Rob Hartnett

Rob Hartnett

It’s all kicking off for Women’s Rugby World Cup

It’s all kicking off for Women’s Rugby World Cup

While camaraderie is strong, competition for places is fierce ahead of next month’s Women’s Rugby World Cup

Retailers keep an eye on the ball

Retailers keep an eye on the ball

Sports sponsorship is proving a good long-term strategy for grocery chains

Referee stuck in the middle

Referee stuck in the middle

The job of reforming Irish sport in the wake of a run of embarrassments has demanded a tough line from administrators, and even the minister

A rising tide for rowing

A rising tide for rowing

With charismatic competitors, gender balance and the backing of big business, rowing could be a worthy and rewarding contender to boxing for fans and sponsors

A Curragh masterclass in staying at the races

A Curragh masterclass in staying at the races

Rob Hartnett, the founder of Sport for Business, on the redevelopment of the Curragh racecourse

Championship battles waged on and off the pitch

Championship battles waged on and off the pitch

RTÉ Sport is going toe to toe with Sky TV in a high definition contest that will be a big boost for viewers – and the GAA too

Odds on - or offside?

Odds on - or offside?

Sports betting is a worldwide goldmine being furiously mined by bookmakers and promoted on the back of sport itself. Its reach is so broad that unusual betting patterns in Asia led to an investigation at Athlone Town FC