Drew Harris is about to earn his corn. The garda commissioner is embarking on a reform programme that is going to put noses out of joint. There will be fewer senior jobs available in the bright, new shining organisation. Career paths will be narrowed.
The Valvoline Irish Forest Rally Championship is likely to have a new leader after tomorrow’s Abbey Hotel Donegal Forest Rally, the third round of the campaign as series leader and former champion Josh Moffett has withdrawn his entry due to business commitments.
A few weeks ago I got talking to a manager of a county football team. His team had made good progress playing a fine attacking style of football but in recent games had come unstuck against extreme massed defences, writes.
The Donegal-Down game last Sunday was another stark reminder, to those who care, that the game of Gaelic football is in big trouble. It has become ultra-defensive and the overriding philosophy seems to be to stop the opposition from playing and pick up the debris left to try eke out a low-scoring win.
TITLE contenders in both the Citroen Irish Tarmac Championship and the Dulux Trade British Rally Championship face similar tasks on this weekend’s penultimate rounds of the series, that while featuring the same stages, headquarters and service halts, will run under two different names.