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 – … Read more

Dignity in Defeat – This Is Magnificent

This is magnificent. An All Ireland Gaelic Football Final between arch enemies Dublin and Kerry went all the way before it was won by the Dubs in the last second of the match in front of 82,500 fans. With the game over, the defeated young Kerry player retrieved the ball, carried it up the pitch … Read more

Welsh Fans Are Amazing

Welsh fans are amazing. Last year, when Ireland finally won our long awaited Grand Slam in Cardiff, I couldn’t help feeling that the Welsh celebrated it as much as we did. A year later I’m back in Dublin for Wales’ last international rugby match …. …to be held in hidden jewel in the crown which … Read more