Football, Sports

When El Clasico Means Something

Every football fan watches hundreds, thousands, maybe even tens of thousands of football matches in their lifetime, and for most of them, they’re shit, unmemorable, decent but meh, nothing to tell your friends about, or exhibit moments that hook boys and girls/men and women of all ages into this drug we call football. And every football junkie, constantly looking for …


Rugby, Six Nations, Sports

Six Nations: France Crush Welsh Grand Slam Dreams In Tense Affair

Have you taken a moment to breathe yet? Take one now if you are still on the come down to what would’ve been the tensest championship/slam decider in Six Nations history, but instead, it’s the best penultimate game in six nations history.  Historic is one way, but not the way everyone hoped it be, and certainly not what Wales hoped …


Liverpool 20/21 (So Far): Under The Microscope

“Everything I learned, I learned from him…” When a team kicks into 5th gear and the moment comes when the collective passengers decide that they want to see how fast the car can really go, there is not much that can be done to dry the thirst of the passengers and driver from doing so, once the adrenaline of knowing …

“We have to lose the sax solo!”- The Making of My Lovely Horse

On a Good Friday 1996, in a house on Kerry’s road in Limerick, a group were gathered to view an episode of comedy that is now enshrined in the Irish psyche. My father was part of that group as they previewed what many view as the greatest episode of a TV comedy in Irish history. The episode was ’A Song …

Saturday’s Six Nations 2021 Round-up: England Fail To Impress While Wales Find Unlikely Success

England 41-18 Italy England welcomed Italy to Twickenham to kick off round two of this year’s Six Nations, with two teams looking to build on 2 mediocre showings from last week.  An England side that wasn’t allowed get up to speed against an effective Scottish defence, while Italy in this afternoon played an almost identical game to that against France …

Coppa Italia: Atalanta Dominate Napoli To Earn Final Match-Up With Juventus

Atalanta takes their spot in the Coppa Italia final, opposite Juventus. A second Coppa Italia final in three years for Bergamo’s finest. The game was arguably won in the first half wherein Gattuso’s Napoli ran like statues and defended like pigeons.  Napoli failed to create anything of note beyond a few scuffed pop shots from Insigne, even with their ample …

Coppa Italia: Atalanta v Napoli Second-Leg Preview

A trip to Bergamo and the backdrop of Lo Stadio di Bergamo will host the return fixture of what was an unexpected goalless draw between Napoli and Atalanta. In which a Man of the match worthy performance from Napoli’s goalkeeper, David Ospina, kept Atalanta scoreless, making Napoli only the 5th side to accomplish that this season. But the praise, unfortunately, …

Derby Della Madonnina: A Classic Derby Sees A Blue Sky Dawn Over Milan

The post-Christmas period in Italy has been so far, as eventful as it was pre-Christmas. Where Pioli’s Milan stomped with smugness in their title ambitions with a form whose embers were ignited in the post covid period of last season with the likes of Ismaël Bennacer, Franck Kessie and Theo Hernandez severed as the safety net for Milan, while the …

How rap’s perennial joker Tyler, The Creator paved his way to the top

By Seán Finnan At the beginning of the 2010’s Tyler Okonma was not widely well known to the general public.  Tyler Okonma or Tyler,the Creator as he would be known was at the forefront of a new generation of underground rappers, and by the end of the decade, he would’ve become one of the most celebrated and influential artists whose …