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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Covid19 lockdown is a good time to sort out fixtures calendar: Anto Finnegan

Covid19 lockdown is a good time to sort out fixtures calendar: Anto Finnegan

GAA Football
FORMER Antrim footballer Anto Finnegan hopes the GAA won’t return to action before treatments can be found to successfully fight Covid19 – and that the enforced down-time will give all the major stakeholders in the Association space to come up with a fixtures calendar that works for everybody.

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