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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.

Eye-Opening Stat Highlights Just How Dominant Ireland Have Been In Possession


Things are looking pretty decent from an Irish rugby point of view right now. After Saturday’s win over Scotland paired with England’s loss in Paris, Joe Schmidt’s side were crowned Six Nations champions, move up to second in the World Rankings, and have been installed as second favourites for the World Cup by bookmakers. They now head for Twickenham on Saturday hot …

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Jim Gavin Hits Out At “Bizarre” Ruling To Uphold Michael Fitzsimons Red Card

Jim Gavin

Jim Gavin wasn’t too impressed with the decision to award and uphold Michael Fitzsimons’ red card against Mayo… Dublin overcame Kerry at Croke Park yesterday after yet another powerful second-half display. The Boys in Blue upped it a gear to avenge their defeat in last year’s final, as they now look forward to the meeting with Galway next week. Jim Gavin’s …

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Watch: Carnage At West Ham As Mark Noble Slams Pitch Invader

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 10: Mark Noble of West Ham United clashes with a pitch invader during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Burnley at London Stadium on March 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)

West Ham fell to Burnley today in the Premier League, as David Moyes’ Hammers saw their relegation fears increase with a 3-0 loss at home. The London outfit are currently in 16th position, just three clear of Crystal Palace and Stoke City who are in the relegation zone with a game in hand. Frustrated supporters made their grievances known, and …

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Jacob Stockdale’s Ridiculous Run Of Tries Continues And It Lit Up Twitter

NatWest 6 Nations Championship Round 4, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 10/3/2018 Ireland vs Scotland Ireland's Jacob Stockdale intercepts the ball to score their first try Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan

Ireland headed for half-time 14-3 to the good against Scotland in Round 4 of the Six Nations, as Joe Schmidt’s side rode their luck at times. The home side took the lead thanks to an intercept try from Jacob Stockdale. The Ulster winger scored yet another opportunistic five-pointer, stretching his international record to a remarkable nine tries in eight tests. He then got another …

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Scotland Make One Change To Team For Ireland Showdown

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - FEBRUARY 24: The Scotland team celebrate winning the Calcutta Cup following the NatWest Six Nations match between Scotland and England at Murrayfield on February 24, 2018 in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Photo by David Rogers - RFU/The RFU Collection via Getty Images)

Scotland head for Dublin on Saturday, eager to build on their impressive win over England two weeks ago. The Scots beat their ‘Old Enemy’ for the first time since 2008, and still hold distant hopes of winning the championship. They’ll put all their focus on getting the win in Dublin, in what would be a huge statement from Gregor Townsend’s side. …

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