BRENDAN CROSSAN

BRENDAN CROSSAN

SPORTS REPORTER

Brendan Crossan has worked in the Irish News sports department since 1999. He started out as a placement student and somehow bluffed his way into a staff position a year later.

A Belfast native, his sporting interests include soccer, boxing and gaelic games. He writes The Boot Room sports column every Friday.

Highlights of his career are interviewing boxing legend Tommy Hearns and covering the 2002 World Cup finals and Euro 2012 as the newspaper's Republic of Ireland correspondent.


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  2. I wonder how many Covid-19 deaths were caused by Cheltenham? One of the most selfish acts ever committed - it shoul… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  3. Today's press conference via video link with Stephen Kenny today was more like a tutorial than the usual platitudes… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  4. In tomorrow's paper: A big read on Niall Murphy who continues to fight Covid19. A prolific GAA man, human rights… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  5. A shout out to Paul Donnelly, our Irish News IT expert. You never see his name in the newspaper but he's the brains… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  6. Buy/subscribe to The Irish News if you can. Blown away by the professionalism and work ethic of my colleagues worki… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  7. Brian Canavan Allstars are in @irishnewssport today. Some great names from @Armagh_GAA @TyroneGAALive and… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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  8. This is great value. If you’re like me, you’re saving a small fortune on diesel. twitter.com/mccoyniall/sta…

  9. Newspapers, & the journalists behind them, play an essential role on behalf of society at times of great crisis. It… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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  10. Worth the licence fee, BBC.👏👏twitter.com/JoeEDwyer/stat…hu8

  11. Nanny’s just out of reach for Shea. pic.twitter.com/o3b32OlMkc

  12. Staff at Daisy Hill Hospital in Newry are on the look out for visors and surgical gloves. Anyone with any possible leads please let me know.

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  13. An important message and £6,000 donation to 3 foodbanks in @AontroimGAA If it is possible for you,your club or you… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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