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Aaron Ward

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

Watch: Conor McGregor’s Amazing Rise To The Top Of The UFC Featherweight Division

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 11: Conor McGregor reacts to his victory over Chad Mendes in their UFC interim featherweight title fight during the UFC 189 event inside MGM Grand Garden Arena on July 11, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Ahead of UFC 212 this weekend where Jose Aldo squares off against Max Holloway in a featherweight title unification bout, one constant question lingers over the division. Will the shadow of Conor McGregor over the 145 lbs division forever haunt it’s inhabitants? Since McGregor was forced to vacate his featherweight belt after being crowned champion of the lightweight division with …

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The Wexford V Kilkenny Hype Train Is Now Full Steam Ahead

Tickets are like gold dust for this one… Wexford will welcome Kilkenny to Innovative Wexford Park for the Leinster Senior Hurling Championship semi-final on June 10 and excitement around the county for the fixture is scaling new heights.  Having beaten the Cats in the National Hurling League quarter-final in Nowlan Park after successfully securing promotion to Division 1A, there is …

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Limerick Duo Set To Miss Clare Clash Through Injury

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Qualifiers Round 2, Semple Stadium, Thurles, Tipperary 9/7/2016 Clare vs Limerick Limerick's Diarmuid Byrnes Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

The Limerick hurlers have been dealt a blow ahead of their Munster SHC semi-final meeting with Clare in this weekend on the injury front.  Diarmuid Byrnes and William O’Donoghue have been ruled out of the local derby, manager John Kiely has confirmed to the Limerick Leader.   Byrnes and O’Donoghue were regular starters throughout the league campaign this spring and both …

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Watch: When Trash Talking Goes Wrong In The UFC

Call it trash talk, call it psychological warfare, call it whatever you want. It has always been a part of the fight game.  From the days of Muhammad Ali’s poetically produced, cocky predictions, to Mike Tyson’s aggressive outbursts, to Floyd “Money” Mayweather’s brash, in-your-face, pure and utter smack talk, fight fans have an undying desire to see this style of …

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Arsene Wenger Is Staying At Arsenal For Two More Years

Crystal Palace v Arsenal - Premier League

It is being widely reported that Arsene Wenger has verbally agreed a two-year contract extension at Arsenal and an official announcement will be made on Wednesday, keeping him at the club until 2019.  The Telegraph have stated that following a board meeting at Arsenal today, Wenger will be ratified as the club’s manager for a further two years having been …

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