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Chris Kelleher

Student whose interests lie in sports ranging from Darts to MMA, with the likes of Golf, Boxing and Soccer in between. Closet wrestling fan and a lover of sports psychology and stiff jabs.

Ulster Rugby Launch Their New European Kit

The province have a new look ahead of their 2018/19 Champions Cup campaign. After going out in the pool stage having finished behind La Rochelle and Wasps last season, Ulster enter this European season with renewed hope. The 1999 Heineken Cup winners have been grouped with Scarlets, Racing 92, and Leicester Tigers this time around, starting with a trip to …

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Ancelotti Unhappy With Hungarian Referee For Liverpool Game

Napoli coach Carlo Ancelotti said Tuesday he was surprised by the choice of Hungarian Viktor Kassai to referee the Champions League Group C game against Liverpool in Naples. The Italian was furious with the official after his Bayern Munich side were eliminated from the Champions League by Real Madrid in 2017. “The referee brings back bad memories for me relating …

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Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show Line-Up Is Absolute Box Office

Tomorrow marks the beginning of arguably the biggest ‘fight week’ in UFC history. UFC 229 takes place on Saturday, October 6, and is headlined by lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor. A press conference has already taken place, and another is scheduled for this Thursday. See Also – Your Guide To UFC 229: Khabib Vs. McGregor Fight-Week But now the …

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The Best Photos From Europe’s Glorious Ryder Cup Victory

Thomas Bjorn and his twelve heroes have recaptured the Ryder Cup from a highly-fancied United States team. The two sides did battle over three days at Le Golf National in Paris, and the French Open venue proved a fitting host for a remarkable week. In truth, Team Europe had much of the legwork done over the first two days, gaining …

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I’m One Of The Reasons We Lost Ryder Cup, Says Woods

A despondent Tiger Woods admitted that he “was a contributing factor” as to why the United States surrendered the Ryder Cup to Europe, after losing all four of his matches at Le Golf National. The 14-time major champion suffered only his second singles defeat in the match-play showdown with a 2 and 1 loss to Jon Rahm as Europe charged …

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Watch: Van Persie Scores Free Kick, Sent Off Three Minutes Later

Now sporting the grey hairs that display his mid-thirties, Robin van Persie is still creating dramatic moments in 2018. At the beginning of the year, the Dutchman returned to Feyenoord, the club with whom he began his professional career. But far from being a token passenger in the twilight of his career, ‘RVP’ has been instrumental to Feyenoord’s fortunes. Scoring …

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Watch: Butch Harmon Goes In On Patrick Reed For Shush Celebration

From a hero at Hazeltine to a villain Le Golf National, it’s been a brutal week for Patrick Reed. ‘Captain America’ had earned a reputation to challenge that of Ian Poulter’s ‘postman’ moniker with his performance in the 2016 Ryder Cup, but here, the Masters champion managed just one point throughout his three matches. Paired twice with Tiger Woods in …

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Sergio Garcia Becomes All-Time Leading Ryder Cup Points Scorer

Sergio Garcia became the leading points-scorer in Ryder Cup history as his 2 and 1 win over American Rickie Fowler helped Europe regain the trophy at Le Golf National on Sunday. The 38-year-old Spaniard, a controversial wildcard pick by captain Thomas Bjorn after a poor season, passed Nick Faldo’s previous mark of 25 points, reaching 25.5 since making his debut …

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Europe Regain The Ryder Cup In Hotly Contested Singles Session

Team Europe have won the Ryder Cup in style at Le Golf National. With some matches still ongoing, Europe can still bask in the glory of upsetting the odds against a highly-fancied United States team. The hard work was done over the first two days, in which Europe swept the Friday afternoon foursomes 4-0, and the Saturday morning fourballs 3-1. …

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Best Pictures From Day Two Of The 2018 Ryder Cup

Team Europe doubled their advantage over the USA on Saturday to four points, and they lead 10-6 heading into the Sunday singles session. Tommy Fleetwood and Francesco Molinari made history by becoming the first European pair to win their first four matches, while long-time friends Justin Thomas and Jordan Spieth won their second and third matches, contributing to half of …

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South Africa Scrape Win Over Struggling Australia

South Africa withstood fierce second-half pressure from struggling Australia to win 23-12 Saturday in a tense, scrappy Rugby Championship fifth-round match in Port Elizabeth. Victory for the Springboks, who led 20-12 at half-time, moved them within two points of leaders New Zealand, who play Argentina in Buenos later Saturday. But it was a disappointing showing from South Africa after a …

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Sports Minister’s ‘Safety Concerns’ Sees Cancellation Of Irish MMA Event

An MMA event scheduled to take place at the Claremont Stadium in Navan, county Meath has been cancelled. The venue decided to no longer host a ‘Battle Arena’ fight card following a statement issued by Irish Sports Minister, Shane Ross. Invoking memories of a ‘Total Extreme Fighting’ event in 2016 in which MMA fighter Joao Carvalho collapsed after a fight and …

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