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[...]
AFTER 19 years of a nomadic existence and playing their games on rugby pitches, the future of Glasgow Gaels has been assured after becoming one of the tenants at a new £4m state-of-the-art sports facility in Clydebank.
OUT-GOING GAA President Aogán Ó Fearghaíl has expressed his disappointment at the slow progress of the Casement Park project – but believes the new stadium “will happen” and that the GAA’s “footprint” will be felt in Belfast over the coming years.