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Huddersfield Town Charged By FA Over Hoax Kit Prank

huddersfield hoax kit

Huddersfield Town have been charged with misconduct by the Football Association after the club wore a fake kit as part of a marketing stunt during pre-season.  The Championship club sent social media into meltdown when they released images of their new home shirt which had a sash design with Paddy Power emblazoned across it. The new strip was confirmed as …

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Diarmuid O’Sullivan: I Don’t Remember Someone Being Killed From A Bit Of Handbags!

Diarmuid O'Sullivan feature Cork

Diarmuid O’Sullivan has given his take on the changing attitudes in the sport of hurling and how they have an affect on the decisions made by referees. Cork hurling legend and columnist for Paddy Power News Diarmuid O’Sullivan gave his take on the performance of referee Paud O’Dwyer during yesterday’s meeting between themselves and All-Ireland champions Limerick. Citing difference in standards …

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Owen Mulligan: London Camp On The Same Level As Tyrone

The All-Ireland Championship kicks into gear this weekend when London welcome Galway to McGovern Park, Ruislip, for the quarter-final of the Connacht Senior Football Championship. It’s a tough ask for London taking on last year’s All-Ireland semi-finalists with former player, Owen Mulligan, admitting as much. However, the Tyrone legend was adamant in his assessment that there is no difference between …

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Diarmuid O’Sullivan: A Radical Overhaul Needed In Cork Championships

Cork legend, Diarmuid O’Sullivan has weighed on the debate surrounding the decision to propose three new club championship restructures within the county. The three proposals were circulated to Cork club delegates last week and are due to go to a vote at a special county board meeting tomorrow evening. O’Sullivan believes a ‘radical overhaul’ is needed because the club championship …

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Simon Zebo: “There’s No Need To Press The Panic Button”

Simon Zebo Ireland feature

Former Ireland international, Simon Zebo, believes Ireland can recover from their poor performance against Italy but backs Wales to win the Six Nations Championship. Joe Schmidt’s men recorded a bonus-point win over the Italians in Rome on Sunday but looked a far cry from the team that beat the world champions, New Zealand, just three months. The half-back pairing of …

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Owen Mulligan: One-Match Ban For Donie Smith Not Good Enough

mulligan smith eye-gouge

One of the big talking points following Round 1 of this year’s Allianz Football League was Roscommon forward Donie Smith’s alleged eye-gouge on Mayo defender, Keith Higgins.  Whilst it wasn’t the first incident of its kind on a GAA field, the grimace across Smith’s face as he drove his finger into the eye of Higgins failed to paint a pretty …

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Owen Mulligan Identifies Key Dublin Weakness Tyrone Must Exploit

Former Tyrone player, Owen Mulligan has identified a key weakness in the Dublin defence that he believes Tyrone must exploit if they are to have any chance of winning the Sam Maguire cup in Sunday’s final.  The two sides have already met this summer, in the second round of the Super 8s in Omagh with the Dubs emerging with a three-point victory. …

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AP McCoy Confirmed To Speak At One-Zero Conference In Croke Park

AP McCoy

One-Zero 2017 is fast approaching, and there is a star-studded line-up in store. With Frank Bruno, Hope Solo and Paul Merson already confirmed as key note speakers, it has today been announced that jockey AP McCoy will be speaking, moderated by bookmaker Paddy Power. Widely regarded as one of the greatest jockeys of all-time, AP McCoy will be speaking at …

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Floyd Mayweather Reacts To News Paddy Power Have Already Paid Out On Him Beating McGregor

Paddy Power have paid out on Floyd Mayweather defeating Conor McGregor on Saturday night before the fight has even happened.  The Irish bookmaker is so confident that Mayweather will extend his pristine record to 50-0 against the MMA superstar crossing over to make his professional boxing debut, that they have forked out winnings for those who were willing to take …

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Conor McGregor Has Bookies Scared Ahead Of Mayweather Bout

BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND - NOVEMBER 19: UFC lightweight and featherweight champion Conor McGregor attends the UFC Fight Night at the SSE Arena on November 19, 2016 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. (Photo by Brandon Magnus/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

The Notorious one’s reputation has bookmakers cautious. Forget about names for a minute. Let’s construct a narrative. An undefeated, all-conquering, four-weight world champion boxer is called out by a novice in the field. A professional athlete, but someone who has never stepped foot in a boxing ring, in a professional capacity. Now, imagine you are asked to give your predictions …

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Oisín McConville Goes To Extraordinary Lengths To Avoid Cheltenham

Cheltenham Ulster Senior Football Championship Final 20/7/2008 Armagh Oisin McConville Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

To many, the Cheltenham festival is a momentous period on the sporting calendar. Crowds erupt through the doors of bookmakers; the buzz is electric and it seems like almost the whole country has placed a bet. One man who won’t be placing a bet, however, is Oisín McConville.  On the eve of Cheltenham’s first race, the former legendary Armagh gaelic footballer gave …

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Dublin v Mayo – Betting Advice

GAA Football All Ireland Senior Championship Semi-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 30/8/2015.Dublin vs Mayo.Dublin's Diarmuid Connolly, James McCarthy and Philly McMahon clash with Aidan OÕShea of Mayo .Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Dublin V Mayo in this year’s All-Ireland Final has split a lot of opinions. Many think that a Dublin win is a sheer formality while ‘Mayo For Sam’ is receiving some positive press from other areas. The bookies have Dublin as favourites but here we asses where the value is for Sunday’s betting. 1. Dublin (-3) – 10/11 The handicap …

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Paddy Barnes Facing Trouble With Paddy Power

Olympic Council Of Ireland Media Briefing : 100 Days Out from the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, Conrad Hotel, Dublin 27/4/2016 Boxer Paddy Barnes, flag-bearer for the Ireland team at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

Can you blame an amateur boxer from trying to make a few quid? Two-time Olympic bronze medalist Paddy Barnes is set to box at light flyweight in the Rio Olympics. While professional boxers are now eligible to compete at the Olympics for the first time, hopes are high for the Team Ireland boxers. Of Ireland’s 29 Olympic medals to date, the boxers …

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Twitter Reacts Brilliantly To Gary Neville’s New Job

The news that Gary Neville is set to take over as manager of Valencia shocked the footballing world this morning. It was largely unexpected, and well, he has never had a top job himself. However, his expertise on Sky Sports leave many with little doubt that he will make waves with the La Liga side. Naturally, Twitter was at its …

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Hilarious Video Makes Light Of Man United’s Injury Crisis

The news that Anthony Martial left Wembley on crutches following France’s 2-0 loss to England last night has given Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal a major headache ahead of his side’s trip to Watford this weekend. The French striker has been the scorer in chief for United so far this season, and their lack of goals in recent weeks …

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