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LEICESTER, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 17: Rassie Erasmus of Munster Rugby looks on during the European Rugby Champions Cup match between Leicester Tigers and Munster Rugby on December 17, 2016 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Munster Planning For Rassie Erasmus Departure – Already Have Replacement In Mind [Report]

Rassie Erasmus has reportedly been offered a lucrative four-year-contract by the South African Rugby Union. Speculation regarding Rassie Erasmus’s future has been rife in recent weeks with the Munster man even admitting himself that he had held both formal and informal talks with the South African Rugby Union. Although Erasmus only signed a three-year contract with the Irish province last …

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MMA Fans Destroy Khabib Nurmagomedov As Comeback Plan Emerges

Looks like Khabib Nurmagomedov isn’t going to be forgiven for the UFC 209  fiasco any time soon… After the fight was cancelled on two previous occasions, Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Tony Ferguson was described as ‘the people’s main event’ at UFC 209. However, just over 24 hours before the bout was due to take place, the Russian pulled out and the …

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Watch: Brian O’Driscoll Says A Man With No International Experience Should Start For The Lions

Irish legend turned pundit Brian O’Driscoll thinks that a winger with no international experience should be starting in the Lions XV. Speaking this week, Brian O’Driscoll acknowledged that Sam Warburton is now the heavy favourite to be selected as the Lions captain and stated that he very much agreed with that decision. Now, turning his attention to which wingers should …

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Watch: Stuart Hogg Pings A 58 Metre Kick & Drops A Hulk Celebration

Stuart Hogg can certainly hit them… Having seriously impressed throughout the 2017 Six Nations, Stuart Hogg was only recently confirmed as the player of the tournament for the second year running. Although Scotland finished fourth in the table when all was said and done, the 24-year-old was the standout player for his nation scoring two tries against Ireland and setting …

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Watch: Nate Diaz Repeatedly Asks His Team ‘Did I Win That Sh*t?’ After UFC 202

After their fight of the year contender at UFC 202, it seems neither Conor McGregor nor Nate Diaz was certain of victory. In recent days, several pieces of footage have emerged showing previously unreleased audio clips from Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz’s epic war at UFC 202. Unseen footage from UFC’s new feature ‘Soundwaves’ showed Conor McGregor asking both his …

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Claudio Ranieri Admits Feeling Of ‘Surprise & Bitterness’ Regarding Leicester Sacking

Having been sacked by Leicester City less that nine months after winning the Premier League title, Claudio Ranieri has finally spoken about his feelings with regard to his departure from the club. The 65-year-old released a statement shortly after the decision to sack him was confirmed by Leicester City. However, ever since then, Ranieri has kept quiet, refusing to entertain …

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Watch: Conor McGregor Landed The Exact Same Combo vs Eddie Alvarez & Nate Diaz With Very Different Outcomes

Conor McGregor’s boxing was widely praised by combat sports pundits around the world after a hugely impressive combo saw him finishing Eddie Alvarez. Conor McGregor took on the lightweight champion in Madison Square Garden at UFC 205 and looked to be at a completely different level to the Philly fighter on the night. In fact, the Irishman secured the victory …

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Watch: What Conor McGregor Really Said To Jose Aldo After UFC 194

Perhaps this is why Jose Aldo has been so vocal about getting a rematch with Conor McGregor… Conor McGregor vs Jose Aldo at UFC 194 was unquestionably the biggest featherweight bout in the history of the UFC. The Irishman and the Brazilian champion had essentially gone on two world tours promoting the bout and, after Aldo pulled out of their …

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Australian Rugby Set To Begin Trial Of ‘Blue Cards’ This Weekend

With increasing concern over the frequency of concussions in the sport, the Australian Rugby Union is set to begin trialing an interesting new system this weekend. Looking to improve protocols for better management of concussion in rugby, referees will be afforded the opportunity to brandish blue cards in the coming weeks. The new system, which is only being trialed in …

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Ranked UFC Lightweight Confirms He’s Being Paid To Prepare Floyd Mayweather For McGregor Bout

Currently riding a four fight win streak in the UFC and with a professional record of 18-2, Kevin Lee has just confirmed that he has been brought in to help Floyd Mayweather prepare for his proposed super-fight with Conor McGregor. Over the past few weeks, it has looked increasingly certain that Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather will inevitably throw down …

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DUBLIN, IRELAND - MARCH 18: Anthony Watson of England and Jared Payne of Ireland compete for a high ball during the RBS Six Nations match between Ireland and England at the Aviva Stadium on March 18, 2017 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

The Official Team Of The Six Nations Has Just Been Named

After the Six Nations was finally wrapped up last weekend, official partner of the tournament, Accenture, have released the statistical team of the tournament. England claimed their second successive Six Nations in the Aviva stadium on Saturday even though they fell short of the Grand Slam after an impressive performance from the Irish stopped them at the final hurdle. The …

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Brian O’Driscoll Is Absolutely Disgusted The Irish Squad Didn’t Go Boozing Together After England Victory

Former Ireland centre Brian O’Driscoll is in disbelief that one Irish tradition has been shelved so soon after he hung up his boots. Widely regarded as one of the greatest centres in the history of the game, Brian O’Driscoll retired after a hugely successful career in the summer of 2014. However, less than three years later, ‘BOD’ was shocked to …

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