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Aaron Ward

Aaron Ward
A writer with an interest in all sports including GAA, MMA, soccer and tiddly-winks.

Marc Ó Sé Slams “Bastardised” International Rules Series In Scathing Rant

Kerry legend Marc Ó Sé has absolutely no time for the International Rules Series and wants to see the cross-over exhibition finished with.  The Irish squad travelled Down Under to take on an Australian selection of AFL players in this year’s edition of the series, managed by 2002 All-Ireland winning boss Joe Kernan and captained by Mayo’s Aidan O’Shea. Ireland …

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Watch: Martin O’Neill Gives His Thoughts On Ireland’s 0-0 First Leg Draw With Denmark

The Republic Of Ireland played out a 0-0 draw against Denmark in Copenhagen in the first leg of their World Cup qualification play-off.  It’s all to play for in Tuesday’s second leg in the Aviva Stadium. While tonight’s affair wasn’t pretty on the eye, especially from a football purist’s viewpoint, a clean sheet was kept on a night where goalkeeper …

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Jose Aldo Steps In To Replace Frankie Edgar In UFC 218 Main Event

Jose Aldo has replaced the injured Frankie Edgar in the main event slot of UFC 218.  Aldo will challenge champion Max Holloway in a rematch of their June showdown for the featherweight title which saw the Hawaiian crowned as the unified champ of the division with a third-round TKO win. The Brazilian had been scheduled to take on Ricardo Lamas …

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Twitter: John Kavanagh Teases Idea Of Gunnar Nelson Vs Darren Till Fight In UK

The welterweight division is arguably the most stacked with quality in the UFC right now.  Tyron Woodley is currently the champion and in his most recent outings he has defended the belt against Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson (twice) and Demian Maia. Although not in the most exciting fashion, Woodley has stomped his authority as king of the division for the moment. …

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Max Holloway Vs Frankie Edgar At UFC 218 Is Off

The UFC 218 main event has been scrapped as a result of Frankie Edgar’s withdrawal from the card.  This comes as a massive blow to the card and leaves it essentially without a headline bout. Edgar was set to challenge Max Holloway for the UFC featherweight title on December 2nd in Detroit. Reports emerging this evening have stated that Edgar …

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Harry Arter’s Praise For ‘World Class’ Eriksen Proves What A Threat He Really Is

Republic of Ireland Press Conference, FAI National Training Centre, Dublin 6/6/2017 Harry Arter

Denmark’s Christiam Eriksen is an exceptional player, but Ireland should be focusing on themselves primarily ahead of Saturday’s huge World Cup qualification play-off first leg.  That is according to the man who may well be tasked with keeping tabs on the Spurs maestro this weekend, Harry Arter. Eriksen is a key component to the wonderful run of form that Tottenham …

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Watch: Dana White Gives His Take On The Building Conor McGregor Vs GSP Rumours

Georges Saint-Pierre made a remarkable comeback to the octagon after a four-year layoff on Saturday night at UFC 217.  In defeating Michael Bisping via third-round submission to be crowned the new middleweight champion of the world, GSP cemented his name amongst the absolute greatest MMA fighters ever. Before taking his sabbatical from fighting in 2013, Saint-Pierre amazingly successfully defended his …

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