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Another Five Of The Best Sporting Documentaries On Netflix Right Now

With the population confined to their houses across the nation, there’s never been a better time to explore some of the best content Netflix has to offer. And for those of us scrambling to consume at least some semblance of sport amid its almost worldwide cancellation across the globe, the universal streaming site can provide some much-needed respite. For your …

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Roy Keane On The Reasons Why He Rejected The Chance To Join Real Madrid

Roy Keane Real Madrid

In November 2005, Roy Keane’s career at Manchester United came to an abrupt end. After 12-and-a-half years, 480 games, 51 goals, seven league titles, four FA Cups, the Champions League and an unprecedented treble, Keane departed Old Trafford in acrimonious circumstances. All these years later, and the wounds still don’t appear to have healed. Alex Ferguson and Keane, the driving …

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Poll: How Should The FAI Resolve The McCarthy/Kenny Succession Issue?

Ireland manager

Back in November 2018, the FAI opted for appeasement. The previous regime in the association appointed Mick McCarthy as Republic of Ireland manager. However, a large section of Irish football supporters were underwhelmed. They wanted change after the dour final year of Martin O’Neill’s reign and Stephen Kenny was, arguably, the popular choice for the role. In an attempt to …

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Khabib Hits Back At Critics After UFC 249 Main Event Collapses

Khabib Nurmagomedov has hit back at critics after he was forced to pull out of the UFC 249 main event against Tony Ferguson. The Lightweight champion is stranded in Dagestan due to the coronavirus outbreak. Khabib was scheduled to defend his title in a highly-anticipated bout with Tony Ferguson. However the travel restrictions caused by the coronavirus means that he …

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Pundit Arena Weekend Sports Quiz – Week Two

weekend sports quiz

Welcome to week two of our weekend sports quiz. There are four rounds of questions, each round contains five questions and there 20 questions in total. This week, we have rounds on Premier League goalscorers, Gaelic Football captains, Ireland in the Six Nations and UFC champions. Each question is multiple-choice. Good luck, and let us know what score you get …

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Conor Whelan: Players Need Adequate Notice Ahead Of Championship

Conor Whelan Galway

Galway star Conor Whelan believes it would be unfair to give players just two weeks notice ahead of the start of championship action.  The GAA season and all training activities are currently suspended following the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) with the future of the 2020 championship season uncertain. The organisation have already postponed two Connacht SFC quarter-finals between Galway …

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“You Have That Fear, ‘Oh, Did I Make The Right Decision?'” – Ian Keatley

Ian Keatley

Someone’s ears were burning.  Just as former Munster out-half and current Benetton 10 Ian Keatley was speaking to the media about how family life has altered his view on life and rugby, there was a brief interruption… “My daughter’s knocking on the door!” And that’s when Keatley’s two-year-old daughter, Beth, was introduced to the world of Zoom video conferencing as …

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David Garland Scoops Top Award As DCU Dominate Team Of The Year

david garland

David Garland has been named the Electric Ireland Sigerson Cup Player of the Year for 2020 after starring for DCU throughout their run to Sigerson Cup glory. The Monaghan man is also joined by five of his teammates on the Electric Ireland Higher Education GAA Rising Stars 2020 Football Team of the Year. Garland was outstanding throughout DCU DÉ’s journey …

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Quiz: Can You Name The 22-Man Ireland Squad From Italia 90?

Ireland Italia 90

The European Championships may be postponed for another year, but now is the ideal time to take a trip down memory lane with the Boys in Green. In 1990, Ireland, led by Jack Charlton, reached their first-ever World Cup finals as they finished second to Spain in their qualifying group, losing just one game and conceded only two goals through …

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UEFA Confirm Postponement Of Ireland’s Rescheduled Playoff Against Slovakia

UEFA have confirmed that all the European Championship playoffs that had been rescheduled from March to June have now been postponed until further notice. This, of course, includes Ireland’s game against Slovakia which had initially been set for March 26th before being rescheduled for June due to the recent coronavirus outbreak. All national team games for both men and women …

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“A Lot Of Players’ Dreams And Careers Are Going To End”

Bernard Jackman

Sport across the world is in a difficult and troubling place. And rugby is no different.  We have already seen that the US Rugby Union have filed for bankruptcy and the Australian Rugby Union have stood down 75% of their workforce. While closer to home, the IRFU have implemented pay deferrals to all professional players in the country. No one …

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Kingston Takes Top Award As Fitzgibbon Team Of The Year Announced

shane kingston

Shane Kingston has been named the Electric Ireland Higher Education GAA Rising Star Hurling Player of the Year 2020. The UCC and Cork hurler was named in last year’s Higher Education GAA Rising Stars Hurling Team of the Year and continued his terrific form in the competition in 2020 as UCC achieved back-to-back titles. The Douglas club man was the standout …

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Can You Solve This Premier League Brainteaser In Five Minutes?

Premier League Brainteaser

This Premier League brainteaser will test your knowledge. Since the English top-flight was rebranded as the Premier League in 1992, the PFA Player of the Year award has tended to go to the players featuring for the top sides. In the current Premier League era, it is impossible to imagine anyone who doesn’t play for Liverpool or Manchester City winning …

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Quiz: Name The 22-Man Ireland Squad From The 1994 World Cup

The European Championships may be postponed for another year, but now is the ideal time to take a trip down memory lane with the Boys in Green. In 1994, Ireland qualified for the World Cup for the second time in as many tournaments, finishing second behind Spain in their tricky group and only ahead of Denmark on goals scored. Ireland …

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