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Exploring Irish MMA – Part II: Richie Smullen

Last week we had the opportunity to chat with Blaine O’Driscoll as he edges towards a BAMMA flyweight title-shot and in this, the second edition of Exploring Irish MMA, we spoke to unbeaten lightweight Richie Smullen ahead of his UFC debut in Las Vegas on July 6.  This series is intended as a means of shining a spotlight on the current …

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Preston Set For Irish Exodus With Four Players Allowed To Leave

Republic of Ireland Press Conference, FAI National Training Centre, Abbotstown, Dublin 8/11/2016 Andy Boyle and Daryl Horgan

Preston North End are set to allow Irish players Kevin O’Connor, Daryl Horgan, Andy Boyle and Eoin Doyle to leave the Championship club in the summer transfer window. According to SunSport, Preston boss Alex Neill is looking to change up his squad and with Greg Cunningham already leaving for pastures new, the likes of Horgan and Boyle could be joining …

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Concerns Grow As Sean Cronin Sits Out Captain’s Run

Sean Cronin’s fitness ahead of the Test series decider with Australia is under scrutiny, as the Leinster man sat out Friday’s captain’s run. The IRFU were quick to state that Cronin, named in the starting XV for the clash with Australia ahead of Niall Scannell, is fit for the game and his absence from the captain’s run was merely precautionary. …

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The People Of Galway Should Be Thankful For Shane Walsh’s Principal

As Galway’s footballers held aloft The Nestor Cup once again, the murmurs of optimism that began the season as whispers turned to roars. _____ “It’s brilliant,” begins Shane Walsh, The Tribesmen’s talismanic forward, speaking after his side’s 0-16 to 2-6 victory over Roscommon. “It’s nice to be back with another Connacht medal in the pocket.” Walsh and Galway went into Sunday’s …

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The Knives Are Out For Argentina After Croatia Hammering

NIZHNY NOVGOROD, RUSSIA - JUNE 21: Lionel Messi of Argentina looks dejected after the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group D match between Argentina and Croatia at Nizhny Novgorod Stadium on June 21, 2018 in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia. (Photo by Adam Pretty - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Argentina’s World Cup descended into farce on Thursday night after they fell to a 3-0 humbling at the hands of Croatia. Despite making a number of changes from the side’s 1-1 draw against Iceland in their opener, Jorge Sampaoli’s side were wretched as their European opponents took full advantage of their defensive shortcomings in a ruthless second half. Goals from Ante …

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