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John Kiely Eager To Put Limerick’s “Internal” Disciplinary Matters To Bed

John Kiely

Limerick manager John Kiely has insisted that all disciplinary matters have been included within the confines of the county’s hurling set-up. The 2018 All-Ireland champions are just 13 days away from their first competitive match of the new season, however, preparations have been hindered by a number of controversies off the field. Last month, two players were sent home from …

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Johnny Glynn Joins Backroom Team Of New York Footballers

Johnny Glynn

All-Ireland winning hurler with Galway Johnny Glynn has joined the backroom team of the New York footballers for the 2020 campaign. Glynn has been based in New York for three years but travels back every summer to feature for the Galway senior hurlers. Having missed the 2016 season with Galway, Glynn featured for the New York footballers and was part …

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Mayo Duo O’Connor And Loftus Join Chicago Club For The Summer

Mayo players, Diarmuid O’Connor and Conor Loftus have moved to the United States and joined McBrides CLG for the summer.  The duo flew out on Sunday following Mayo’s exit from the championship at the hands of Kildare on Saturday evening. The players arrived in the US on J1 Visas, just in time for the registration deadline of July 1st. Some …

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Pics: New York To Don Dashing New Kit Against Sligo

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New York and Sligo face off on Sunday evening as the race for Sam Maguire gets underway in the Bronx. The Connacht Championship will get off to a somewhat muted start, but the jerseys on display will be simply divine. Sligo have been well documented for their tidy strips down the years. Like this: And this… And this simplistic slice …

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Fighter Of The Week: Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson

In this edition of Pundit Arena’s ‘Fighter Of The Week’, we’ll be taking a closer look at the man who is scheduled to appear in this weekend’s UFC 209 main event, Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson. There has always been a certain air of inevitability about Stephen Thompson’s title aspirations. On the back of a decorated career as a kickboxer, he made the switch …

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Conor McGregor Sends Severe Warning To The UFC Amid Continued Floyd Mayweather Talks

Conor McGregor has made a characteristically provocative statement to both the UFC and his fellow athletes in his latest Instagram post, one that features his long-term mentor, Lorenzo Fertitta. Conor McGregor’s career has seen him display the type of ambition that few human beings – never mind sports stars – can match, and it’s a combination of that drive and …

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Watch: Eddie Alvarez Explains What He Was Thinking During UFC 205 In Latest Interview

Five days have now passed since Conor McGregor shook up the world and dethroned then-lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez in completely dominant fashion with a 2nd round TKO finish at UFC 205. McGregor’s amazing performance will be remembered for years to come, but the former-champion Alvarez still believes a lot of it was down to his own poorly executed gameplan. It …

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UFC 205: Alvarez Vs McGregor – Predicting Saturday Night’s Winners

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 11: UFC president Dana White seperates UFC Featherweight Champion Conor McGregor of Ireland (R) and UFC Lightweight Champion Eddie Alvarez during UFC 205 Weigh-ins at Madison Square Garden on November 11, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

The biggest fight card of all time bar none. The UFC heads to New York for the first time ever, and Madison Square Garden is the stage where history will unfold. Here we predict the outcomes for all of Saturday night’s fights. _______ Conor McGregor vs Eddie Alvarez Featherweight champion Conor McGregor will look to become the first ever fighter in the UFC to …

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Watch The UFC 205 Ceremonial Weigh-In Live

Finally, we are just 1 day away from the monumental UFC 205 event, which is scheduled to take place at Madison Square Garden, New York City. The official weigh-in took place behind closed doors earlier today, but fans now have the chance to view the spectacle that is the ceremonial weigh-in. Each and every fighter is expected to make the …

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Watch: Woodley’s Phone-Shot Footage Of Confrontation Between McGregor & Alvarez

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 10: UFC president Dana White stops Conor McGregor from throwing a chair at Eddie Alvarez during the UFC 205 press conference at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on November 10, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

If Thursday night’s UFC 205 press conference was anything to go by, the fights that follow on Saturday should be an absolute treat. The main talking point after last night’s conference was the antics of featherweight champion Conor McGregor, who, after showing up late to his scheduled appearance, caused a small incident with his opponent Eddie Alvarez after he stole the Philly-born …

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Eddie Alvarez Outlines Precisely How He’s Going To Beat Conor McGregor

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez reacts to the crowd after his UFC 205 Open Workouts at Madison Square Garden on November 9, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

As we edge yet another day closer to the monumental UFC 205 event this Saturday, the tension that has been slowly growing between the defending lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez and the featherweight kingpin, Conor McGregor has become increasingly heated. Speaking at Wednesday’s open workouts, Alvarez spoke briefly on his detailed prediction for the fight. With just 3 days left until …

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Eddie Alvarez vs Conor McGregor: Breaking Down The Super-Fight

Anticipation has now officially reached fever pitch. This weekend we will finally get to see the long-awaited super-fight between UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez and the man with history firmly in his sights, ‘The Notorious’ Conor McGregor, the current champion of the featherweight division. Madison Square Garden will finally host its first MMA event, and given the historic nature of this …

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