Lance Armstrong – even mention of the guy’s name makes my skin crawl. For me, it’s the deception. Yes over what he ‘achieved’ on the bike under a cloud of shame. But the deceit goes even further than that. There’s trying to decipher what was real from what wasn’t. I mean, he was obviously a… Read More We are the only dopes if we swallow this one
Managers don’t concede goals Dundee United and Bournemouth shared an unwanted statistic at the weekend. Both shipped nine goals against Celtic and Liverpool respectively and both clubs currently find themselves managerless after the services of both Jack Ross and Scott Parker were defenestrated with by their respective employers. Utterly ridiculous and another shameful illustration of… Read More Sideline Cuts – 21
Dessie gets deserved extension Despite much speculation over his future, it was confirmed this week that Dessie Farrell will remain in charge of Dublin for at least another two years. Which is only as it should be after the Na Fianna clubman guided the sky blues to an All Ireland, three more Leinsters and at… Read More Sideline Cuts – 20
Tempestuous but highly talented Tennis player. https://mywordle.strivemath.com/?word=gmijtso
When is a party not a party? That’s surely the hottest topic in the UK at the moment. As Boris remains trapped in a quandary trying to differentiate between his head and his backside. Apparently Bono, Eamon Ryan and Pat Kenny are in hiding with him. Hopefully Bojo has hidden the keys and isolated the… Read More No winners as Djokovic double faults
A slightly more focused edition this week with the European Championships still ongoing and the GAA Championships taking off in earnest. But there are a few curve balls hidden as well. Enjoy!
Plenty of variety in this week’s sporting fitness test. Watch out for next week’s installment which will be a horse racing special to coincide with one of the sporting highlights of the year – The Cheltenham Festival.
What you are about to read is basically a follow-up to the last column which appeared here. Produced by way of reassurance. Perhaps mostly to myself, but also for people who read the last piece. For I have been blown away and humbled by people’s support and kindness since it was published. As was alluded… Read More Left searching for appropriate words
#TENNIS Towards the end of my primary education, the concept of the GAA Summer Camp was introduced. It was actually my final year on the first part of the education ladder. However, through the kindness of Willie Lyons, the late Peter Clarke and coaches Colm Brady and James Battersby, permission was granted for me to… Read More Greatness graces every generation and needn’t be devalued