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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.

Waterford Appoint New Senior Hurling And Football Managers

The Déise are ringing in the changes in both codes. Derek McGrath stepped down from the managerial role of the Waterford Senior Hurling team in June, after they failed to emerge from the Munster Senior Championship. In football, Tom McGlinchey then resigned the month after, having guided them to a first Championship win since 2011 with victory over Wexford. These …

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Tyrone Condemn ‘Ugly Scenes’ At Weekend In Statement

A game in the Tyrone Senior Championship at the weekend led to absolute anarchy. Twenty yellow cards were issued along with six players getting their marching orders, and if that wasn’t enough, the unfortunate Sean Cavanagh ended up in hospital after suffering facial injuries. And so it continues 😨😨@KCsixtyseven Edendork played Moy today in the Tyrone senior championship first round …

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Spurs Make ‘Technical Decision’ To Drop Two Players For Champions League Opener

Tottenham defensive pair Toby Alderweireld and Kieran Trippier have been left out of Tuesday’s Champions League group stage opener against Inter Milan at the San Siro, coach Mauricio Pochettino confirmed on Monday. Pochettino told a press conference he had made a “technical decision” to omit the pair, but not as a punishment after defeats to Watford and Liverpool in their …

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New UFC 229 Promo Captures Khabib Rant On Brooklyn Bus

We are now within three weeks of what many are calling the biggest fight in UFC history. The hype is set to go into overdrive on Thursday when Conor McGregor, who challenges Khabib Nurmagomedov for the UFC lightweight championship at UFC 229, meets the Russian face-to-face at their first press conference. Two days later, UFC Sao Paulo takes place, and …

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Jimi Manuwa Out Of This Weekend’s UFC Sao Paulo Main Event

The injury curse has struck the UFC again. This tend of late injuries affecting headline fights in MMA continues apace. The most recent one saw women’s flyweight champion Nicco Montano fail to weigh-in for her scheduled bout against Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 228 earlier this month. Now, during fight week no less, a main event fight has been gutted. England’s …

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Soul-Searching As Wallabies Ranking Hits New Low

The Wallabies will slump to their lowest world ranking ever Monday, sparking soul-searching about what can be done with a troubled team that has managed just two wins in their last nine Tests. Their alarming slide was reinforced by the 23-19 upset win by Argentina on the Gold Coast on Saturday — the first victory for the Pumas on Australian …

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Douglas Costa Apologises For ‘Ugly’ Spitting Incident

Juventus forward Douglas Costa has apologised after being sent off for spitting in the face of Sassuolo’s Federico Di Francesco in a 2-1 Serie A win in Turin on Sunday. Cristiano Ronaldo scored his first goals for Juventus but the champions’ fourth win in as many games this season was overshadowed by Brazilian Costa’s late red card for spitting at …

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Four Things We Learned From The Mid-September Premier League Weekend

Both Chelsea and Liverpool maintained their perfect starts to the English top-flight season with wins over Cardiff and Tottenham respectively, while West Ham climbed off the bottom of the table with a 3-1 success away to Everton that gave them a first league victory under manager Manuel Pellegrini. Here are five things we learned from the Premier League this weekend: …

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