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Sunday 4 June 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Giant

Last year
# Giant
Cora Staunton set for significant AFLW milestone but undecided on future
The Mayo great will play her 50th game this weekend.
Cora Staunton caps glittering individual season in Oz with several club awards
The Mayo great enjoyed a standout campaign for GWS Giants.
All time
# good news
'Week absolutely made' - Bríd Stack returns to team training in Australia after neck injury
‘There is no better feeling than seeing my favourite little man giving me a big clap at the end of training.’
# Giant
Positive update on Bríd Stack after horror incident, with Cork great to make full recovery
Her club, Greater Western Sydney Giants, has issued a statement, confirming the extent of the neck injury.
# Giant
Down GAA mourn passing of legendary All-Ireland winning player and coach
John Murphy scored a goal in Down’s All-Ireland final win over Kerry in 1968.
# cora
'I had a few cries and a few breakdowns. There were dark moments but I look back on it as an achievement'
Cora Staunton on her remarkable recovery from a career-threatening injury, a whirlwind 12 months, and what the future holds for the Mayo great.
# Giant
'I remember saying - I don’t know if I can do this - it felt like hitting the wall'
Ahead of the AFLW season kick-off, Cora Staunton sits down with Maurice Brosnan in Sydney to chat about her injury comeback and her hopes for the year.
# Giant
18-year-old Derry football star Callum Brown signs AFL deal with Sydney club
The Limavady man played a big role in his county’s run to the U20 All-Ireland football semi-final this year.
# Charles Byrne
After sustained campaign, Irish giant's bones may finally be released from London museum
Charles Byrne wanted to be buried at sea so scientists wouldn’t get their hands on his corpse. His skeleton has been on public display for decades.
# public display
Irish giant's bones will stay at London museum - but he wanted to be buried at sea
The skeleton of Charles Byrne is on display in a museum dedicated to the surgeon who acquired his remains.
# facing history
181kg and depressed to a pro contract in France: Kalolo Tuiloma's tale
One of the emerging stars of New Zealand rugby has agreed a move to Grenoble.
# Hero
A dead sound Pirates fan threw his ball to a girl and her reaction would melt a heart of stone
Shock as baseball fan does the decent thing.
# flyby
An asteroid the size of a mountain is passing us by right now
Don’t worry, it won’t crash into us.
# Giant
Jamie Roberts' highlights reel from the weekend is hugely impressive
The powerful centre demonstrated his quality with the Six Nations looming.
# World Class
Mourinho hails 'best player' Matic
The Chelsea boss says the 26-year-old midfielder is a “giant” for his side and hails the way in which he adapted to his second spell at Stamford Bridge.
# megasurus
New dinosaur species bigger than T-rex and heavier than seven elephants
Pieces of the dinosaur were first discovered in 2005 but it has only recently been named in a study of its bones released yesterday.
# Mass
Waratahs giant Will Skelton set for Australia debut against France
The mammoth 22-year-old lock will add major bulk to the Wallabies’ pack for the third Test.
# automatonophobia
These giant, creepy puppets will be terrorising the streets of Limerick this summer
The press release claims they’re friendly. We still need convincing.
# Giant
The high school running back who's 6'4" and 400 pounds
This takes ‘the big guy’ to a whole new level.
# tallest woman
The tallest woman in the world dies
The Chinese woman stood at seven foot eight inches tall and was certified by Guinness World Records.
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.
# Big man
Giant North Korean Mourner Of The Day
Why is this man at Kim Jong-il’s funeral twice the size of everybody else?