Hail Hail Connacht!

  There is a saying in sport ‘that you have to lose one, to win one’. Connacht obviously paid little heed to this analogy as they comfortably defeated Leinster 20-10 in an exciting Pro 12 final encounter at Murrayfield with a performance which oozed class, skill and has raised the bar set by Glasgow Warriors … More Hail Hail Connacht!

Munster SHC: Tipperary 0-22 – 0-13 Cork

End of May. Thurles. Munster Senior Hurling Championship. Dreams should be made of this but thanks to horrendous weather conditions and a timid Cork challenge, Tipperary eased to victory by nine points, equaling their largest winning margin over the Rebel county. Tipperary came into this encounter with plenty to prove. Several key player retirements and … More Munster SHC: Tipperary 0-22 – 0-13 Cork

Rugby Thoughts

Saracens are European Rugby Cup Champions After steady progress in recent seasons, once unfashionable London Rugby club Saracens are now at the European Rugby summit. Saracens have learned from their mistakes in recent seasons and they handled the final occasion in an efficient manner compared to Racing Metro who were disjointed throughout, not helped by … More Rugby Thoughts

GAA Reflections

Introduction The dust has not even settled on the NHL season. Hold on, the league season has not even finished with a replay scheduled for this weekend but the GAA have decided to launch into the championship with as much fanfare as a Kilkenny Minor Football outing. It was a weekend where puck hurling was … More GAA Reflections