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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The stress was worth clinching promotion: Antrim boss Darren Gleeson

The stress was worth clinching promotion: Antrim boss Darren Gleeson

Hurling and camogie
Allianz National Hurling League Division 2A promotional play-off final: Antrim 2-23 Kerry 2-20 THE stress lines on Darren Gleeson’s face disappeared after watching the Antrim hurlers make a triumphant return to Division One in Tullamore yesterday – and the manager hopes the GAA season will be able to continue in the face of a second wave of Covid19.
The Boot Room: Getting the 'R' rate down is on us - and Stormont

The Boot Room: Getting the 'R' rate down is on us - and Stormont

Columnists
COACH Kevin McVeagh had to break the news to the 26 players of Cumann Spóirt an Phobail (CSP) Football for all Disability team on Wednesday night that they wouldn’t be training for the next four weeks because of lockdown restrictions.
St Malachy's OB Youth continue to make massive strides

St Malachy's OB Youth continue to make massive strides

Football/Soccer
AFTER being crowned McDonald’s IFA accredited club of the year for 2019, St Malachy’s OB Youth Football Club have just celebrated their fifth birthday and plan to build on their staggering success over the next five years.
St Malachy's OB Youth continue to make massive strides

St Malachy's OB Youth continue to make massive strides

Football/Soccer
AFTER being crowned McDonald’s IFA accredited club of the year for 2019, St Malachy’s OB Youth Football Club have just celebrated their fifth birthday and plan to build on their staggering success over the next five years.

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