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#David McCann

# david-mccann - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

'He was a devastating ball-carrier and having played in the backs, had good skills'
# Hotshot
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# Hotshot

'He was a devastating ball-carrier and having played in the backs, had good skills'

Oct 6th 2020, 7:00 AM 19,227 Views 9 Comments

Ulster’s Dan Soper was instrumental in David McCann making the move from centre to the back row.

# david-mccann - Wednesday 22 January, 2020

Ulsterman McCann ready to lead Ireland U20 with a little help from his friends
# Teenage Kicks
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# Teenage Kicks

Ulsterman McCann ready to lead Ireland U20 with a little help from his friends

Jan 22nd 2020, 6:30 AM 5,333 Views 12 Comments

The 19-year-old carries experience of last year’s Grand Slam and World Cup campaign in among a new crop of talent.

# david-mccann - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

What does a UK election mean for Ireland? It could be good news you know...
# Fingers Crossed
# Fingers Crossed

What does a UK election mean for Ireland? It could be good news you know...

Apr 19th 2017, 12:05 AM 26,441 Views 26 Comments

… from a Brexit point of view at least. But could it bring about a border poll?

# david-mccann - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

Column: Border poll? Frankly, now isn’t the time
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Border poll? Frankly, now isn’t the time

Jan 23rd 2013, 7:00 AM 99 Views 93 Comments

Calls for a vote on reunification betray an ignorance of the real issues affecting Ireland today, writes David McCann.

# david-mccann - Saturday 20 October, 2012

Column: Ireland has to stay neutral on Scottish independence
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Ireland has to stay neutral on Scottish independence

Oct 20th 2012, 12:00 PM 47 Views 54 Comments

We’ve always decried interference into our affairs on this island – it would serve us well to afford the same approach to the 2014 referendum in Scotland.

# david-mccann - Sunday 12 August, 2012

Column: It’s 30 years since GUBU. Now THAT was a political battle.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: It’s 30 years since GUBU. Now THAT was a political battle.

Aug 12th 2012, 8:30 AM 452 Views 20 Comments

University of Ulster politics academic David McCann recalls the events of 1982 – and says we’ve never seen such a politically-charged atmosphere in this country since that turbulent year.

# david-mccann - Wednesday 1 August, 2012

Allez Wiggo! Bradley blitzes rivals to claim fourth Olympic gold
# London 2012
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# London 2012

Allez Wiggo! Bradley blitzes rivals to claim fourth Olympic gold

Aug 1st 2012, 4:22 PM 1,029 Views 3 Comments

Ireland’s David McCann finished 27th in this afternoon’s Olympic time trial.

Paul Kimmage: Irish cyclists put in worst Olympic performances I've ever seen
# Saddle Sore
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# Saddle Sore

Paul Kimmage: Irish cyclists put in worst Olympic performances I've ever seen

Aug 1st 2012, 10:51 AM 15,474 Views 45 Comments

The award-winning author and Tour de France participant was critical of the London 2012 efforts of Nicolas Roche and Daniel Martin.

# david-mccann - Saturday 28 July, 2012

Olympic Breakfast: let the Games begin
# London 2012
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# London 2012

Olympic Breakfast: let the Games begin

Jul 28th 2012, 8:57 AM 5,896 Views 12 Comments

What to see and what to skip? When are the Irish in action? Here’s our guide to all the action on day one in London.

London 2012: Cavendish rivals plotting British gold flop
# Rough Ride
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# Rough Ride

London 2012: Cavendish rivals plotting British gold flop

Jul 28th 2012, 8:44 AM 845 Views 0 Comments

Nicolas Roche, Dan Martin and David McCann represent Irish hopes in the road race in London today.

# david-mccann - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

Heartbreak for McLaughlin as Pedersen secures victory
# Unlucky
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# Unlucky

Heartbreak for McLaughlin as Pedersen secures victory

May 23rd 2012, 7:20 PM 245 Views 1 Comment

The Donegal native narrowly missed out on a win today, admitting that “the finish line was 50 metres too far away”.

# david-mccann - Wednesday 21 September, 2011

Martin becomes world time trial champion
# Cycling
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# Cycling

Martin becomes world time trial champion

Sep 21st 2011, 5:02 PM 226 Views 0 Comments

The German’s dominant performance confirmed his status as the pre-eminent time triallist in world cycling. Britain’s Bradley Wiggins was second.

# david-mccann - Thursday 3 February, 2011

Back in the saddle: Lavery and McLaughlin kick off their seasons in France
# Rough Riders
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# Rough Riders

Back in the saddle: Lavery and McLaughlin kick off their seasons in France

Feb 3rd 2011, 10:57 AM 461 Views 0 Comments

Cillian Kelly has the lowdown on the fortunes of Ireland’s cyclists over the past seven days.