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Sport: fixtures farrago
Denis Hurley
Here's hoping the scheduling sideshow doesn't overshadow the action on the field, writes Denis Hurley.
12 June 2024 Sport
Semple pleasures
A visit to Thurles is something that will never be taken for granted, writes Denis Hurley.
29 May 2024 Sport
Hurling championship has kept us enthralled - football has a hard act to follow
There are just nine games left in the hurling championship – can the football thrill us more in the meantime, asks Denis Hurley.
Super Sunday of hurling drama
So many permutations – the only pity is that so few games remain after the weekend fixtures, but the possibilities are endless, writes Denis Hurley.
22 May 2024 Sport
Sport: glory days for Cork
Cork’s win over Limerick may be pivotal or may count for nothing, but it was a special occasion for those present, writes Denis Hurley.
15 May 2024 Sport
Less talk, more action
The fixture-list is busy enough as it is, so The Sunday Game isn’t short of on-field material, writes Denis Hurley.
24 April 2024 Sport
A beautiful chaos is about to kick off
The Munster hurling championship begins this weekend and excitement awaits, writes Denis Hurley.
17 April 2024 Sport
Leinster look to kick on as La Rochelle visit
The last Irish province standing must face the side that has beaten them in the last two Champions Cup finals, writes Denis Hurley.
10 April 2024 Sport
Giving the gift of life to her father – Wexford woman’s living kidney donation
Trish Boyce from Co Wexford donated a kidney to her father, dialysis patient John Boyce, in December 2022. Fifteen months on, ‘Team Boyce’ is doing well, writes Margaret Hawkins.
10 April 2024 Health
Could Ireland’s loss be the Six Nations gain?
Defeat was bad for Ireland but perhaps good for the Six Nations as a whole – and there’s still a game and championship to be won, writes Denis Hurley.
13 March 2024 Sport
Tough act to follow as new era begins
The out-half’s retirement left Andy Farrell with two jobs to fill – at captain and number 10, writes Denis Hurley.
31 January 2024 Sport
Sport: repeat pairings on the horizon
Leinster and Munster will have familiar knockout opponents following the conclusion of Champions Cup group stages, writes Denis Hurley.
24 January 2024 Sport