A leader’s most important job is to provide hope – Act II

If not exactly word-for-ford, that was the gist of the most important line in Colm O’Rourke’s Sunday Independent column on St Valentine’s Day. The Simonstown Gaels manager’s piece was not only enjoyed by yours truly, but needed. Desperately. I am … Continue reading A leader’s most important job is to provide hope – Act II

Doubles for Meade and Elliott as Mullins has four tops

In a world less ordinary, any semblance of what once passed for normality has to be clung to and cherished. So to that end, racing going ahead in Leopardstown and Limerick going ahead was absolutely treasured. Once that was saved, though, things went very much along usual lines. In that, between both meetings Willie Mullins chalked up four winners, while the Co Meath duo, Gordon Elliott and Noel Meade bagged a brace apiece. Now consider that the top two trainers in the country also had well fancied representatives turned over in big races and it games you some indication of … Continue reading Doubles for Meade and Elliott as Mullins has four tops