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Adam Behan

Adam Behan
Adam Behan is studying Music and History at Trinity College, Dublin. A Newcastle United and Leinster fan, his main sports of interest are football and rugby.

What is Happening at Ulster Rugby?

It’s been a tumultuous period at Ulster Rugby, with a number of high-profile departures. Adam Behans discusses where the province go from here. The year 1999 saw the first successful Heineken Cup campaign undertaken by an Irish province, one whose colours were neither red nor blue, but white. Coached by Harry Williams, and with a squad that consisted of some …

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Leinster Rugby: A Machine of Continuity

At the end of the 2013/14 Rabodirect Pro12 season, Leinster became the first team to mount a successful defence of the title with a 34–12 victory over Glasgow Warriors in the RDS. The occasion represented another equally significant landmark in the history of the club – the retirement of two of its great servants, Leo Cullen and Brian O’Driscoll. This …

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Video Refereeing: Balancing The Extremes Of Rugby & Football

Adam Behan argues that the need for technology in football should not be affected by the delays experienced by rugby in TMO situations. The debate over the use of video technology in football is one which has been argued over for the last number of years and continues to be argued today. With contentious decisions made every week by referees throughout global …

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The Best XI Absent From The World Cup

With the FIFA World Cup just one day away from kicking off in Brazil, many of the sport’s best and most exciting players have been ruled out of entertaining the world through injury. However, as we come closer to the opening fixture between Brazil and Croatia in Rio de Janeiro, it is fitting to pay tribute to those great players whose …

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