Ian O Riordan

102 results

Ireland manager Paul Earley

No representatives from counties such as Kerry, Down, or indeed Cavan, hosts for the first Test, and no more than eight survivors from the last Int(...)

It’s not dubbed the managerial merry-go-round for nothing: Kieran McGeeney is leaving Kildare and returning to his native county Armagh. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

So it’s not dubbed the managerial merry-go-round for nothing: on the same night Jason Ryan went before the Kildare county board to be ratified as thei(...)

Dublin’s Jonny Cooper tackles James O’Donoghue of Kerry during their All-Ireland senior football semi-final at Croke Park earlier this month. The corner back says his side didn’t lose their composure despite conceding three first-half goals in the game. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The last thing any player should be revealing before an All-Ireland final is a sudden and crippling loss of confidence. Now is not the time for even t(...)

Today Ben Johnson seems a little confused over how beneficial the drugs were, and maintains he would still have won the 1998 Olympic 100 metres gold medal if he hadn’t been doping. Photograph: Reuters

“Sprinters are born, my friend. Not made. You have to understand that. The hard training was put in there, 12 years of hard training. The only thing t(...)

New IOC president Thomas Bach (right) who succeeded Jacques Rogge (left). Photograph: Simon Hofmann/Bongarts/Getty Images

You would not believe some of the derision hurled my way from certain colleagues in Croke Park last Sunday, simply for spreading the news that Tokyo g(...)

Clare captain Paul Flanagan after his side won the Munster final against Tipperary. Photograph: Inpho

Whatever slight glimmer of hope or remote outside chance Antrim might somehow take out Clare in this under-21 showdown probably ended in Croke Park ar(...)

Brian Cody: staying on at Kilkenny. Photograph: Inpho/Lorraine O’Sullivan

The least surprising managerial reappointment of the lot was agreed last night when Brian Cody was ratified for a 16th successive season as Kilkenny h(...)

Colin Ryan’s free-taking technique is all about eliminating distractions and following the same routine. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

The last thing any Clare free-taker needs going into an All-Ireland hurling final is any comparison with Jamesie O’Connor, although with Colin Ryan, i(...)

Mayo haven’t given up yet on Cillian O’Connor (right) playing some part in the All-Ireland showdown with Dublin. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Mayo continue to hold out hope that forward Cillian O’Connor might still play some part in their All-Ireland final showdown against Dublin later this (...)

Derval O’Rourke, centre, trailing  eventual ‘winner’ Nevin Yanit of Turkey, left,  in the women’s 100m hurdles final at the European Indoor Athletics Championships in Gothenburg in March. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

For Derval O’Rourke, winning another European Indoor bronze medal will be worth the wait, if only in terms of inner satisfaction.With confirmation tha(...)

  • « First
  • Prev
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • Next
  • Last »