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Dublin: 14 °C Thursday 31 July, 2014

Wednesday 16 July, 2014

From The Score ‘I took it to the limit’, but Tony Browne wants to keep hurling until he’s 45* Deise Deity

‘I took it to the limit’, but Tony Browne wants to keep hurling until he’s 45*

(*45 at least) and the legendary half back is allowing himself to hope that Derek McGrath will come calling for his services again.

From The Score Nothing to get excited about in ‘stale’ Gaelic football Championship structure — Ciaran Whelan Boundaries

Nothing to get excited about in ‘stale’ Gaelic football Championship structure — Ciaran Whelan

The former midfielder believes it’s time some of the provincial boundaries were redrawn to make for a nine-month long Championship season.

From The Score ‘Mullane could play Saturday night’: Browne laments Waterford ‘what-ifs’ without star forward Missing Link

‘Mullane could play Saturday night’: Browne laments Waterford ‘what-ifs’ without star forward

18 months after the De La Salle man retired, he’s still missed in the Waterford setup.

Tuesday 15 July, 2014

From The Score We’ll leave it there so: McGregor, McIlroy, Mannschaft dancing and the rest of today’s sport Tuesday

We’ll leave it there so: McGregor, McIlroy, Mannschaft dancing and the rest of today’s sport

Plus, big news in Serie A (and we’re not talking about Ashley Cole).

Saturday 12 July, 2014

From The Score Naked GAA stars, Len Brennan and Davy Keogh: It’s the week in comments Below The Belt

Naked GAA stars, Len Brennan and Davy Keogh: It’s the week in comments

Here’s what you had to say for yourselves this week.

Friday 11 July, 2014

From The Score ‘No press conference, no party’: LeBron James is going back to work with Cleveland Cavaliers Prodigal Son

‘No press conference, no party’: LeBron James is going back to work with Cleveland Cavaliers

Sports Illustrated and the Cavs landed The Big One today.

From The Score Eight of Luis Suarez’s finest moments in a Liverpool jersey See Ya Suarez This post contains videos

Eight of Luis Suarez’s finest moments in a Liverpool jersey

Look away now, Norwich City fans.

From The Score Drink it in, Arsenal fans: Alexis Sanchez helps the Gunners show off their three new kits Clobber
From The Score Should Ron Vlaar’s penalty have counted against Argentina? ON THE SPOT This post contains videos

Should Ron Vlaar’s penalty have counted against Argentina?

Was the ball still in play? Did it cross the line? Where was that goal-line technology graphic that plagued us during the group stages?

Thursday 10 July, 2014

From The Score We’ll leave it there so: A sponsor for the Pro12, Páirc Uí Squeeze, and all today’s sport Thursday

We’ll leave it there so: A sponsor for the Pro12, Páirc Uí Squeeze, and all today’s sport

Don’t let Tomás Brady’s soul-piercing eyes put you off.

From The Score Don Draper pitching LeBron’s return to Cleveland is absolutely perfect Carousel This post contains videos

Don Draper pitching LeBron’s return to Cleveland is absolutely perfect

This device is not a spaceship. It’s a time machine…

From The Score A Meathman made this incredible short surfing film to make you all insanely jealous A Letter To Home This post contains videos

A Meathman made this incredible short surfing film to make you all insanely jealous

Take 17 minutes to immerse yourself in Maxie Hill’s wonderful postcard.

From The Score Finalists Leinster and Glasgow meet on opening weekend of new Guinness Pro12 Fixture List

Finalists Leinster and Glasgow meet on opening weekend of new Guinness Pro12

The first inter-provincial clash will feature Connacht v Leinster a fortnight later, with Munster visiting the champions in early October.

Wednesday 9 July, 2014

From The Score Should Javier Mascherano be free to play on after reacting to a head injury like this? Head Games

Should Javier Mascherano be free to play on after reacting to a head injury like this?

The Argentina midfielder collapsed to the turf after a clash of heads.

From The Score Diving: Now a scourge of the office, bar and supermarket as well as the football pitch Everyday I'm Simulating This post contains videos
From The Score World Cup hangout: The prize-giving webchat that’s pity-partying hard in Brazil Wchangout This post contains videos

World Cup hangout: The prize-giving webchat that’s pity-partying hard in Brazil

We’ve got another phone to give away and the hungry Mikey Stafford is in São Paulo awaiting Argentina v The Netherlands.

From The Score 12 months on from suffering pneumonia, Pa Cronin hoping Cork fortunes turn full circle Munster Final

12 months on from suffering pneumonia, Pa Cronin hoping Cork fortunes turn full circle

‘It was a rough enough time,’ says the Cork captain after he left a club game coughing up blood.

Tuesday 8 July, 2014

From The Score Mourinho stops by the Tour de France to ‘swap’ shirts with Rui Costa Souvenir

Mourinho stops by the Tour de France to ‘swap’ shirts with Rui Costa

Rui Costa the cyclist, not your favourite Portuguese player of the 90s.

From The Score Great Scot? Fulham shell out £11 Million for Leeds United’s Ross McCormack Championship Matters

Great Scot? Fulham shell out £11 Million for Leeds United’s Ross McCormack

The former Rangers and Motherwell striker has committed to an initial four-year deal at Craven Cottage.

From The Score The story of the World Cup so far (according to Rihanna) Football Fwend

The story of the World Cup so far (according to Rihanna)

Love the way you analyse, RiRi.

