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We are 2 weeks into the new Guinness pro 12 season and it has already been a massively different season for Leinster over the last 3 seasons. Starting with an expected opening win against Treviso in the RDS. The second week was going to be the first big marker of the season, taking on the … More Leinster: A journey to the League title
So, it is Monday morning after the weekend that was. A fight that had promised so much, and actually delivered more than even the experts dared to imagine. Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz went to war. They put everything (and maybe too much) on the line for victory and for our enjoyment. Let’s take a … More Guts, Glory,Vindication and UFC 202
So, have you heard any news lately? If someone came up to you and said that the main event of UFC200 is off due to a failed drugs test, you wouldn’t believe it. You wouldn’t believe that a fighter would be so stupid as to put themselves in a position to cost them a frightening … More Fights, Failures, Fragility and Legacy
After a tough sporting weekend its time to bring the season to a close. This is Keego on Leinster, losing, dynasty destroying and the rugby social media warriors. So, coming into this week everyone in blue (or most) where saying ‘if Leinster can’t win then I am happy its Connacht’. This was the first sign … More Losing, Rugby Dynasty’s and eventually being happy for Connacht
Another week has gone by and the business of fighting has taken over the sport of fighting. There has never been a time where the act of fighting your way up the ladder to the title has been less important. The sport of MMA is still ruled by the man from Crumlin who talks everyone … More More fight business, Gimmicks and sport
Another week and another big fight on the near to mid horizon. But let’s look at the aftermath of UFC 196. Not talking about the backlash against anyone, end of the day, he went up 25lb to fight a serious fighter at that weight. Won the first but wasn’t used to the weight and was … More Business, Sport and UFC 196 Aftermath
After a brief long-atus, I am back. Still in the house opposite the island, still training and still a proud owner of a white belt.
As usual, coming to you live from the house opposite the island, while in the garden and sipping on the 13th coffee of the day. So……..what a weekend eh? Recovered yet?
At 5′ 7″ Matthew Morgan is not the biggest Fly Half in the world however his profile is growing. He has had a good start to the 2013/14 season scoring 44 points to date, 20 of which he bagged against the hapless Zebre. While the 2014 6 Nations squad is probably a squad too early, … More Hat Tip – Matthew Morgan – The Ospreys
Ahead of this weekends Heineken Cup clash between the Ospreys and Leinster, see below extended highlights of the most recent RaboPro12 encounter in the RDS. No doubt we will see another tight affair this weekend with a depleted Leinster looking to pick themselves up after their trip to Thomond. Hat tip to Leinster Rugby TV … More Leinster v Ospreys – The Most Recent Encounter