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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.

Former Limerick Captain Announces His Retirement From Intercounty Hurling

Munster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Final, Gaelic Grounds, Limerick 14/7/2013 Cork vs Limerick Limerick's Gavin O'Mahony is carried from the field by fans Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

The Limerick hurling team has lost a stalwart, as Gavin O’Mahony has announced his retirement from intercounty hurling. The Kilmallock clubman enjoyed a stellar career in the green jersey, claiming Munster honours in 2013. The former captain was there through good times and bad for the Treaty, and this evening took to Twitter to make the announcement. “I wish to confirm …

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Leaked Footage Emerges Of Wales And England Scrum Training


Ahead of their opening November internationals this coming weekend, Wales and England are going through some last minute preparations. The Red Rose are facing Argentina in their first test, while the Welsh will host Australia in the Principality Stadium. It emerged last week that Eddie Jones and Warren Gatland were colluding to prep their teams ahead of the ties, by …

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Mako Vunipola And Manu Tuilagi Call For Revenue Share With Samoa

BAGSHOT, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 01: Mako Vunipola, the England prop, poses at the Pennyhill Park on February 1, 2016 in Bagshot, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

It comes as no surprise that the difference in income between the England and Samoa rugby players is significant. However, the reported gap ahead of their upcoming November international says a lot. It is believed that those donning the Red Rose in Twickenham will pick up match fees in the region of £22,000, while their opponents’ wages will come in somewhere …

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People Were Absolutely Loving Sean Maguire’s Appearance On The Field After FAI Cup Final

Sean Maguire

Sean Maguire and Kevin O’Connor arrived onto the field to join in Cork City’s celebrations today… Cork City have secured the double in the most dramatic circumstances in the Aviva Stadium, after seeing off Dundalk following a penalty shootout. John Caulfield’s side capped off a remarkable season, in which they secured a league title after some hammer blows throughout the …

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Major Injury Boost For England With Squad Update Ahead Of Argentina Clash

OXFORD, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 26: England Head Coach Eddie Jones attends an England Rugby Training Session on September 26, 2017 in Oxford, England. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

England have released a squad update ahead of their opening November international with Argentina next Saturday. The Red Rose will take on the Pumas, but are handicapped with a host of injuries. However, Eddie Jones has received some positive news with the announcement that Elliot Daly is linking up with the squad. The Lions back is a major addition to the side, …

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All The Results From The Weekend’s Biggest Club GAA Fixtures

AIB GAA Munster Senior Hurling Championship Semi-Final, Walsh Park, Waterford 5/11/2017 Ballygunner vs Sixmilebridge Niall Gilligan of Sixmilebridge is tackled by Ballygunner's Barry Coughlan Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ken Sutton

The last two All-Ireland Hurling Club champions went marching on today, as Cuala and Na Piarsaigh overcame Dicksboro and Blackrock respectively. Cuala were challenged by the Kilkenny champions at times in Parnell Park, but possessed the class required to see out the tie. This is the third year in a row that the Dalkey side have beaten the Kilkenny champions …

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Watch: ‘If You’re Going To Cheat, Then Cheat Fair’ – Nigel Owens

Nigel Owens

Today, the Barbarians are taking on the All Blacks in an enthralling contest at Twickenham. The sports most exciting side are facing off against its most successful one. What could improve it? To make it even better, the game is being officiated by Nigel Owens. The All Blacks are fresh from their victorious Rugby Championship campaign, but were defeated by Australia …

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