Monday 7 July, 2014

From The Score Red card sends player into bizarre screaming sprint for the tunnel Not Hanging Round This post contains videos

Red card sends player into bizarre screaming sprint for the tunnel

This is pretty much how everyone should react to getting sent off (maniacal screams optional).

From The Score Ashley Cole is in Rome, ready to make switch to Serie A Eternal City

Ashley Cole is in Rome, ready to make switch to Serie A

AS Roma aren’t big on keeping this sort of thing quiet.

From The Score MLS striker scores goal, celebrates with a selfie Major League Selfies

MLS striker scores goal, celebrates with a selfie

Irish referee Alan Kelly booked Dom Dwyer under the ‘don’t be stupid’ rule.

From The Score ‘This rule is a joke’ — Davy Fitz rails against Podge Collins red card Unfair On Clare?

‘This rule is a joke’ — Davy Fitz rails against Podge Collins red card

The Clare boss had no criticism for the referee, saying ‘he did what he had to do’, but could see no sense in the rule as it stood.

Sunday 6 July, 2014

From The Score Breakfast at Bebeto’s: All you need to know from last night’s World Cup action Then There Were 4

Breakfast at Bebeto’s: All you need to know from last night’s World Cup action

The Oranje crushed Costa Rica (on penalties) and Argentina fortified their position in enemy territory.

Saturday 5 July, 2014

From The Score Angel Di Maria ruled out of World Cup — report Fallen Angel

Angel Di Maria ruled out of World Cup — report

Argentina’s second most threatening player hobbled out of their win over Belgium.

From The Score As it happened: Tipperary v Galway, All-Ireland SHC qualifier Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Tipperary v Galway, All-Ireland SHC qualifier

An early Championship exit awaited one of these giants of hurling.

From The Score Bernard Dunne’s RTÉ documentary on Irish fighter Michael Gomez is essential listening That Was Real Life

Bernard Dunne’s RTÉ documentary on Irish fighter Michael Gomez is essential listening

This stunning Documentary On One charts the rise of Gomez from a difficult upbringing through murder charges, drug addiction and inter-continental titles, to giving up mid-fight in the National Stadium.

Friday 4 July, 2014

From The Score Cork’s dual stars face big test to be ready for hurling final, says captain Cronin Balance

Cork’s dual stars face big test to be ready for hurling final, says captain Cronin

Three of JBM’s hurling panel have been named to start this Sunday’s Munster SFC final.

From The Score ‘It’s falling down, but there’s something special about Páirc Uí Chaoimh’ — Pa Cronin Rebel Base

‘It’s falling down, but there’s something special about Páirc Uí Chaoimh’ — Pa Cronin

The Bishopstown forward is hoping the familiar old stadium can give him his best memory yet.

Thursday 3 July, 2014

From The Score We’ll leave it there so: Macklin, the mighty Bouch, a legend in a taxi and all today’s sport Thursday

We’ll leave it there so: Macklin, the mighty Bouch, a legend in a taxi and all today’s sport

Don’t worry, the World Cup will be back with a bang tomorrow.

From The Score Mark Lawrenson went Full Partridge in a failed Autobahn joke on the BBC Auto-ban

Wednesday 2 July, 2014

From The Score Here’s Andrew Trimble singing an ode to Ronan O’Gara with a Mariachi band Winger/singer

Here’s Andrew Trimble singing an ode to Ronan O’Gara with a Mariachi band

The IRUPA Player of the Year managed to sing through his spuds.

From The Score Oh dear… Jimmy Kimmel went to ask some Americans how Landon Donovan performed at the World Cup World Cup 2014 This post contains videos

Oh dear… Jimmy Kimmel went to ask some Americans how Landon Donovan performed at the World Cup

He was amazing during the 2 – 1 win over Portugal, but not as good as Lando Calrissian… and he had time to bite some dude too.

From The Score I was sitting in a sandbox with my kids when I found out I had won European bronze — Roisin McGettigan Back To The Future

I was sitting in a sandbox with my kids when I found out I had won European bronze — Roisin McGettigan

The Wicklow native can look forward to getting her hands on the medal she is owed from the 2009 indoor Championships.

From The Score It’s not too late to start training for the Dublin Marathon 16 Weeks

It’s not too late to start training for the Dublin Marathon

But you’d want to get your proverbial skates (and literal runners) on very soon.

From The Score ‘Premier League is the place to be’: Roy Keane braced for massive challenge at Villa Claret And Blue This post contains videos

‘Premier League is the place to be’: Roy Keane braced for massive challenge at Villa

The Corkman says the offer from the Midlands club was ‘too good to turn down’.

Tuesday 1 July, 2014

From The Score We’ll leave it there so: Keane’s a Villain, big names leave Wimbledon and all today’s sport Tuesday

We’ll leave it there so: Keane’s a Villain, big names leave Wimbledon and all today’s sport

We’ve also got news from Dundalk’s European exploits and the inside track of what’s happening in Ulster Rugby.

From The Score Kyrgios’ between-the-legs winner against Nadal is shot of the tournament at Wimbledon Drop Shot Like It's Hot

Kyrgios’ between-the-legs winner against Nadal is shot of the tournament at Wimbledon

Drop your racquet, take a bow and walk away while you’re on top, son.

From The Score Chelsea agree €40 million fee with Atletico Madrid for Diego Costa Target Man

Chelsea agree €40 million fee with Atletico Madrid for Diego Costa

The London club have confirmed they have met the buy-out clause in the Brazilian’s contract.