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So was Paris 2009 as good as it gets?

clock June 12, 2012 11:53 by author Brendan O'Brien
Wandering around Sopot's trendy bars and restaurants, past hundreds of supporters dressed in shirts declaring allegiances to Spain, Italy, France and England, it was apparent that the Euros had finally reached this little resort [More]

The big questions from the GAA season answered

clock September 19, 2011 18:34 by author Irish Examiner Sports
Brendan O'Brien, Fintan O'Toole and Kieran Shannon answer the big questions from the GAA season. [More]

GAA promotion suffers from permanent fixtures

clock August 22, 2011 17:04 by author Brendan O'Brien
The GAA must clear up the fixtures for promotional purposes says Brendan O'Brien [More]

Water Cooler: Gooch isn't a cert for All Star and Kerry have defensive problems

clock August 22, 2011 11:39 by author Irish Examiner Sports
There were a few upturned eyebrows when it emerged Gooch isn't a cert for an All Star and a divided opinions over referee David Coldrick's performance [More]

A break from FIFA would be a disaster

clock July 28, 2011 19:45 by author Brendan O'Brien
With talk of Europe's top clubs breaking away from FIFA and UEFA, soccer is on the road to a dark future [More]

Dublin still don't convince, Kildare the qualifier to avoid

clock July 11, 2011 12:02 by author Irish Examiner Sports
No matter what they do, the Dubs can't satisfy our lard-to-please football experts - here's the weekend reflections of John Fogarty, Brendan O'Brien, Dick Clerkin, Fintan O’Toole and Terry Reilly [More]

Until GAA accept stats, we're all just bluffing it

clock July 4, 2011 18:34 by author Brendan O'Brien
Statistics don't lie but in the GAA there's been a reluctance to analyse them [More]

Death of a thousand cuts for Laois hurling

clock June 20, 2011 11:45 by author Brendan O'Brien
Laois were once a player on the national hurling scene but have been in a long decline in recent years according to Brendan O'Brien [More]

GAA players feeling like Twits

clock June 6, 2011 20:04 by author Brendan O'Brien
MJ Tierney's latest Twitter remarks have landed him in hot water but he's not the first sportsperson and he defintely won't be the last [More]


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