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John is the Editor-in-Chief of Pundit Arena. New writers can contact him on [email protected] Otherwise you can get him on Twitter - @JohnR_Murphy

Watch: Brian O’Driscoll Says A Man With No International Experience Should Start For The Lions

Irish legend turned pundit Brian O’Driscoll thinks that a winger with no international experience should be starting in the Lions XV. Speaking this week, Brian O’Driscoll acknowledged that Sam Warburton is now the heavy favourite to be selected as the Lions captain and stated that he very much agreed with that decision. Now, turning his attention to which wingers should …

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Watch: Stuart Hogg Pings A 58 Metre Kick & Drops A Hulk Celebration

Stuart Hogg can certainly hit them… Having seriously impressed throughout the 2017 Six Nations, Stuart Hogg was only recently confirmed as the player of the tournament for the second year running. Although Scotland finished fourth in the table when all was said and done, the 24-year-old was the standout player for his nation scoring two tries against Ireland and setting …

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Watch: Nate Diaz Repeatedly Asks His Team ‘Did I Win That Sh*t?’ After UFC 202

After their fight of the year contender at UFC 202, it seems neither Conor McGregor nor Nate Diaz was certain of victory. In recent days, several pieces of footage have emerged showing previously unreleased audio clips from Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz’s epic war at UFC 202. Unseen footage from UFC’s new feature ‘Soundwaves’ showed Conor McGregor asking both his …

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Claudio Ranieri Admits Feeling Of ‘Surprise & Bitterness’ Regarding Leicester Sacking

Having been sacked by Leicester City less that nine months after winning the Premier League title, Claudio Ranieri has finally spoken about his feelings with regard to his departure from the club. The 65-year-old released a statement shortly after the decision to sack him was confirmed by Leicester City. However, ever since then, Ranieri has kept quiet, refusing to entertain …

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Watch: Conor McGregor Landed The Exact Same Combo vs Eddie Alvarez & Nate Diaz With Very Different Outcomes

Conor McGregor’s boxing was widely praised by combat sports pundits around the world after a hugely impressive combo saw him finishing Eddie Alvarez. Conor McGregor took on the lightweight champion in Madison Square Garden at UFC 205 and looked to be at a completely different level to the Philly fighter on the night. In fact, the Irishman secured the victory …

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Watch: What Conor McGregor Really Said To Jose Aldo After UFC 194

Perhaps this is why Jose Aldo has been so vocal about getting a rematch with Conor McGregor… Conor McGregor vs Jose Aldo at UFC 194 was unquestionably the biggest featherweight bout in the history of the UFC. The Irishman and the Brazilian champion had essentially gone on two world tours promoting the bout and, after Aldo pulled out of their …

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Australian Rugby Set To Begin Trial Of ‘Blue Cards’ This Weekend

With increasing concern over the frequency of concussions in the sport, the Australian Rugby Union is set to begin trialing an interesting new system this weekend. Looking to improve protocols for better management of concussion in rugby, referees will be afforded the opportunity to brandish blue cards in the coming weeks. The new system, which is only being trialed in …

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