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Joel Slattery

Joel Slattery
When not watching or writing about sport, Joel will most likely be listening to American country music. Bad at predictions, Joel was also slightly uncomfortable writing this bio in the third person.

All The Results From The Weekend’s GAA Action

Dublin reached yet another Leinster final with a massive 31-point win over Westmeath in Croke Park on Sunday.  That wide margin of victory will provide ammunition to those who protest the current structure of the football championship as Dublin blew the Midlands county away. Goals from Dean Rock, Ciarán Kilkenny, Kevin McManamon and Eoghan O’Gara eased the Dubs to a …

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“It’s About Protecting The Players” – Gatland Hits Out At All Blacks Targeting Of Conor Murray

Lions coach Warren Gatland has reacted angrily to how New Zealand charged down Conor Murray during Saturday’s opening Test in Auckland. Murray, who uses the box-kick to great effect for Munster, Ireland and the Lions, was hit a number of times and this frustrated Gatland who felt the All Blacks were going in late on the Limerick man. The Lions …

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Incredible Scenes As MLS Referee Gives Player Red Card – Then Calls Him Back Onto The Field

Unbelievable, Jeff! “Don’t bother giving out to the referee, he won’t change his mind,” is a sentiment we hear on sports fields all over the country – in all sports. However, there is now an exception to that rule and it came in America’s Major League Soccer. This incredible scene occured when DC United’s Luciano Acosta got tangled up with …

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Five Talking Points Ahead Of This Weekend’s Football Qualifiers

The All-Ireland Football Championship qualifiers commenced last weekend with wins for Derry, Longford, Laois and Sligo. On Saturday, the ‘B’ side of the draw takes place with eight more counties in do-or-die action. For four counties, it will be a disappointingly short summer, while the winners can get the show back on the road and build a bit of momentum. …

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