As the top flights of English football are on hiatus and Ireland’s World Cup qualifiers get underway in Belgrade this Wednesday evening, the Boys in Green and their vociferous supporters will be awaiting kick-off vs Serbia with trepidation. Stephen Kenny is currently facing something of a selection dilemma, with a myriad of players carrying injuries and forcing him to … [Read more...] about Galway men abroad: Pressure cranks up as internationals loom
By Oisín Bradley Sports Editor After a busy Christmas period and a turbulent January in the top tiers of English football, league tables are well and truly starting to take shape in what has been a bizarre season with even stranger results across the footballing pyramid. Here, we’re going to be casting an eye over how some of our local talents have fared, including two men … [Read more...] about Galway English Men
FRESH off her Irish 100m Hurdle success, final year student Sarah Quinn talks Tokyo, balancing college and sport and forging friendships in the college athletics club. By Oisín Bradley (Twitter @OisinBradley) NUIG Commerce student Sarah Quinn completed a remarkable feat in late August, as she secured gold in some fashion at the Irish Life Health National Senior … [Read more...] about “I’ll just have to take it in my stride!” – Irish Hurdles Champion Sarah Quinn.
By Tomás Keating Despite there being no World Cup, no European Championships, or Olympics, this summer promises to be an enjoyable one. Here are some of the big sporting events: All-Ireland Senior Football Championship: This year’s Football Championship is going to be intriguing. Dublin will start their quest to become the first team to ever complete a five in a row. … [Read more...] about Busy summer of sport ahead
By Markus Krug Every football fan has faced this age-old question at least once: who is the greatest football player on the planet right now? And for the last ten plus years, this usually has come down to a decision between two fantastic players. Argentinian magician Lionel Messi or Portuguese force of nature, Christiano Ronaldo. Both have been head and shoulders above … [Read more...] about Alien Amongst Men