Larry Ryan - Columnist - IRISH EXAMINER

LARRY RYAN: Raheem Sterling’s high jinks a legacy of Liverpool’s old Spice Boys

The pipes, the pipes are evidently calling Liverpool’s Raheem Sterling,

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LARRY RYAN: Reanne Evans misses her big break

Come back John Virgo, all is forgiven.

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LARRY RYAN: Selling gaelic games to the right buyers

It must be 15 years now since sportswriter Paul Little, noting a general disenchantment with the state of Gaelic football, compassionately pointed out a handful of small but significant tweaks that would fix the game overnight.

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LARRY RYAN: Davy Kool-Aid needed now

If the Clare hurlers once turned their season round by convening to drink Davy Fitzgerald’s MiWadi, maybe the same trick will work with Kool-Aid.

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LARRY RYAN: ‘Evil’ Jose brings out the best in Gilesy

In the foreword of John Giles’s book The Great And The Good, Eamon Dunphy told us: “John is undemonstrative by nature. But his passion for the game is real and deeply felt.”

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LARRY RYAN: The art of revelling in the self

In a week when the Premier League more or less disgraced itself on the fields of Europe, we saw further impressive efforts in the one area where its managers continue to set high standards: goal celebrations.

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LARRY RYAN: Rugby Country takes on culture of its own

Something suspicious is happening. Very suspicious, says Larry Ryan.

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LARRY RYAN: The uplifting power of sport

CTRL-V. Will you? Won’t you? It is 11.20pm on a Monday night, writes Larry Ryan.

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LARRY RYAN: Window closes on the Deadline Day warriors

They can never again say I don’t make the big calls, says Larry Ryan.

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LARRY RYAN: In a world of grey, Tim Smyczek’s act of sportsmanship stands out

Take it again. Tim Smyczek’s simple act of sportsmanship in his Australian Open match with Rafa Nadal won’t endure in sporting folklore, says Larry Ryan.

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