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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.
International Friendly, Antalya Stadyumu, Turkey 23/3/2018 Turkey vs Republic of Ireland Ireland's Alan Browne

Alan Browne Out Of Wales Game Due To Injury

Alan Browne came into the international break off an early goal of the season contender. His strike against Bolton Wanderers at the weekend was the culmination of some fine form with Preston North End, and he looked set for his first competitive cap with the Republic of Ireland. Some goal by @Alan__Browne #pnefc pic.twitter.com/VhP0Pvjnw9 — Anthony Ⓜ️ (@mcainey88) September 1, …

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Kevin McStay Leaves Roscommon Post And Inter-County Management

Former Mayo stalwart Kevin McStay has vacated his position as manager of the Roscommon football team. The decision was confirmed by the county on Twitter. It is with a heavy heart that we confirm that Kevin McStay has stepped down as Roscommon Senior Team Manager. #rosgaa #gaa pic.twitter.com/fQr0b5jNIt — Roscommon GAA (@RoscommonGAA) September 5, 2018 A statement released by McStay …

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Wes Hoolahan Reportedly Close To Signing With New Club

Irish cult hero Wes Hoolahan has been a free agent since his decade-long stint at Norwich City came to an end in April. Now 36-years-old, Hoolahan is unlikely to play most games for his new destination, but he remains a potent attacking option for many clubs in the Championship. He has been linked with a move to Steven Gerrard’s Rangers, …

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‘We Won’t Forgive’ – Khabib’s Father Responds To McGregor’s Jibes

In the absence of a direct confrontation since the bus debacle, we’ve been restricted to social media jabs between Team McGregor and Khabib’s camp. The most notable of these was when Conor McGregor tagged Khabib’s father on Instagram, attaching a screenshot of Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov on the bus during that fateful day and calling him a ‘quivering coward’. View this post on …

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Jones Won’t Rule Out England Return For Troubled Danny Cipriani

England boss Eddie Jones has told Danny Cipriani that the troubled Gloucester star can still rescue his international career. Cipriani made his first England start for a decade in South Africa earlier this year. But the fly-half was fined £2,000 after admitting charges of common assault and resisting arrest during his club’s pre-season tour of Jersey. Cipriani was also sanctioned …

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Sergio Garcia’s Wildcard Pick For Ryder Cup Isn’t Going Down Well

Team Europe’s captain for the Ryder Cup, Thomas Bjorn, has made his all-important wildcard picks for the competition. After the conclusion of the Made in Denmark event, the eight automatic qualifiers for the European team were confirmed, with four wildcard picks to come today. But a roster that had three Ryder Cup veterans and major winners alongside five rookies meant …

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The Sunday Game Announces Its Footballer And Team Of The Year Awards

Another year of inter-county football is in the books, and it’s another Sam Maguire for Dublin – their fourth in a row. Jim Gavin’s side were as dominant as ever in this campaign, and were suitably represented heavily in The Sunday Game’s ‘team of the year’. The panel consisted of Raheny man Ciarán Whelan, Donegal captain Michael Murphy, Lee Keegan …

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Watford Stun Spurs To Extend Perfect Start

Watford’s stunning start to the season hit a new high as they made it four successive Premier League wins with a shock 2-1 success against Tottenham on Sunday. Having fallen behind to Abdoulaye Doucoure’s 54th minute own goal, Watford responded impressively, recovering to claim the points through headers from Troy Deeney and Craig Cathcart. It remains to be seen how …

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Dublin’s Four-In-A-Row Celebration Plans Released

Dublin conquered Tyrone in the All Ireland Football final by a scoreline of 2-17 to 1-14. Tyrone put up some late resistance with a penalty, but Jim Gavin’s side ultimately fulfilled expectations by claiming their fourth consecutive Sam Maguire. Naturally, such an achievement heralds huge celebrations. Dublin City Council have announced that Smithfield Plaza will host tomorrow’s celebrations, and gave …

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‘Specialist In Failure’: Woodward Slammed In Fans’ Fly-Over Banner

Manchester United fans added to the mounting pressure on their club’s executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward by flying a critical banner over Burnley during their team’s Premier League match on Sunday. “Ed Woodward a specialist in failure” read the banner as it was trailed behind a plane above Turf Moor just before kick-off. Supporters are frustrated with Woodward’s running of United, …

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Ryder Cup Debutant Grabs Last Automatic Spot As 8 Players Set For Team Europe

The Made In Denmark marked the last opportunity for Europe’s best to secure their place in this month’s Ryder Cup. Players are still battling for the tournament, but the automatic qualifiers for Team Europe have been confirmed. Major winners Francesco Molinari, Justin Rose and Rory McIlroy have made it while four debutants in Tyrrell Hatton, Tommy Fleetwood, Jon Rahm and …

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Harry Arter Reportedly Won’t Be In Ireland Squad For Wales Game

Ireland are in action this Thursday in the opening game of the inaugural UEFA Nations League. The tournament is a level above international friendlies, given that places in Euro 2020 are up for grabs. But a regular starter for Ireland in Harry Arter is not expected to play a part in proceedings. The Independent report that the midfielder likely won’t …

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China’s Plans For A $100m Rugby Competition Stalled

Plans for China to get its first professional rugby competition as part of an ambitious $100 million investment have stalled, Alisports said Sunday. The bold proposals for rugby, currently a low-profile sport in China, were announced nearly two years ago by Alisports — the sports arm of e-commerce giant Alibaba – and World Rugby. They included professional men’s and women’s …

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Leroy Sane Hasn’t Let Me Down, Insists Guardiola

Pep Guardiola insists he remains happy with Leroy Sane’s attitude despite leaving the forward out of his Manchester City squad for Saturday’s 2-1 victory over Newcastle. Sane has endured a testing few months since winning the PFA Young Player of the Year award in April, having been left out of Germany’s World Cup squad and he has failed to make …

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Watch: Alan Browne Scores A Genuine Stunner Against Bolton

Irishman Alan Browne set Deepdale alight on Saturday, but it wasn’t enough to secure all three points. He scored on the opening day of the season, and after a string of good performances which didn’t contribute to the scoresheet, Browne returned to it with a bang against Bolton Wanderers. Callum Robinson gave the Lilywhites an early eleven minute lead, and …

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