Articles by Tom McGurk
The huge size of rugby players and the physicality of on-field contact is leading to serious injuries and, perhaps ultimately, to the death of the game itself
Britain’s difficulty is anything but Ireland’s opportunity as we face the long, dark night of a hard Brexit
A tide of southern hemisphere players is moving north to European clubs awash with cash, but where does that leave us and the game itself?
Fear of enemies, real or imagined, fills many in the US with a compulsive desire to arm themselves
Is the success of the right-wing German party and its supporters a warning from history, or a premonition of the future?
Jimmy Magee had a gift for encapsulating the moment in a phrase, and a phenomenal memory for all things related to sport
With Britain out of the picture, Juncker will move quickly to realise his federalist ambitions. This is not what we signed up for. And who knows where it will lead
When Kim Jong-Un rattles his sabre, he is well aware of the appalling havoc wreaked by the United States in his native land
Sinn Féin is leaving the North’s Remain voters at mercy of the DUP
The Barcelona attack raises questions about whether conventional policing in democratic societies can meet the threat posed by Isis
Should ‘historical correctness’ reach even into our National Museum, to erase the Irish who fought for the US Confederacy?
Roll up, roll up for the 26th season of the increasingly ludicrous English Premier League
Tough-talking means the phoney Brexit war is over, but the party still refuses to rally to Ireland’s cause by taking its seats in the Commons
Late-night muggings, flowing adrenalin, unfamiliar faces, an ever-present air of danger: Vincent Browne’s show had it all
How much did Britain’s belief that it stood alone in World War II influence its decision to retreat from the EU?