times, Sinéad Gleeson. Malachy Clerkin on 2fm radio with Dave Fanning. Michael Foley and Kieran Cunningham on Today FM with Matt Cooper. Second Captains. Off The Ball on Newstalk. The Irish Examiner, Sports Books of the Year, Richard Fitzpatrick. The Irish Sun, Paul Dollery. The Irish Independent, Cathal Dennehy. *Image by The Southern Star.