Five Current Hurlers Who Deserve An All-Ireland Medal

Winning the Liam McCarthy cup is seen as the pinnacle of hurling,it’s most prestigious competition.10 counties have won it,some more than others and some not at all.Here we have picked out five current inter county hurlers who haven’t managed to win the Liam McCarthy,but their performances and service to their counties over the years wereContinue reading “Five Current Hurlers Who Deserve An All-Ireland Medal”

Good News For Irish AFLW Fans

TG4 HAS ANNOUNCED that it will provide weekly matches and highlights of the 2021 Australian Football League Women’s (AFLW) season. This will be the first time that extensive coverage of the sport will be provided on Irish television, with 14 Irish players signed up with clubs for the new season. Several LGFA stars are on theContinue reading “Good News For Irish AFLW Fans”

Another Kerry Star Gone Down Under

Deividas Uosis was four years old when his family moved from Lithuania in 2004.He started playing gaelic football for his local club Dingle where his talent was evident but the success he had with his school Pobalscoil Chorca Dhuibhne brought him to wider attention. Uosis is comfortable playing in goal and outfield,He impressed for DingleContinue reading “Another Kerry Star Gone Down Under”

4 Mayo Youngsters Who Can Make The Step Up

The Mayo senior football squad has been hit hard by retirements this week,In four consecutive days a different Mayo player hung up their boots.David Clarke,Donal Vaughan,Tom Parsons and Seamus O’Shea have all called time on their inter county careers,While David Clarke was the only one who was getting significant game time this year,Between the fourContinue reading “4 Mayo Youngsters Who Can Make The Step Up”

From Yorkshire To The Premier League – The Rise And Revival Of John Stones

John Stones was born in Barnsley,South Yorkshire he came through the youth academy at his boyhood club and signed a professional contract in December 2011.You know there’s something special about a player when they make their professional debut as a 17 year old as Stones did in March 2012 against Reading.Ronnie Branson was the academyContinue reading “From Yorkshire To The Premier League – The Rise And Revival Of John Stones”

Canaries And Cherries To Bounce Straight Back To The Top Flight?

Their Recent History Norwich The 03/04 campaign saw Norwich win the First Division title and returned to the top flight for the first time since 1995.However they were relegated straight back down and finished in ninth place in The Championship in the 05/06 season.In 2009 Norwich were relegated to League one they appointed Paul LambertContinue reading “Canaries And Cherries To Bounce Straight Back To The Top Flight?”

Donie Never Failed To Shine

Donie Shine,A legend of the game not only in Roscommon but all over the country has been forced to retire due to ongoing injury concerns.He burst onto the scene in 2006 helping Roscommon to their first minor all-ireland title in 55 years and just their fourth in their history.They beat Kerry in the final afterContinue reading “Donie Never Failed To Shine”

Baller All-Star Hurling Team

1. Stephen O’Keeffe (Waterford) Nickie Quaid is unlucky to lose out here but his performance in the final swung it in O’Keeffe’s favour. The Ballygunner shot-stopper has had a brilliant season. His double-save in the first half of the All-Ireland final was remarkable. But that was not a one-off; he brilliantly denied Aaron Cunningham lateContinue reading “Baller All-Star Hurling Team”

Last Night Showed What Ireland Missed Out On

If ever the Irish fans needed a reminder of what they are missing out on it was in last night’s premier league action.West Ham beat Everton 1-0 at Goodison Park while Manchester United were 2-1 winners over Aston Villa.The two best players on the field in each game were Declan Rice and Jack Grealish bothContinue reading “Last Night Showed What Ireland Missed Out On”

Time to start attacking “More”inho?

Jose Mourinho arrived at Stamford bridge in the summer of 2004 and announced himself as “the special one” he was one of the most sought after young coaches in the world just months prior to his arrival he provided one of the most iconic images in living memory as he sprinted down the touchline atContinue reading “Time to start attacking “More”inho?”