What’s the point of the Lions?

“Tonight is the peak of Mount Everest” Those were Tom Court’s words after his one and only appearance for the British and Irish Lions in 2013. In reality, Court wasn’t part of the squad based on his rugby ability. It was more a case of “right place, right time” during a family holiday to Australia. Advertisements

HOTD Podcast Episode 8

This week, the original Hurlers (minus a still M.I.A John) chat glorious (and not so glorious) last hurrahs in honour of Robbie Keane sailing off into the international sunset. They discuss sports stars who have burst onto the big stage as teenagers only to fade into relative obscurity under the weight of expectation and ask…

HOTD Podcast Episode 2

After a solid start last week, the Hurlers on the Ditch are back. The lads discuss the best and worst sporting events they’ve ever attended, as well as the rising cost of tickets. Also in this episode, they look back at Ireland’s squad from Euro 2012 and debate what might make this year’s squad different.…