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Naomh Colmcille “Not Currently Suspended” As Investigation Opens

donegal gaa

Donegal GAA today confirmed that Naomh Colmcille have not yet been suspended as an investigation opens into whether they organised an ‘unauthorised tournament’. Following on from yesterday’s news that Donegal club, Naomh Colmcille, had been suspended for eight weeks after running an ‘unauthorised tournament’, the Donegal county board have released a statement confirming that an investigation has opened but that …

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DJ Carey Leads Kilkenny Footballers On Return To Minor Championship

After a three-year hiatus, the Kilkenny footballers returned to the Leinster Minor Football Championship with hurling legend, DJ Carey, at the helm.  Kilkenny have not fielded a team in the grade since April 2016 when they suffered a humiliating defeat at the hands of Wexford. The five-time All-Ireland winner, who also played football with the county, offered up his services …

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“Naomh Colmcille Had Absolutely Nothing To Do With It”

A Donegal councillor has informed Pundit Arena that Naomh Colmcille had nothing to do with the organisation of an ‘unauthorised tournament’ that has seen the club sanctioned with an eight-week ban. On Monday it was reported that the club was hit with a ban by the Donegal Competitions Controls Committee (CCC) meaning all adult teams have been suspended for eight …

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Khabib On Course For Massive Abu Dhabi Spot At UFC 242?

Khabib Nurmagomedov is edging closer to the return to the UFC octagon in September, with a matchup in Abu Dhabi at UFC 242 seemingly on the cards. While nothing has been yet made official, everything from The Eagle’s current timeline to the UFC’s decision to host a PPV event in Abu Dhabi on September 7 seems to indicate that Dana …

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Donegal Club Banned Over Fundraising Event For Member With MND

Donegal club, Naomh Colmcille GAA have appealed an eight-week ban from all adult competitions after being punished for hosting an ‘unauthorised tournament’. The Donegal Competitions Controls Committee (CCC) launched an investigation after Naomh Colmcille held a tournament in February with all the proceeds going to Newtowncunningham man Paul Dillon who was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease (MND). The story has …

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Here’s The Champions Cup Team Of The Weekend As Voted By You

Champions Cup Team Of The Weekend

Earlier this afternoon we asked you to vote on your best XV from the two semi-finals of the Heineken Champions Cup which took place at the weekend.  There was some obvious decisions and some very tight calls and unsurprisingly, Saracens and Leinster dominate the team with these two sides set to meet in the final on Saturday, May 11. Champions …

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In Or Out: Assessing Manchester United’s Player Pool As Change Needed

If Manchester United’s season has taught us anything it’s that wholesale changes are required under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at Old Trafford. Under Jose Mourinho, some of the squad struggled and despite the initial boost that Solskjaer’s appointment brought with it, they are falling victim to the same pitfalls that plagued them at the beginning of the campaign. It has become …

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Noel Reid To Join Leicester Tigers At End Of Season

Noel Reid

Leinster Rugby have confirmed that centre Noel Reid will join Leicester Tigers from the start of the 2019/2020 season. The 28-year old made his senior debut for the province against Aironi in October 2011 and has made 120 appearances in a Leinster jersey since then, scoring 103 points. Reid also has one international cap to his name, which came during …

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