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Dick Clerkin Pinpoints What Is Separating Monaghan And The Country’s Top Teams

Dick Clerkin Monaghan

In the week leading up to last Saturday night’s Ulster semi-final between Monaghan and Down, hype was already starting to build for a Tyrone vs Monaghan decider. Following last year’s 19-point hammering in the same fixture, nobody was giving Down a chance. Malachy O’Rourke’s side put down a promising League campaign, backed up by victories over Fermanagh and Cavan. Surely …

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Burnley Are Hot On The Heels Of Another Ireland International

Ireland Burnley

According to reports, Burnley are eager to add to their Irish contingent ahead of next season, and are testing the waters with Stoke City over a price for Jon Walters. However, as reported by the Stoke Sentinel, the two clubs are in disagreement as to the player’s valuation. Stoke immediately turned down what is believed to have been a six-figure …

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Lions Fans Demand Warren Gatland Call Up Iain Henderson And Courtney Lawes Following Barnstorming Performances Against The Hurricanes

British & Irish Lions Tour To New Zealand 2017, Westpac Stadium, Wellington, New Zealand 27/6/2017 Hurricanes vs British & Irish Lions Lions' George North celebrates scoring their second try with Iain Henderson Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Billy Stickland

The Lions enjoyed a tough but very worthwhile challenge against the Hurricanes this morning in their final warm-up game of the tour.  The Tourists appeared to be coasting towards a comfortable victory in the Westpac Stadium in Wellington but a late sin bin saw the game turn on its head and the game ended 31-31. It was one of the …

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Watch: Zlatan And The Lion – Phenomenal Tribute Video To Ibra As He Leaves Manchester United

Zlatan

Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s contract at Manchester United will run out on Saturday, July 1st and he’ll become a free agent once more.  The towering Swede was not without his faults during his short time at the club, he missed more chances per minute than any other striker in the league and arguably stunted the development of Marcus Rashford with his manager’s …

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Who Is Wales’ Greatest Ever Player – Ryan Giggs Or Gareth Bale?

CARDIFF, WALES - MARCH 25: Gareth Bale looks on as he sits out with an injury with Ryan Giggs during the Wales training session ahead of their UEFA EURO 2012 qualifier against England on March 25, 2011 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

One year on from Wales’ miraculous run to the semi-finals of Euro 2016, we take a comparative look at the careers of Gareth Bale and Ryan Giggs. Wales might be considered traditionally one of the weaker football nations, especially with rugby seen to be their number one sport but they have produced plenty of memorable footballers throughout the years. Billy …

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Toulon Sign Leicester Tigers Winger JP Pietersen

South Africa v Samoa - Group B: Rugby World Cup 2015

Toulon have announced the signing of South Africa’s World Cup winning winger, JP Pietersen on a two-year contract from Leicester Tigers. This move was part of a busy day for both teams. Toulon had lost James O’Connor to Sale Sharks in the morning in a transfer that nobody saw coming. Meanwhile, Gareth Owen had just become a Tiger after leaving …

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