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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.

England Rugby Release South Africa Tour Squad Update

Last Thursday saw England release name their 34-man squad for the upcoming tour of South Africa. The return of Danny Cipriani to the England fold after a near three year absence was the headline news, with England looking to arrest a slump that has seen them lose their last three competitive matches. Seven players were called up by England for the first …

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Path Cleared For Legalised Sports Gambling In U.S

For a long time, Nevada has been the only U.S State where sports betting was legal. That Las Vegas stranglehold on a very popular pastime elsewhere in the world is set to change, however. Per Brian Windhorst of ESPN (via Bleacher Report), the Supreme Court, which comprises part of the judiciary branch of government in the USA, has deemed the …

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Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain Has Successful Surgery But Faces Lengthy Spell On Sideline

The Englishman suffered a knee ligament injury last month. It was against Roma in the Champions League semi final first leg where Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain was forced off the pitch in a stretcher in the first half. Initially, fears were raised that the 24-year-old would miss the Champions League final and England’s World Cup campaign. Once the severity of the injury became clear, that much …

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Webb Simpson Marches To Four-Stroke Players Championship Triumph

Former US Open champion Webb Simpson finished a four-stroke, wire-to-wire triumph at the Players Championship on Sunday to end a four-year victory drought. A double-bogey at the final hole was just a blip for the 32-year-old Simpson, who signed for a final-round 73 and an 18-under par total of 270 at TPC Sawgrass. “Man, it means everything to me,” Simpson, …

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Watch: Neil Lennon Was Unrelenting About Pitch Invasion Against Rangers

Hibernian and Rangers played an extraordinary game on the final day of the season. Hibs required a massive win over Rangers in order to secure Europa League football. A 3-0 lead after 22 minutes gave Hibs the initiative to chase the most unlikely of goal difference comebacks. However, the visiting Rangers would score five unanswered goals over the course of the next 45 minutes …

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Twitter Reacts To Chelsea’s 3-0 Loss At The Hands Of Newcastle United

Although Chelsea’s chances of a top four finish were out of their hands given Liverpool’s win over Brighton, their attempt to bridge the gap was nonetheless feeble. The Blues’ unbeaten run, suitably stretching back to April Fools Day, ended today against Newcastle at St. James’ Park. Unanswered goals from Dwight Gayle and Ayoze Perez (who grabbed a brace) mean that …

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Watch: Michael Carrick Rolls Back The Years With Exquisite Long Pass For United Goal

Michael Carrick bid a fond farewell to his playing career with a vintage contribution to Manchester United’s win over Watford. With only an FA Cup final left to play, Manchester United have likely just lost their current longest serving player. Michael Carrick arrived at Old Trafford from Tottenham Hotspur in 2006, and has made 464 appearances for the Red Devils. Five Premier …

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