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# sports-writing - Sunday 26 July, 2020

Loughnane as high as a kite and more of the week's best sportswriting
# Sports Writing
# Sports Writing

Loughnane as high as a kite and more of the week's best sportswriting

Jul 26th 2020, 9:30 AM 8,345 Views 1 Comment

Do yourself a favour, stick the feet up and read these superb pieces.

# sports-writing - Sunday 19 July, 2020

Remembering Jack and more of the week's best sportswriting
# Well Read
# Well Read

Remembering Jack and more of the week's best sportswriting

Jul 19th 2020, 9:29 AM 4,968 Views 0 Comments

Stick on the kettle and give these pieces a read.

# sports-writing - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

Episode 12 of the Behind The Lines podcast - featuring Ewan MacKenna - is out now
# Sports Writing
# Sports Writing

Episode 12 of the Behind The Lines podcast - featuring Ewan MacKenna - is out now

Dec 17th 2019, 4:21 PM 6,753 Views 13 Comments

Host Gavin Cooney is joined by the author and journalist to talk sportswashing, social media, his criticism of the Irish rugby team and more.

# sports-writing - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Episode 11 of the Behind The Lines podcast - featuring  Kieran Shannon - is out now
# Sports Writing
# Sports Writing

Episode 11 of the Behind The Lines podcast - featuring Kieran Shannon - is out now

Dec 4th 2019, 5:27 PM 2,000 Views 0 Comments

The much-respected journalist and author joins Gavin Cooney.

# sports-writing - Sunday 28 April, 2019

The X Factor of Derry club football, Gary Neville's punditry shortfall and the week's best sportswriting
# Good Reads
# Good Reads

The X Factor of Derry club football, Gary Neville's punditry shortfall and the week's best sportswriting

Apr 28th 2019, 8:30 AM 8,303 Views 0 Comments

Time reading these will be time well spent.

# sports-writing - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

Dunphy to hurling's meaning: some of our favourite sportswriting of 2018
# Well Read
# Well Read

Dunphy to hurling's meaning: some of our favourite sportswriting of 2018

Dec 25th 2018, 8:30 AM 9,927 Views 2 Comments

Get the kettle on and find that selection box.

# sports-writing - Sunday 29 October, 2017

An Italian footballer's stalker hell, the misery of Browns fans and the week's best sportswriting
# Long Reads
# Long Reads

An Italian footballer's stalker hell, the misery of Browns fans and the week's best sportswriting

Oct 29th 2017, 8:30 AM 6,196 Views 4 Comments

Stick on the kettle and enjoy the best of what this week had to offer.

# sports-writing - Sunday 15 October, 2017

Isaiah Thomas out to prove the Celtics wrong and the rest of the week's best sportswriting
# Long Reads
# Long Reads

Isaiah Thomas out to prove the Celtics wrong and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

Oct 15th 2017, 1:19 PM 4,126 Views 0 Comments

Plus Bill Simmons weighs in on the controversy surrounding ESPN’s Jemele Hill, and how we can love Ireland but hate the way they play football.

# sports-writing - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Testimonial dinners, great teams to miss the World Cup and the week's best sportswriting
# Long Reads
# Long Reads

Testimonial dinners, great teams to miss the World Cup and the week's best sportswriting

Oct 8th 2017, 1:25 PM 3,893 Views 0 Comments

Plus a reflection on Gusserane O’Rahillys’ incredible journey in Wexford, and a reminder of the sins of the Qatar World Cup.

# sports-writing - Sunday 1 October, 2017

'It's a hymn to the Irish mother, hopefully' - Dave Hannigan on excavating an Irish sporting childhood
# Boy Wonder
# Boy Wonder

'It's a hymn to the Irish mother, hopefully' - Dave Hannigan on excavating an Irish sporting childhood

Oct 1st 2017, 12:00 PM 17,032 Views 6 Comments

The new memoir will resonate with many of us.

