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Sportsmanship Is Never far Away

A guy walks up to me and says “I really like your Great Sportsmanship Programme – you should talk to my brother I’m sure he can give you a story.” “Why’s that?’ I ask. “Oh,” he says, “he’s a fantastic sportsman himself. He plays Gaelic and Hurling for Limerick.” “Really”  I said “That’s interesting – […]

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How Sportsmanship Can Change The World

Can a man throwing a spear stop a war? Can a woman reading a poem stop a war? Can sworn enemies become friends just for two weeks every four years? The answer is ‘Yes, Yes and Yes!’ And it’s been going on for some time ….in fact over a thousand years…….. How Sportsmanship Can Change […]

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A Virtual Tour of the Newest Stadium in the Oldest Venue

The oldest international rugby venue in the world, Lansdowne Road, and its brand new 51,700 all-seater Aviva Stadium opened its doors to the world on Saturday 31 July 2010. Here is my virtual tour as I sat in awe of this wonderful new stadium. One wonders what historic moments in rugby and football (soccer) will […]

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