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Chris Kelleher

Student whose interests lie in sports ranging from Darts to MMA, with the likes of Golf, Boxing and Soccer in between. Closet wrestling fan and a lover of sports psychology and stiff jabs.

Lyon Stun Favourites Man City In Champions League Opener

Pep Guardiola had to watch on in horror from the stands as Manchester City’s Champions League campaign got off to the worst possible start in a 2-1 home defeat by Lyon on Wednesday. Guardiola was serving a touchline ban for being sent-off in last season’s quarter-final exit to Liverpool and the competition favourites failed to live up to their billing. …

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John Kavanagh Goes In-Depth On Khabib In MacLife Interview

As a website founded by the man himself, The Mac Life gets unprecedented access to the camp of Conor McGregor. The team have been low-key in the build-up to the Irishman’s title challenge against Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229, with the first media presence only occurring tomorrow, just over two weeks until the fight. Before that long-awaited press conference, McGregor’s …

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Toulon Problems Pile Up As Bastareaud Gets Five-Week Ban

Toulon captain and French international battering-ram Mathieu Bastareaud was banned for five weeks on Wednesday for throwing a punch at an opponent in a Top 14 game. The centre was sanctioned for his attack on Castres forward Christophe Samson at the end of Toulon’s 28-27 win over the champions 10 days ago. Bastareaud dived into a ruck as Castres turned …

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Sean Cavanagh Speaks Of ‘Heavy Concussion’ In First Interview Since Tyrone Drama

Tyrone’s Sean Cavanagh came off the worse for wear after the violence that took place in the county championship match last week. The Tyrone senior football championship match between Edendork and Moy saw 26 cards issued by the referee, with six of those being red cards. Cavanagh was the real unfortunate case to emerge from the brawls.  The 35-year-old was put …

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Will Spencer Given Four Week Ban After This Tackle

Leicester Tigers will be without the services of Will Spencer for the next month after a ban was issued to the player. The lock was given a red card during the Tigers’ defeat to Wasps at the weekend for a challenge that was deemed a ‘dangerous tackle’ on Tommy Taylor. Having appeared before an independent disciplinary panel, Spencer was given …

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Croatian Prosecutors Charge Dejan Lovren Over Possible Perjury

Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren was charged on Wednesday over alleged perjury at the trial of Zdravko Mamic, the former Dinamo Zagreb boss. In line with Croatian law, prosecutors did not name Lovren but said in a statement they brought charges against a “Croatian citizen born in 1989 suspected of … giving false testimony” on September 1 last year before a …

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Leinster Release New European ‘Night Navy’ Kit

The Champions Cup begins next month, and defending champions Leinster are dressed to impress. The Irish province won their fourth title last season at the expense of Racing 92 in the final. The also hold the Pro14 title, and have already won twice this season in their usual blue strip. But their European challenge will take on a different hue, …

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Pochettino Accuses The Media Of ‘Disrespecting’ His Players

Mauricio Pochettino was understandably annoyed at the loss his Spurs side suffered in the Champions League on Tuesday. Despite Spurs holding a 1-0 lead after 65 minutes, Inter Milan struck twice, including just before added time, to condemn the Londoners to their third straight 2-1 defeat after similar losses to Watford and Liverpool. The manager then turned his ire towards …

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