The Absence Issue

Throughout last week as I read about Anthony Foley, saw clips of the great days of Munster rugby and even when I saw the heartbreaking, and I would argue intrusive, photos from his funeral, I thought about icons. Irish rugby has known many of them. Foley was an icon. The Munster obsessed boy from Clare…

HOTD Podcast Episode 10

In the week the All Star nominations were announced, the lads talk the most over-rated players in Gaelic football before outlining their plan to sex up golf. Inspired by the Ryder Cup, they put together a Sporting Event Bucket List and start the HOTD War on Stats, before finishing up with Graham’s now traditional quiz.

HOTD Podcast Episode 9

We’re baaaaack. Christ, that felt like too long away. But we’re back and this week on the show the topics on every one’s minds revolve around Sam’s. First up; it’s Big Sam. Just 20 minutes before recording this it was announced that he was no longer England manager, so we take a look over what…

The Trailer Trials: An Update

If you’ve been following our activity on this site from the beginning you’ll know I wrote an article earlier in the year called The Trailer Trials. If you read that article, and you’re now reading this article, there’s one thing I’d like to say to you. Hi mam. However, if you didn’t read that but…

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…