Photo by Ben McShane on Sportsfile Two rounds played so far in the 2024 Six Nations, it is safe to say that Ireland are on the road to back-to-back Six Nations Grand Slams for the first time in their history. Looking to shake off the cobwebs after a disastrous exit from the Rugby World Cup last October, attention was turned to how well they will recover, especially … [Read more...] about Will Ireland make history by winning back-to-back Grand Slams?
Image by Harry Murphy on Sportsfile Hopes are high for Ireland’s success in this year’s Rugby World Cup. Some of our star players are in the form of their lives, such as Bundee Aki, scoring 4 tries already in this World Cup, who is an early front runner for player of the tournament. Meanwhile captain and talisman Johnny Sexton has been in … [Read more...] about Dare to dream or brace for heartbreak: a beginner’s guide to Ireland’s chances of winning the Rugby World Cup
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.