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Brian Barry
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.

Wales Ring The Changes For South Africa Tie

Warren Gatland has made three changes in personnel for Wales’ World Cup quarter-final against South Africa. The Kiwi coach surprised many by starting both Justin Tipuric and Sam Warburton against the Wallabies, but the Welsh ultimately came up against an Australian brick wall. They now must regroup to face Pool B winners South Africa, who are on a road to …

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Exclusive: Felipe Contepomi Tells Us Who He Thinks Will Win On Sunday

Ahead of Ireland’s crunch tie with Argentina in the Rugby World Cup quarter-final, Argentina out-half and centre Felipe Contepomi sat down with Pundit Arena to discuss the big game. Nobody knows both sides better than the former fly-half, who spent seven years with Leinster, and he had some interesting views ahead of Sunday. Earlier this week, Argentina coach Daniel Hourcade described Joe Schmidt’s …

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Video: The Full Hurling Feature On 60 Minute Sports

‘The most exciting sport you have never heard of!’ 60 Minutes Sports put together a feature on hurling which was broadcast right across the United States last week. In a comprehensive clip, it profiled the sport in an introductory manner, from the top level in Croke Park right down to grass-roots. Top stars of the game were profiled, from Henry …

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Stats Which Support Four Upsets This Weekend At The Rugby World Cup

The World Cup quarter-finals are set, and the four group winners, Ireland, Australia, South Africa, and New Zealand, are all heavily tipped to proceed to the semi-finals. Form is telling, and the three southern hemisphere giants are expected to be joined by the back to back Six Nations champions in the final four. However, the stats make somewhat grim reading …

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Video: Fiji’s Best Moments From The Rugby World Cup

Fiji are a side who traditionally bring flair and style to Rugby, and they did not disappoint in that regard over the past few weeks. Having been drawn in the group of death, it was always unlikely that the Pacific Islanders would reach the quarter-finals, and were beaten by England, Australia and Wales, before defeating Uruguay. Were they in another pool, …

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Ireland Learn Potential Opponents For Euro 2016 Play-Offs

The Republic of Ireland are not seeded for the Euro 2016 Play-offs taking place in November, following tonights results. Along with Sweden, Denmark, Slovenia, and Ukraine, the ‘Boys in Green’ were already definitely in the pot for Sunday’s draw, with three groups left to be decided. Norway failed to record an unlikely victory away to Italy, which ensured Croatia qualified automatically in …

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Video: Robin Van Persie Own Goal Vs Czech Republic

The Netherlands are not going to Euro 2016, following a home loss to Czech Republic this evening. This is the first time the country will not be at a major tournament since they finished behind Ireland and Portugal for the 2002 World Cup. Former Arsenal and Man Utd striker Robin Van Persie had some share of the blame for the …

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