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Kerry And Tyrone Captains Confirmed For 2018

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As we head for Christmas, the gaelic games fans amongst us are counting down the days until the return of intercounty action. Ahead of the new format in 2018, the All-Ireland Championship promises to be a fascinating one. As the ‘big four’ of Dublin, Mayo, Kerry and Tyrone continue as the front-runners, the chasing pack will be eager to break into …

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A Novel And Monstrous Day Of Hurling Is Set For Next July

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With the changes to the structures of the hurling championship and the introduction of the Super 8s competition, there was an air of uncertainty surrounding what next year’s fixture list might look like. Add the All-Ireland finals being brought forward into the mix and there was a major challenge for the GAA to get things right. Today, the master fixture …

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The 2017/18 Pro14 “New Signings XV”

ROTORUA, NEW ZEALAND - JUNE 17: Leigh Halfpenny of the Lions lines up a penalty during the match between the New Zealand Maori and the British & Irish Lions at Rotorua International Stadium on June 17, 2017 in Rotorua, New Zealand. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Including transfers between each other, the Pro14 sides have made 74 signings this summer. But which 15 players arriving from other leagues make it to our Pro14 New Signings XV? The start of the 2017/18 season sees two new teams joining the Pro14. The Southern Kings and the Cheetahs may have been shown the door by Super Rugby, but they …

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Celtic Unveil Gorgeous New Jersey For 2017/18 Season

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - OCTOBER 01: A Celtic crest on the wall of the stadium before the UEFA Europa League match between Celtic FC and Fenerbahce SK at Celtic Park on October 01, 2015 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty images)

These are exciting times for Celtic supporters. One game away from an historic domestic treble, the Hoops held their own on their return to the Champions League earlier this season. Back-to-back wins over bitter rivals Rangers leaves the Parkhead side flying high. Brendan Rodgers’ maiden season has been deemed a huge success, with Scott Sinclair and Moussa Dembélé finding form …

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Champions Cup Final To Take Place In Bilbao Next Year

Champions Cup BILBAO, SPAIN - APRIL 07: A general view inside the stadium prior to the UEFA Europa League quarter final first leg match between Athletic Bilbao and Sevilla at San Mames Stadium on April 7, 2016 in Bilbao, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

All roads lead to Edinburgh in this year’s Champions Cup and Challenge Cup competitions. The home of Scottish Rugby will host the two showpiece events. In recent years, the finals have taken place in some European rugby strongholds, such as the Aviva Stadium, Twickenham and the Principality Stadium. However, the EPCR are now set to break new ground with the …

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Scotland Confirm Summer Tour For June 2018

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 18: Scotland fans pose prior to the 2015 Rugby World Cup Quarter Final match between Australia and Scotland at Twickenham Stadium on October 18, 2015 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

It has been announced that Scotland will tour USA and Canada in June 2018. The Scots will be travelling to Australia this coming summer without their top players who will be on Lions duty, so the following June will be seen as an easier challenge. They will play one test against each side. The Scots last played USA in the …

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FIFA Award 2026 World Cup To Fox Without Taking Any Bids

The most corrupt organisation in sport have done it again. FIFA have awarded the rights to the 2026 World Cup 11 years in advance without even consulting ESPN or NBC. Fox have previously outbid ESPN and NBC for World Cups in 2018 and 2022 so the fact that they will air the 2026 World Cup is not a surprise. However, …

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