The vastly experienced Hockey Umpire is also Producer in Charge in RTÉ Radio Sport. Famous for taking his guitar with him when he annually covers the cycling Rás around Ireland.

There's no truth in the rumour that his nightly versions of Don McLean's 'American Pie' has driven any of the cyclists to drugs!

Roy has reported from rugby and soccer World Cups, the Tour de France, five Olympic Games and hockey World Cups and countless Six Nations Rugby encounters.