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What Happens Now: How Ireland Can Still Qualify For The World Cup

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 5/9/2017 Republic of Ireland vs Serbia Ireland's Daryl Murphy dejected

Ireland’s hopes of qualifying for next year’s World Cup in Russia hang by a thread after collecting just one point from their last two matches. Saturday’s draw against Georgia in Tbilisi and Tuesday’s 1-0 defeat at home to Serbia have left Martin O’Neill’s side in third place in Group D, with Moldova and Wales left to play against in this …

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Scotland Fans Rejoice As Countrymen Finally Make Impact In Lions Squad

Lions Scotland

Straight from the original Lions squad selection, there were grievances amongst Scotland fans as to the lack of Scots in the touring party. Just Tommy Seymour and Stuart Hogg were included, later joined by Greig Laidlaw following the withdrawal of Ben Youngs. While there was no Scot on the 23-man squad of the first Test, Tommy Seymour bagged a brace of …

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Why Flying Finn Russell Deserves His Lions Ticket

On Saturday evening Scotland made history, and the Lions’ latest tourist Finn Russell was right in the midst of it. The Scots have jetted Down Under just twelve times since 1970, and on nine of those occasions the hosts have won. Before Saturday’s game Scotland had won just two matches in Australia; once in 1982 and another back in 2012. …

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