# sports-writing - Sunday 30 July, 2017

The bright future of Irish athletics, living in Tom Brady's shoes and the week's best sportswriting
# Read The Game
# Read The Game

The bright future of Irish athletics, living in Tom Brady's shoes and the week's best sportswriting

Jul 30th 2017, 8:30 AM 5,994 Views 0 Comments

Plus, two American swimming siblings and their respective coming out stories.

# sports-writing - Sunday 4 December, 2016

Dr. Dalton and Mr. Andy, ‘dying in silence’ at Boavista and all the week's best sportswriting
# Good Reads
# Good Reads

Dr. Dalton and Mr. Andy, ‘dying in silence’ at Boavista and all the week's best sportswriting

Dec 4th 2016, 8:30 AM 3,606 Views 0 Comments

Plus, behind the scenes as the Jordan Brand goes big on Space Jam.

# sports-writing - Sunday 27 March, 2016

Nike losing the NBA's biggest star and vegans in the UFC: it's our favourite sportswriting
# Long Reads
# Long Reads

Nike losing the NBA's biggest star and vegans in the UFC: it's our favourite sportswriting

Mar 27th 2016, 7:00 AM 7,845 Views 0 Comments

Goes well with an Easter Egg.

# sports-writing - Sunday 20 March, 2016

Colin Corkery, Drew Brees and a Cork City great... it's our favourite sports writing
# Well Read
# Well Read

Colin Corkery, Drew Brees and a Cork City great... it's our favourite sports writing

Mar 20th 2016, 8:02 AM 6,969 Views 1 Comment

Switch your phone to flight mode for 10 minutes.

# sports-writing - Sunday 13 March, 2016

The cult of Cruyff and all our favourite sports writing this week
# Reading
# Reading

The cult of Cruyff and all our favourite sports writing this week

Mar 13th 2016, 12:16 AM 6,326 Views 0 Comments

Treat yo’ self.

# sports-writing - Sunday 18 October, 2015

Kerry star's dressing-room farts and a history of Turner's Cross: it's the week's best sports writing
# Well Read
# Well Read

Kerry star's dressing-room farts and a history of Turner's Cross: it's the week's best sports writing

Oct 18th 2015, 7:50 AM 6,930 Views 0 Comments

Get that kettle on.

# sports-writing - Sunday 10 May, 2015

Obsessed with a fictional Football Manager striker: The week’s best sportswriting
# Long Reads
# Long Reads

Obsessed with a fictional Football Manager striker: The week’s best sportswriting

May 10th 2015, 7:00 AM 5,690 Views 2 Comments

There’s also the story behind an iconic sports pic and how Bill Simmons fell out with ESPN.

# sports-writing - Sunday 8 March, 2015

Tiger's fall, Ireland to win the World Cup and cricket emerging: It’s the week’s best sportswriting
# Good Reads
# Good Reads

Tiger's fall, Ireland to win the World Cup and cricket emerging: It’s the week’s best sportswriting

Mar 8th 2015, 8:30 AM 5,831 Views 1 Comment

There are also superb pieces on a homeless former college footballer and how the All Blacks coach their players.

# sports-writing - Sunday 8 February, 2015

Remembering more than a Derry City goal, how we watch sport and the rest of this week's best writing
# Well Read
# Well Read

Remembering more than a Derry City goal, how we watch sport and the rest of this week's best writing

Feb 8th 2015, 8:30 AM 3,351 Views 0 Comments

Get the kettle on.

# sports-writing - Sunday 24 August, 2014

George Best's time in Cork and the Louis Van Gaal dossier; the week's best sportswriting
# Essential Reading
# Essential Reading

George Best's time in Cork and the Louis Van Gaal dossier; the week's best sportswriting

Aug 24th 2014, 7:20 AM 4,776 Views 0 Comments

Also, how Ferguson’s high school American football team are coping amidst the chaos.

