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England Have Named Their Squad For The Six Nations

England have named their squad for the Six Nations. England head coach Eddie Jones has named a 34-man squad for the tournament, which gets underway next weekend. The World Cup finalists begin their campaign against France in Paris on Sunday, February 2. Jones has called-up 22 players who played at the World Cup in Japan last year and eight uncapped …

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Electric Ireland To Livestream Sigerson Cup Semi-Final Between DCU & UCD

Electric Ireland will livestream the semi-final of the Electric Ireland Sigerson Cup, featuring DCU Dóchas Éireann v University College Dublin on Wednesday. The game takes place at 6pm at the Dublin City University Sportsground and can be watched on Electric Ireland’s website as well as through GAA.ie. The home side reached the competition’s last four with an impressive 7-14 to 0-09 win over …

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Sigerson Round-Up: Champions Defeated While Dublin Teams March On

It was another exciting weekend in the Electric Ireland Higher Education Sigerson Cup as reigning champions UCC bowed out of the competition at the hands of IT Carlow. Read our round-up of all the action below. _____ Reigning champions UCC exited the competition on Sunday afternoon following a surprise four-point loss to IT Carlow. The home side got out of …

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McGregor v Cerrone: Everything You Need To Know About UFC 246

Conor McGregor is set to make his MMA return at UFC 246 this weekend. McGregor will step into the octagon for the first time since his defeat to Khabib Nurmagomedov in October 2018 at UFC 229. Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone is his opponent this time as the Irish fighter plots his return to the summit of the sport. McGregor, who last …

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Conor McGregor Predicts How He Will Beat Donald Cerrone At UFC 246

Conor McGregor has made his prediction for how his fight will end at UFC 246. McGregor takes on UFC veteran Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone on Saturday in Las Vegas. At Wednesday’s press conference promoting the event, the Irishman has vowed to mark his return to the octagon in style. McGregor said he is in a “good spot” and “ready to fight” …

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Electric Ireland To Livestream GMIT vs IT Carlow Fitzgibbon Cup Clash

Electric Ireland will livestream Friday night’s clash between the Institute of Technology Carlow and Galway, Mayo Institute of Technology in the Electric Ireland Fitzgibbon Cup. The game takes place at 7pm on Friday in IT Carlow and can be watched on Electric Ireland’s website as well as through GAA.ie. The home side will be looking to make it two wins …

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Here Is How Munster Can Qualify For The Champions Cup Quarter-Finals

Munster are on the verge of exiting the Champions Cup after defeat to Racing 92 on Sunday afternoon. Johann van Graan’s side fell to a 39-22 loss against Racing in Paris, a result that leaves their hopes of advancing from Pool 4 in serious jeopardy. At present, Munster appear unlikely to advance to the quarter-finals. They are currently third in …

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McGregor Cowboy Press Conference

Details Of McGregor Cowboy Press Conference Confirmed

We’re a little over a week away from this the much-anticipated fight between Conor McGregor and Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone at UFC 246 and an official press conference for the bout has now been confirmed. McGregor will be making his return to the Octagon for the first time since 2018 when he was defeated by Khabib Nurmagomedov while he will hope …

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Jorge Masvidal Predicts Outcome Of McGregor Cerrone Fight

Conor McGregor’s potential future opponent, Jorge Masvidal, has weighed in with his prediction for next weekend’s much-anticipated fight between the Dubliner and Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone at UFC 246.  Masvidal and McGregor have traded verbal barbs in recent times with a potential bout between the pair on the cards later in 2020. Before that happens though, McGregor must overcome the experienced …

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Cerrone McGregor

Donald Cerrone Reckons He’s “Absolutely” A Better Fighter Than Conor McGregor

Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone believes he is “absolutely” a better fighter than Conor McGregor.  Cerrone and McGregor will face off in a headline welterweight bout in less than two weeks’ time. From McGregor’s perspective, he will be hoping to claim his first victory in the octagon since he defeated Eddie Alvarez for the lightweight title at the end of 2016. Since …

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Jorge Masvidal Has Issued An Ultimatum To Conor McGregor

Jorge Masvidal has issued an ultimatum to Conor McGregor about a fight between the pair. McGregor spoke about the UFC star in a recent interview when discussing potential opponents for the next phase of his career. The Irish fighter told the Mac Life, “I’m not going to 170 just for Jorge, he hasn’t really got anything.” Yet, in December, UFC President …

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Down Footballer Reportedly Hospitalised Following Alleged Assault

Down inter-county star Caolan Mooney has reportedly been hospitalised after sustaining head injuries in an alleged assault in the early hours of Monday morning. According to a report in The Irish News, the 26-year-old was outside Newry’s Canal Court Hotel when he sustained the head injuries and is said to be in a stable condition at Belfast’s Royal Victoria Hospital. …

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IRFU Rule Out Acquiring FAI’s Share In The Aviva Stadium

The IRFU have ruled out any prospect of them acquiring the FAI’s share in the Aviva Stadium. The football association are going through a financial crisis, with liabilities totalling €62m, and have had a request for a bailout of €18m rejected by the government on Wednesday. The FAI also have a debt of €29m on the Aviva Stadium and there …

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Dessie Farrell Announced As New Dublin manager

Dessie Farrell has been appointed the new Dublin Senior Gaelic Football manager, replacing Jim Gavin, who stood down from the position at the end of November. Farrell will take over at the All-Ireland champions, where he will look to build on his work at underage level with the county. He was the manager when Dublin won the minor title in …

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Munster’s Enda Lynch Appointed To Board Of Federation For Irish Sport

The Federation of Irish Sport has announced that Enda Lynch, Head of Enterprise with Munster Rugby has been appointed an Independent Director of the Federation.  The Federation of Irish Sport is the representative organisation for the National Governing Bodies of Sport (NGBs) and Local Sports Partnerships (LSPs) in Ireland. The Federation’s membership consists of over 100 NGBs and LSPs from …

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