Thu, 09 Apr, 2020
David ‘Stoney’ Burke turns, attention broken. He has a big hurling occasion to mind from between the posts. But the voice is familiar, all too familiar. He scans the bank of wheelchairs at the back of Croke Park’s Hill 16 goal.
Sat, 15 Jun, 2019
From playing soccer with Def Leppard to rugby under Joe Schmidt, Ken Robinson enjoyed an eclectic sporting education. And now he is transferring his skills to developing a new generation of young Irish sporting talents in the capital.
Sat, 05 May, 2018
It should go down as the Game That Never Was. As if no one ever paid or made their way through the turnstiles to watch it; as if no one ever played that Saturday evening; as if, for that moment in time, it didn’t seem to make the rest of the world fade into irrelevance, rather than the world soon after reducing that game to an irrelevance, writes
Wed, 07 Mar, 2018
Thu, 09 Mar, 2017
Pádraig Harrington broke off from his preparations for a 21st professional appearance at the Irish Open yesterday to attend the funeral of Christy O’Connor Snr, the golfing great who made it possible for him to play golf.
Wed, 18 May, 2016
The death yesterday of Christy O’Connor Junior, one our most beloved golfers, brought to mind the shot heard round the world — but the Galway man was about much more than a two-iron at The Belfry. Junior carried his talents lightly and charmed everyone he met,
Thu, 07 Jan, 2016
Throughout his life and his new book Anthony Daly has found himself staring at the ceiling or out at the sea or over his wife’s head trying to fathom what just happened to his team, what did he do wrong, what does he and they do next?
Tue, 28 Oct, 2014