Sigerson Finals Preview: Interview with Conor Moynagh

  It is Sigerson Cup finals weekend time again as the country’s best college teams fight out for the most coveted trophy in third-level football. UCD play UL in the first semi-final but much of the attention will be on the second semi-final, the glamour tie between hosts UUJ and reigning champions DCU. Both teams…

Anti Fan Reviews: Super Bowl 50 Half-Time Show

This week I watched the Super Bowl. The Super Bowl is the annual championship of American Football (also known as concussion ball). American Football differs from European Football, for one thing the ball isn’t a ball, it’s a sort of suppository-pill shape. This year’s Super Bowl final was between the Denver Broncos, and the Carolina Panthers, each…

Super Bowl 50: Panthers primed to spoil Manning’s last stand

NFLAlthough it may be relatively new to Ireland’s sporting vernacular, the notion of ‘paralysis by analysis’ has long since been a staple of the American discourse. Media coverage across the Atlantic has always been a trial by numbers, games played out on paper first and turf second. Given the swathes of statistics at their disposal,…