For something widely described as the worst-kept secret in golf, Pádraig Harrington’s eventual unveiling as Europe’s next Ryder Cup captain surprised us in just how pleasant and important a reminder it was of what a special golf nation this is, and what a special sportsperson Harrington is.
I got off a flight in Christchurch Sunday weary and with the seat of the pants stuck to my backside. By Monday morning though, the first shrill whistle of Crusaders’ pre-season had that whiff of fresh ambition about it, writes
THERE’S no need to be spooked by the annual sugar splurge at Halloween, says award-winning parenting blogger Cliona O’Connor. The trick is to let them have their treats, then return to a routine of healthy snacking before the saturated fats come back to haunt you.
Richie Power Sr and Richie Power Jr have the distinction of being one of the father and son combinations where both parties won a senior All-Ireland. The final experiences against Tipperary were mixed, but the father passed on important lessons...