Tuesday 6 December 2016

Brassed off at the 'golden generation'

Published 13/09/2011 | 05:00

Tommy Bowe races through the USA defence
during Ireland's win at the Stadium Taranaki in
New Zealand on Sunday
Tommy Bowe races through the USA defence during Ireland's win at the Stadium Taranaki in New Zealand on Sunday

•Someone really ought to advise the ever more bewildering Declan Kidney that sport is supposed to be about imposing order on chaos, not supplementing the chaos with large dollops of confusion and dysfunction.

  • Go To

I was one of those simple souls who went along to Lansdowne Road in the 60s and 70s.

When sponsorship never got beyond who paid for the segment of orange that was presented to each player at half-time, and when the game was played with a laced ball.

Please sign in or register with Independent.ie for free access to Opinions.

Sign In

Read More

Don't Miss

Editor's Choice