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Waterford The Big Outsiders In All-Ireland Hurling Championship Betting

Following two rather underwhelming quarter-finals at the Páirc Uí Chaoimh curtain-raiser last weekend, we now know the final four teams in the race for this year’s Liam MacCarthy Cup. Clare troubled Tipperary at times on Saturday afternoon, but were ultimately no match for the reigning All-Ireland champions – the Premier’s All-Star forward line were phenomenal. The following day, Derek McGrath’s …

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Betting Suspended On Sam Warburton Being Lions Captain

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - SEPTEMBER 07: Warren Gatland is announced as the Head Coach of the British & Irish Lions for the 2017 Tour to New Zealand during the British and Irish Lions Press Conference at Standard Life House on September 7, 2016 in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Since the crescendo of the Six Nations, talk within rugby circles has been dominated by the impending Lions squad announcement. This year has been somewhat unique, in that there has been no clear frontrunner to skipper the tourists in June and July. Names such as Dylan Hartley, Rory Best and Alun Wyn Jones have all been thrown about. The tag …

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Poll: Who Will Win The Sam Maguire Cup in 2017?

Stephen Cluxton Sam Maguire Dublin GAA

Dublin beat Mayo in a tight affair yesterday evening in Croke Park to capture the Sam Maguire Cup. Earlier today, we posted an article onsite featuring the odds for the 2017 All-Ireland Football Championship. The Dubs are clearly favourites, with runners-up Mayo in second place (again!). Meanwhile, usual suspects Kerry, Donegal, Tyrone and Cork are all knocking about. It will be …

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100,000 Sell-Out for Canelo Alvarez vs Liam Smith Clash

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 20: Canelo Alverez (L) and Liam Smith (R) square up during the Canelo Alvarez vs Liam Smith boxing press conference at The Landmark Hotel on July 20, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images)

With just a matter of weeks now remaining until Canelo Alvarez takes on Liam Smith, fight promoter Oscar De La Hoya is confident that the fight will attract plenty of interest, and even believes that the 100,000 capacity Cowboys Stadium will be a sell-out for the clash. With Alvarez being regarded as the best fighter in the boxing world right …

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Poll Results: Who You Think Will Win The All-Ireland Hurling Final

GAA Hurling All Ireland Senior Championship Final Replay 27/9/2014 Kilkenny vs Tipperary The Liam McCarthy Cup Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Tipperary and Kilkenny both recorded narrow wins this weekend to secure places in the All-Ireland Hurling final in three weeks’ time. The Premier dug deep to see off Galway in Croke Park yesterday, while Kilkenny had too much for Waterford at the death on Saturday evening. They will now face off for the seventh time in the last eight championships. …

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The Contenders To Win Euro 2016 Golden Boot

Euro 2016 NICE, FRANCE - JUNE 17: Alvaro Morata of Spain celebrates after scoring his second and his sides third goal during the UEFA EURO 2016 Group D match between Spain and Turkey at Allianz Riviera Stadium on June 17, 2016 in Nice, France. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Euro 2016 is well underway, and as countries look to secure the final few spots for the knockout stages of the competition, much of the focus among fans in the race for the Golden Boot. Gareth Bale scored his third of the tournament, sending Wales into the last 16. However, some of the bigger names are yet to get off …

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Will The Favourites Tag Weigh Heavily On Conor McGregor?

TORRENCE, CA - FEBRUARY 24: UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor laughs during a news conference with lightweight contender Nate Diaz at UFC Gym February 24, 2016, in Torrance, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Conor McGregor faces Nate Diaz on Saturday night for the main event of UFC 196. Whether the mantle of favourite lays heavily on McGregor’s shoulders is an interesting question. The Irishman has never been beaten in the UFC, but he has rarely been so heavily backed to triumph. Indeed, as underdog or favourite, the results have been the same, with …

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