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Scott Hogan Eager To Push On After Starting 2018 With A Bang

Scott Hogan

If Scott Hogan keeps this up, he’ll be playing for Ireland in no time… Following an ultimately disappointing year for the Ireland football team, fans view 2018 as an opportunity to rebuild the team to a certain degree, and to leave the side in good shape ahead of the Euro 2020 qualifiers. While not all areas of the team are in …

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In Pictures: Some Of The Biggest Football Stories Of 2017

2017 saw another packed year in the football calendar, with any number of records broken and Ireland’s World Cup hopes torn apart at the Aviva. The Champions League was retained for the first time in its current format, the transfer record was shattered and Lionel Messi’s ongoing battle with Cristiano Ronaldo to be crowned the best player ever continued. At …

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There’s Good News Regarding Johnny Sexton’s Return

European Rugby Champions Cup Round 4, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 16/12/2017 Leinster vs Exeter Chiefs Leinster's Jonathan Sexton receives treatment Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan

Johnny Sexton is set for a return to action against Connacht on New Year’s Day. The Ireland international out-half failed a HIA during this month’s Championship Cup win at home to Exeter. Concerns grew over Sexton when Leinster’s report contradicted Joe Schmidt’s comments that evening, after the Kiwi stated that Sexton had passed the Head Injury Assessment. Nonetheless, the 32-year-old is …

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It’s Hard To Disagree With BBC’s World Rugby Team Of The Year

2017 was a remarkable year of rugby union, including a cracking Six Nations, an absorbing Lions tour, and another dominant Rugby Championship win for the All Blacks. As the year draws to a close, the usual reviews and debates are taking place, and BBC Radio Five Live put together a team of the year. Naturally, this will always lead to …

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