Category Archives: Sport
Ireland has rarely been considered a cricketing nation, but the 2007 Cricket World Cup began a new chapter in Ireland’s sporting history as Ireland reached the Super 8 stage of the competition. Ireland arrived in the West Indies with much optimism but few commentators gave them much of a chance.» Read more
Ireland has a rich sporting tradition, it is home to Hurling, the oldest field sport in the world, and the Irish are enthusiastic about all of the sports that they play. From homegrown GAA to Soccer: “you’ll never beat the Irish” is a chant you’ll often hear at Ireland’s international sporting events.» Read more
Over the last couple of years, Gaelic Games in Britain has received a major boast. London won the Nicky Rackard Cup (Hurling) at Croke Park in 2005 and the success has spurred on other teams to compete to the highest standard. More people are getting involved in GAA than ever before.» Read more
Originally published for the we choice 2005 Crawley Irish Festival
Justin Bishop has been capped by Ireland 25 times and has played for The Exiles, London Irish RFC, throughout his professional career. The Crawley born rugby union winger talks to just try! us about his experiences playing during the professional era and his memories so far.
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