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Brian Cody Rubbishes Doubts Which Surrounded Kilkenny In Late January

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A Final, Nowlan Park, Kilkenny 8/4/2018 Kilkenny vs Tipperary Kilkenny's manager Brian Cody during the second half Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

Kilkenny are back. There’s no need to whisper. They bellowed it yesterday afternoon themselves with a dominant second-half display. TJ Reid, Walter Walsh and Paddy Deegan led the line as the Cats were crowned Allianz Hurling League champions. After two games, there were suggestions that change was needed at the helm of Kilkenny. Fast-forward two months and Brian Cody is …

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Conor McGregor’s Manager Releases Official Statement

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 06: Ultimate fighting star Conor McGregor stands with his lawyer Jim Walden during an arraignment in Brooklyn Criminal court on April 6, 2018 in New York City. McGregor is facing criminal charges in the wake of a backstage melee he allegedly instigated that has forced the removal of three fighters from UFC's biggest card of the year. Video footage appears to show the promotion's most bankable star throwing a hand truck at a bus full of fighters after a Thursday news conference for UFC 223 at Brooklyn's Barclays Center. (Photo by Mary Altaffer-Pool/Getty Images)

The aftermath of Conor McGregor’s antics on Thursday night have shaken MMA to the core. The UFC superstar’s behaviour was widely condemned, with Dana White going in particularly hard on the issue. “I don’t know if he’s on drugs or what his deal is. But to come and do this and act like this? And you’re talking about a guy …

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Headliner Max Holloway Ruled Out Of UFC 223

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 2: Max Holloway stands in the Octagon prior to his bout against Jose Aldo during the UFC 218 event at Little Caesars Arena on December 2, 2017 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Reports are emerging that Max Holloway has been declared medically unfit for a lightweight title fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov. The Brooklyn card has endured an unprecedentedly bumpy build-up, losing Tony Ferguson last week, and last night’s debacle involving Conor McGregor has sent shockwaves through the entire sport of MMA. According to reports, Max Holloway has now been ruled out of …

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Watch: The Scary Scenes Looking Out From The Manchester City Team Bus

Liverpool took control of their Champions League quarter-final tie with Manchester City last night, with an emphatic 3-0 victory that only the most optimistic Reds supporters could have dreamed of. It was a tie which captured the imagination of even the most casual fan. Could the seemingly unstoppable juggernaut that is Man City be bested by Liverpool, a team which has mixed the brilliant …

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Reported Ticket Interest In Mayo Vs Galway Is Already Through The Roof

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With the 2018 Allianz Football League consigned to history, counties’ preparations are gathering pace in the run-up to the summer. Undoubtedly the standout football tie for the month of April is in Connacht. Last year’s All-Ireland finalists Mayo face off against the beaten League finalists Galway in a mouthwatering clash in Castlebar. Galway have beaten their neighbours the last two summers, …

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Is Tiger Woods Primed To Prowl At Augusta?

AUGUSTA, GA - APRIL 04: Tiger Woods of the United States walks on the fourth hole during a practice round prior to the start of the 2018 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 4, 2018 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

Elder statesman status is all very well, but 14-time major champion Tiger Woods hasn’t battled back from four back surgeries just to make up the numbers at the Masters. “I still want to compete, and I want to beat these guys,” the 42-year-old superstar said as he looked forward to his first Masters in three years, and his first major …

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Guardiola Rips Into Liverpool Police Over Protection Offered To Attacked City Bus

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - APRIL 04: Fans of Liverpool react as the Manchester City team bus arrives prior to the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final first leg match between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield on April 4, 2018 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Robbie Jay Barratt - AMA/Getty Images)

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola questioned the organisation of his side’s arrival at Anfield after City’s team bus was pelted by bottles and cans ahead of their highly-charged Champions League quarter-final at Liverpool on Wednesday. Liverpool were forced to apologise after windows were broken and two police officers injured by missiles thrown ahead of Liverpool’s 3-0 win. Guardiola was warned …

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Tony Ferguson Ruled Out Of UFC 223 Showdown With Khabib

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MMA fans around the world have received disappointing news this evening, with just a week to go until UFC 223. The showdown between Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov has been the most anticipated fight of 2018, but it looks like it won’t be going ahead, yet again. Report are emerging tonight that Ferguson has suffered an injury and is ruled …

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Details For Kilkenny Vs Tipperary In Hurling League Final Confirmed

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A, Nowlan Park, Kilkenny 25/2/2018 Kilkenny vs Tipperary Kilkenny's James Maher and Seán O’Brien of Tipperary Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

Following wins for Kilkenny and Tipperary over Wexford and Limerick respectively this weekend, the two traditional giants of hurling will face off in next weekend’s Allianz League final. The two old foes reacquainting themselves promises to be a cracker. Even if their great modern championship clashes are to be disregarded, their clashes in league finals in recent years have been …

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Roscommon See Off Cavan In Goal-Fest To Win Division 2 Final

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Brian Barry reports from Croke Park as Roscommon were crowned Allianz Football League Division 2 champions, after beating Cavan 4-16 to 4-12. Cavan and Roscommon descended on Croke Park this afternoon, both eager to finish their Allianz League campaigns on a high. After winning promotion to Division 1 for 2019, the sides were aiming to head into summer with silverware under …

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Watch Live: Wexford Vs Kilkenny In Allianz Hurling League Semi-Final

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Wexford and Kilkenny face off in today’s Allianz Hurling League Division 1 semi-final today, with a place in next Sunday’s decider against Tipperary at stake. The two counties have developed a fierce rivalry over the last year, as Davy Fitzgerald has overseen a rise in fortunes for the Yellowbellies. Despite a slow start in the Allianz League, the Cats have …

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Watch: Ronan Maher Puts On Long-Range Sideline Clinic In Semple Stadium

Ronan Maher is the undisputed champ of the sideline cut, after tonight’s display! Tipperary and Limerick met in Semple Stadium this evening, with a spot in next weekend’s Allianz Hurling League final on the line. At the end of normal time, the two sides couldn’t be separated, ending 0-26 apiece. It headed for extra-time, as the Treaty continued to come back …

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