Strong chance of Irish presence in Heineken Cup home stretch
Denis Hurley
Having come away from Thomond Park with a 15-point victory over Munster, the Leinster squad is looking strong, but Connacht might still be able to put it up to the men in blue, writes Denis Hurley.
1 April 2022 Sport
Another GAA change-up
This year is the first year of the Tailteann Cup, the first of its kind since the tenure of the Tommy Murphy Cup, which ended in 2008.
30 March 2022 Living Life
Conor Laverty: football, farming and five wee boys
Kilcoo clubman, Down U20s manager and Trinity GAA development officer, Conor Laverty, chats football and farming with Anne O’Donoghue.
The clash of the... colours?
With the clash of similar county colours on-pitch causing a lot of consternation for players and management, could the commemorative/retro-style jerseys have a place on the field?
15 March 2022 Sport
‘In Syria, it was the same life, playing sports and going to school’
In February, the Irish Farmers Journal and Macra na Feirme hosted a group of Afghan and Syrian refugees at Tullamore Farm. Amii McKeever went to meet them.
15 March 2022 Features
Sport: sticking to what I know best
Having officially completed his book on Cork hurling, Denis Hurley is giving Irish Country Living a peak behind the curtains, and a chance to win a copy
2 March 2022 Sport
New football format gets the hump
The All-Ireland Senior Football Championship has seen many changes over the past few years. While the latest version won't please everyone, it will be a step up from what we will see this year.
23 February 2022 Sport
Win or lose: how you act is what defines you
While both the hurling and football leagues have both kicked off in earnest, the club action was hard to fault in recent weeks, writes Denis Hurley
16 February 2022 Sport
Sport: a good start is half the work
While Ireland’s opening Six Nations display wasn’t the best performance, it’s a promising start for the boys in green, writes Denis Hurley.
9 February 2022 Sport
Damien’s Diary: it feels good to be back
While we haven’t been completely devoid of sport the past two years, for Damien O’Reilly the GAA action last weekend was a very welcome sight.
2 February 2022 Damien O'Reilly
Sport: Galway not to be written off this early
The days of back-door revival are gone, but we predict a team’s championship performance based on these early-door games, writes Denis Hurley.
19 January 2022 Sport
A documentary for every GAA club
Croí an Chlub will be debuted on TG4 soon, and it is a show that will resonate with GAA club members across the country, writes Denis Hurley.
12 January 2022 Sport