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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.

Remember The Name – UCF Linebacker Shaquem Griffin Awarded MVP In College Bowl Game

ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 01: Shaquem Griffin #18 of the UCF Knights celebrates after sacking Jarrett Stidham #8 of the Auburn Tigers (not pictured) in the third quarter during the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on January 1, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

The University of Central Florida Knights claimed the Peach Bowl in Atlanta yesterday after a 34-27 win over the Auburn Tigers. UCF, who played in Dublin at the Croke Park Classic in 2014 which infamously shoved the All-Ireland semi-final replay between Kerry and Mayo to the Gaelic Grounds in Limerick, capped off a remarkable year in which they completed the college’s …

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Watch: The Dramatic Try Which Sealed Late Ulster Victory Over Munster

Guinness PRO14, Kingspan Stadium, Belfast 1/1/2018 Ulster vs Munster Ulster's Rob Lyttle scores a try Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Brian Little

Ulster Rugby stopped the rot yesterday against Munster in Belfast, after a dramatic second-half turnaround. The northern province were looking to bounce back from a humiliating defeat to Connacht last week, but ran into a Munster outfit who had experienced festive woes of their own. Les Kiss’s side mounted a second-half comeback to shock the 14 men of Munster, as …

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Line-Up For The 2018 Darts Premier League Has Been Confirmed


The line-up for the 2018 Premier League of Darts has been confirmed, following last night’s World Championship final. The weekly Thursday night tournament, which takes place over 16 weeks, will kick off in Dublin on February 1, before travelling around Europe culminating in the finals night in London. It will feature a stop-off in Germany for the first time, with Berlin …

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Conor McGregor Blasts Khabib Performance And Names Condition Upon Which He’ll Return

UFC Fight Night: Mousasi vs Hall, SSE Arena, Belfast Northern Ireland 19/11/2016 Teruto Ishihara vs Artem Lobov UFC Featherweight and Lightweight Champion Conor McGregor celebrates Artem Lobov's victory Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Presseye/Matt Mackey

Conor McGregor is expected to step back into the octagon in 2018, after he spent 2017 away from MMA. There’ll be no shortage of contenders once he does return, with interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson and undefeated Khabib Nurmagomedov both gunning for a shot at the Irishman. However, following McGregor’s big pay-day for the clash with Floyd Mayweather last August, …

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Return Of Saracens Duo A Major Boost To England Ahead Of Six Nations

England's coach Eddie Jones gestures before the autumn international rugby union test match between England and Samoa at Twickenham stadium in south-west London on November 25, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Glyn KIRK (Photo credit should read GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images)

England prepare for the Six Nations, hot on the heels of a third consecutive Championship. However, this year promises to be a fascinating tournament, with Ireland and Scotland also coming in hot, France somewhat of an unknown quantity under new management, and reasons for Wales to believe they can cause a shock. For Eddie Jones and the Red Rose to …

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Watch: Rob Cross Shocks Michael Van Gerwen And It’s Being Hailed As One Of The Great Games

Rob Cross has experienced a truly remarkable 12 months. Coming from virtually nowhere, the 27-year-old has mixed it with the best in the last year. However, few could have expected what he has achieved in this World Championship. After picking up wins over Michael Smith, John Henderson and Dimitri Van Den Bergh, Cross took to the oche last night with a …

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