Just months after a riveting 2001 football championship had captured the public imagination with the advent and novelty of the backdoor, Ger Loughnane proclaimed in his book,: “The biggest problem with hurling is that it is in danger of being swamped by football.
Wed, 18 Jul, 2018
I KNEW that Jamie Oliver was successful, of course. How could I not? I knew that he made television programmes and led social crusades and sold cookbooks by the container-load, that there was his website and his apps, that he’d won an Emmy in America, that the mortar and pestle my mum gave me for Christmas has his name on it, and that a rash of Jamie’s Italians have sprung up on high streets.
Sat, 19 Jul, 2014
The record books will show that Ernie Els won the Open Championship the last time it was staged at Muirfield in 2002, beating Thomas Levet in sudden death after an initial four-man, four-hole play-off also involving Steve Elkington and Stuart Appleby.
Thu, 11 Jul, 2013
“HOW do you explain this frivolous spending during a recession?” demands one of the characters of our eponymous hero early in Arthur (12A), in a bid to deflect audience resentment at the sight of Russell Brand playing a playboy billionaire who wastes thousands of dollars at every hand’s turn.
Sat, 23 Apr, 2011