Category Archives: Euros 2014

Touch Euros 2014 – Postscript

A few days after the tournament…

It’s strange to come back down from the emotional height. I didn’t want to come down. I don’t want to come down. The first thing I did when I got back home to my house in Dublin was open the fridge and it was small shock to realize that the Glenisk yogurt I’d eaten half of on the morning we’d flown out was still in date!

Low Fat Strawberry Big Pot

How could that be? We’ve scaled the heights of Olympus and back, we must have been away months! Continue reading

Day 4 Touch Euros 2014

Just a very short post because we’re heading out to celebrate… I’ll write properly tomorrow.

Ireland Senior Mixed Open – European Bronze Medalists!


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Touch Euros 2014 – Day 3

vs France 11.30am Drew 8-8

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I’m writing this straight after the game still in sweaty shorts and jersey. It’s weird. We threw this game away. We basically let in 8 versions of the same try… how poor is that. There were other flaws in our game too obviously, Continue reading

Touch Euros 2014 – Day 2

vs England 11.30am

We lost by one try. Aaarrrrrghhhhhhhhhh!


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Touch Euros 2014 – Day 1

Senior Mixed Teammates…


Chris looking happy in the Players Tent

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Touch Euros 2014 – Swansea, Wales

So here we go again…sitting here in my room in Swansea university campus and tomorrow morning I’ll be representing Ireland at my fourth international Touch tournament. First up at 10.40 am, I’ll earn my 21st cap against the hosts Wales in the Senior Mixed category. Continue reading