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Rory Murphy

Rory Murphy
Lover of all sports with a particular interest in golf, football and rugby union. Very mild obsessions with Ji-Sung Park and Patrice Evra.

Robbie Keane May Finally Have Found A New Club

LYON, FRANCE - JUNE 26: Robbie Keane of Republic of Ireland acknowledges the supporters after their team's 1-2 defeat in the UEFA EURO 2016 round of 16 match between France and Republic of Ireland at Stade des Lumieres on June 26, 2016 in Lyon, France. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Robbie Keane has been a free agent since his contract with the LA Galaxy ran out on January 1st after six seasons in the MLS. The Dubliner has been looking for a new club ever since and now may finally have found his next home. Birmingham City manager Harry Redknapp has today told Sky Sports that he is interested in …

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England Opposed Law Change That Could Redefine The Ruck

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 26: Dylan Hartley (C) the England captain talks to referee Romain Poite as Abraham Steyn (R) of Italy and James Haskell (L) of England looks on during the RBS Six Nations match between England and Italy at Twickenham Stadium on February 26, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by David Rogers - RFU/The RFU Collection via Getty Images)

Rugby is set for a seismic shift in its laws with the sport’s governing bodies trying their utmost to simplify the confusing aspects of the game. The law book could be cut by as much as 50% under the “Laws Simplification Project” commissioned by the World Rugby Council. They aim to have completed the process by late next year. The …

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This Brilliant Second-String Manchester United Side Shows Just How Much Strength In Depth They Now Boast

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 11: Anthony Martial of Manchester United takes on Sebastian Prodl of Watford during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Watford at Old Trafford on February 11, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Manchester United have already spent in excess of £100 million this summer but will be adding further to their squad in the coming weeks. Jose Mourinho has addressed the most glaring problems in his squad already by recruiting a proven Premier League goalscorer in Romelu Lukaku and a dependable centre-back in Victor Lindelof. Meanwhile, Wayne Rooney, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Adnan …

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Chelsea Finally Confirm The Signing Of Tiemoué Bakayoko

Chelsea have had their fair share of struggles in the opening weeks of the summer transfer window but things now seem to be looking up for the Blues. The club have this evening finally confirmed the arrival of Monaco’s midfield powerhouse Tiemoué Bakayoko on a five-year deal. Compared to the calamity that was the announcement of Antonio Ruediger’s move, the …

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England’s World Cup Pool Has Now Been Confirmed

England World Cup

Following the thrilling conclusion of the Lions tour last week, attentions have already turned to two years time and the 2019 Rugby World Cup. The draw was made for the pool stages of the competition earlier this year with the final spots in each group to be confirmed by later results. Pool C consisted of England, France, Argentina, USA and …

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Quiz: Can You Name The Most Expensive Signing From Each Summer Transfer Window Since 2000?

LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 10: Striker Romelu Lukaku (R) and midfielder Paul Pogba #6 of Manchester United during training for Tour 2017 at UCLA's Drake Stadium July 10, 2017, in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

This year’s transfer window is finally gathering some momentum thanks to Romelu Lukaku’s move to United, Wayne Rooney’s to Everton and now Kyle Walker’s to City. The fee for Lukaku was reported to be £75 million but is expected to rise to £90 million due to very achievable add-ons. It’s unlikely that the fee will be beaten this summer unless Kylian …

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Kyle Walker Set To Become The Most Expensive Defender Of All Time

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 11: Adam Lallana of Liverpool and Kyle Walker of Tottenham Hotspur compete for the ball during the Premier League match between Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur at Anfield on February 11, 2017 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Tottenham Hotspur’s Kyle Walker was widely recognised as the best full-back in the league last season thanks to his consistently brilliant performances. Walker, now 27, excelled going forward as he always has and refined his defensive capabilities on his way to being named in the Premier League team of the year at right-back. His teammate Danny Rose was chosen on …

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Joe Duffy Has Signed A Bumper New Contract With The UFC

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 07: Joe Duffy of Ireland prepares to enter the Octagon before his lightweight bout against Mitch Clarke during the UFC Fight Night event inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena on July 7, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Joe Duffy made his UFC debut in March 2015 with a mightily impressive TKO victory over Jake Lindsey inside 36 seconds in Las Vegas. A disappointing loss to Dustin Poirier at UFC 195 came between two submission wins, one of which earned him the Performance of the Night award. His most recent bout went the distance at UFC Fight Night London with …

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