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Malone settles old grudge against Harlequins.

Harlequins vs. Malone (15.03.14) Harlequins (Quins) and Malone face each other today in an old grudge match.  With Harlequins winning the coin toss, they kick off. An aggressive and fast paced series of plays were quickly undone by a steal and a kick from Malone.   The first five minutes built …

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Frampton pummels the weak Cazares as ticket prices soar ‘Higher and Higher’

Carl Frampton’s fight on Friday 4th April lasted four minutes and twenty two seconds. The clear mismatch, his ‘toughest fight to date’, was a sign of the ever more important role money plays in the world of boxing.  But for Connor Timmins, who was sitting beside me, the £60 ticket …

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GIANTS TAKE CONTROL OF FINAL

The Belfast Giants will take a 5-2 lead into the second leg of the Challenge Cup final after a 5-2 win over the Nottingham Panthers on Friday night. In front of a packed Odyssey Arena home crowd, it was the Giants who stamped their mark on the game in the …

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The Grand National – 5th April 2014

The Grand National is a race that has not been without controversy with many expressing fears and anger about the danger to the horses and riders. I, too, am fearful but our £1 each way bets have been placed – one each for the four of us – myself, husband …

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Proud Pollock continues winning streak at Titanic 10K

Paul Pollock dominated the road as the 8th Titanic Quarter 10K race got under way in Belfast on Sunday. Tipped to be the favourite, Annadale Strider Pollock was on form and did not disappoint as he joined over 1, 500 competitors in the event, sponsored by Athletics NI. Pollock started …

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Ulster dreams crushed by Saracens

Ulster 15 Saracens 17 Ravenhill came alive for Ulster’s Heineken Cup quarter-final clash with Saracens. Ulster clearly fed off the crowd’s energy and started the match with a high intensity approach.  Unfortunately, they paid for their aggression after just 5 minutes when Jared Payne saw red for a collision with …

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Northern Ireland gears up to host Giro d’Italia in 2014

One of the world’s greatest cycling events is coming to Ireland in 2014. The Giro d’Italia’s “Grande Partenza”, the big start, will be held over three stages on both sides of the border from 10-12 May. Two stages will be held in Belfast on days one and two of the …

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Sports NI come under fire over allocation of sports funding

 By Damien Edgar A prominent MLA has claimed that he was “appalled” to find that GAA clubs across Northern Ireland have received more than double the exchequer funding allocated than their footballing counterparts over the past five years. According to the answer TUV leader Jim Allister received from a question to …