PAURIC GRIMES: Postponing a problem extends it


I HAVE a friend that lives in the big smoke. Now I don’t live in the city and haven’t done so in ten years so I can’t comment too much on what I’m about to tell you, but I hope when we dive into it that it’ll start to make sense. Whenever they’re going somewhere they’re unfamiliar […]


PAURIC GRIMES: Don’t forget to have the craic


THERE were a few common themes that cropped up throughout the conversations I was having with the men who took part in our Reignite Challenge at the weekend. One – “I’ve missed this. The craic between the lads.” Two – “I’ve missed this. The competition. The bit of needle to dig deep and push harder than […]


PAURIC GRIMES: Get fit for what lands at your feet


THE hangovers might just be starting to subside for O’Connor’s soldiers or Joyce’s warriors. It will have been all worth it. The gruelling training schedule. The discipline to say no when you’d rather say yes. The discipline to say yes when it would be easier to say no. It can all be justified with that […]


PAURIC GRIMES: Give yourself the best chance you can to achieve


THERE was a lot of unpack from this weekend’s All-Ireland quarter-finals. From the efficient Dubs disposing of Cork to the one-legged Clifford guiding Kerry past Mayo. Then there was the match of the year contender between Armagh and Galway, never mind the controversy. You could spend hours picking the bones of that one. But here, […]