UL Athletics Club Take Home Historic IUAA Title

University of Limerick has had a long-established tradition of athletics since the establishment of the college. The track has been a landmark of the Castletroy campus and has produced many Irish Olympians who have brought UL athletics to the global stage. Domestically the club competes each year in the Irish University Athletics Associations Championships which are held annually throughout the …

Gautier Fernandez : ‘Gaelic games are becoming more and more popular in France’

Finding a GAA club in France is like finding a nice baguette in Ireland. It’s difficult but it’s possible. Gautier Fernandez started playing Gaelic football in 2017. Since 2018, he has been the communications manager at the Clermont Gaels club, based in Clermont-Ferrand. This club was established 12 years ago. “At the beginning, it was only an association dedicated to …

Ex-Utd Pundits Losing Credibility With Refusal To Criticise Ole

Gary Neville and Roy Keane are two of the best pundits on Sky Sports at present. But the manner in which they are dancing around the issue of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s future is threatening to diminish their credibility. Both are ex-teammates and friends of Solskjaer but does that reduce their responsibilities to their audience? Everyone can see that he is …

Ireland v Portugal – Preview, Predicted Teams

It is that most rare of occasions, an Ireland international week with a feeling of optimism leading into it. The recent victories over Azerbaijan and Qatar in the last international break have given Stephen Kenny some breathing space and the fact that Ireland finally recorded a competitive victory during his tenure has certainly eased the pressure on the manager. It …

Uninspired Ireland Falling Behind The Rest

The Ireland side named to face Japan on Saturday could hardly be described as experimental. While other sides have clearly got one eye on the 2023 World Cup, Ireland coach Andy Farrell has opted for experience. It is easy to forget that Farrell was under severe pressure prior to the away win over Scotland in the 2021 Six Nations and, …

The IRFU must improve women’s rugby in the country

Anyone that watched the Irish women’s rugby game against Scotland will have seen distraught players thrown across the pitch after their defeat. This was, without a doubt, grim viewing for the onlooking audience. Following this fall out in the World cup qualifier on Saturday, September 25th, many questions have been raised about the treatment of Women’s rugby in the country. …

Why Can’t Mayo Win An All-Ireland?

The Mayo footballers, yet another Final loss to add to the lengthy list of them down through the years. Unlike many of the previous deciders, they went into Saturday’s game against Tyrone as hot favourites after their memorable win over Dublin. However, when both Tommy Conroy and Ryan O’Donoghue missed guilt-edged opportunities at the start of the second half, it …