Category Archives: Rants

Change!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Tis the season of change. First off I’ve changed colleges. Having finished my law degree I’ve fecked off up To NUI Galway to pursue journalism. Which ties in with my second change, the city. I knew nothing about Galway as … Continue reading

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Wold Cup Post

It’s basic human nature to indulge an absurd level of expectation when rare celebrations, such as the World Cup roll around. Equally natural is the tendency to suppress the almost inevitable disappointment with such occasions, convincing oneself that what is … Continue reading

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Premiership Season 2009/10

So how will we remember the 2009/2010 season? The season of a genuine title challenge? The end of the Big Four’s reign? The horror show at Fratton Park? The year we all shouted for Fulham in Hamburg? Well, first and foremost what must … Continue reading

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In a Nutshell

  It’s all too easy to fall out of the habit of updating this when things genuinely worth time and attention, such as exams, come along. As my date with destiny looms I’ve decided to take an intermission from the books to … Continue reading

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Sports’ Super-Sinners

The revelations of Tiger Woods’ numerous martial indiscretions provoked one of the most dramatic falls from grace a sportstar has ever suffered. This was due in no small part to the fact that Woods represented so much more than a sporting genius. … Continue reading

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Patriotism At A Price

Over the years I’ve had a strange old relationship with Irish Football. I love the sport and I love my country, one would think that meant I was always an avid supporter of the boys in green, but if only … Continue reading

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‘Pool Highlight United’s Weaknesses

It was billed as an epic encounter; Rafa under pressure after Liverpool’s worst run for 22 years and in desperate need of a win. United on the back of a midweek victory and looking to maintain top spot by overcoming … Continue reading

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