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Pundit Arena Daily Sports Brainteaser Challenge – Day 21

Welcome to day 21 of the Pundit Arena daily sports brainteaser challenge. Each day, we’ll give you a sporting brainteaser question and you have to guess the correct answer before the time runs out. You have five minutes to try to answer the question. The brainteaser is designed to test your sporting knowledge. But, of course, all questions are easy if you …

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Pundit Arena Daily Sports Brainteaser Challenge – Day 10

Welcome to day 10 of the Pundit Arena daily sports brainteaser challenge. Each day, we’ll give you a sporting brainteaser question and you have to guess the correct answer before the time runs out. You have five minutes to try to answer the question. The brainteaser is designed to test your sporting knowledge. But, of course, all questions are easy if you …

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Pundit Arena Daily Rugby Trivia Challenge – Day 24

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Welcome to day 24 of Pundit Arena’s daily rugby trivia challenge. Each day, we’ll give you 20 questions and 20 clues, similar to a crossword, and you have to guess the answers before the time runs out. It's time for some rugby trivia! 🏉 What score can you get today? 🤔https://t.co/mov5Wpvm5h — Pundit Arena (@PunditArena) May 30, 2020 So, for …

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Pundit Arena Daily Rugby Trivia Challenge – Day 18

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Welcome to day 18 of Pundit Arena’s daily rugby trivia challenge. Each day, we’ll give you 20 questions and 20 clues, similar to a crossword, and you have to guess the answers before the time runs out. https://t.co/4FBA9OJ9lR — Pundit Arena (@PunditArena) May 24, 2020 So, for example, if the clue was, ‘Munster play here,’ the answer would be, ‘Thomond …

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An XI Of Ireland’s Finest Ever ‘Granny-Rule’ Players

Who are some of Ireland’s greatest ever granny-rule players? Many men who have represented the Boys in Green may not have been born here, but their brilliant displays for Ireland have seen them go down in the country’s sporting folklore. Here we comprise an XI of some of the country’s finest international footballers who qualified for Ireland through ‘granny-rule’ – …

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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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Five Of The Best Irish Players Never To Play At A Major Tournament

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By Robert Redmond & Oisin McQueirns _____ Over the years, Ireland has developed some incredibly talented footballers that have had the chance to shine on the biggest international stages. The likes of Ronnie Whelan at Euro 88, Paul McGrath at the World Cup in 1994, Damien Duff and Robbie Keane in Korea and Japan in 2002 – there’s been plenty. …

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Beauden Barrett Calls For Continuity In Head Coach Decision

Barrett

Beauden Barrett has appeared to throw his support behind Ian Foster to succeed Steve Hansen as the New Zealand head coach.  Hansen stepped down from the role following the All Blacks’ 40-17 victory over Wales in the Rugby World Cup Bronze Final after eight years in charge. Barrett was speaking to media as the side arrived back in New Zealand …

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Emotional Springbok Captain Kolisi Delivers Incredible On-Field Speech

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South Africa captain Siya Kolisi spoke passionately after his side were crowned world champions about the impact the win would have in the country.  Rassie Erasmus’ side recorded a 32-12 win over England following a phenomenal performance, backboned by their dominance at the set-piece. Makazole Mapimpi became the first man to score a try for South Africa in a World …

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Erasmus To Step Down From Head Coach Role Following World Cup

Rassie Erasmus

Rassie Erasmus has confirmed that he will step down from his role as South Africa head coach following the World Cup final on Saturday. However, the 47-year-old will remain as the country’s Director of Rugby with current defence coach Jacques Nienaber likely to take over as head coach. It was thought that Erasmus would stay in the role for the …

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“They Earn A Load Of Money, So They Can Pay The Fines”

New Zealand hooker Dane Coles isn’t too concerned about the fine England received following their V-shaped formation when facing the All Blacks haka but admitted that he and his teammates found the response “awesome.” England were fined and reprimanded for the response which saw them breach World Rugby’s rule which states that an opposition team cannot cross the half-way line …

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