My Alternative Football Championship

GAA football championship article

It has been common knowledge for some time now that the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship, in its present form, is a joke. Although there are some genuine All-Ireland contenders in each province, some have a much easier route to glory than others. Take Kerry for instance. Every year they play a Munster Championship with five […]

Is there too many demands on sports people and a lack of outlets for them when they retire?

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The life of an athlete is a tough one. Hours of training, multiple sacrifices and utmost dedication are needed to reach the top of your game.

2015 League of Ireland season preview


The 6th of March will mark perhaps one of the most important moments in sport in Galway over recent years.

Professionalism is nigh


It seems that GAA people talk about change every spring without fail. Player welfare, fixture congestion and the club vs county debate always seem to crop up.

Allianz Football League round up


John Ivory is here to round up the first week of action from the Allianz Football League.

Galway make impressive start to league campaign

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While it is never wise to make predictions based off a league campaign, much less one game in that league, it appears based off Galway’s opening National Football League division 2 game as if they are to drastically change the way they play football.

The Man, The Myth, The Legend


  Brian O’Driscoll is the epitome of what it means to be a sporting hero.

Rugby’s Hit & Miss!

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  A massive weekend of European rugby is over. Toulon were definitely a hit whereas Munster and Ulster will want to forget about their matches as soon as possible.

Sporting review of the year – 2014


2015 is upon us and now that the final whistle has blown on 2014, it’s time to look back on the ups and downs of the sporting year that has been (and yes, you read correctly, I did just use a really bad sport related pun on the year ending.)

Rugby’s Hit & Miss


Another round of rugby has passed in Europe’s three main domestic leagues. Who was a Hit and who was a Miss? The Hits Top 14 Clubs France has been devastated by the terror attacks on its citizens in recent days. But teams from France’s premier rugby division paid a fitting tribute to all the victims […]