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Brian Barry is a Sports Journalist and the Commercial Editor with Pundit Arena. You can get in touch by mailing [email protected], and can follow him on Twitter via @briangbarry.

‘Spike’ O’Sullivan Makes Weight And Looks In Serious Shape


Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan is heading into one of the biggest fights of his career this weekend. The Irish middleweight could enter the conversation for a title shot should he overcome Antoine Douglas in Canada tomorrow night, on the undercard of Billy Joe Saunders vs Davied Lemieux. The Corkonian has a record of 26-2, with his two losses coming against Saunders …

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It Takes A Brave Man To Get Away With What DC Just Did To Francis Ngannou

Daniel Cormier

Francis Ngannou is tearing his way through the UFC’s heavyweight division. The rampaging 31-year-old knocked Allister Overeem’s lights out earlier this month at UFC 218, and is now angling for a title shot with Stipe Miocic. Many are backing the hard-hitting Cameroonian-French giant to dethrone the champion, and considering his displays in the promotion thus far, it’s not hard to …

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Watch: Tyson Fury Sends “Special Message” To Eddie Hearn

Tyson Fury

Tyson Fury has been cleared to fight again in the ring, after serving a retrospective two-year ban. The former world heavyweight champion is training to get back in shape, and is adamant that he’ll win back some belts, gunning for Anthony Joshua. As he has not fought since his November 2015 shock win over Wladimir Klitschko, many are doubting whether …

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Cork Goalkeeper Announces Retirement From Intercounty Football

Munster GAA Football Senior Championship Final, Fitzgerald Stadium, Killarney, Kerry 5/7/2015 Kerry vs Cork Cork Goalkeeper Ken O'Halloran celebrates their first goal Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

The Cork footballers will need a new net-minder in 2018, after it has been confirmed that Ken O’Halloran has called it a day. The Bishopstown clubman has been the number one choice in recent years, after sitting behind Alan Quirke in 2010 when the Rebels won the All-Ireland title. Cork have struggled in recent years to hit those heights, not …

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Sean Dyche: I Am The Proudest Man In Proudsville

Sean Dyche

Sean Dyche is on cloud nine right now, and why wouldn’t he be? His high-flying Burnley side are up to fourth in the Premier League, after beating Stoke City 1-0 last night in the Premier League. As the Clarets lie above Tottenham, Liverpool and Arsenal, there is a feel-good factor around the club, and it acts as a reminder that …

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Burnley Have Cracked The Top Four And Everyone Is Loving It


Burnley are flying high right now in the Premier League. After they continue to pick up the wins, Sean Dyche’s side are scaling the table. Tonight, they took on Stoke on a cold Tuesday night and picked up all three points, thanks to a late strike from Ashley Barnes. Ireland internationals Stephen Ward and Jeff Hendrick featured for the Clarets, who …

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Henry Shefflin Has Taken His First Step Into Management

Henry Shefflin is up there with the most decorated hurlers in history. The Ballyhale Shamrocks clubman made 71 championship appearances for Kilkenny, scoring 27-484 along the way, and winning 10 All-Ireland titles. ‘The King’ is believed by many to be the greatest player to ever grace a hurling field, as he led the scoring for the great Cats teams under …

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Watch: Seamus Coleman Donated €2,000 To Bring Two Irish Everton Fans To Goodison

Seamus Coleman Everton

Ireland captain Seamus Coleman is widely regarded in the football community, and it is little wonder why. The Killybegs native plays with passion in the blue of Everton and green of Ireland, but there are countless stories of his generosity and all-round sound persona off the field. Today, Everton have released a heartwarming video profiling two Irish Everton fans, one …

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