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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.

Flawless Garcia Closes In On Valderrama Treble, Lowry Sixth

Home favourite Sergio Garcia fired a magnificent seven-under-par 64 to seize a four-shot lead heading into the third and final round of the weather-hit Valderrama Masters on Saturday. The tournament host had not hit a shot since Thursday after thunderstorms forced the event to be cut to 54 holes, but he carded the lowest score of the week to close …

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Mourinho Plays Down Touchline Melee After ‘Awful’ Chelsea Draw

Jose Mourinho played down an ugly touchline melee after watching his Manchester United side concede a heartbreaking late equaliser as Chelsea preserved their unbeaten Premier League record on Saturday. Ross Barkley scored in the sixth minute of injury time to level the match at 2-2 after Anthony Martial had scored twice in the second half to cancel out Antonio Rudiger’s …

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De Bruyne Poised To Make Early Man City Return

Kevin de Bruyne is in contention to make his return from injury when Manchester City host Burnley on Saturday, City boss Pep Guardiola has confirmed. The Belgian has made just one substitute appearance this season after suffering a knee injury in training on August 15. City initially feared that De Bruyne would be out of action until late November, but …

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Benzema Hits Out At Attempted Kidnapping Claims

Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has brushed off reports he was involved in the attempted kidnapping of an acquaintance who owes him €50,000. “This must stop,” Benzema said on his Twitter page Friday following a report by the Mediapart website implicating the exiled France international in the attempted kidnap. Mediapart’s report, published late on Thursday, claimed Benzema was personally involved …

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Hazard Attempts To Ward Off Talk Of Madrid Move

Eden Hazard insists he will be happy to end his career at Chelsea should his dream move to Real Madrid not materialise. Hazard has been instrumental in Chelsea’s unbeaten start under Maurizio Sarri, scoring eight goals in all competitions, as the Blues sit joint top of the Premier League alongside Manchester City and Liverpool. However, with his current contract expiring …

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Piercy Leads But Koepka Lurks At PGA Tour Event In South Korea

Veteran Scott Piercy took the second round lead at the CJ Cup at Nine Bridges on Friday with world number three Brooks Koepka lurking in second place. The 39-year-old Piercy defied his world ranking of 252 to fire a bogey-free seven-under-par round of 65, moving to nine under for the $9.5 million US PGA tournament. But Koepka, US PGA Tour …

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Jason Quigley Overcomes Tough Challenge In NABF Title Defence

Irishman Jason Quigley was in action Stateside on Thursday night. While he maintained his undefeated professional record, the 27-year-old was given a tricky time of it by Freddy Hernandez. Quigley was expected to beat Hernandez handily, though the Mexican is a former IBA welterweight champion in his own right. Six losses in the 39-year-old’s last ten fights pitched against Quigley’s …

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