Thu, 07 May, 2020
From watching Arsenal in Clonmel on Saturday morning through the third lap of homecoming celebrations on Wednesday night in Liam Sheedy’s Portroe,All-Ireland diary takes us inside an exhilarating and emotional week in Tipperary.
Sat, 24 Aug, 2019
It’s 30 years since Babs Keating guided his county to the All-Ireland that broke an 18-year famine. The man who for many symbolises the good and the grandiose of Tipperary hurling is as absorbing and outspoken as ever.
Sat, 29 Jun, 2019
Munster’s summer signings may still be in the process of getting to know their new team-mates but, after a pre-season training camp in Cork last week, captain Peter O’Mahony is convinced they can help the province challenge for long-awaited silverware.
Tue, 07 Aug, 2018
From being banned from playing in the street leagues as a kid to captaining and managing her country, Sue Ronan has seen the landscape of the women’s game in Ireland change dramatically in her lifetime, but the FAI’s Head of Women’s Football tellsthere are big challenges ahead.
Thu, 29 Dec, 2016
Theo Walcott’s epiphany, 10 years after first arriving at the club and at the grand old age of 27, that he is a winger not a striker inspired Arsenal to a Champions League victory over Basel and, coming just three days after a fine victory over Chelsea, has raised levels of positivity at the Emirates to new levels.
Thu, 29 Sep, 2016
Sat, 30 Apr, 2016
Following such a depressing week, with the Gunners spineless FA Cup capitulation and our almost inevitable Champions League demise, the doctor couldn’t possibly have ordered a better tonic than three points, a clean sheet and a man-of-the-match display from young Alex Iwobi at Goodison.
Mon, 21 Mar, 2016
Mon, 18 Jan, 2016
It was fair of Gary Monk to suggest that Saturday’s result was flattering. Nevertheless the records will show another three-goal victory on the road, against a Swansea side that took all six points off us last season.
Mon, 02 Nov, 2015
Sat, 31 Oct, 2015
Sitting in the autumnal sunshine at the Arsenal on Saturday, soaking up some rays, while watching a supremely dominant display against Stoke, with the Gunners spraying the ball around in such a pleasing-on-the-eye fashion, it’s hard to imagine a more pleasurable way of passing a Saturday afternoon.
Mon, 14 Sep, 2015