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
There are certain things in life about which yours truly would be very sporadic. Reading absolutely sitting atop any such ensemble. But there are other occupants. Some of which may well be familiar to regular callers in this space. Watching tennis during Wimbledon, Cricket if The Ashes are on at Christmas, snooker at Crucible time.… Read More Green Machine or wounded lion he’s still the most dangerous
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
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?
Being a writer who primarily works in sport, sometimes you are in the fortunate position of being able to witness happenings at close quarters which can be difficult to put into words. For yours truly, Kevin Foley’s goal for Meath against Dublin, Padraig Beggy coming from the clouds to win the Epsom Derby aboard Wings… Read More Seeing is believing until you can’t believe it!
Eventually, the cream comes to the top. James Wade has always been possessed of commensurate class to his contemporaries but, due to a combination of bad luck and exceptionally talented opponents, he hasn’t always attained the reward his obvious abilities have merited. It truly is amazing what one win can do for sporting competitors. The… Read More The Machine rides again on Green diesel
Sport can be fickle. Especially something like darts where competitors meet with the regularity some people go to the loo. Now read on… Stuart Pyke joked with Michael Van Gerwen on Wednesday night that if his current ‘slump’ in form continued he might need a wildcard to get into next season’s Premier League. Not likely!… Read More Green Machine drives on as Smith stumbles again