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The time has come for the UFC to do more about extreme weight cutting

Saturday’s UFC 216 main event was a fantastic, back-and-forth lightweight affair between two of the world’s best. It was arguably one of the better fights of the entire year. And it almost didn’t happen, because of this sport’s outdated, extreme weight cutting culture. Approximately 35

Wales consider possible Test selection change to ‘Gatland’s Law’

Scrum V discusses the possibility of changing ‘Gatland’s Law’ The Welsh Rugby Union is considering changing its international selection policy, which could allow more senior players based abroad to play for Wales. WRU policy permits only four players at clubs outside Wales to play for

Conway the hero as Lixnaw get another day out

Ballyduff 2-15 Lixnaw 1-18 Shane Conway’s point from a sideline cut in the second minute of added time saw Lixnaw claim a share of the spoils against Ballyduff in the Kerry SH final at Austin Stack Park. The replay will take place at the Tralee

Mullinalaghta make it back-to-back wins in Longford

St Columba’s, Mullinalaghta 0-13 Abbeylara 1-07 After waiting 66 years to claim the Longford SFC title last year, Mullinalaghta St Columba’s retained their crown with a deserved win over their neighbours Abbeylara who lost their third county final in a row. Mullinalaghta dominated proceedings but that

Biggest NFL injuries of Week 5

Here are the most significant NFL players who were injured in Week 5: Sunday Charles Clay, TE, Buffalo Bills: Clay was helped to the medical tent on the sideline with help from two trainers under each arm late in the first quarter, and subsequently carted

Éire Óg and Rathvilly must meet again in Carlow decider

Éire Óg 0-12  Rathvilly 1-9 A late point from Éire Óg substitute Cormac Mullins ensured the Carlow SFC final would go to a replay, following a tense final before an attendance of 3,500 at Netwatch Cullen Park. Rathvilly went on the attack directly from the trow-in and when Alan

Final heartbreak at an end for Padraig Pearses

By Ian Cooney at Athleague Padraig Pearses 1-20 Four Roads 1-13 Daniel Glynn’s wizardry in front of goal helped Padraig Pearses win their first Roscommon senior hurling title in 30 years in perfect conditions at Athleague. Pearses have lost eight finals since their 1987 triumph