BRENDAN O'BRIEN: Horgan may still miss out despite move

The latest chapter in Daryl Horgan’s career as a professional footballer began with a run off the bench for Neil Lennon’s Hibernian in their 1-1 draw away to St Johnstone in Perth last weekend.

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BRENDAN O'BRIEN: Cunningham a rarity: An upwardly mobile Irish player

Very few of us paid attention when Greg Cunningham’s transfer from Preston to Cardiff City went through in June.

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BRENDAN O'BRIEN: Could it be that Galway finally feel at home in Munster?

It’s less than two years since Galway’s beef with the ostracisation of their underage teams from Leinster’s minor and U21 grades morphed into the suggestion that the county should think about hopping over another fence and into Munster’s field instead.

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BRENDAN O'BRIEN: Forget the naysayers, football’s still worthy fare

"To one’s enemies, I hate myself more than you ever could." — Alain de Botton

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BRENDAN O'BRIEN: Bowie may not agree but Irish sport may prosper from ‘one-off’ championship changes

Tori Bowie was simply in the wrong place at the wrong time.

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BRENDAN O'BRIEN: How can women’s sport catch up travelling in a second-class carriage?

Only someone living in a cave, and maybe the odd cave man, could deny that there has been a long overdue change in perceptions when it comes to women in sport.

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BRENDAN O'BRIEN: Dark horses are fine, but time for France to apply some gloss

What this World Cup could really do with is a team to capture the imagination, says Brendan O’Brien.

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BRENDAN O'BRIEN: Home advantage is a prize worth fighting for

The GAA’s casual relationship with the notion of home advantage never ceases to amaze, writes Brendan O’Brien.

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BRENDAN O'BRIEN: World Cup proving a slow-burner

This has been a World Cup of great moments rather than great games, writes Brendan O’Brien.

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BRENDAN O'BRIEN: A victory for England before they even step on the pitch

We’ll start, given the week that’s in it, with a nod to the Leaving Cert.

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BRENDAN O'BRIEN: To referee by rulebook or circumstance?

Podcasts really are the gifts that keep on giving.

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BRENDAN O'BRIEN: Ireland can learn from Kiwis’ holistic approach

Peter Miskimmin made no bones about it: he was torn.

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