THE shake of the head and shrugging of shoulders are almost apologetic; a mixture of wearied exasperation and awareness that a familiar drum beat is about to sound. From rule-makers to rule-breakers, Kieran McGeeney’s musings about the nitty-gritty of GAA officialdom and occasionally inexplicable decisions are generally measured and considered, yet you needn’t always scratch too hard at the surface for his truth to out. The definition of the tackle, or lack thereof, has long been a stone in his shoe. What constitutes hard but fair and what is a foul? With that in mind McGeeney, not one for donning sepia-tinted specs, might find it hard to suppress a smile - possibly even a swelling of the chest - as Sherman Hall recounts his first-ever experience of Gaelic football. “I had come over from the States in 1989. So this was maybe 1990 or thereabouts, and Forkhill were playing Mullaghbawn in Forkhill. It might have been a friendly game, I don’t remember, but I was … [Read more...] about ‘My ambition was to go all the way. I wanted to be on TV, I wanted to play. I wanted to be in the limelight’
Weekend football on tv
PUBLISHED: 15:00 07 March 2019 George Sessions Chris Dagnall is congratulated by Lloyd James and Bradley Pritchard after scoring for Leyton Orient away to Peterborough United in a 3-2 win in the Johnstone's Paint Trophy live on Sky Sports back on September 2 2014 (pic: Lawrence Lustig). LAWRENCE LUSTIG The O’s last victory in a game broadcast live on the television occurred in September 2014 Macauley Bonne looks to win the ball for Leyton Orient away to Sutton United in a game broadcast live on BT Sport on August 5 2017 (pic: Simon O'Connor).Leyton Orient’s match with Wrexham in the National League on Saturday will be broadcast live on BT Sport and O’s will hope to secure a first win on TV in four-and-a-half years.The E10 club don’t play much on television, but when they do it tends to not go well for the east Londoners!You have to go back all the way back to September 2 2014 for the last time Orient were victorious in front of any … [Read more...] about Orient look to end barren winless run on TV
Sheffield United travel to promotion rivals West Brom in the Championship this weekend as they look to boost their chances of a top two finish. A win in the West Midlands would give Chris Wilder’s side a vital advantage in the race for promotion to the Premier League, as the Baggies are currently just one point behind the Blades in the league table. What time is kick off?Kick off is at 5.30pm on Saturday February 23.Is the match on tv? Can I watch it on a live stream?The match is being shown live on Sky Sports on both their Football and Main Event channels. Coverage should also be available via the club’s iFollow service.How can I follow West Brom v Sheffield United live?You can get all the latest team news and live match updates on the Star website.Who will be in the teams for the match?Sheffield United could be without striker Conor Washington after he picked up a suspected hamstring injury in a match for the Blades’ under-23s. Jack O’Connell and George … [Read more...] about West Bromwich Albion v Sheffield United: what time is kick off, is it on tv and what are the odds?
By Boston Herald | [email protected], Boston Herald archives, Boston Herald editorial staff and Boston Herald File | PUBLISHED: November 9, 2018 at 12:00 am | UPDATED: November 14, 2018 at 12:00 am FRIDAY AUTO RACING — Formula One: Heineken Brazilian Grand Prix, practice, at Sao Paolo, 7:55 a.m. (ESPNU), 11:55 a.m. (ESPNU). NASCAR Monster Energy: Can-Am 500, practice, at Avondale, Ariz., 1:30 p.m. (NBCSN); Qualifying, 7 p.m. (NBCSN). NASCAR Xfinity: Whelen Trusted To Perform 200, practice, at Avondale, Ariz., 2:30 p.m. (NBCSN); Final practice, 4:30 p.m. (NBCSN). NASCAR Truck: Lucas Oil 150, qualifying, at Avondale, Ariz., 5:30 p.m. (FS1); Race, 8:30 p.m. (FS1). BASEBALL — Exhibition: Japan All-Star Series, Game 2, MLB All-Stars vs. Japan, at Tokyo, 4:30 a.m. (early Saturday) (MLBN). BASKETBALL — NBA: Charlotte at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. (NBATV); Celtics at Utah, 9:30 a.m. (TV: ESPN, NBCSB; … [Read more...] about Weekend sports on TV
Sheffield United will look to bounce back to last weekend’s home defeat to Leeds United when they travel to Reading for Saturday’s Championship game. The Royals are currently just above the relegation zone in 21st place, while Chris Wilder’s side remain in the play-off places. What time is kick-off?Kick off is at 5.30pm on Saturday 8 December.Is the match on tv? Can I watch it on a live stream?The match is being shown on Sky Sports Football and Sky Sports Main Event.How can I follow Reading v Sheffield United live?You can follow the latest action and team news on the Star website.Who will be in the teams for the match?Sheffield United are currently injury free but Reading have recently been hit with injuries as John O’Shea, Liam Moore and Liam Kelly have all been sidelined in their last league match.Jon Dadi Bodvarsson, Saeid Ezatolahi, Paul McShane, Omar Richards and Jordan Obita are all still out for the Royals.Who is the referee?Refereeing … [Read more...] about Reading v Sheffield United: is it on tv, what time is kick off and what are the odds?