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Daniel Ruddock


Danny is a 25-year-old graduate from University College Dublin. An aspiring sports journalist currently studying for his NCTJ qualification in St. Marys University.

Born and raised in Ireland his main interests lie with Rugby, Golf, Cricket or any Irish athlete that does anything of note. When possible he still turns out for Barnes Rugby club in National 3 South-East. After a brief venture into the business world, he is looking to turn something he is truly passionate about into a full-time career.

A keen blogger he is now looking to develop his writing skills in a professional environment, through both the Sports Gazette and placements throughout the year.

Twitter @danruddock14


Stories by Daniel

  • Ashes Preview
    England’s World Cup winners are in Australia, looking to claim the ashes and confirm a new order in Women’s cricket. This preview looks at whether they are likely to do it.
  • Sports Gazette's Champions Cup Predictions
    With the Champions Cup starting this weekend, Sports Gazette’s two rugby correspondents Danny Ruddock and Matt Horsman give their predictions for the season ahead.
  • Champions Cup Preview
    The European Champions cup kicks off this weekend. Daniel Ruddock looks at what we should expect from 2017/18 edition.
  • American Dominance Set to Continue
    With the Presidents Cup upon us, Danny Ruddock looks at golf's relationship with the current political climate.
  • Ireland Present Bid to Host Rugby World Cup 2023
    Ireland Bid for the Rugby World Cup 2023 is presented today in London.
  • Leishman Leads Charge for FedEx
    Marc Leishman the 33-year-old Australian golfer is enjoying life at the moment. But things could have been very different.