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Tour 2017: Red Devils end on a high note

Manchester United ended the Tour 2017 with a win against Sampdoria last night, with new signing Matic getting in the starting line-up and already looking to impose himself as a leader as he barked orders around and looked composed at the base of midfield. 197 more words


Defensive frailties on show as United beat Samp in Dublin

Manchester United manager, José Mourinho was pleased with the overall performance of his squad throughout this pre-season tour, which ended on Wednesday evening with a 2-1 victory over Serie A side, Sampdoria at the Aviva Stadium. 592 more words


Where It All Breaks Down: Farewell Francis, Munster Rucking And Is It Time For Tommy To Pass The Baton?

Last week I wrote of how Francis Saili should get the nod over Jaco Taute for the Pro12 final because of his attacking qualities. Despite concerns about the New Zealander’s defence, I felt that regardless of selection, this electric Scarlets side would score tries and therefore scoring tries of our own had to be prioritised. 912 more words

Analysis: Sterner Test Awaits As Scarlets Size Up Munster

A HOME PRO 12 semi-final defeat of the Ospreys was largely expected. Munster have been exceptional this season and coming into the weekend no side had ever lost a semi on their own turf. 835 more words

Ireland vs Wales World Cup Qualifier

Before the game Ireland were top of group on 10 points 4 ahead of Wales. There was a cracking atmosphere in Dublin in the build up to the game and it was sure to be a full house in the Aviva Stadium. 201 more words


Aviva Stadium

Before going into details about the stadium, I’d like to share my adventure story about being in Ireland for 24 hours. For me, it was one of the best escapades I’d ever been on. 1,521 more words

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Six Nations 2017: What you need to know

All that you need to know about this year’s competition…

Eddie Jones’s England kickstart their 2017 by looking to defend their RBS Six Nations crown, after a marvelous 2016 that saw them go unbeaten and equal 2003’s 14-test winning record. 794 more words