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Daily Archives: May 17, 2017

Jimmy Gopperth: Wasps utility back wins coveted Premiership award

Jimmy Gopperth won back-to-back Premiership Golden Boot awards in 2010 and 2011 with Newcastle Wasps’ Jimmy Gopperth has been named the Premiership player of the year to complete a hat-trick of awards. The 33-year-old was the club’s player of the season and was also voted

Ronaldo puts Real within touching distance of title

An insatiable Cristiano Ronaldo fired Real Madrid to a 4-1 win over Celta Vigo on Wednesday to take Zinedine Zidane’s side three points clear at the top of La Liga and within touching distance of winning a first league title in five years. Real top

Blow for Leitrim as Mulligan suffers knee injury

Leitrim have been dealt a blow ahead of their Connacht Championship clash with London after star player Emlyn Mulligan announced he had suffered another knee injury. The forward, who recently transferred back to home club Melvin Gaels from Dublin’s St Brigid’s, wrote on Twitter: “Once

Rafael Nadal extends winning streak to 16 at Italian Open

ROME — Rafael Nadal hardly had to get his socks dirty to extend his winning streak to 16 matches. Back to being the best player on tour during the past month, Nadal advanced from his opening match at the Italian Open on Wednesday when Nicolas

Pochettino insists he will stay with Spurs

Mauricio Pochettino has guaranteed he will still be Tottenham manager at the start of next season and insists there is no buy-out clause in his contract. Spurs have already secured a second-placed finish in the Premier League and sealed Champions League football for another year.