Irish Hockey Qualify For Tokyo!

The Irish women’s hockey team continue to ride on a crest of a wave which began in 2018 after securing the passage to their first ever Olympic Games in Tokyo next year. Of course, anyone who has followed the sport on this island for the past year will know that it wasn’t without drama. Canada…

UCC: A Week In Review

The UCC Men’s hockey team continued their good form with a 3-0 win over local rivals Ashton. Goals from Simon Dring, Stephen Jermyn and Barry Cronin meant UCC extended their great form and of course won the bragging rights over their counterparts. UCC Women’s Soccer began their Premier Division South campaign at home to NUIG last Wednesday night…

The World Athletics Championships 2019: How The Race Was Run

Before analyzing this year’s championships, here is a couple of questions for you, did you watch the competition? Did you even know it was on? One could be forgiven for answering no to both of these as even the most fanatical of sports fans in the media have admitted to only taking a passing interest in the championships. The…

A New Era: Cork GAA Welcomes Home Past Legends

A new era has begun for Cork hurling with four new appointments made in the last couple of weeks. The County Board have made a real statement of intent with not just the appointments of the managers but with the backroom teams that will the accompany the respective sides. Kieran Kingston returns to the senior role that he…

Championship 2019- A year in review

The 2019 All Ireland Championships have come to an end for another year. In the hurling, one team went from being ‘over the hill’ to being kings of it once more, while in football, one team continued their monopoly over the rest of the country. The small-ball game may not have lived up to last year’s epic…

Rugby World Cup 2019 – Let the Games Begin

(The 72,330 capacity International Stadium in Yokohama which will host the final on the 2 nd of November) With just three days to go to the Rugby World Cup in Japan excitement levels are sending the barometer soaring. With so many sports to choose from in a saturated market in Ireland, it is only in…