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Aaron Ward

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

Joe Marler Receives Lengthy Suspension Over Incident Vs Sale Sharks

Joe Marler has learned his fate following his red card against Sale Sharks in Saturday’s Premiership fixture. The Harlequins prop has been slapped with a six-week suspension for his role in the incident. He was adjudged by the referee to have struck TJ Ioane in the head with his shoulder in the 58th minute of the 30-29 loss at the AJ …

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Big John McCarthy To Move Into Commentary Role With Bellator MMA

Big John McCarthy is recognised as arguably the best referee in the sport of mixed martial arts.  His officiating in the UFC incredibly dates all the way back to UFC 2. He has also refereed in other promotions around the world including Bellator,  K-1 (Japan), Strikeforce and many others. He has built a solid reputation as one of the most …

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Jim McGuinness Leaves Role In China With Eyes On A Post In European Football

Jim McGuinness has left his role as assistant coach at Beijing Sinobo Guoa with immediate effect. Despite signing a two-and-a-half-year contract with the Chinese capital side last June, the Donegal native has called time on his brief stint in Asia. McGuinness had been working under former Bayer Leverkusen and Red Bull Salzburg coach Roger Schmidt in Beijing as he still cuts …

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Galway Boxer Slapped With Eight-Month Ban For Weigh-In Altercation

Galway boxer Peter McDonagh has learned his fate for the role he played in the chaotic weigh-in scene prior to his fight with Shayne Singleton back in September.  McDonagh and Singleton had a clear beef in the buildup to this encounter and although the Irishman came away from the ten-rounder with a close decision victory, he must now face the …

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Antonio Conte Is Not Prepared To Put His Feud With Jose Mourinho Behind Him

The recent war of words between Chelsea manager Antonio Conte and Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho turned nasty when the popping between the two became personal.  The pair traded insults through the media as a strong tension grew increasingly with each back and forth exchange. The unsavoury remarks were kicked off when Mourinho implied he did not need to celebrate …

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