Easter Saturday, 1993. The talented but luckless David Hirst gives Sheffield Wednesday a very early lead at Old Trafford. On a day that, if Manchester United won, they would virtually have one hand on their first League title in over … Continue reading Two red corners on very different paths
At various times over the years, the fact there’s a fairly extensive video library in Boylan Talks Sport HQ has surely got a mention. That and match programmes. The latter are actually quite the big deal. As was discovered when … Continue reading Superman will have to go shopping again!
This week’s episode looks back on the latest player to make a big breakthrough in darts, Jonny Clayton of Wales. I also look back at what happened regarding Irish players in the recently closed transfer window, while a look is … Continue reading DriveThru Sports Weekly – Ep. 12
Munster…… 10 Leinster…… 13 It was another case of shoulda, woulda, coulda for Munster last night as their wait to eclipse their great rivals has now reached a half dozen games. In this typically attritional arm wrestle, the outcome boiled … Continue reading Strength in depth trumps bravery and faith any day
Athletics makes its first appearance on our menu in very sombre circumstances following the passing of Jerry Kiernan, while I also look at the constantly evolving race for the Premiership title and also give my two cents on the growing … Continue reading DriveThru Sports Weekly – Ep. 11
In some ways, things in sport are cyclical. Unless of course there happens to be an all-dominating force at the head of affairs. Manchester United in the early years of the Premiership, Dublin currently in Gaelic football, Willie Mullins in … Continue reading Red Alert! The Shannon tide is murmuring
Leinster loosehead prop Cian Healy will ascend into a unique group of players in Paris on Saturday when collecting his 100th Test cap as Ireland take on the French with the Six Nations Championship at stake. The Clontarf clubman – who made his debut against Australia in 2008 during the period when Croke Park was home to Irish rugby – takes his place in the front row alongside Rob Herring and Andrew Porter. Meanwhile, the team shows one change from the combination which put a half tonne of points on Italy last weekend with Robbie Henshaw replacing his provincial colleague … Continue reading Healy hits 100 with Championship on the line