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Michael Corry

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Cork Teenager Stuns World Number Eight In Snooker Shoot-Out

Snooker Shoot-Out is a mad game! The rapid-speed snooker tournament is currently taking place in Watford and features some of the top names in snooker. Each match is decided by a one-frame shootout where players have only a matter of seconds to take a shot. Earlier today Cork teenager Aaron Hill caused the upset of the tournament after knocking out …

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Fury Holds 42-Pound Weight Advantage Over Career-Heavy Wilder

Tyson Fury will take to the ring 42 pounds heavier than Deontay Wilder for their eagerly-anticipated WBC World heavyweight title rematch in Las Vegas. The “Gypsy King” weighed in at 273 pounds, the second heaviest he has been ahead of a professional bout. The challenger is also a stone heavier than he was when the pair fought out a controversial …

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Griggs Makes Two Changes For Ireland’s Triple Crown Decider

Ireland women’s head coach Adam Griggs has made two changes for Ireland’s Triple Crown decider against England on Sunday.  Beibhinn Parsons grabbed the headlines in Ireland’s victories over Scotland and Wales, however, the Ballinasloe native was been withdrawn from the squad so she can focus on her leaving cert studies. In her place comes Aoife Doyle on the wing, Doyle …

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Devin Toner To Start For Ireland Against England On Sunday

Devin Toner will return to the starting lineup for this Sunday’s Six Nations clash with England after Iain Henderson was ruled out due to family reasons.  The Leinster lock will win his 70th cap for Ireland after featuring off the bench against Scotland and Wales in the opening two rounds. Toner is replaced on the bench by Ultan Dillane who …

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dan tuohy

Retiring Irish Lock Claims Rugby Is Becoming “Rotten From The Core”

Former Ireland international Dan Tuohy announced his retirement from rugby yesterday claiming the game is “starting to look like it’s rotten from the core.” The 11-time capped international announced his retirement via Twitter having spent the last few seasons at French second division club Vannes. Tuohy claimed that while he loved the professional lifestyle, integrity and loyalty are now a …

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Quiz: Name The Man United Team From The 2017 Europa League Final

There was once a time when Man United were the greatest superpower in world football boasting many of the world’s best players. Fans had become accustomed to seeing the Red Devils dine at the top table of football, both domestically and in Europe. However, since the departure of Sir Alex Ferguson in 2013, the club have slowly been in decline. …

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Everything You Need To Know Ahead Of Bellator Dublin

Bellator makes its return to Dublin this weekend for yet another action-packed event at the 3Arena. The capital city venue has become accustomed to hosting Bellator Dublin fight card’s over the past few years with the passionate and vocal Irish fan base lending itself to some of the organisation’s most talked-about shows. SBG Ireland’s James Gallagher was due to headline …

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Wales Make Two Changes For Visit Of France In Six Nations

Wales have made two changes to their side ahead of Saturday’s Six Nations clash with France at the Principality Stadium (KO 4.45 pm). Gareth Davies comes into the side at scrum-half where he will form a half-back partnership with Dan Biggar. It is the only change to a backline including Hadleigh Parkes and Nick Tompkins in the midfield with Josh …

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Haskell To Make Bellator MMA Debut On Gallagher Undercard

James Haskell will make his MMA debut at Bellator London in May at the SSE Arena, Wembley.  As reported by the Evening Standard, the former England rugby international, who announced his intention to transition into MMA under the Bellator banner in August of last year, will fight on a card headlined by Irish MMA star James Gallagher. Gallagher is set …

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john kavanagh

Kavanagh On The Struggles MMA Faces Compared To Other Irish Sports

Bellator returns to Dublin this weekend for yet another enthralling night of action at the 3Arena. The Leah McCourt-headlined event is the first of two Bellator fight night’s taking place in Dublin while MMA’s leading organisation, the UFC, announced last week that it would be returning to Ireland’s capital city for the first time in five years. On top of …

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Ulster Pair Recalled As Ireland Make Four Changes For England Clash

Noel McNamara has made four changes to his Ireland starting XV as the U20s travel to Franklin’s Garden for Friday’s Six Nations clash with England.  Having performed excellently against Scotland in the opening round, Ulster pair Hayden Hyde and Ethan McIlroy, unfortunately, fell ill prior to Ireland’s comfortable defeat of Wales in round two. However, both have been recalled to …

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irish hockey

Irish Hockey’s Most Decorated Player Bows Out After 295 Caps

Eugene Magee has announced his retirement from international hockey following an illustrious career that sees him finish as Ireland’s most decorated player. Magee, who represented Ireland on 295 occasions, informed management of his decision to retire last week.  Eugene Magee Officially Retires from International Hockey"Play with freedom, hard work and a smile and the rest will take care of itself." …

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RTÉ To Present Live Coverage Of Women’s AIL Final

RTÉ will show live coverage of the women’s All-Ireland League final for the first time in its history later this year.  The news was confirmed today after the IRFU announced that both the men’s and women’s AIL finals will take place at Energia Park in Donnybrook. The women’s final will take place on Sunday, April 26 with the men’s final …

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