Sunday 19 August 2018

Making a pitch for sporting - and economic - success

The weight of the entire island of Ireland has been put behind the bid to host the Rugby World Cup, writes Shane Ross

Optimism: Ireland’s Lindsay Peat being tackled by Annaelle Deshaye of France during the 2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup, which took place in Ireland last month. Photo: Sportsfile
Optimism: Ireland’s Lindsay Peat being tackled by Annaelle Deshaye of France during the 2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup, which took place in Ireland last month. Photo: Sportsfile

Shane Ross

What has happened to Irish sport in recent years?

Indeed what has happened to Irish sport in recent weeks?

We are mixing with the mighty where we used to be mingling among the minnows.

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