That underwhelming Six Nations campaign? It was never his target in a World Cup year. The recent Twickenham hammering? When we finally get to hear Donal Lenihan properly he reveals he was talking to one of the players, they’d been in Portugal for nine days beforehand “and it was hell”.
Mon, 23 Sep, 2019
33 years ago, Kerry met Meath in Croke Park, with the greatest team of all running out of road and the Royals on the rise. An email conversation with Liam Hayes stirred some memories on Gaelic football and sportswriting, now and then
Sat, 03 Aug, 2019
Here’s a thought. Eoin Morgan spent mere minutes at the crease against Australia before being bowled out for four runs on Tuesday and yet we’ve seen more of the England cricket captain on our TV screens since last weekend than we have any hurlers or footballers.
Fri, 28 Jun, 2019
Ray D’Arcy can’t do without his morning jog – and now he’s on a mission to get his listeners running too. ‘Run With Ray’ comes to Cork on Monday, the first of five live radio shows the radio presenter is hosting across the country. Try it and you’ll be hooked, he tells
Fri, 07 Jun, 2019
So, sports fans are outraged that Jermaine Defoe is missing from the BBC’s Sports Personality of the Year award shortlist? (According to click king Mr Google Analytics). Wait til they see this evening what the chainsaw gang in Montrose have done to the array of Ireland’s Greatest Sporting Moments in the 2000s, writes
Thu, 30 Nov, 2017
Sat, 25 Feb, 2017
Thanks to events across the Atlantic this autumn, “normalising” will go down as one of the words of the year. The man who promoted it, New Yorker magazine editor David Remnick, deserves praise for providing an essential tool in describing the GUBU US Presidential election.
Tue, 13 Dec, 2016