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Garbh Madigan

Garbh Madigan
"No matter how much you know about sport, you're only a bar stool away from a fella who knows twice as much." Law Graduate and NBA, GAA, MMA, Rugby & NFL addict. Follow @GarbhM because the RTE Sunday Game keep mistaking me for an accredited sports journalist.

The Super Bowl For Dummies: Part II

Super Bowl ATLANTA, GA - SEPTEMBER 29: Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots is congratulated by Matt Ryan #2 of the Atlanta Falcons after their 30-23 win at Georgia Dome on September 29, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Why hello there NFL newb! We can see you now; you agreed to go and watch the Super Bowl with your mates, despite knowing more about quantum mechanics than the New England Patriots. In fact, the most knowledge you possess may come from two badly played quarters of NFL Madden on the Playstation. You threw numerous ‘Hail Mary’s before evacuating …

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The Super Bowl For Dummies: Part I

Why hello there NFL newb! We can see you now; you agreed to go and watch the Super Bowl with your mates, despite knowing more about quantum mechanics than the New England Patriots. In fact, the most knowledge you possess may come from two badly played quarters of Madden NFL on the Playstation. You threw numerous Hail Mary’s before evacuating …

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Watch: Haunting McGregor v Diaz II Promo Released By UFC

The shivers run down your spine.  During the UFC 201 pay per view broadcast on Saturday, the UFC decided to whet our appetite for “the real UFC 200” by releasing a haunting promo of their controversial protagonists. This one has everything. Absorb the lyrics; “I know you. We’ve been here before. No surprises, just settled scores.” We meet a barrage of …

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Watch: An Amazing Liver Kick TKO Was Among The Highlights Of UFC 201

The agony of that… Jake Ellenberger entered his bout with the “Immortal” Matt Brown as a +250 underdog. To you and I, that is 5/2 outsider in a two-horse race. But, if there was ever a sport in which anything can happen, it’s MMA. Truly incredibly quick finish by Jake Ellenberger #UFC201 pic.twitter.com/LfHjAJ37eb — SportsPlanet™ (@SportPlanet_) July 31, 2016 Within three …

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Watch: Tyron Woodley Shocks Robbie Lawler And The World At UFC 201

In one punch, an amazing title reign can come to the most abrupt of ends. In December 2014, Robbie Lawler became one of the greatest comeback stories in the history of MMA. He shocked the world when he emerged victorious with the welterweight belt of a prime “Big Rig” Johnny Hendricks at UFC 181. Thereafter, the ‘Ruthless’ one’s star really began …

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Effect of Ibrahimovic Jersey Sales Is Greatly Exaggerated

United Ibrahimovic

Sensationalism is both rife and alive and well in footballing circles. People have taken to social media to marvel at the amazing figures which Zlatan Ibrahimovic has generated for Manchester United, all without yet kicking a ball. Zlatan Ibrahimovic's shirt sales have made £76 million in the first week. Absolutely astonishing. pic.twitter.com/00Ypxa5mcq — Futbol Agent (@Futbol_Agent_) July 29, 2016 Zlatan …

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Gonzalo Higuain Returns Fire Against Napoli Chairman

Juventus' forward Gonzalo Higuain from Argentina arrives at the Juventus Medical Center on July 27, 2016 at the "Juventus Stadium" in Turin.

Gonzalo Higuain didn’t hold back, did he? On Wednesday, it was reported that Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis had launched a scathing attack on star striker Gonzalo Higuain, whom Napoli had just sold to Juventus for a sum of €90 million (£75.3 million). De Laurentiis disregarded the 28 year old star as a “traitor” and an “ingrate.” “True, there was the clause so there …

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