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John Keogh

John Keogh
Currently studying Journalism & New Media at the University of Limerick, John Keogh is a massive sports fan with Football, GAA and Rugby being his main interest. Follow him on twitter @johnnybkeogh

New Zealand v England – Third Test Report

New Zealand thrashed England on Saturday in Hamilton to make it 17 wins in a row for the sensational All Blacks. Richie McCaw’s side eased to the win by a scoreline of 36 points to 13 thanks to a hat trick of tries from winger Julian Savea and two tries from scrum half Aaron Smith. New Zealand started the game excellently …

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Irish Rugby Player Rankings – Top 5 Irish Players v Argentina

Ireland won their first ever series in Argentina after a 23-17 victory in the Second Test. Tries from Simon Zebo and Ian Madigan ensured that Joe Schmidt’s side won the game, but the Irish coach will again be unhappy with many aspects of the performance.  Nevertheless, the victory was achieved, and here are the Top 5 Irish players from the …

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New Zealand v England – Second Test Report

New Zealand have beaten England by one point after a breathtaking match in Dunedin this morning. The home side won the game thanks to an outstanding opening 23 minutes to the second half in which they scored three tries. Full Back Ben Smith was key in everything good about the All Blacks play. England enjoyed the better start to the …

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Irish Rugby Player Rankings – Top Five Irish Players v Argentina

Ireland arrived for the opening test of this two game series as clear favourites with Argentina’s top players being rested for the upcoming Rugby Championship. Here are the Top Five Irish players from the game. Paul O’Connell’s men won the game 29 – 17 but were made to work very hard for the victory by the Puma’s second string side. Despite …

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New Zealand v England – First Test Report

New Zealand have done it again after beating England 20-15 this morning. Richie McCaw’s side were second best for most of the game but came out on top after Conrad Smith’s last gasp try.  England gave everything for 80 minutes and had outstanding performances by Manu Tuilagi, Chris Robshaw and Freddie Burns but it’s the All Blacks who remain unbeaten …

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Irish Rugby Player Rankings – Top 5 Leinster Players v Glasgow

It was billed as the farewell party for Leinster legends Brian O’Driscoll and Leo Cullen with both retiring at the end of the RaboDirect Pro 12 Final. O’Driscoll’s game finished on a sour note as he limped from the pitch inside the first nine minutes, while Cullen entered the game in the final 20 minutes and made a big impact. …

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Where Are They Now? – Gary Breen

This week’s ‘Where are they now?’ segment focuses on former Irish International footballer and general cult hero, Gary Breen. Gary Breen was born on 12th December 1973 in Hendon, London. Breen started his fledgling career at Charlton Athletic but never made a first team appearance for the Addicks. He left Charlton to join Maidstone United in 1991. At Maidstone, Breen …

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Irish Rugby Player Rankings – Week Ending 18/05/2014

It was Semi-Final weekend in the RaboDirect Pro12 and three Irish Provinces were in action. On Friday, Munster travelled to Glasgow and lost out by a single point in a hugely entertaining game. Leinster overcame a mammoth challenge from Ulster at the RDS on Saturday in an enthralling game. Here are the top 10 Irish players from these games. 10: …

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Irish Rugby Player Rankings – Week Ending 11/05/2014

It was the final round of fixtures in the Rabo Direct Pro 12 last weekend. Leinster were given a scare by plucky Edinburgh, Munster put in a woeful performance against an inexperienced Ulster side who won by two points and Connacht finished their campaign with a whimper, losing to the Ospreys by 25 points. With the season winding down, the …

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Where Are They Now? – David O’Leary

This week’s ‘Where are they Now?’ segment focuses on one of the greatest footballers ever to come out of the Republic of Ireland, David O’Leary. David O’Leary was born in London on the 2nd May 1958. His family moved to Dublin when he was three. He played for Dublin junior side Reds United before signing for Arsenal as an apprentice …

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