It’s beginning to look a lot like #Dartsmas. If you’ve been perusing content in this location for any length at all you’ll know the months of November and December are absolutely detested here. It’s been so for more than a decade at this stage but has been amplified to incalculable levels since da departed for… Read More Call me Grinch if you must but in this corner sport saves #Dartsmas!
One of the blessings, or curses depending on what way you’re looking at it, of being liable to watch nearly any sport on the planet is that there’s very seldom a shortage of something to occupy the mind with. Be that as it may, I would always be a great believer in ‘A place for… Read More Strength in numbers lets the dragons torch the rest
How in the name of who or whatever runs the world is it April already? It only seems like last week one was brimming with giddy optimism for Colm O’Rourke’s stewardship of the Meath team, the upturn in Manchester United’s fortunes under Erik ten Hag and the, as it was then, forthcoming Cheltenham Festival. Now… Read More Ferret shows the fluctuating fortunes of rapidly changing picture
In sports where combatants compete on an individual basis, it logically follows that opponents will cross paths with each other fairly regularly. For example, Tennis and Snooker and Darts. The latter being the focus of attention hereafter. Between the ordinary ‘Floor’ tournaments and the bigger televised events, even Stephen Hawking would get hard to keep… Read More Green Machine going up through the gears
The prospect of Eamon Dunphy, John Giles and even, Lord help us, the most boring man alive, Liam Brady, in conversation is always worth a listen. Though it will never be quite the same without Bill in the chair. Now read on… Recently, the latest edition of Dunphy’s excellent podcast, The Stand was happened upon… Read More He’ll make sure we keep talking about him
The above heading could quite easily be in reference to Rory McIlroy. The world’s most talent-endowed golfer literally is from Hollywood. The Co Down incarnation that is, not the one with the famous paving slabs. It would be quite the document too, given all the highs and lows the soon-to-be 34 year old has gone… Read More Move over Spielberg, this Hollywood star writes his own script
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?