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2022
# good reads
David Gough on coming to terms with his sexuality and more of the week's best sportswriting
A selection of pieces that caught our eye this week.
# good reads
Champions League final distress and Ulster final magic; our favourite sportswriting this week
Flick on the kettle…
# good reads
Appreciation for Mark Lawrenson and Liverpool insights; our favourite sportswriting this week
Flick on the kettle…
# good reads
The Belfast football club where Bobby Sands played and the week's best sportswriting
Get the kettle on.
# long reads
Sitdown Sunday: Inside the restoration of Notre Dame cathedral
Settle back in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.
# 7 great reads
Sitdown Sunday: A first-hand insight into the Capitol riots one year on
Settle back in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.
All time
# good reads
Living with an addiction to Football Manager and the rest of the week's best sportswriting
Stick the kettle on.
# Top Picks
Coaching abuse scandal in NWSL, racism in football and the best of this week's sportswriting
Stick the kettle on.
# good reads
Roy Keane at 50, the harsh life of an Olympian and the rest of the week's best sportswriting
Stick the kettle on, take a seat and get stuck into this lot.
# long reads
Sitting in biblical rain for a Connacht semi-final and more of the week's best sportswriting
Stick the kettle on and enjoy some of our favourite pieces from the past seven days.
# good reads
Dementia fears in rugby, Mayo's everlasting spirit and more of the week's best sportswriting
Stick on the kettle and get stuck into this lot.
# good reads
A terrifying crowd crush at an Old Firm derby and more of the week's best sportswriting
Stick the kettle on and treat yourself to this lot.
# evening sitdown
Your evening longread: The man the US deported - who then helped China into space
It’s a coronavirus-free zone as we bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off today’s news events.
# Recommended Reading
An Irish Olympian's battle with Parkinson's, mental health advice, and the week's best sportswriting
Boil the kettle and get reading…
# 7 deadly reads
Sitdown Sunday: 'Michaela? I just want you to know I’m really proud of you'
Settle back in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.
# Well read
The real Eddie Jones, Jonny Cooper's five-in-a-row relief and more of the week's best sportswriting
Stick on the kettle and settle into some of our favourite reads from this week.
# good reads
An emotional plea to help 2010 All-Ireland winner through illness and the week's best sportswriting
Stick the kettle on and get stuck into some of our favourite pieces of sportswriting from this week.
# read the game
I'm Kellie Harrington, Arsenal simply stopped making you feel and the week's best sportswriring
Plus, an interesting League of Ireland piece and ‘I had lost my identity, who am I without sport?’
# Well read
Copa Libertadores mayhem, comparing Pat Spillane to Donald Trump and the week's best sportswriting
Stick the kettle on and enjoy the best of the week’s sportswriting.
# Commuting
5 long read podcasts that will make next week's commute much more bearable
Five topics to learn about: from Swedish pop sensation Robyn to free speech.
# 7 deadly reads
Sitdown Sunday: 'The extraordinary story of how I found my parents'
Grab a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.
# good reads
Forgetting how to lose, hurling's happy existence in the quiet life and all the best week's sportswriting
Stick on the kettle and settle into some of our favourite sports articles from this week.
# Enjoyable Reads
How Senegal stunned France at the 2002 World Cup and more of the week's best sportswriting
Settle yourself into some brilliant reads from this week.
# read the game
Kilkenny v Tipperary 1968, Arsenal's miracle worker Wenger and the week's best sportswriting
Boil the kettle, go on…..
# long reads
The Paris project before PSG, Team Sky's controversy and the week's best sportswriting
It’s Sunday morning and you know what that means… stick the kettle on and feast your eyes on some brilliant long reads.
# Well read
'Last year I divorced my football team' - The week's best sportswriting
Stick the kettle on, there…
# read the game
McIlroy and Harrington sit down with Kimmage and the week's best sportswriting
It’s Sunday morning and you know what that means….. stick the kettle on and feast your eyes on some brilliant long reads.
# long reads
Real match tickets are becoming a thing of the past - it's the week's best sportswriting
Stick the kettle on, ladies and gents. It’s that time again.
# Andy Reads
The Patriots' civil war, Right-Wing Ronaldinho and the best of the week's sportswriting
Stick on the kettle, there. We’ve got you.
# read the game
Stringer at 40, Phil Taylor's curtain call and the week's best sportswriting
It’s Sunday morning and you know what that means….. stick the kettle on and feast your eyes on some brilliant long reads.
# Sunday Reads
The crazy world of Man City during Sven's time in charge and the week's best sportswriting
Also, looking back on Hatton v Mayweather 10 years on and the rise of native-born African players in the NFL.
# read the game
From the FA Vase to the Bernabeu, coming out at 47 and the week's best sportswriting
It’s Sunday morning and you know what that means….. stick the kettle on and feast your eyes on some brilliant long reads.
# long reads
An Italian footballer's stalker hell, the misery of Browns fans and the week's best sportswriting
Stick on the kettle and enjoy the best of what this week had to offer.
Oranje decline, Chalkie courage, ESPN's lack thereof and the rest of the week's best sportswriting
Five of our favourite pieces of sportswriting from the week that was.
# long reads
Isaiah Thomas out to prove the Celtics wrong and the rest of the week's best sportswriting
Plus Bill Simmons weighs in on the controversy surrounding ESPN’s Jemele Hill, and how we can love Ireland but hate the way they play football.
# long reads
Testimonial dinners, great teams to miss the World Cup and the week's best sportswriting
Plus a reflection on Gusserane O’Rahillys’ incredible journey in Wexford, and a reminder of the sins of the Qatar World Cup.
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Remembering Jimmy Magee, online trolls and the week's best sportswriting
Plus, we have Ronan O’Gara writing a tribute piece in memory of Ex-Munster and Leinster Rugby media official Pat Geraghty.
# long reads
The tragic legacy of Darren Sutherland, doping for a documentary and the week's best sportswriting
Plus we have Jemele Hill on the controversy surrounding ESPN after comments she made about President Trump.
# long reads
Isaiah Thomas's emotional goodbye, Sharapova's strange welcome and more in this week's sportswriting
Plus we have excellent profiles on Colin Kaepernick and Gennady Golovkin.
# Best Sportswriting
Frampton before the spotlight, Jim Harbaugh on Saved by the Bell and the week's best sportswriting
Plus there’s Conor McGregor – the man for all seasons – as well as a wonderful insight into Tony Keady.