It’s All-Ireland camogie finals weekend and despite some critical commentary on the game (or the rules) over the past year, there is a good buzz about Sunday, generated from an exciting championship with plenty of positive talking points.
Fri, 06 Sep, 2019
Jason Sugrue (Mallow), Caolan Rafferty (Dundalk), Mark Power (Kilkenny), and Conor Purcell (Portmarnock), all of whom began the week at Hoylake, Royal Liverpool, preparing for the Walker Cup match against the United States in September, were all eliminated from the Pierse Motors sponsored South of Ireland Championship at Lahinch yesterday.
Sat, 27 Jul, 2019
The art of goalscoring — from Cork’s old machine-gun fire to the heavy artillery of Tipperary — and the free spirits like Lar Corbett are in danger of being drowned in a sea of points. What to do? Change the sliotar? Award four points for the goal? reports
Fri, 17 Aug, 2018
For a man who is set to be involved in the Longford hurling management set-up next year, John Hunt has little time for the county’s attitude to hurling. Ultimately, it may end up costing him but he can’t hold his tongue.
Mon, 12 Dec, 2016
Tommy O’Connell was chatting to a couple of friends in the Croke Park Hotel an hour or two before last year’s All-Ireland final when Jimmy Magee passed by. One of the friends buttonholed Magee and, pointing to O’Connell, asked him why this man had a place in hurling history.
Fri, 28 Sep, 2012
More and more angry fans are complaining about television coverage of big games. This could also be down to more fans staying away from the games and preferring to watch them in the – cost-free – comfort of their own homes or their local pub. Anyway, this week again, there’s praise and criticism in equal measure again for RTÉ and TV3.
Wed, 01 Jul, 2009
Sat, 13 Oct, 2007