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Jack O'Toole
22-year-old journalism student who writes about sports from time to time. Follow Jack on Twitter at @jackjotoole

Roy Keane Encourages LOI Players To Push For Ireland Squad

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Republic of Ireland assistant manager and former captain Roy Keane has called for current League of Ireland players to push for national team selection after former Dundalk duo Daryl Horgan and Andy Boyle were both included in Ireland’s latest qualifying squad. Horgan and Boyle, who both secured winter moves to Championship side Preston, were called up to Martin O’Neill’s 28-man …

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Stuart Hogg On France Defeat: “We Chucked It Away”

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Scotland fullback Stuart Hogg claims that Scotland threw the game away against France on Sunday after back-to-back Camille Lopez penalties gave the French a late 22-16 win at the Stade de France in Paris. Hogg scored Scotland’s first try of the game after rounding scrum-half Baptiste Serin while for the second straight week he led all Scottish players in metres made …

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Winners And Losers – Scotland v France

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After upsetting Ireland in Murrayfield last weekend Scotland headed to the Stade de France on Sunday buoyed by a spirit and a sense of optimism that can only really come with a major Six Nations scalp. Vern Cotter’s side snapped a 10 game losing streak to France last year but couldn’t replicate their 2016 performance in Paris on Sunday as …

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Video: David Meyler Reviews His Own Card on FIFA 17

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Hull City midfielder David Meyler has reviewed his own playing card on FIFA 17’s wildly popular Ultimate Team game mode. Meyler, who is rated a modest 72 overall on the game, has been streaming himself playing FIFA on his own YouTube channel David Meyler  since mid-January. The Ireland international has released several videos of himself playing his way through Ultimate Team but …

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VIDEO: Georges St. Pierre Bows Down To Fedor Emelianenko At Bellator 165

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Former UFC Welterweight champion Georges St.Pierre was filmed backstage bowing down to former PRIDE Heavyweight champion and MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko at Bellator 165. After signing for Bellator at the SAP Center in San Jose, California, Emelianenko met and talked to Canadian MMA stars Georges St. Pierre and Rory MacDonald. The trio took pictures and shook hands with each other but a beaming …

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Watch: Former UFC Fighter Wins Bare Knuckle Boxing Title In London

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Former UFC fighter Joe Riggs has won the Bare Knuckle Boxing championship after defeating Welsh fighter Christian “Fat Boy“ Evans via unanimous decision in London. Riggs, who has a UFC record of 5-7 with more than 60 professional fights throughout his career, joined fellow MMA fighter Cody McKenzie in the bare knuckle promotion and won his first fight after rallying in rounds …

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Glasgow Sign Springboks U20’s Star To Fill In For Finn Russell

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Glasgow have completed the signing of former South Africa U20’s star Brandon Thomson on a short-term deal that will see the Stormers fly-half fill in for Finn Russell while the Scottish international is away on Six Nations duty. Thomson, who was the top scorer at the 2015 World Rugby Under 20 Championship in Italy, has signed a two month deal  with …

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Liam McGeary Opens Up On Prison, Running Through Jungles In St. Lucia and Getting His Belt Back

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When Liam McGeary walks into a room people tend to sit up and take notice. At 6’4, and hovering in and around 100 kilograms, McGeary naturally has an aura about him that fits the persona of what you would typically imagine when you picture a world champion in MMA. Last Thursday, the former Bellator Light Heavyweight champ arrived in Belfast from …

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Mike Brown Insists He’s Passionate And Not ‘The Angry Man’

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England fullback Mike Brown insists that he’s just a passionate player and not ‘the angry man’ that fans often perceive him to be. Brown, who is England’s most capped fullback of all time, claims that his passion on the field is often misunderstood as anger and likened his approach to the game to that of England teammate Owen Farrell. “You’ve got …

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