# sports-writing - Sunday 29 June, 2014

The Kingdom, Suarez and celebs at Wimbledon: it's our favourite sports writing this week
# Well Read
# Well Read

The Kingdom, Suarez and celebs at Wimbledon: it's our favourite sports writing this week

Jun 29th 2014, 9:19 AM 4,686 Views 0 Comments

Get that kettle on.

# sports-writing - Sunday 13 April, 2014

Ultimate Warrior, United's demise and the story behind Tiger's drop: it's our favourite sportswriting of the week
# Well Read
# Well Read

Ultimate Warrior, United's demise and the story behind Tiger's drop: it's our favourite sportswriting of the week

Apr 13th 2014, 7:00 AM 4,789 Views 1 Comment

Get the kettle on.

# sports-writing - Sunday 16 March, 2014

Serie A stagnation, the Caribbean in Dublin and the wonder of Stevie G: the week's best sportswriting
# Sports Writing
# Sports Writing

Serie A stagnation, the Caribbean in Dublin and the wonder of Stevie G: the week's best sportswriting

Mar 16th 2014, 7:00 AM 4,234 Views 0 Comments

Get the kettle on and enjoy this lot.

# sports-writing - Sunday 26 January, 2014

Bad week for Bill Simmons and David Moyes: it's our favourite sports writing form the past 7 days
# Well Read
# Well Read

Bad week for Bill Simmons and David Moyes: it's our favourite sports writing form the past 7 days

Jan 26th 2014, 8:37 AM 4,518 Views 0 Comments

Get the kettle on.

# sports-writing - Sunday 15 December, 2013

Cycling in north Dublin, concussion and ACL injuries - some of this week's best sports writing
# Sports Writing
# Sports Writing

Cycling in north Dublin, concussion and ACL injuries - some of this week's best sports writing

Dec 15th 2013, 7:44 AM 3,234 Views 1 Comment

Set your iPad to stunned.

# sports-writing - Sunday 24 November, 2013

Lance's apology, Gazza's tears and the Late Late: it's our favourite sports writing
# Reading
# Reading

Lance's apology, Gazza's tears and the Late Late: it's our favourite sports writing

Nov 24th 2013, 8:50 AM 2,403 Views 4 Comments

Unlike the ESB bill, here’s some writing we enjoyed this week.

# sports-writing - Sunday 10 November, 2013

Cav on Lance, pics in SuperValu and the GIF King: the week’s best sportswriting
# Reading
# Reading

Cav on Lance, pics in SuperValu and the GIF King: the week’s best sportswriting

Nov 10th 2013, 7:30 AM 3,593 Views 0 Comments

Check this lot out.

# sports-writing - Sunday 3 November, 2013

Tanking in the NBA, Football Manager addiction and getting hit in the NFL: it’s our favourite sports writing
# Long Reads
# Long Reads

Tanking in the NBA, Football Manager addiction and getting hit in the NFL: it’s our favourite sports writing

Nov 3rd 2013, 8:05 AM 2,438 Views 0 Comments

Check this lot out.

# sports-writing - Sunday 20 October, 2013

Argentine football, rooming with Whelo and Steve Bartman: some of the week's best sportswriting
# Long Reads
# Long Reads

Argentine football, rooming with Whelo and Steve Bartman: some of the week's best sportswriting

Oct 20th 2013, 7:33 AM 1,684 Views 0 Comments

Fire up the kettle and check this lot out.

# sports-writing - Sunday 6 October, 2013

Banner tactics, Ali, Lineker on MOTD; it’s the week’s best sports writing
# Reading
# Reading

Banner tactics, Ali, Lineker on MOTD; it’s the week’s best sports writing

Oct 6th 2013, 7:19 AM 2,770 Views 0 Comments

Put the kettle on and get stuck into this lot.

