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  • Intern misses out on the gun show

    February 28, 2011 @ 5:49 pm | by Carl O'Malley

    We had a young transition year student in here today. Nice sort. Polite, attentive and with enough good manners to look interested while one is revealing the more mundane aspects of online sports journalism, like updating the GAA tables or sending timed sms messages.   (more…)

  • AS caught miles offside

    February 23, 2011 @ 8:26 pm | by Noel O'Reilly

    As any follower of Spanish football is well aware, the Spanish press are fiercely partisan in coverage of their local teams. And even more one-eyed when reporting perceived injustices committed by their bitter rivals. But the Madrid-based AS sports daily took matters to a new low when it attempted to shift the goalposts on Monday morning. (more…)

  • Bernie’s balls up in Bahrain

    February 21, 2011 @ 5:35 pm | by Carl O'Malley

    What on earth was Bernie waiting on?

    The “Formula One supremo” today said “nothing had changed” over the weekend and a decision on whether the Bahrain GP would go ahead as planned would be made tomorrow. (more…)

  • One to watch…

    February 16, 2011 @ 3:27 pm | by Carl O'Malley

    Séamus O’Connor will hopefully be representing Ireland at the Winter Olympics in Sochi in 2014. (more…)

  • Heaslip joins the Irish Times team

    February 4, 2011 @ 9:16 pm | by Noel O'Reilly

    For the first time since breaking into the international set-up, Jamie Heaslip will spend the opening Six Nations weekend looking on from afar as he rests up his injured ankle in readiness for the visit of France on Sunday week. (more…)

  • Time for Trap to take proper look at his options

    February 3, 2011 @ 3:59 pm | by Carl O'Malley

    Giovanni Trapattoni looks ready to hand out a few debut caps if his finalised squad for the opening game of the Carling Nations Cup is any indicator. (more…)


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