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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GAA's fixtures masterplan has less wriggle room

GAA's fixtures masterplan has less wriggle room

GAA Football
THE GAA has been forced to cut their inter-county fixtures plan from 27 to 20 weeks with still quite a few ifs, buts and maybes tied into their masterplan due to the ongoing threat of COVID19.
I will always pursue justice for Michaela - but the tragedy can't define me: John McAreavey

I will always pursue justice for Michaela - but the tragedy can't define me: John McAreavey

GAA Football
“I’m not prepared to let that be my overarching story. There’s too much positivity and love and hope that won’t be overshadowed. Michaela lost her life. Am I to lose mine too?” Life’s arc sweeps across endless blue skies, with the silhouette of John, Tara and baby James. Soaring. Endlessly soaring.

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