International Sport

AP McCoy Tribute – Box Office from first to last

AP McCoy Tribute – Box Office from first to last

International Sport, Sport May 29, 2015 at 6:00 pm Comments

ON THE SATURDAY of The Grand National, in early-mid April every year, millions up and down the British Isles flock to the bookmakers for a flutter, to place a bet for a number of different reasons.Read More

Galacticos clinch third consecutive trophy in the Champions Cup

Galacticos clinch third consecutive trophy in the Champions Cup

International Sport, Sport May 21, 2015 at 6:30 pm Comments

THE EUROPEAN Champions Cup 2015 was signed off with a physical and intense encounter between Toulon and Clermont Auvergne at Twickenham on Saturday May 2nd. It marked the end of the first season of the newRead More

Six Nations XV of the Tournament

Six Nations XV of the Tournament

International Sport, Sport March 29, 2015 at 3:00 pm Comments

FOLLOWING over two months of international rugby action, our Sports Editor Illtud Dafydd picks his teams of the tournament. In my mind, it was a great tournament, the final weekend showing not only rugby, but Northern HemisphereRead More

6 Nations Round 5: Preview

6 Nations Round 5: Preview

International Sport, Sport March 21, 2015 at 11:00 am Comments

Four teams can still, mathematically, win the Six Nations Championship. Realistically, three teams have that chance. If England, Ireland and Wales all win, it will come down to points difference. Super Saturday just became the superlativeRead More

Premier League TV Rights: The Courier Sports Team Reacts

Premier League TV Rights: The Courier Sports Team Reacts

International Sport, Sport March 18, 2015 at 4:30 pm Comments

ON FEBRUARY 10th, the Premier League concluded the sale process of live broadcasting rights for the next three seasons. Sky is paying £4.2 billion for its packages of 126 Premier League games, while BT is setRead More

Six Nations Round 3: Review

Six Nations Round 3: Review

International Sport, Sport March 7, 2015 at 3:00 pm Comments

Scotland 19-22 Italy Much has been said about the new found hope that Vern Cotter has brought into the Scottish camp; how he’s blooded in new young (some foreign born too) faces, and how Scottish rugby hasRead More

Six Nations Preview: Round 3

Six Nations Preview: Round 3

International Sport, Sport February 28, 2015 at 1:19 pm Comments

Erik Olsson: Patience is not a virtue I am known for among my friends. A week-long break smack in the middle of the Six Nations sounds to me as sensible as leaving a can of beerRead More

Six Nations Review: Round 2

Six Nations Review: Round 2

International Sport, Sport February 18, 2015 at 5:20 pm Comments

England 47-17 Italy As is customary whenever Italy travel to Twickenham, their odds of claiming a win are lowered by the hour. The British press gave them no hope in hell of a first victory in London, butRead More

Six Nations Round 2: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly…

Six Nations Round 2: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly…

International Sport, Sport February 17, 2015 at 4:00 pm Comments

THE GOOD, The Bad, and The Ugly. What a weekend of Six Nations rugby. The Good Once again getting off to a slow start, England signed off with six tries and a 30-point margin. The point differenceRead More

Six Nations Preview: Round 2

Six Nations Preview: Round 2

International Sport, Sport February 13, 2015 at 6:10 pm Comments

England vs Italy, Saturday 2:30pm Italy’s coach Jacques Brunel is up against England this weekend, a team that in twenty games, they have never beaten. The experienced pair of Marco Bortolami and Mauro Bergamasco are amongRead More