Enda Mcnulty

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Armagh’s Paul McGrane lifts the trophy after victory over Fermanagh in the Ulster football final replay in 2008. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

When Armagh last won the Ulster championship, 11 summers ago now, the supporters could have walked through the celebratory drill in their sleep. They (...)

Ireland’s Jonathan Sexton dejected after defeat in Cardiff. ‘The frustrations are real. You can see it on senior players’ faces.’ Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Doubt has forever been the nemesis of confidence. Steve Hansen’s comment from November came into my mind last Saturday in Cardiff. Steve was very ser(...)

‘The last 18 months is probably the most I have enjoyed rugby since I was about 13 years of age.’ Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Keith Earls is in a good headspace, so to speak, something he attributes to working with world renowned hypnotist and mentalist Keith Barry, and while(...)

Former Armagh manager Paul Grimley: “The 2003 final and that semi-final hurt Armagh people a hell of a lot. When it came down to the crunch in both years Tyrone won those battles.” Photograph:  INPHO/Donall Farmer

Revisiting the labyrinth of this 2005 trilogy has little to do with Saturday’s reprise. On Saturday, every able man, woman and child will migrate sout(...)

Joe Schmidt and members of the Irish squad  in Japan. The successful tour has helped to blood fresh Irish talent.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Face contorted as sharp instructions are barked, subtle nods and hand signals exchanged with fitness guru Jason Cowman, Corporal Schmidt during the I(...)

Niall Breslin is one of Ireland’s best known advocates for mental health awareness. He found the benefit of exercise when he started training for and competing in triathlons

“The most unhealthy people I know are very fit people who use extreme exercise to mask serious root cause issues,” says mental health campaigner Niall(...)

Dublin players go through their warm-up routine before the league match against Mayo at MacHale Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

It would be misleading to describe this as a “streak”. The term is too flashy and volatile and to capture what has been a gold-standard two years of u(...)

Conor Murray: “It’s our team and we want to put it right. We slipped up last weekend.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Ireland, coaches and players, have struggled to come to terms with Murrayfield. “It would be easy to feel sorry for ourselves and be quite angry at e(...)

Ireland rugby coach Joe Schmidt with Enda McNulty at Soldier Field in Chicago. “The best of the best are the ones who aren’t sceptical. They’re the ones who want to push it forward.” Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Enda McNulty is painting a Christmas scene. As only he can. The question was about leadership and after an answer that included him player-managing hi(...)

The Ireland players form a ring around Joe Schmidt at the Aviva Stadium as the head coach delivers instructions. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

A New Zealand television journalist crystallised Joe Schmidt’s Ireland with the final question of Thursday’s press conference: “Joe, you always talk a(...)

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