During his 16-year career as a professional sportsman , Moran put his BComm from UCD and his accountancy qualification to good use.
Hemingway was a keen sportsman but he was fond of blood sports.
Smith also enjoyed the Hurricanes' recent trip to South Africa, it was much better being over there as a sportsman rather than a tourist.
A different footballing culture, combined with a couple of ‘incidents’ that the Italians didn't find becoming of a professional sportsman , led to his return to England.
During the 1930s he spent time in Spain and Africa and resided in Key West, Florida, where he gained a reputation as a sportsman and athlete.
An athlete and sportsman , he played football (as a goalkeeper), skied and was an avid theatregoer, at one time he even considered becoming an actor.
A keen sportsman , he plays tennis and golf, as well as being an enthusiastic canoeist and sailor.
His mother was a piano teacher, his father an official at a mine outside Johannesburg and a keen amateur sportsman (becoming South African marathon champion, no less).
A ‘gillie’, by the by, was originally an attendant on a Highland chief, but by the nineteenth century was a sportsman 's attendant.
It might have been about having a choice between behaving like a sportsman or behaving like a boor and doing the latter because it suited him at the time.