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.
5 June 2024 Sport
Midlands hurlers fight for a top spot
Offaly and Laois vie for a place at hurling’s top table this weekend – but is elitism a major barrier to progress, asks Denis Hurley.
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.
29 May 2024 Sport
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
Long and skort of it
Last month, Camogie Congress voted against allowing players to wear shorts. Sarah O’Donovan feels that such a stance will be relaxed – the key is to provide choice, writes Denis Hurley.
8 May 2024 Sport
A tale of two Croke Parks
Lightly-filled for GAA last weekend, the stadium will be packed for Saturday’s European rugby semi-final, writes Denis Hurley.
1 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
Players refuse to ‘skirt’ around the skort issue
This weekend’s Camogie Congress could see a notable playing kit change with growing calls in favour of shorts, writes Denis Hurley.
3 April 2024 Sport