The ten managed just 20 minutes in the 24-all draw at Stade Pierre Antoine.
Brian Cody has tended to treat the Bord na Móna Walsh Cup like an old college friend, a show of interest every now and then, enough to keep the relationship from crumbling entirely.
Simon Mignolet’s career at Anfield has featured more ups and downs than Liverpool’s John Lennon Airport and yet he arrives in Swansea today re-established as Jurgen Klopp’s number one and with a growing perception the club’s goalkeeping difficulty may have been overstated.
Hugo McNeill of the Ireland Rugby World Cup 2023 bid yesterday admitted that the revitalised French bid for the tournament represents a “formidable competitor”.
As my long-suffering comrades in the press box know only too well, your aging correspondent doesn’t need much encouragement to regale all and, yes, even sundry with what I like to imagine are fascinating stories from my life in — yikes! — going on 40 years in the inky trade.
Three-time winner Martin Kaymer surged into the halfway lead in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship.
Mark Walsh is rapidly developing into one of the unsung heroes of Irish National Hunt racing.
London-based Limerick lawyer Ian Lynam has been working hard to protect sport’s integrity from a range of threats, from match-fixing to Brexit. But he’s also occupied with where sport is going, and the widening role of analytics...