HOTD Podcast Episode 5

The lads are back in action to discuss the upcoming Olympics, their favourite events to watch and the various doping scandals which have dogged the lead up to the Games. They also chat about the losing battle boxing is fighting to retain popularity over MMA in Ireland and most importantly; Mark Clattenburg’s new tatoos. Advertisements

Irish football: The next step

What a journey it was. Whether you were over in France or jammed into a packed pub back home, it has been impossible not to be carried away by the ups and downs of the Irish team at Euro 2016. From the kick off in that first game against Sweden to the ultimately futile scramble…

“I’m the boss, I’m the gaffer”: Iceland

With Euro 2016 upon us, we have given each of our Hurlers on the Ditch team the choice of managing any of the countries who will play in France this summer. Here, we offer them the chance to explain their picks and to outline how they might lead their new team to glory in Paris.…

“I’m the boss, I’m the gaffer”: Belgium

With Euro 2016 upon us, we have given each of our Hurlers on the Ditch team the choice of managing any of the countries who will play in France this summer. Here, we offer them the chance to explain their picks and to outline how they might lead their new team to glory in Paris.…

“I’m the boss, I’m the gaffer”: Italy

With Euro 2016 upon us, we have given each of our Hurlers on the Ditch team the choice of managing any of the countries who will play in France this summer. Here, we offer them the chance to explain their picks and to outline how they might lead their new team to glory in Paris.…

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.…

No country for tribal men

At the end of June, Britain will go to the polls to decide whether or not to remain part of the European Union. While the weightier topics in the campaign have been economic and legislative matters, a large part of the debate has also focused on the notion of identity. The ‘Leave’ campaigners have been…