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John Caulfield: Even Without Stephen Kenny, Dundalk Still “Team To Beat”

Cork City’s John Caulfield has admitted that despite the apparent plethora of teams ready to challenge for the Airtricity League title, reigning champions Dundalk are “still the team to beat.” The holders lost their talismanic manager Stephen Kenny to the Irish U21s during the off-season with former assistant manager Vinnie Perth and a returning John Gill taking over. Caulfield’s Cork fell …

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Chopping & Changing Highlights The Beauty Of The Allianz Leagues

While there may be a lot of discontent surrounding championship structures at present, the same cannot be said about the leagues.  Following Round Three of the Allianz Football League, each of the four divisions have begun to take some sort of shape as we head into the break. The chopping and changing of each division on Sunday really highlighted the …

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All The Key Performers After Round 2 Of The Six Nations

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Round 2 of the Guinness Six Nations has come and gone as we now enter a two-week break until Round 3 kicks off with France hosting Scotland, England travelling to Wales and Italy welcoming Ireland to Rome.  Eddie Jones’ side lead the championship table on 10 points, two points ahead of Wales who also have a 100% record so far. …

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Why The Melee In Tralee Restored Faith In Gaelic Football

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The begrudgers will tell you that Dublin were only at half-pace, that the league doesn’t count or that the championship is already a foregone conclusion anyway. However, let’s take the positives where we can. Last night’s clash between Kerry and Dublin went a long way to restoring some faith that there is life in this game just yet. There was …

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Allianz Football League Round-Up: Shock Results Across Divisions

While there were a number of eye-catching fixtures in Division 1 of the Allianz League this weekend, it was the Division 2 results that stood out as Tipperary recorded a shock win over Donegal while Clare had nine points to spare over Cork. Here is our round-up of this weekend’s Allianz Football League action. _____ Allianz Football League Division 1  Kerry …

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Robert Whittaker Vs. Kelvin Gastelum: Our Official Prediction

UFC 234 is finally upon us and in the night’s main-event, the UFC middleweight title will be on the line as Robert Whittaker takes on Kelvin Gastelum. It’s a middleweight title tilt worth writing home about as the champion Robert Whittaker looks to add the scalp of Kelvin Gastelum to his increasingly long list of conquests. This is an extremely …

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Greenlight: For Aiden O’Brien ‘Irishness’ Was Never A Decision, It Was Natural

So often when it comes to ‘Granny Rule’ players and the Irish national team, many assume the situation is black and white. “We should be picking Irish born players who want to play for Ireland!” “He’s only picking Ireland because he’s not good enough for England!” Familiar cries of foul when talk of an English born footballer representing the country …

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