Just like about everything else he did with the Lions in 2005, Clive Woodward may have overthought and overdone it when trying to acknowledge and respect the locals’ customs, his suggestion upon consulting a Maori elder that his captain greet the haka by pulling up some grass and throwing it the way of Tana Umaga resulting in Brian O’Driscoll being stretchered off moments later.
Wed, 02 Oct, 2019
AS the American Senate tries to establish to what extent Russia influenced the election of President Donald Trump and as YouTube has to climb down over false conspiracy theories on the Las Vegas shooting, the what-can-we-believe questions scream ever louder.
Sat, 07 Oct, 2017
Newstalk has concluded its review of the circumstances that led to George Hook’s recent rape remarks, which results in the radio presenter “stepping down” from his weekday slot to “take on” a new weekend show, writes
Sat, 23 Sep, 2017
A FEW months ago in this slot I wrote the following about Nóirín O’Sullivan: “She could well argue that her biggest problem is dumb luck. If she had been commissioner at any other time in the force’s history, she might well be considered to be doing a fine job.”
Sat, 16 Sep, 2017