NEWRY Shamrocks embraced the spirit of Glasgow Celtic’s founding fathers when a round-the-world hurlathon raised much-needed funds for the St Vincent de Paul Society, the Southern Area Hospice and Daisy Hill hospital.
THE final rounds of the National Football League and the outstanding National Hurling League fixtures could be played in August with an old-school, straight knockout, Championship beginning immediately afterwards.
ULSTER Council secretary Brian McAvoy believes projects like the proposed redevelopment of Casement Park will “help kick-start the economy again” once society begins to move on from the coronavirus crisis.
CROSSMAGLEN star Aaron Kernan believes sport and the GAA “will have a massive part to play” in the recovery of Irish society once the country eventually comes out on the other side of the Covid-19 pandemic.
ONE of a select few to have managed at inter-county level in hurling (Down) and football (Antrim), Belfast-born Frank Dawson has had a long and successful career at club and college level starting with his native St Gall’s and including stints at clubs in Derry, Tyrone and Down.
It has been hard for athletes to get their heads around the postponement of this summer's Olympic Games as a result of the coronavirus crisis. However, as Neil Loughran finds out, marathon runner and A&E doctor Paul Pollock is used to being plunged into new situations every day...