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Dublin: 8°C Sunday 29 November 2020


# reflections - Monday 12 October, 2020

'Unfortunate timing' of Tipp's trip to Spain, the pain of losing on penalties and Bonner's return

Brendan Maher is gearing up for a unique hurling championship in 2020.

# reflections - Saturday 1 February, 2020

Lamenting Finn Russell's absence and finding 'gratitude' after an almost fatal neck injury

Former Scotland international Thom Evans suffered a serious neck injury in 2010.

# reflections - Monday 23 December, 2019

'I took the opportunity and it didn’t work out' - Stander on late penalty call against Saracens

The Munster star opted to go for touch but failed to get over for a try.

# reflections - Sunday 22 December, 2019

Gavin admits to feeling 'sadness' as he steps away from Dublin job

The outgoing boss has today reflected on his absurdly successful tenure.

# reflections - Saturday 12 October, 2019

The Vera Era: Oh, what a night as Pauw's Ireland look in good stead to reach next level

Plenty of positives for the Girls in Green on an historic night in Tallaght.

# reflections - Monday 26 August, 2019

'Huge loss' of Tyrone S&C coach, Harte's future and watching back Kerry defeat

Red Hand midfielder Richie Donnelly has backed Mickey Harte to remain in charge.

# reflections - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

McGrath on possible Waterford return, interest in managing another county and Sunday Game 'regrets'

Derek McGrath refused to rule out the prospect of returning to the Deise job.

# reflections - Friday 6 July, 2018

Klopp insists Karius was '100%' influenced by concussion in Champions League final

“What the rest of the world is making of it, I don’t care,” said the Liverpool manager.

# reflections - Saturday 23 December, 2017

'I probably wasn’t mature enough to go over to England at 15'

Stephen O’Donnell chats to The42 about his early days at Arsenal and his development into one of the League of Ireland’s best players.

# reflections - Thursday 16 November, 2017

Randolph defiant after World Cup failure: 'People have very short memories!'

The Ireland goalkeeper insists the Boys in Green will bounce back from Tuesday night’s disappointment.

# reflections - Sunday 12 November, 2017

'We might have to score two... we'll have to show a bit more creativity' Reflections This post contains videos

'We might have to score two... we'll have to show a bit more creativity'

Ireland manager Martin O’Neill feels his side can improve on last night’s display in Copenhagen.

# reflections - Thursday 31 August, 2017

McGregor believes a longer training camp would have made the difference

“I think for the time we had, 10 weeks in camp, it had to be done this way,” the Dubliner said.

# reflections - Monday 17 October, 2016

'Maybe we should just take a hard look at ourselves' - Kiss downbeat after late Bordeaux blitz

Three tries in the final eight minutes condemned Ulster to defeat in France.

# reflections - Friday 14 October, 2016

'Not fighting is hard' - Paddy Holohan on adjusting to life as a former UFC star Reflections This post contains videos

'Not fighting is hard' - Paddy Holohan on adjusting to life as a former UFC star

The popular Dubliner was forced to retire from mixed martial arts this year due to a rare blood disorder.

# reflections - Sunday 18 September, 2016

Steve Nicol on Liverpool's 1990s decline and why he wouldn't like to be a footballer now

The Anfield legend won five league titles and one European Cup before standards at the club started to slip.

# reflections - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Gary Speed in Williams' thoughts ahead of Euro 2016 semi

The Dragons captain and boss Chris Coleman paid tribute to the nation’s former boss.

# reflections - Monday 23 May, 2016

Cork say 'marquee forwards' didn't perform but Cadogan blameless in Tipp collapse

Cork selector Pat Ryan has been speaking about Sunday’s nine-point defeat.

# reflections - Monday 9 May, 2016

Pat's toothless without Fagan and the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division talking points

Cork City’s Sean Maguire also features, while we look at how Dundalk’s title challenge compares to this time last season.

