Because of what was happening out in Tallaght over the weekend, this piece was always likely to be about basketball, and then a certain event in California last Sunday confirmed it could be about nothing else.
Wed, 29 Jan, 2020
It is Superbowl week, and maybe for the first time in its storied history, the American news cycle is dominated not by the QB ratings of the respective starting quarterbacks, but by the death of one of the most dominant personalities in contemporary American sport and pop-culture, Kobe Bryant.
Tue, 28 Jan, 2020
It may be just coincidental that as parts of the country were battered by Lorenzo yesterday Ireland’s rugby players made unexpectedly heavy weather of beating Russia in the tremendous heat and draining humidity in Kobe’s sweatbox to keep the World Cup dream alive.
Fri, 04 Oct, 2019
Ireland got the bonus-point victory expected of them as they took a welcome step towards the World Cup quarter-finals on Thursday but this was not the bounce-back performance required following last Saturday’s defeat to Japan.
Thu, 03 Oct, 2019
Not that Ireland haven’t enough to be getting on with, but there was little evidence in Scotland’s 34-0 defeat of Samoa in Kobe today that Gregor Townsend’s men are ready to rain on Japan’s World Cup parade come their decisive Pool A clash at the World Cup on Sunday October 13th.
Mon, 30 Sep, 2019
THERE’S winning pretty, and there’s just plain winning – and the Los Angeles Lakers will to continue their no-nonsense winning approach as they look to outmuscle the Boston Celtics in tomorrow night’s Game Two of the NBA Finals (tomorrow 1am Irish time, Live on ESPN).
Sat, 05 Jun, 2010