...and ended up in the Premier League with Sheffield United. Ireland defender John Egan on his enduring love of Gaelic games, the influence and legacy of his famous father, and why, after facing Chelsea today, he hopes to see the Kingdom put a stop to the Dubs’ drive for five tomorrow. He talks to.
Sat, 31 Aug, 2019
Whether big mileage has finally caught up with five-in-a-row chasing Glanmire is one of the seductive sub-plot for tomorrow’s Women’s Cup final at the National Arena. And whether there’s a handover of power to DCU Mercy in the offing or not, writes.
Sat, 27 Jan, 2018
Fri, 16 Sep, 2016
An admission. Most of us knew it at the time but Colm O’Neill has held his hands up to nudging Donegal’s Éamon McGee for Cork’s goal in the 2012 All-Ireland semi-final. “No comment,” he laughs. “I think I got away with that one alright. The game was probably over at that stage.”
Sat, 30 Jul, 2016
Many a campaign was plotted in the front room of John and Maureen McNamara’s house on Shamrock Hill in Clonmel, many a victory celebrated, many a defeat mourned, many a cup of tea shared over the years on good footballing days and bad.
Tue, 01 Dec, 2015
Dressing Rooms No 1 and No 2 are only feet apart at Mallow GAA’s stately Carrigoon complex, but the swing of a left foot yesterday daubed one in black and green despair, and turned the other into forever folk heroes in Tipperary.
Mon, 30 Nov, 2015
DARRAN O’SULLIVAN’S wonder goal against Limerick in last Sunday’s All-Ireland SFC quarter-final is one of the greatest goals ever scored in Croke Park, according to the man who scored the most famous football goal in GAA history, Seamus Darby.
Wed, 03 Aug, 2011