# reflections - Saturday 16 April, 2016

Grand National-winning trainer pays tribute to his late son in emotional interview

Mouse Morris’ 30-year-old son Christopher was tragically found dead in his apartment in Argentina last June.

# reflections - Friday 1 April, 2016

Di Maria criticises Van Gaal: 'I started a game in one position, then the next game in another'

No regrets about leaving Old Trafford for the PSG star.

# reflections - Monday 15 February, 2016

Joe Schmidt: 'We don't feel that we're too far away'

The Ireland head coach is aiming to rally his troops this week after Saturday’s disappointment in Paris.

# reflections - Monday 30 November, 2015

Donal Óg Cusack: 'There always needs to be friction between players and administrators'

The former Cork goalkeeper stepped away from the GPA recently.

# reflections - Saturday 21 November, 2015

Donal Óg Cusack on THAT call from Clare and stepping down as GPA chairman

The former Cork goalkeeper has been about his new role alongside former foe Davy Fitzgerald in Clare.

# reflections - Sunday 20 September, 2015

The weather, the case for the defence and the rest of today's final talking points

It was a blue Sunday once again at HQ.

# reflections - Sunday 5 July, 2015

5 talking points from Kilkenny's Leinster hurling final victory over Galway

The Cats retained their provincial crown with a seven-point victory.

# reflections - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

How the football world reacted to Blatter's departure

Football Association chairman Greg Dyke was fully behind the decision, saying so in a statement on its official website.

# reflections - Monday 25 May, 2015

Bill O'Herlihy: A consummate broadcaster whose humility and warmth shone through

The TV presenter and journalist has died at the age of 76.

# reflections - Friday 17 April, 2015

John Giles says 'resentment' stopped him succeeding at Shamrock Rovers

The Leeds legend and RTÉ pundit recalled his time at the helm of the Irish side on Off the Ball.

# reflections - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

'We should have got to 3 tournaments at least' - David Connolly has regrets about Ireland career

The former West Ham and Feyenoord striker also revealed he had been in touch with Conor O’Shea at Harlequins.

# reflections - Friday 3 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge IKEA has invented a mirror that literally says nice things about you Reflections

IKEA has invented a mirror that literally says nice things about you

Actually life-changing.

# reflections - Friday 1 August, 2014

'The end of an era': Where did it all go wrong for Spain at the World Cup?

Gaizka Mendieta and Guillem Balague give their thoughts on the Spanish team’s failure one month on.

# reflections - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

When Roy met John, the All Blacks & hurling replays - I wish I was there in 2013

Our writers on the sporting events they would have loved to witness in 2013.

# reflections - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

VIDEO: Jose Mourinho's first interview since joining Chelsea Reflections This post contains videos

VIDEO: Jose Mourinho's first interview since joining Chelsea

The manager said it only took him “five minutes” to make the decision to rejoin the club.

# reflections - Sunday 2 June, 2013

6 things we've learned so far from Craig Bellamy's autobiography

The Welsh player recalls that infamous golf club incident and his problems with Alan Shearer.

# reflections - Saturday 27 April, 2013

10 things we learned from Paul Kimmage's interview on Marian

The former cyclist and acclaimed journalist was on the RTE Radio 1 show earlier today.

# reflections - Thursday 14 February, 2013

Analysis: It's David's night, not Ronaldo's at Bernabeu

United’s much-maligned goalkeeper produced a superb performance last night to earn his side a draw.

# reflections - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Cricket: Australia's Ponting bows out on his terms

Almost exactly 17 years since his debut, the 37-year-old is retiring from Test cricket.

# reflections - Friday 28 September, 2012

Cody and Cunningham set for round two

So what did the Kilkenny and Galway managers make of events in the recent drawn All-Ireland final?

# reflections - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

Treacy: 'The government have provided very significant funds over the last four years and we hope that will continue'

The CEO also hit back at critics of the Irish athletes’ efforts.

# reflections - Friday 29 June, 2012

Sharapova admits beaten Hsieh drove her crazy

The 25-year-old said the player was “a nightmare” at junior level too.

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