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Aaron Ward

A writer with an interest in all sports including GAA, MMA, soccer and tiddly-winks.

Twitter Reacts As Bournemouth Thump Chelsea 3-0 At Stamford Bridge

There was a surprise result at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night as relegation-threatened Bournemouth came away with all three points following a commanding 3-0 win over Chelsea.  The Premier League champions lined out without a recognised striker, with Eden Hazard playing up top. Olivier Giroud joined from Arsenal earlier in the day, meaning he was not signed in time to …

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Cian O’Neill Pinpoints Similarity Between Dublin Footballers And Kilkenny Hurlers In 2000s

Dublin overcame Kildare in their opening Allianz National Football League fixture on Saturday evening on a scoreline of 2-17 to 2-10 at Croke Park. The All-Ireland champions flexed their muscle in the second-half, particularly the opening 15 minutes after the interval when they scored 2-05 without reply, effectively putting the game to bed. That had been after some uncharacteristically poor …

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Watch: Tommy Walsh Pays Passionate Tribute To Efforts Of Cork & Kilkenny During Thrilling League Clash

Cork and Kilkenny played out an enthralling encounter at Páirc Uí Chaoimh on Saturday evening.  John Meyler’s side overcame the visitors on a scoreline of 1-24 to 0-24 in the newly developed stadium which was a fitting performance for the Rebels’ first appearance at the famous theatre. It is the first time Cork have beaten the Cats in the National …

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Watch: Rare Dublin Defensive Error Leads To Kildare Goal In Croker

All-Ireland champions Dublin kicked off their Allianz National Football League campaign this evening when they entertained Kildare at Croke Park.  The home fans would have been hoping for a positive result and performance from Jim Gavin’s side, given the disappointing 12-point loss in the curtain raiser where Offaly dismantled Pat Gilroy’s Dublin hurlers. Although things started off on a poor foot …

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Stipe Miocic Vs Daniel Cormier Heavyweight Title Showdown Confirmed For UFC 226

Stipe Miocic will take on Daniel Cormier in a superfight with the UFC heavyweight championship on the line at UFC 226.  Miocic and Cormier both just fought at UFC 220 in Boston this past weekend, with both competitors successfully defending their heavyweight and light-heavyweight titles respectively. In doing so, Stipe became the winningest heavyweight champion in the history of the …

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Bord na Mona Walsh Cup Final, Nowlan Park, Kilkenny 20/1/2018 Kilkenny vs Wexford Kilkenny Manager Brian Cody in the stands after being sent off Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Kilkenny & Waterford Teams For Respective League Openers Named

The National Hurling League throws in this weekend and there are some cracking fixtures to look forward to.  Team news has been released in drips and drabs ahead of a number of exciting matchups. Kilkenny travel to Páirc Uí Chaoimh to take on Cork in the Rebels’ first outing at their newly developed stadium on Saturday night. The Cats lost …

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Liverpool Suffer Injury Blow Ahead Of West Brom FA Cup Clash

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has confirmed that Adam Lallana has suffered yet another injury setback this week.  The severity of Lallana’s latest injury is yet to be confirmed but Klopp did reveal that the England international will miss out on the FA Cup fourth-round tie against West Brom at Anfield on Saturday. While Klopp did explain that the setback is …

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