Willie Mullins finished Wednesday on a high note, likening Ferny Hollow’s win in the bumper to scoring a goal just before half-time. I take heart from this. The second half is about to begin and I’m still in the game.
Thu, 12 Mar, 2020
Dónal Óg Cusack had already begun changing the game with short puckouts in 2003 and 2004 but Damien Fitzhenry’s puckout masterclass against Kilkenny in the 2004 Leinster semi-final was still a keynote moment in hurling’s expanding tactical revolution.
Sat, 13 Jul, 2019
Claire Molloy produced her second successive Aon player-of-the-match display and scored two tries as the Ireland Women registered a confidence-boosting 35-12 bonus point win over Wales at Donnybrook.
Sun, 25 Feb, 2018
Sun, 01 Jan, 2017
I imagine you turn to these pages out of weariness and disgust with much of what appears earlier in the newspaper. As in the confirmation of the banana-ness of this particular republic with such spectacular own goals such as missing files in the Department of Finance, the kind of hapless cock-up quite at odds with the notion promoted by that same Department of its own expertise...
Mon, 13 Jan, 2014
IT HAPPENS every year at around this time, another retirement announcement as an aging warrior hears the irresistible call of Father Time, but the news that Wexford goalkeeper Damien Fitzhenry is about to hang up his boots will come as a major disappointment to all hurling supporters.
Tue, 16 Feb, 2010
HAD he had a mind to do so, Damien Fitzhenry, the last line of defence for the Wexford hurlers in Sunday’s Leinster SHC final against Kilkenny, could easily have been the first point of attack for the Wexford footballers in their provincial decider against Dublin, two weeks later.
Thu, 03 Jul, 2008
Fri, 07 Mar, 2008