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Celtic Fans Troll Rangers In Elaborate Fashion

Some Celtic fans really, really, really wanted to get get their point across. So they took out a full page ad to do it.      With Celtic and Rangers set to face each other on February 1st many have called the game the return of the ‘Old Firm’ derby. Some Celtic fans disagree however and have paid £3000 to hammer …

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VIDEO: Klay Thompson’s Record Breaking 37 Point Quarter

Golden State Warrior’s Klay Thompson just set the record for the most points in a quarter. Here’s every single one of them.    No words needed really. Klay Thompson of ‘Splash Brothers’ just did this against the Sacramento Kings. Thompson finished the game with 52 points overall, 37 of which came in the record breaking quarter. You don’t even need …

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Van Persie Who?! High School Student Nails RVP Goal

Robin Van Persie who? A Texas High school player did his best impression of the Dutchman’s World Cup header this week. And what an Impression it was.    Austin Day of Centennial High, scored this fantastic looping header in a High school game. Granted Van Persie’s definitely clocked up more air time for his goal than the teenager hailing from …

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Preview: Cork City WFC vs Wexford Youths WFC

The Leesiders take on Wexford Youths in Ferrycarrig Park this Sunday 25th January 2015 at two o’clock in another Continental Tires Women’s National League game. The Women’s National League resumes this weekend for Cork City after an extended Christmas break, the Leesiders will be glad to get back to the second half of the season albeit they face a difficult …

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GAA: Is The O’Byrne Cup A Glorified Distraction?

With the month of January almost up, many inter-county football teams have already tasted cup competition. The final of the O’Byrne cup takes place this Sunday between Kildare and Dublin in Newbridge at 2.00 pm. With these competitions starting so early in the year, inter-county players are forced out in the harsh December and January cold. Considering the All-Ireland final was …

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Norwegian Liverpool Super-Fans Name Child ‘YNWA’

No this is not a joke, unfortunately. ‘Ynwa’ will celebrate her fifth birthday with a trip to see Liverpool at Anfield.  How do you even pronounce it, that was our first thought…well second thought behind thinking how incredibly silly this whole thing is. But for anyone wondering, little ‘Ynwa’ of Northern Norway is pronounced ‘Yee-nwa’. Speaking to the Liverpool Echo, Ynwa’s …

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PREVIEW: Connacht vs Exeter Chiefs

Lam names his strongest Connacht side ahead of Exeter Chiefs visit.   Pat Lam’s team selection for the visit of high flying Exeter Chiefs this week was eagerly anticipated by Connacht fans, as it would show where the Kiwi’s priorities lie this year. Many argued that Lam should rest some of his more important players to ensure they would remain …

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PREVIEW: Toulon vs Ulster

This is probably the last Match Ulster will want, but then there aren’t many better times to take on Toulon.   A trip to the home of the European champions is not what an out of sorts Ulster side need at this moment in time. Last week’s performance against Treviso pretty much summed up Ulster’s season in one game. In …

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PREVIEW: Leinster vs Castres

Leinster go into the Castre match with an exciting Back Row and expectations aplenty.    In what has been a well documented inconsistent season, Leinster will be desperate to notch up five points at the RDS on Saturday evening. Matt O’Connor has been able to name a close to full strength team, with just Jack Mc Grath(Leinster have opted against …

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Cliftonville Sign Dundalk’s Peter Cherrie

Cliftonville Football Club have announced the signing of Dundalk goalkeeper Peter Cherrie. The 31-year-old Scotsman has been with the Lilywhites for the past six seasons and arrives at Solitude with both 2014 Premier Division and League Cup honours to his name as well as personal accolades in the form of Player of the Year and Players’ Player of the Year awards …

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AIL GOTW In Pictures – St. Mary’s 13-9 Old Belvedere

This week’s AIL Game of the Week is St. Mary’s vs Old Belvedere. Kevin Hegarty was there to capture all the action It was an emotional game for Mary’s as it was number 10 Gavin Dunne aka ‘The Kid’s’ last game after six years with the club. The boys went down in the beginning and the battle was intense. The opening score of the …

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Bad Guy Comes Good To Clinch Kenley Cup Crown

The winds of change were blowing wild and free in Cork city on Friday night as the Kenley Cup moved to the north side of the river for the first ever time. The closure of its spiritual home, The Capwell Sports Bar, saw the prestigious pool event relocated to Mick O’s Craic House on McCurtain Street. Once again sixteen of …

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JJ Hanrahan Move Could Set Precedent For Irish Rugby

JJ Hanrahan has opted to move across the water and ply his trade with Northampton once the season is over. His decision has raised quite a few talking points amongst both Munster fans and Irish fans alike. Many are wondering if this may be the reopening of the perceived floodgates of players continuing their careers in France or England in …

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Sean Thornton Signs For Drogheda United

Do you remember Sean Thornton? Yes that’s right he is the Irish guy who was at Sunderland with the bleached blond hair with boots to match. He is now moving to the League of Ireland, after signing for his hometown Drogheda United. Thornton had been playing with Welsh Premier League side Bala Town before making the move to the Boyneside …

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Southampton & Chelsea Go Head To Head

After losing four successive league matches to Manchester City, Arsenal, Manchester United and Burnley – it wasn’t looking good for Southampton fans as their dreams of a top-four finish began to fade. However, two wins on the bounce against Everton and Crystal Palace have put Ronald Koeman’s side back in the mix.   On Sunday the Saints welcome Chelsea to …

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Did Del Boy Win Two All Irelands With Kerry In The 1980s?

Following the news that the Kerry team were presented with Celtic Cross rings at their awards night last week in Killarney, we’re wondering if Del Boy was part of the famous Kerry side that won a number of All Irelands in the 1980s. Here’s a picture of the Kerry team’s Celtic Cross rings: And here’s Del Boy sporting two rings that look …

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