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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.

Young Goalkeeper At Centre Of Red Card Controversy Releases Admirable Statement

Jimmy Corcoran faced the toughest day of his young career yesterday. The Preston North End goalkeeper was competing in the quarter-final of the under 17 European Championships as part of Colin O’Brien’s Ireland team. The boys in green drew 1-1 with the Netherlands in regulation time, with a penalty shootout soon following. With the Irish missing their first penalty, Corcoran …

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Jack Wilshere And Joe Hart To Miss Out On The World Cup

Ahead of the announcement of Gareth Southgate’s 23-man World Cup squad tomorrow, it has emerged that a duo with 109 caps between them will not be on the plane. While that announcement hasn’t been made yet, the likes of BBC Sport and Sky Sports are reporting that both Jack Wilshere and Joe Hart will not be in the England squad …

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Ireland Will Return In November To Soldier Field In Chicago

The IRFU have confirmed that the Irish rugby team will once again play in the United States. 2016 saw Ireland earn a historic win over New Zealand at Soldier Field in Chicago. Two years later, Joe Schmidt’s team will take on Italy on November 3 at the same venue. IRFU Director of Commercial & Marketing, Padraig Power, said: “Irish Rugby is delighted …

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Russia Qualify For Rugby World Cup As Spain, Romania And Belgium Disqualified

Russia have been awarded a place at the 2019 World Cup in Japan after World Rugby sensationally disqualified Spain, Romania and Belgium, the rugby union international governing body said on Tuesday. Russia had finished third in European qualifying for the World Cup but head to the tournament after Romania, who originally won the section, second-placed Spain and fourth-placed Belgium were …

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Twitter Reacts To Gloucester Rugby’s New Look

The Gloucestershire club have undergone a complete revamp of their emblem and home kit. Gloucester have been giddily active on social media all day, showing off new logos, kits, and even players with the acquisition of a certain Danny Cipriani. See Also: Gloucester Rugby Have Released A Brand New Logo And Kit Also present are improvements to the playing conditions at …

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Gloucester Rugby Have Released A Brand New Logo And Kit

They’re ringing in the changes these days in Gloucestershire. The Cherry and Whites have undergone a revamp in regards to their squad in recent days, having confirmed the signings of Matt Banahan, Franco Marais, Jaco Kriel and of course, Danny Cipriani. Cipriani’s joined from rivals Wasps just yesterday, staying on English soil in order to keep his World Cup hopes alive. The changes haven’t been …

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Former Premier League Veteran Jlloyd Samuel Dies Aged 37

The tragic news has been reported by the Trinidad & Tobago Football Association that Jlloyd Samuel has died at the age of 37. Samuel, who plied his trade in the Premier League for over a decade from 2000-2010, died in a car crash this morning in England after dropping his kids off to school. The statement from the Trinidad & Tobago …

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Teen Wonder Ryan Sessegnon Inspires Fulham To Play-Off Final

Teenage sensation Ryan Sessegnon scored once and created another as Fulham edged closer to a Premier League return Monday with a 2-0 win over Derby County in their Championship playoff. Thanks to a 2-1 aggregate victory, the ‘Cottagers’ will now play the winners of Tuesday’s clash between Aston Villa and Middlesbrough with the former leading 1-0 after the first leg …

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Horrendous Refereeing Decision Leads To Irish U17 Heartbreak

Colin O’Brien’s side almost set up a clash with England, but fell short to the Netherlands in the quarter-final of the European Championship in devastating circumstances. Despite six straight wins in qualifying, the Ireland U17s lost their opening group game at the 2018 championships against Belgium. Subsequent wins against Denmark and Bosnia & Herzegovina saw the boys in green qualify second …

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AT&T Byron Nelson – Golf Betting Preview And Tips

After an absence of around two years, it’s time for the return of our weekly golf betting column! After the so-called fifth major saw Webb Simpson claim his first win in four years, the PGA Tour heads to Texas for the AT&T Byron Nelson. The defending champion this week is Billy Horschel, who defeated Jason Day in a play-off at …

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Tom Parsons To Undergo Further Tests On Knee Injury

Tom Parsons suffered a horrendous injury while in action against Galway yesterday. The Mayo player left the field of play in the second half at MacHale Park with a gruesome leg injury, following an accidental collision with Galway’s Eoghan Kerin. The Tribesmen ran out 1-12 to 0-12 winners, but Mayo’s foremost concerns were understandably with their stricken midfielder. The42.ie report that Parsons has suffered …

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England Rugby Release South Africa Tour Squad Update

Last Thursday saw England release name their 34-man squad for the upcoming tour of South Africa. The return of Danny Cipriani to the England fold after a near three year absence was the headline news, with England looking to arrest a slump that has seen them lose their last three competitive matches. Seven players were called up by England for the first …

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Path Cleared For Legalised Sports Gambling In U.S

For a long time, Nevada has been the only U.S State where sports betting was legal. That Las Vegas stranglehold on a very popular pastime elsewhere in the world is set to change, however. Per Brian Windhorst of ESPN (via Bleacher Report), the Supreme Court, which comprises part of the judiciary branch of government in the USA, has deemed the …

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Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain Has Successful Surgery But Faces Lengthy Spell On Sideline

The Englishman suffered a knee ligament injury last month. It was against Roma in the Champions League semi final first leg where Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain was forced off the pitch in a stretcher in the first half. Initially, fears were raised that the 24-year-old would miss the Champions League final and England’s World Cup campaign. Once the severity of the injury became clear, that much …

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Webb Simpson Marches To Four-Stroke Players Championship Triumph

Former US Open champion Webb Simpson finished a four-stroke, wire-to-wire triumph at the Players Championship on Sunday to end a four-year victory drought. A double-bogey at the final hole was just a blip for the 32-year-old Simpson, who signed for a final-round 73 and an 18-under par total of 270 at TPC Sawgrass. “Man, it means everything to me,” Simpson, …

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