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Rugby for Beginners

As a journalist we are told to experience everything, even sport, even rugby. As a GAA based family including a grandfather who blessed himself at the word soccer, rugby was never on power. I knew the ball was egged, New Zealand had a team, and they had a dance ritual… …

Gaelic

First Ever GAA World Games Take Place

The first ever Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) World Games took place in Abu Dhabi last weekend. Twenty-five teams from across the globe gathered to compete in games of traditional Irish sports, including Gaelic football, hurling, camogie and rounders. The competition, played over two days, started on Friday 6 March and …

Football

ARSENAL INTO FINAL AFTER PENALTY SHOOTOUT

   1                   {2 – 4 penalties}               1 Is the drought of trophy success that has plagued Arsene Wenger and his team since 2005 about to be sated?  This likelihood became a distinct possibility after a tense encounter at Wembley yesterday when Arsenal had to raise their recent lack lustre …

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The Ulster Elks secure a place in the final Irish Hockey League spot

  It was an excellent end to the season for the Ulster Elks, as they have secured a place in the 2015 Irish Hockey League after a nail biting win over the Catholic Institute. The wild card play-off took place at Jordanstown yesterday, when the Elks won over a 4-2 …

Football

Liverpool edge Manchester City in thrilling Anfield showdown

Liverpool’s march towards their first league title in twenty-four years showed no signs of slowing down as they overcame Manchester City 3-2 at Anfield. Goals from Raheem Sterling, Martin Skrtel and Phillipe Coutinho helped Liverpool to a tenth consecutive league victory and left Manchester City with a mountain to climb …

Football

Chelsea reach semi-final

Chelsea 2-0 PSG The special one has masterminded another special European night. Starting on the wrong side of a 3-1 deficit, Mourinho’s men secured a 2-0 victory thanks to goals from Andre Schurrle and Demba Ba. Unfortunately, in terms of entertainment, this match, bar the goals and the odd chance, …

Football

DERRY HELD AT HOME BY PATS

Derry City were unlucky not to break their duck on Friday night with yet another chance at winning maximum points going begging. It ended nil all as Roddy Collins’ men hosted league champions St. Patrick’s Athletic at the Brandywell. A goalless draw means a third straight draw at home for the Foylesiders, …

Football

Limavady Rattle Canary Cages

           Limavady United under 15’s kicked off their Foyle Cup, Group C, clash with Norwich at the Limavady Showgrounds with a surprisingly hard fought victory. Many had United well and truly written off before kick-off, with predicted scores of up to 6-0 in favour of the Canaries. It certainly looked …

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Donaghadee RFC Making History.

Donaghadee Rugby Club have their celebrations in full swing after beating Ballynahinch RFC to make it the prestigious Towns Cup Final for the first time in fifty-five years. The game started off on the right foot for the men in red and green, with Donaghadee first to put points on …

Sport

Another Amazing Event for Akuma MMA

Fighters from all over Ireland took part and displayed real talent and expertise in the biggest growing sport in the world of Mixed Martial Arts. At the British Legion in Antrim, the main event was for the professional Bantamweight Title. Michael Putlak from Devils Fight Club in Antrim faced James  McErlean …