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Aaron Ward

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

Michael Fennelly Explains What Drove Him To Inter-County Retirement

When Michael Fennelly announced his retirement from inter-county hurling last week there was a consensus that losing such a stalwart will be a huge blow for Kilkenny heading into the 2018 season.  After all, there is no denying that Fennelly is one of the finest players of the modern era. Hurler of The Year in 2011, eight All-Ireland medals amassed …

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Ciaran Sheehan Will Not Be Returning For The Cork Footballers In 2018

Ciaran Sheehan has confirmed that he will not be returning to Cork to play Gaelic football this year.  The 2010 All-Ireland winner with the Rebels was released by AFL side Carlton Blues in October, having signed for the club in 2013. This naturally generated speculation that Sheehan could return to Ireland in order to rejoin his club Éire Óg and …

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Late, Late Drama At Selhurst Park As Ederson Saves Last Minute Penalty To Rescue Man City A Point

Manchester City’s incredible record breaking winning streak has finally come to an end with a 0-0 draw against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park.  In saying this, it could have been much worse for Pep Guardiola’s side as it took a last-gasp penalty save from goalkeeper Ederson to maintain the league leaders’ unbeaten start to the Premier League. Now, at the …

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Dana White Leads Tributes To Khabib Nurmagomedov After Utterly Dominant UFC 219 Display

Khabib Nurmagomedov moved to 25-0 in his MMA career with a devastating victory over Edson Barboza on Saturday night at UFC 219.  The Russian well and truly stamped his authority as the most feared lightweight in the world with an incredibly dominant performance, taking the bout by unanimous decision. Barboza must be admired for the heart and courage he displayed …

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John Meyler Names First Starting XV As Cork Boss To Play Limerick

Cork take on Limerick in the opening fixture of the Munster Senior Hurling League in Mallow on Saturday.  Inter-county hurling is welcomed back to life before the 2017 calendar year even ends as the pre-season tournament throws in. 2018 sees the introduction of John Meyler as Cork hurling manager as he replaces the outgoing Kieran Kingston. Saturday evening will be …

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