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 H[...]
Bet McClean League Cup HIGH-FLYING Coleraine will hope to clinch a place in this season’s Bet McClean League Cup quarter-finals as they travel to a wounded Crusaders side this evening, weather permitting.
Armagh Senior Football Championship final: Sean McDermott’s, Maghery (holders) v Armagh Harps (tomorrow, The Athletic Grounds, 5pm) AS in a few other counties around Ulster, there is a changing of the guard in Armagh.