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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Rossa reach first final in 17 years in dramatic win over Cushendall

Rossa reach first final in 17 years in dramatic win over Cushendall

Hurling and camogie
Antrim Senior Hurling Championship semi-final: O’Donovan Rossa, Belfast 4-18 Ruairi Og Cushendall 3-20 THERE were bear hugs, tears of joy everywhere you turned and guttural roars that rebounded off the skies above Dunsilly yesterday afternoon.
Emotional Rossa ace Stephen Beatty hails best ever win

Emotional Rossa ace Stephen Beatty hails best ever win

Hurling and camogie
Antrim senior hurling championship semi-final: O’Donovan Rossa, Belfast 4-18 Ruairi Og Cushendall 3-20 MOMENTS after the final whistle Rossa hurler Stephen Beatty tried to hold it together before surrendering totally to the emotion of the day.

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