Now for the League of Ireland First Division …

Brian Quigley The 2018 SSE Airtricity League Premier Division is up and running and what a weekend it was, with some sell-out games, plenty of goals and a few surprising results [Bray’s marvellous draw in Oriel Park being one of them!]. This coming weekend it’s the turn of the First Division to

The big kick off awaits for Bray Wanderers

Well the wait is over and the 2018 SSE Airtricity League Premier Division kicks off this coming weekend. 4 more sleeps, as my children would say coming up to Christmas. Bray are away to Dundalk; Wanderers couldn’t have asked for a more difficult start. Dundalk have prepared well for the new

Remembering Munich

In a way it was fitting that we woke up to snow on Tuesday 06 February 2018, even if it was only a light dusting. As I walked my son down to school, children were making snowballs with handfuls swept off car bonnets, delighted at the novelty and diversion provided

‘Waterford the great’

Brian Quigley My son Blaise, who is seven, came with me last March to Tolka Park to see Shelbourne take on Waterford in the SSE First Division. The game ended 2-2 and so was a good one for him to have seen, with 4 goals and a few incidents to talk

Bray Wanderers better than QPR?

Brian Quigley Regular readers of this column will know that as well as supporting Bray Wanderers in the League of Ireland, I’m also a fan of Rochdale AFC in League One of the EFL. I receive a copy of the programme from each of their home games [because I contribute a

So how was fixture-release day for you?!

So fixture-release day 2018 has been and gone, and it’s still only 2017. How was it for you? Were you happy with your opening-day game? Or your closing-day one, for that matter? Did you identify some away games you’d like to pencil in, maybe even an overnight or two? Are