Craig Doyle

13 results

Tommy Bowe:  will  host the Rugby World Cup coverage on eir Sport where he’ll have a trio of ex-team-mates for company – Gordon D’Arcy, Peter Stringer and Jerry Flannery. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

This is very definitely a World Cup for people who get up early in the morning. And with 48 matches over 44 days, the schedule will be a gruelling en(...)

Billy Vunipola of Saracens after the victory over Munster. Asked if he’d anything to say to the Munster fans who’d booed him during the game he replied : “Naw, from my point of view I believe in what I believe in”. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Well, that was one weird Saturday afternoon in the company of BT Sport. Indeed, if you’d missed why Billy Vunipola had been in the news in the prece(...)

For comic effect Francis Brennan dons some Asian-themed headgear

Pity the poor Brennan brothers. Ten years after these fastidious Kerry hoteliers began At Your Service (RTÉ One, Sunday, 8.30pm), their business makeo(...)

TG4’s coverage at the Sportsground on Saturday was sloppy. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Where is the journalism? Choose your channel. Former players and coaches as commentators have obvious value: take a leaf from Tony Romo’s playbook. T(...)

 Leinster’s Isa Nacewa and Jordi Murphy lift the Champions Cup trophy. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

If you’re of the rugby faith and your twin Gods are Leinster and Ireland, then at this point you’re perched on a cloud numbered nine floating just abo(...)

Carmel and Billy Comer, who won £1.1 million in 1994.

Be careful what you wish for, suggests We Won the Lotto (RTÉ One, Monday, 9.35pm), a documentary about the grimmer realities behind every wage slave’s(...)

 Brian O’Driscoll: The former Ireland international was giving what amounted to a postmortem of his old team’s failings and inevitable defeat with some 20 minutes left in the game.  Photograph:  Chalres McQuillan/Getty Images

Were they really leather lapels? Dear oh dear, that was the question which prompted much mirth among the lads in the BT Sport studio ahead of the Lein(...)

 Brian O’Driscoll, the former Ireland centre now BT Sport rugby pundit looks on during the European Rugby Champions Cup match between Leinster and Wasps at the RDS Arena. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Well, that was weird, watching Brian O’Driscoll pottering around the RDS in his civvies yesterday, expressing wonder at all the things he never knew w(...)

John Gallagher from Co Donegal in the National Lottery winners’ room celebrating a €41,096 EuroMillions win last November. Photograph: Mac Innes

You may dream of it, but what really happens when you win the lottery? A team of advisers at National Lottery headquarters says the first thing you s(...)

 Simon Shaw and  Scott Quinnell conduct the draw for the European Rugby Champions Cup in Neuchatel, Switzerland yesterday. Photograph:  Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images.

Hoss didn’t get the girl in Bonanza, which at that precise moment, was something of a double whammy in the disappointment stakes. Tuning into TG4 to t(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • Next
  • Last »