EACH year, around this time, you’ll find more than a few vacationing restaurant critics stepping outside their usual bailiwick to fire home envy-inducing epicurean equivalents of a postcard from abroad, reviewing world-renowned, utterly exclusive temples of culinary fabulousness. El Noma, The Fat Bulli, or whatever happens to be the current world restaurant du jour.
Sat, 04 Aug, 2018
Daniel Brennan, all 6ft3in and 20 stone of him, sits in a small chair in the courtyard of the vineyard where the French U20 team are staying outside Narbonne, and tries to rattle off his phone number before realising he can’t do it in English.
Fri, 15 Jun, 2018
If you watched Ireland’s U20s take on Wales in Dublin last Friday evening then chances are that the sheer size of the Leinster loosehead prop Andrew Porter stood out every bit as much as the abandon with which Nigel Carolan’s offloading side played.
Thu, 11 Feb, 2016
Number eight John Muldoon, props Ray Hogan and Stephen Knoop, second-row Christian Short, out-half Paul Warwick and centre James Downey make up a party of six players that will make their European débuts for Connacht at Narbonne in the first round of the Parker Pen Challenge Cup on Saturday (6.30pm Irish time).
Wed, 20 Oct, 2004