The Meath Senior Hurling team to play London in the final round of regulation fixtures in Div. 2B of the Allianz NHL shows seven changes from that which defeated Tyrone in Omagh last Saturday. Into the side come Mickey Burke, Killian Swaine, Shane Brennan, Daire Shine, Evan Fitzgerald, Jamie Leavy and Mikey Cole. Simon Ennis… Read More Seven switches for Meath ahead of trip across the water
Meath…2-17 Tyrone…0-08 Second half goals from Eamon Og O’Donnchadh and substitute Paddy Barnwell put a coat of gloss on a polished Meath performance in O’Neill’s Healy Park, Omagh as the visitors booked their place in the Allianz NHL Div. 2B Final with a game to spare. On a weekend that, locally at least, was a… Read More Royals reserve final berth with a game to spare
Few, if any, however, could’ve predicted the manic majesty of what was to transpire when the two combatants returned to the oche after the first stanza. Put in this way, there was more than Wayne Mardle lost for words. … Read More You were right there Michael on the night
https://youtube.com/shorts/kvBN3jJ8T8E?feature=share I have long contemplated getting a Dart Board or, at the very least, dropped enough hints about same. So, most recently, the leading lady surprised me with one. As you’ll see within, spasms have played havoc with my initial attempts. So much that I haven’t managed to get a dart to stick to the… Read More Watch “When Spasms Spoil Your Darting Dreams!” on YouTube
Regardless of what sporting activity one choses to focus on, the reality is that the form of participants therein can and does fluctuate from time to time. The thing is, with a team sport, if one player has an off day, there will be others to pick up the slack, in an individual pursuit, your… Read More It can’t be that easy, can it?
No matter where one looks, online or in other media outlets, there will be reference to the oddity that is the period between Christmas and the New Year. You’ve no clue what day it is, you’re just about sick of eating turkey but cake/pudding/sweets are still fair game. For someone like myself with whom mental… Read More Changing of the guard?
Earlier this week, in relation to players turning up to the Alexandra Palace laden down with expectations, the point was made that, regardless of any possibilities, producing on the greatest stage in the sport is another matter entirely. Or for most players it is. Evidently, nobody sent the memo to Josh Rock. The 21-year-old Antrim… Read More Rocky sets up a Riot with dominant display
He may not quite be the Beard To Be Feared as much as he once was but the ever popular Simon Whitlock certainly lived up to the Wizard billing as he somehow extricated himself from what for very long periods looked a decidedly gluey situation against Christian Perez of the Philippines this afternoon at the… Read More This Wizard got Christmas on the day he needed it
A former inter county dual GAA player once said to me “There’s only one place to really judge a player’s character – Croke Park. I knew what he meant. For a golfer see Augusta National, anyone in National Hunt horse racing is judged by what they do – or don’t – at the Cheltenham Festival… Read More A string to Willie’s bow as Brown drops down
One of the worst drawbacks to dealing with any sort of mental health issue is the instinct to want to self isolate. To go into onion mode. Get as many layers between you and the outside world as possible. Couple that with the most severe cold snaps we’ve had in these parts for a long… Read More Big Boris back in the game and the Jackpot’s back on the table