With inter county matters done and dusted for another year, the County Championships take centre stage, as teams vie for bragging rights within their own borders. Here Is John Ivory with a roundup of the recent County Finals from around the Country.
Last Saturday evening saw Kilkenny and Brian Cody claim another All-Ireland title. Their harassing and tormenting of Tipperary saw them eke out a three point victory in an enthralling All-Ireland Final replay. How would the replay live up to the drawn game, which was dubbed the greatest game of all time? As it turned out, […]
They were oh so close. This present crop of Irish rugby players has given the people of Ireland a lot to be proud of, and they did so again in the final November International against the almighty All Blacks. Ireland may have walked away without a historic win, but had the Autumn series finished after […]
By Niamh Prendergast It’s the first Sunday of September, where else would you rather be? Croke park, Hogan stand, Section 331, Row G, Seat 14. Surely, nowhere else, or perhaps the hill? But, only one other place in the whole world may measure, and that is, of course, on the famous pitch itself. For some […]