# sports-writing - Sunday 15 September, 2013

The legend of ‘Canelo’ and 3 points for a win: some of the week’s best sportswriting
# The Sunday Papers
# The Sunday Papers

The legend of ‘Canelo’ and 3 points for a win: some of the week’s best sportswriting

Sep 15th 2013, 8:00 AM 2,202 Views 1 Comment

Once the kettle’s boiled, these six pieces should keep you going for the next little while.

# sports-writing - Sunday 8 September, 2013

Window pain, Walter White and remembering Tommy Morrison… our favourite sports writing this week
# Reading
# Reading

Window pain, Walter White and remembering Tommy Morrison… our favourite sports writing this week

Sep 8th 2013, 8:15 AM 2,081 Views 0 Comments

Get the kettle on again.

# sports-writing - Sunday 28 July, 2013

Why Phil Mickelson is golf’s answer to Kanye: some of the week’s best sportswriting
# The Sunday Papers
# The Sunday Papers

Why Phil Mickelson is golf’s answer to Kanye: some of the week’s best sportswriting

Jul 28th 2013, 7:00 AM 2,509 Views 0 Comments

Dig in — these are good!

# sports-writing - Sunday 21 July, 2013

The Sunday Papers: some of the week's best sports writing
# Well Read
# Well Read

The Sunday Papers: some of the week's best sports writing

Jul 21st 2013, 7:00 AM 3,438 Views 0 Comments

Rory McIlroy’s relationship with the Irish, one former GAA star’s memories of summer and, yes, more doping.

# sports-writing - Sunday 16 June, 2013

Dermot Earley, Quiz Show and the man who walked to Rio: the week's best sportswriting
# Reading
# Reading

Dermot Earley, Quiz Show and the man who walked to Rio: the week's best sportswriting

Jun 16th 2013, 7:16 AM 2,058 Views 1 Comment

Don’t mention it.

# sports-writing - Sunday 28 April, 2013

Dog sled racing, the Glazers and Paulie in a hoodie... the week's best sportswriting
# Sunday Papers
# Sunday Papers

Dog sled racing, the Glazers and Paulie in a hoodie... the week's best sportswriting

Apr 28th 2013, 8:00 AM 2,273 Views 1 Comment

Get that kettle on and turn the phone to airplane mode.

# sports-writing - Sunday 14 April, 2013

Deccie's legacy, the losing locker-room and terrorists at the Olympics: some of the week’s best sportswriting
# Sunday Papers
# Sunday Papers

Deccie's legacy, the losing locker-room and terrorists at the Olympics: some of the week’s best sportswriting

Apr 14th 2013, 8:00 AM 2,981 Views 0 Comments

Get the kettle on.

# sports-writing - Sunday 31 March, 2013

The Sunday Papers: some of the week's best sports writing
# The Sunday Papers
# The Sunday Papers

The Sunday Papers: some of the week's best sports writing

Mar 31st 2013, 7:44 AM 1,470 Views 0 Comments

Declan Kidney’s future, New york’s most prolific butt-dialler and the man who hoaxed The Times.

# sports-writing - Sunday 17 March, 2013

The Sunday Papers: Keane on Cascarino, the away goals rule and B-Hop – here’s some of the week’s best sportswriting
# Reading
# Reading

The Sunday Papers: Keane on Cascarino, the away goals rule and B-Hop – here’s some of the week’s best sportswriting

Mar 17th 2013, 8:00 AM 3,172 Views 0 Comments

Get the kettle on.

# sports-writing - Sunday 10 March, 2013

The Sunday Papers: Keano, the Undertaker and Rory's tooth, here's some of the week's best sportswriting
# Read All About It
# Read All About It

The Sunday Papers: Keano, the Undertaker and Rory's tooth, here's some of the week's best sportswriting

Mar 10th 2013, 7:05 AM 3,039 Views 2 Comments

Including the reason Roy Keane’s punditry is like his performance for Ireland in Seville in the early 90s.

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