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Gary Brennan

Gary Brennan
Gary is an armchair sports pundit with a particular grá for Rugby and Swimming. Since nobody wants to hear about swimming stories, he sticks to rugby, MMA and football, biding his time, waiting for the speedo to go mainstream...

Rob Howley Announces Powerful Wales Squad For Tournament Defining Six Nations Clash With Scotland

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Wales interim head coach Rob Howley has announced his 23-man squad for the trip to Scotland for round three of the Six Nations, a clash which will likely define the tournament for both sides. Following their bruising 21-16 defeat to England in Cardiff on February 11th, Wales will be looking to bounce back and continue their push to catch Ireland …

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Watch: Vodafone Releases Epic Trailer For Documentary On Ireland’s Historic Win Over The All Blacks

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When Ireland defeated New Zealand in Chicago’s Solider Field on November 4 last, there ended a 111-year record of heartbreak for the Irish and began a new chapter in their long standing rivalry. Joe Schmidt’s men, fuelled by the emotions of the recent passing of their friend, colleague and coach to some Anthony Foley, put on a performance that they …

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Watch: Stuart Lancaster Has Defiantly Defended His Time As England Coach

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Stuart Lancaster, currently enjoying a coaching role with Leinster Rugby, has defended his time in charge of England before the dominant reign of current boss Eddie Jones. Appearing on RTE’s Against the Head, the former England boss revealed that he is thrilled to have extended his contract with the Dublin-based provincial set-up and is looking forward to the rest of …

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The Epic British And Irish Lions XV Based On Six Nations Form To Date

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The 2017 Six Nations Championship is now two rounds old and, much like last year, it is England who are rumbling towards a series victory, with Ireland leading the chase to catch the streaking Red Rose. In the first season where bonus points are being employed in the marquee test championship, it is shaping up to be another enthralling tournament. …

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Brian O’Driscoll Reveals the Fastest Player He Ever Played With Or Against

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Brian O’Driscoll was part of a golden generation of Ireland rugby success and had the fortune of securing Six Nations titles, a Grand Slam and numerous caps for the British and Irish Lions. Playing alongside the likes of O’Gara, O’Connell, Stringer, Hayes, Foley, Galwey and Wallace, O’Driscoll is Ireland’s record try scorer and most capped international. As such he knows …

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Fans Attack Conor McGregor Stat After John Kavanagh Criticises Number Of UFC Interim Champions

UFC 205, Madison Square Garden, New York, USA 12/11/2016 Coach John Kavanagh Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tom Hogan

Mixed martial arts fans rounded on Conor McGregor following a seemingly tongue-in-cheek tweet from John Kavanagh following UFC Fight Night 105 on Sunday night. Watching from Iceland, the famous coach and patriarch of Dublin’s Straight Blast Gym, Kavanagh decided to throw a jovial dig at the UFC and the interim title concept that appears to have taken hold in recent …

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Brian O’Driscoll Gushes Praise And Predicts Ireland Call-Up For Munster’s Latest Rising Star

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Munster continued their seemingly irrepressible march to glory this season with yet another away victory in the Pro12 on Saturday, this time ending the 13-game winning streak of the Ospreys. Showing all the resilience of the Munster sides that swept to European glory between 2006 and 2008, the latest generation of the province’s finest proved they could march on with …

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Georgia’s Inclusion In Six Nations Could Be Set To Take A Massive Step Forward

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The Georgian Rugby Union has long harboured aspirations of Six Nations participation and given their steady improvement within the world rugby landscape, there is now growing support for just that. Currently the twelfth-ranked side in world rugby, Georgia are a relatively young union by global standards. Founded as recently as 1964 while under the yoke of Soviet rule, theirs is …

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