Golf’s Major battle

Golf’s Major battle

As a self-confessed sports junkie, the Gregorian calendar can just as easily be reduced to the major sporting events within it. January is the NFL Playoffs, Masters Snooker and the Australian Open in Tennis. February is the Superbowl, and the early stages of the GAA...
Unmasking Phil 

Unmasking Phil 

Growing up in the ‘90s, a kid had to make certain choices and live and die by those. Blur or Oasis was one. Sega or Nintendo was another. And for most Irish kids at least, Liverpool or Manchester United was vitally important. And in most cases, it wasn’t enough to...
The Redzone versus The Deadzone

The Redzone versus The Deadzone

I began watching American Football in the mid-90s and I was immediately smitten. Big, brash and boisterous, the entire spectacle was American to the core and I loved it.   As a 12-year-old boy, I also loved the cheerleaders, but that’s a story for another day....
Rory McIlroy and a tale of two 3-woods

Rory McIlroy and a tale of two 3-woods

There’s a plaque on the par-five 16th fairway on the Palmer Course at the K Club commemorating Rory McIlroy’s 3-wood which landed on the middle of the green during the 2016 staging of the Irish Open. Trailing by one at the time, that shot set up a birdie and was...