Person: Jack Anderson
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Last week, the GAA reported on the organisation’s activities for 2019. The GAA’s financial review for the year showed that it is in robust health, recycling an environmentally-friendly 84% of its €73.9m in revenue back into GAA units, writes
Sun, 16 Feb, 2020
Sport fans love their statistics and, increasingly, so do sports administrators. Annual reports of the CEOs for all major Australian sports now include tables on TV viewership figures, marketing and sponsorship revenues, and, of course, participation numbers.
Wed, 01 Jan, 2020
The aftermath of last weekend’s Super Bowl has been dominated by quarterback Tom Brady’s sixth title and the defensive masterclass planned by New England Patriots coach, Bill Belichick.
Thu, 07 Feb, 2019
The motions for Congress will be released this morning with Donegal’s intention to prevent a team (Dublin) designating Croke Park as a home venue set to generate the most debate.
Tue, 05 Feb, 2019
It is hard to talk GAA or any sport this week in Ireland without thinking of today’s funerals of the four young men who lost their lives in a Donegal car crash on Sunday, writes
Thu, 31 Jan, 2019
The influence of law and politics on sport will continue to deepen in 2019. In the second of a two-part series,looks at some landmark sporting anniversaries that fall this year.
Thu, 10 Jan, 2019
The influence of law and politics on sport will continue to deepen in 2019. In the first of a two-part series, Jack Anderson looks at some landmark sporting anniversaries that fall this year.
Thu, 03 Jan, 2019
Last March, Cameron Bancroft of the Australian men’s cricket team — with the prior knowledge of his captain, Steve Smith, and vice-captain, David Warner — was seen on TV cameras tampering with the ball during his country’s third test against South Africa in Cape Town, writes
Thu, 01 Nov, 2018
Club GAA has been in the news lately for all the wrong reasons.
Thu, 25 Oct, 2018
Watching some of the scenes from recent GAA matches makes you wonder whether those who take part in such events ever consider that what they are doing is probably criminal in nature and that they might also be found personally liable in compensation to any victim, writes
Thu, 18 Oct, 2018
Last weekend, the Australasia GAA Games were hosted by Victoria GAA at Gaelic Park in Melbourne, writes
Thu, 11 Oct, 2018
The AFL Grand Final takes place on Saturday between Collingwood and West Coast Eagles in front of an expected 100,000 strong crowd at the MCG, writes
Thu, 27 Sep, 2018
On the 20th anniversary of Dubliner Jim Stynes’ retirement from the AFL,looks back at a remarkable career.
Thu, 13 Sep, 2018
The NFL season begins tonight as the defending Super Bowl champions, the Philadelphia Eagles, host the Atlanta Falcons, writes
Thu, 06 Sep, 2018
When first asked to write a column for this paper, the esteemed sports editor gave me three guidelines: Write clearly; be informative; and stay impartial, writes
Fri, 17 Aug, 2018
Lessons learned from a (long) week in sports.
Mon, 23 Jul, 2018
Kildare president Seamus Aldridge is surprised, given Ned Quinn’s previous experience in Kilkenny, that the Central Competitions Control Committee (CCCC) chairman decided the county can’t host their All-Ireland SFC qualifier against Mayo in St Conleth’s Park on Saturday because of capacity issues.
Wed, 27 Jun, 2018
Former Disputes Resolution Authority secretary Jack Anderson believes Kildare have a strong case to contest the GAA’s decision to arrange their All-Ireland SFC qualifier for Croke Park instead of St Conleth’s Park.
Tue, 26 Jun, 2018
The first of a three-match Test series between Ireland and Australia takes place at the weekend in Brisbane, writes .
Thu, 07 Jun, 2018
considers the positives and negatives of the new look provincial hurling championships
Tue, 29 May, 2018
Last week, a leading official in the IAAF, the world governing body for athletics, indicated that in the future athletics would probably introduce a third category of classification – male, female, and intersex. This got me thinking on other aspects of sport that might change in the next two decades or so, writes.
Thu, 10 May, 2018
If you’re reading this column there’s a good chance you’re a member of a sports club. If so, you may be familiar with a phenomenon best encapsulated by the experience of a man I know in a government organisation.
Mon, 07 May, 2018
Sports law chatter this week has been dominated by the decision of the IAAF — the world governing body of athletics — to release its regulations on Athletes with Differences of Sexual Development, writes
Thu, 03 May, 2018
Participating in sport is generally seen as a good thing for society. It has health benefits, both physical and mental. It can be a sociable activity promoting a sense of belonging, identity and inclusion, says
Thu, 26 Apr, 2018
Tom Ryan was an excellent finance director of the GAA, guiding the Association through the post-Celtic Tiger recession but his ‘steady as she goes’ message was a little underwhelming, says
Thu, 19 Apr, 2018
For some, the very fact that Irish professional players may need dedicated programmes on respectful relationships, the meaning of consent, etc, will be seen to reflect badly on Irish sport, writes
Mon, 16 Apr, 2018
As someone who teaches sports law and criminal law in Melbourne, but who lived and lectured in Belfast for 15 years, I followed the trial and acquittal of Paddy Jackson, Stuart Olding, Blane McIlroy and Rory Harrison with deep and obvious interest, writes.
Thu, 05 Apr, 2018
New Munster hurling format carries fears with cheers
Tue, 03 Apr, 2018
There has only been one topic of conversation in Australian sport this week — the ball tampering antics of the Australian cricket team in their Test series against South
Thu, 29 Mar, 2018
In exactly two weeks’ time the 2018 Australian Rules (AFL) season begins with Richmond playing Carlton at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, writes
Thu, 08 Mar, 2018
Last Friday, the Bar Association of Ireland hosted its first ever sports law conference in Dublin. The brainchild of Cork barrister Tim O’Connor and High Court judge David Barniville, the conference is another example of the growing interest in sports law.
Thu, 01 Mar, 2018
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) first began to conduct doping tests on athletes at the 1968 Mexico Olympics.
Thu, 22 Feb, 2018
The death of Portuguese MMA fighter Joao Carvalho after a bout in the National Boxing Stadium on April 9, 2016 shocked Irish sport.
Thu, 15 Feb, 2018
The 2018 GAA season has begun in earnest. One of the key talking points is whether Galway will retain their All-Ireland hurling title, writes
Thu, 01 Feb, 2018
Michelle de Bruin would get considerably less than a four-year ban today,.
Thu, 25 Jan, 2018
The Australian Open commenced this week. In advance of the first morning session, Tennis Australia held a workshop on match-fixing at which presented and got an insight into the efforts taken by a major sporting organisation to protect the integrity of a global sporting event against gambling scams.
Thu, 18 Jan, 2018
The future of TV sport, especially amongst the young, may not be Sky. It will be online, writes
Thu, 11 Jan, 2018
Thu, 04 Jan, 2018
The prevalence of doping in sport has been once again to the fore in recent weeks, writes
Thu, 21 Dec, 2017
Sun, 30 Apr, 2017
The outgoing secretary of the GAA’s Disputes Resolution Authority maintains citing commissioners would put an end to The Sunday Game being judge and executioner on disciplinary cases.
Fri, 28 Apr, 2017
Fri, 28 Apr, 2017
Parents unaware they may have to pay medical bills, expert warns
Mon, 03 Apr, 2017
It was the end of the world as we knew it. That’s what we were told, anyway. That the reprieve offered to Diarmuid Connolly by two of the three men sitting on the Disputes Resolution Authority (DRA) panel had taken a match to the GAA’s disciplinary system.
Tue, 10 Jan, 2017