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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Rory Grugan keeping his focus on current Armagh panellists

Rory Grugan keeping his focus on current Armagh panellists

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Bank of Ireland Dr McKenna Cup Section B: Armagh v Derry (tomorrow, The Athletic Grounds, 2pm) RORY Grugan has lamented the lack of continuity in personnel between last year and the new season – but remains upbeat with the potential of Armagh’s squad as they seek to chalk up back-to-back wins in the Dr McKenna Cup against Derry tomorrow afternoon.

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