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Watch: O’Donovan Brothers Pull Like Dogs And Complete Astounding Comeback To Take European Silver

The poster boys of Irish rowing, Paul and Gary O’Donovan had some tough acts to follow when they lined up for the final of the lightweight men’s sculls at the European Championships in Prague this morning. The duo’s Irish teammates and Skibbereen clubmates Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll had already won gold in the men’s lightweight pairs, while another Skib …

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Watch: Post-Race Rowing Interviews Produce Again As Mark O’Donovan And Shane O’Driscoll Claim Gold

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“The drop of whiskey they gave us before the race, I threw up just now!” There’s something in the water that they’re drinking down in Skibbereen, as more and more rowers are competing at the world stage. Today, Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll claimed gold for Ireland in the European Championships in Czech Republic. The two are colourful characters, and gave …

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Watch: Michael Conlan Stops Awkward Alfredo Chanez In Chicago

Making his professional debut inside the Theater at Madison Square Garden in March, Michael Conlan finished Tim Ibarra in the third round. It was a nice start in the paid ranks for the two-time Olympian but the biggest criticism leveled at Conlan afterwards was that he looked a little overeager to score the finish. That he was so determined to …

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Watch: Laois Man Zach Tuohy Scores Cracking Long-Range Goal For Geelong In The AFL

Former Laois minor star and Portlaoise club man Zach Tuohy scored an absolutely wonderful goal for the Geelong Cats against Port Adelaide at Simonds Stadium in Geelong on Thursday, thumping the ball between the centre posts from over 50 metres out late in the opening quarter. Zach Tuohy launches and SCORES! #AFLCatsPower pic.twitter.com/W2pqmRZJ7h — AFL (@AFL) May 25, 2017 Despite …

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Watch: Anthony Joshua Tells Floyd ‘Get Me On Mayweather Vs McGregor Undercard’

Anthony Joshua rubbed shoulders with Floyd Mayweather Jr. at a meet and greet event recently… Boxer come promoter Floyd Mayweather Jr. was on this side of the Atlantic over the weekend, as he accompanied his heavily-touted super-featherweight charge Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis Jr. to London for a clash with previously unbeaten Englishman Liam Walsh. Davis, who scooped the IBF 130-pound strap …

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Watch: Mayhem Ensues As Coach Punches Boxer Following DQ Controversy

The drama of the bout between Andre Dirrell and José Uzcátegui didn’t stop with the disqualification that saw the fight end at the conclusion of the eighth round. An extraordinary night at the MGM National Harbor in Maryland saw the duo face off for the vacant IBF interim super middleweight title. The action went as planned until the eighth round, where Uzcategui landed …

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Are Football Video Games Affecting Our Footballing Stars?

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 11: A Playstation 4 and its controller is on display at the Sony Playstation E3 2013 booth at the Los Angeles Convention Center on June 11, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. Thousands are expected to attend the annual three-day convention to see the latest games and announcements from the gaming industry. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Big-hitting football video gaming franchises like PES, FIFA and Football Manager have recently proven to be so realistic that many of our sporting stars are using the games to improve their own performance on the pitch. Whilst many of us can play titles like FIFA 17 as a form of entertainment much as we might play League of Legends or …

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Andy Lee Expertly Sums Up Just What McGregor Is Up Against In Mayweather

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 18: Andy Lee punches KeAndre Leatherwood during their middleweight bout at Madison Square Garden on March 18, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Andy Lee has honed his craft over the years to earn a reputation as one of the most talented boxers ever to emerge from Ireland.  Having made his way through the amateur ranks, the 32-year-old had his professional debut, a unanimous decision win, in 2006 against American Anthony Cannon. Since then he has had 38 more fights, which have brought about honours …

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Celtic E-Sports League: Final Results

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 13: A view of the posts and net of a goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Newcastle United at the St Mary's Stadium on September 13, 2014 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

The final fixtures of the Celtic E-Sports League were Shamrock Rovers versus Hibernian, Wolves against The New Saints and Dundalk versus Hamilton. Shamrock Rovers versus Hibernian results: Shamrock Rovers 2-2 Hibernian, France 1-2 France, Real Madrid 0-3 Real Madrid. Wolves versus The New Saints results: Wolves 2-0 The New Saints, France 4-3 Portugal, Real Madrid 3-2 Real Madrid. Dundalk versus Hamilton …

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Celtic E-Sports League: Saturday Night Review #12

MIDDLESBROUGH, ENGLAND - AUGUST 13: The new Nike Premier League match ball is pictured in the net prior to the Premier League match between Middlesbrough and Stoke City at Riverside Stadium on August 13, 2016 in Middlesbrough, England. (Photo by Stephen Pond/Getty Images)

A change in the fixture list meant there was a double-header on Saturday night. The fixtures were: Crusaders (Nathan Moore) versus Hibernian (Graham Mcintyre) and Crusaders (Nathan Moore) against Linfield (Jordan Geary). As things came to a close in the league, it was last chance saloon for players to solidify or move up the table. Both players were in very …

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