Sources in Ireland close to Damien Duff have cautioned that it is too soon to assess the long-term implications of the apparently serious injury he suffered at the weekend while playing in the Australian A-League.
Tue, 17 Feb, 2015
Following the abysmal showing of Australia’s international rules side last October and the subsequent promise that it wouldn’t happen again this year, it appears the Aussies have kept their word by naming an exceptionally strong squad.
Wed, 08 Oct, 2014
Watching the excellent ‘Feile Dreams’ documentary last Monday, it seemed, at first, extraordinary to think coaches of Irish birth or descent could actually go and sell the game of Gaelic football to a group of kids born and raised in London, most of whose roots are traced back to Africa rather than Achill, Athlone or Annascaul.
Fri, 03 Jan, 2014
Some of Ireland’s finest young players have headed Down Under in search of a career as a professional sportsman. While, the allure of Sydney and Australia’s other attractions fill many a dream, the reality for Tommy Walsh, Michael Quinn, Chris McKaigue and Setanta Ó hAilpÍn also includes bouts of homesickness and a punishing schedule.
Fri, 20 May, 2011
TADHG KENNELLY has sparked more speculation about a possible return to the Kerry fold by admitting he is unsure if he will remain in Australia when his contract with AFL outfit Sydney Swans expires at the end of this year.
Wed, 16 Mar, 2011