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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The life and times of one of Down hurling's favourite sons - Noel Sands

The life and times of one of Down hurling's favourite sons - Noel Sands

Hurling and camogie
“I’d admired Noel Sands. He was a winner. He was a grumpy wee boll**ks on the field and his name would always come up in the Antrim changing room before we played Down. He was a player we respected an awful lot because we knew he could hurt us.” – Terence McNaughton

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