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Lions Tour 2017 Predictions

Lions Tour 2017 Predictions

By Dylan Goodman With the Six Nations now over, England claiming a bittersweet title despite their loss to Ireland in the final round, heads are turning to the next major international event, the Lions Tour in June. The big question being, who should be on the team to face the mighty All Blacks? Whittling all

Ward Tops Pound-For-Pound Ranking

by Brian Donnellon Andre Ward (31-0 15 KO) rallied from an early knockdown to claim a controversial win against previously unbeaten Sergey Kovalev (30-1-1 26 KO) to be crowned WBA, WBO and IBF World Middleweight Champion and the pound-for-pound king in Las Vegas’s T-Mobile Arena. In the pre-fight buildup pundits and experts alike were nearly

McGregor takes over the world in 13 seconds

  by: Patryk Kazimierczak. Last Saturday, December 12th, Irishman Conor McGregor won the featherweight title in less than 13 seconds, with just one punch, against Jose Aldo, who held the title for 10 years. Aldo immediately demanded a rematch saying, “it wasn’t really a fight”.   McGregor responded; “I feel for Jose, he’s a phenomenal

Ronda Rousey loses to Holly Holms

By Kristina Malone   Ronda Rousey (28) lost to a knockout in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) to Holly Holm (34) this weekend.   The UFC was held in Melbourne, Australia, on November 15 where Rousey fought against Holms. Rousey was knocked out in the second round. The knockout caused her to split open her

Hart of a lion

by Cathal Flannery Man City failed to progress past the round of sixteen again last night, having never done so in the Champions League. Barcelona dominated from early on when Messi who was in typical mesmerising form all game placed a perfect long range ball across the box to pick out Rakitic who applied the

The Best Players in The Premier League 2014-2015

The Premier League campaign is halfway through its run and things are beginning to take shape. The title race has narrowed to just encompass Manchester City and Chelsea FC. The challengers for the Champions League spots are rather more broad though, with; Manchester United and Southampton currently leading the way, closely followed by Arsenal, Tottenham,

Joe Canning could miss the Allianz Hurling League

by Keith Faherty   Galway hurler Joe Canning could miss most of the Allianz hurling league campaign as he suffered a suspected broken finger in their victory over Offaly in the Walsh Cup. “It’s a dislocated, probably fractured small finger. [He’ll miss] probably a couple of weeks,” manager Anthony Cunningham told RTÉ Sport. “It’s awful hard

Magic Messi

Image: Forbes  Lionel Messi is breaking records for fun it seems. The little magician from Argentina is doing so on an almost weekly basis for Barcelona. He became the all time La Liga top scorer on Sunday at the age of 27 with a hattrick against Sevilla taking home what will be a very special

Tommy Phelan interview

by Evan Golding Tommy Phelan hails from Ballynonty, county Tipperary. Tommy and his father have been around and have worked with horses all of their lives, this is the reason why Tommy got into race riding. At six years of age, Tommy rode his first pony, and by the age of fifteen, he had left school

Sports Headlines 2nd April 2014

by Christopher Ryan GAA: After 17 years with the Galway senior camogie team, Therese Maher has called time on her inter county career. The news was relayed to the Galway senior camogie panel at training last night and team manager Tony Ward has led the tributes to a true legend of the game who is

Sports Headlines 27th March 2014

by Christopher Ryan. Football: There has been a major announcement this morning by the ruling body of European Football Uefa at their annual Congress today in Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan. Representatives of the federation’s 54 associations have voted in a majority to approve the new Nations League tournament which will replace most international friendlies