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Volleyball

Showcase Your Sport: Q&A With U17 Volleyball Captain Maria Jones

Ennis native Maria Jones is the U17 Women’s Volleyball National Team Captain and competed in the European Championships in the Faroe Islands in January of last year.  As part of our Showcase Your Sport volleyball week, here is a Q&A with Jones, courtesy of Volleyball Ireland. _____ So Maria, you’ve been all over Europe this year playing Volleyball. How did …

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Showcase Your Sport: Q&A With U20 Volleyball Captain Cathal Dwyer

Ennis native Cathal Dwyer is the U20 Mens National Volleyball Team captain and earlier this year, he made his debut with professional side Narbonne Volley in France. As part of our Showcase Your Sport volleyball week, here is a Q&A with Dwyer, courtesy of Volleyball Ireland. So Cathal, you’ve recently been in the South of France experiencing a professional volleyball …

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athletics

Showcase Your Sport – Q&A With Athletics Star Sarah Healy

In our new series, ‘Showcase your Sport’, in association with the Irish Federation of Sport, we will be giving you a thorough insight into some of the most fascinating sports we have in Ireland. This week, our focus is on Athletics, and taking part in our Q&A is Under-18 European gold medallist, Sarah Healy. _____ When did you take up athletics?  …

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Jordan Grant

“Lie, Lie, Lie” – Michael Jordan’s Former Teammate Calls Him Out Over Last Dance Documentary

Michael Jordan’s former Chicago Bulls teammate Horace Grant has said ‘The Last Dance’ documentary series was edited to present Jordan in a more favourable light. The 10-part ESPN documentary series about the all-conquering Bulls team of the 90s, who won six NBA titles, has aired on Netflix over the last five weeks. ‘The Last Dance’ has proven very popular with …

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Five Basketball Documentaries To Watch On YouTube Following The Last Dance

OOWith the acclaimed documentary ‘The Last Dance‘ chronicling Michael Jordan’s final season with the Chicago Bulls officially drawing to a close, sports fans will be left itching for further content to get their teeth into.  While some may be long-time basketball fans, others may have discovered a new-found appreciation for the sport and thus, want to learn more about the …

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Five Basketball Documentaries To Watch After The Last Dance

By Oisin McQueirns & Michael Corry ESPN’s sensational ‘The Last Dance’ documentary about Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls has come to a conclusion and sports fans require something to fill the void. The Last Dance captivated audiences across the globe since episode one and two dropped on April 19th. The story of the 90s Bulls and Jordan’s incredible career …

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Taekwon-Do

Showcase Your Sport – Q&A With Taekwon-Do Champion Jamie Williams

In our new series, ‘Showcase your Sport’, in association with the Irish Federation of Sport, we will be giving you a thorough insight into some of the most fascinating sports we have in Ireland. This week, our focus is on Taekwon-Do and to learn more about the dynamic martial art, we’ve put our questions to world champion, Jamie Williams. _____ 1. …

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Compares Roy Keane To Michael Jordan

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has compared Roy Keane to Michael Jordan, saying his former teammate was Manchester United’s equivalent of Jordan.  The Chicago Bulls legend has been back in the news cycle recently thanks to the excellent ESPN documentary series, The Last Dance, which has aired on Netflix over the last few weeks. Jordan led the NBA franchise to six championships …

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Bruen

Jimmy Bruen – Celebrating The Career Of An Irish Golfing Great

A video has been released commemorating the career of one of Ireland’s first-ever golfing superstars, Jimmy Bruen, on the 100th anniversary of his birth. Bruen was a teenage prodigy who first came to national prominence when his father James senior managed to persuade the principal of Presentation College in Cork to give him some time off to try out for …

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Tennis Ireland

Showcase Your Sport – Q&A With Irish Tennis Star Peter Bothwell

In our new series, ‘Showcase your Sport’, in association with the Irish Federation of Sport, we will be giving you a thorough insight into some of the most fascinating sports we have in Ireland. This week, we’re focusing on tennis and to learn more about the day-to-day life of an Irish tennis player, we’ve put our questions to pro player, …

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Ex-Teammate Explains How GAA Helped Seamus Coleman In Football Career

Seamus Coleman’s former teammate has explained how playing Gaelic football prepared the Everton full-back for a career in soccer. Coleman was a talented Gaelic footballer growing up in Killybegs, Donegal before he turned his attention to football. Sligo Rovers spotted the future Republic of Ireland captain playing local football, and from there he joined Everton in a deal worth £60,000 …

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Kickboxing

Showcase Your Sport – Answering All Your Kickboxing Questions

In our new series, ‘Showcase your Sport’, in association with the Irish Federation of Sport, we will be giving you a thorough insight into some of the most fascinating sports we have in Ireland. First up is kickboxing, and to learn more about the combat sport, we put our questions to Roy Baker, the President of WAKO (The World Association …

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The Ligue 1 Season In France Has Been Cancelled

The Ligue 1 season in France is set to be cancelled. According to reports, the French top two divisions, Ligue 1 and 2, will be cancelled and clubs will not try to complete the current campaign. A new season will begin in August. French publication L’Equipe report that the decision will be confirmed later on Tuesday. Breaking | Ligue 1 …

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Premier League Draw Up Ambitious Plan To Finish Season

The Premier League could return to action on June 8 as part of an ambitious plan to resume top-level football in England. English top-flight football has been on hold since March 13 due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the effort to stop the spread of the disease. The Premier League and English Football League have since consistently stated that their …

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“I Wouldn’t Take A Pay Cut From Any Of The Big Clubs”

Roy Keane has addressed the criticism of Premier League players in some quarters over the issue of pay cuts due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and sporting shutdown. In Britain, there have been calls from some for Premier League players to take significant pay cuts or wage deferrals to help clubs get through the shutdown caused by the spread and …

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Jon Jones Makes Prediction For Potential McGregor Vs Khabib Rematch

***Originally posted February 8th*** ______ Jon Jones has predicted that Khabib Nurmagomedov would beat Conor McGregor again, should the pair have a rematch. Jones has claimed that Khabib would have a distinct advantage in the potential bout. “If I would put my money on it, I’m definitely going with Khabib,” Jones told TMZ Sports. Jones said that he believes wrestlers …

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Disney Plus Sports Movies

Here Are Some Of The Best Sports Movies On Disney Plus Right Now

While many of us are currently obsessed with ESPN’s superb documentary on Michael Jordan and the 1990s Chicago Bulls, ‘The Last Dance’, which is currently being shown on Netflix, we’re going to take a look at the sports offering of the latest on-demand streaming service to enter the market, Disney Plus. The story of Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls …

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Newcastle United Reportedly Target Mauricio Pochettino To Be Club’s New Manager

Newcastle United’s prospective new owners have reportedly targetted Mauricio Pochettino to take over as the club’s new manager. The Magpies on the verge of being sold by Mike Ashley to a Saudi-back consortium. Should the deal go through, Newcastle’s owners will be the wealthiest in world football. The Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia is worth an estimated €294 billion …

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