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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St Malachy's College students using the power of sport to break down barriers

St Malachy's College students using the power of sport to break down barriers

Sport
IN the age of ‘Brexit’ and a growing sense of racial and ethnic tension, a group of St Malachy’s College students are leading the way with a unique sports project that is aimed to “encourage tolerance and understanding among primary school children of different backgrounds” and foster a better link between primary and secondary education.
Dublin star Con O'Callaghan stays clear of the hype

Dublin star Con O'Callaghan stays clear of the hype

Sport
DUBLIN footballer Con O’Callaghan says he will “focus on the process” and not the hype that inevitably swirls around the Sky Blues camp as they bid for five All-Ireland titles in a row next season.

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