Slow Start to the Year for Fast Eddie

It’s the end of January.  That means all of us have long since broken our New Year’s resolutions.  For many that means the lure of nicotine, alcohol or chocolate has once again proved too strong for their feeble powers of self-control.  While for others it may mean the new gym gear remains as fresh and […]


The Irish Inspiration Behind Wawrinka’s Major Success

Before his first appearance in a Grand Slam Final, Stanislas Wawrinka is reported to have said with admirable self-deprecation: “No one beats me 27 sets in a row”.  It was a reference to his miserable record against his opponent Rafael Nadal and as events unfolded in Melbourne on Saturday night, it turned out to be […]