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Fergal Cantwell

Fergal Cantwell
Fergal Cantwell is from Kilkenny and played hurling with James Stephens CLG. He has a deep love for all sports but in particular, hurling, rugby and golf. Fergal enjoys the humourous side of things and is fluent in sarcasm. Follow on twitter @fergalcantwell

Opinion: Deise Have What’s Required To Lower The Banner

Clare picked up the Liam McCarthy Cup after two tense thrillers with Cork in 2013 but time waits for no man and that title is now part of the distant past. It was perhaps an unexpected run that year but credit where credit is due, Clare outclassed all that came before them. Davy Fitz said during the week that he regretted …

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Muhammad Ali: Not Just A Boxer But A Man Of Many Wise Words

Muhammad Ali, ‘The Greatest’, was more than just a sportsperson. He was an inspiration, a legend, an icon. When lists of the greatest sportsmen are ever compiled, he’s a constant. Many through the years have tried to copy, to capture his wit and his mind games but there will only ever be one Ali. Developing Parkinson’s disease was an ironic …

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Nowlan Park Is Ideal Venue To Host Dublin This Weekend

There is a famous story that does the rounds in Kilkenny about the time that the Dublin footballers of the 70s came to play a match in Nowlan Park. They were reigning All-Ireland Champions, superstars of the game. As far as is known to this writer, the game was a league match but, none the less, the Kings of football …

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Brian Cody: The One Constant At A Time Of Managerial Upheaval

Since Brian Cody took charge of Kilkenny, he has seen off 37 managers from Cork, Tipperary, Limerick, Clare and Galway. With winter setting in and the 2015 Hurling Championship now well behind us, the 2016 season seems to be already warming up. Donal Og Cusack’s involvement with the talented Clare outfit will be scrutinised, as the banner hope to return to their …

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Big Hitters Sit On Top At Wells Fargo

Angel Cabrera has taken the early lead at the Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow, North Carolina. The big hitting Argentinian carded a six under 66 with only a single blotch on his card, a bogey at the par four, fourth hole. He parred the first two holes before a birdie on the the third. Three more birdies saw him …

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McIlroy To Prevail At Quail Hollow

The Wells Fargo Championship will get underway this Thursday at the infamous Quail Hollow Golf Course in North Carolina. Among the leading contenders this week will be Northern Irishman, Rory McIlroy. Making his first start since last month’s US Masters at Augusta, Rory McIlroy will relish the opportunity to return to the scene of his first ever PGA Tour win. McIlroy …

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