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Results 17/5/13 – O’Driscoll-less Leinster win the Amlin Challenge Cup against Stade Francais

Leinster are the new Challenge Cup champions after beating Stade Francais 34-13 at the RDS. The Irish side were on the back foot throughout the first half but still went in at the interval 21-6 up. Two penalties and a … Continue reading

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Results 16/5/13 – Mark Cavendish secures 100th win but Bradley Wiggins is out of the running

Great and terrible news all round on Stage 12 of the Giro d’Italia. Mark Cavendish secured his 100th stage win of his career and third of the 2013 edition to claim the red jersey once again. Unfortunately, Bradley Wiggins proved … Continue reading

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Scott Brash leads GB to a slew of seconds in Olympia

Olympic gold medallist Scott Brash, plus Tina Fletcher and Laura Renwick all made it to the podium at the Olympia Horse Show in London yesterday, but the host nation are still waiting for an individual win. With so many British … Continue reading

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Results: 6/10/12 – Britain’s male judo contingent startle in Minsk

Have a think back to the London 2012 Olympics. Go on, I’ll let you, it’s not as if I mention them in nearly every blog post. Specifically, attempt to remember Great Britain and Northern Ireland’s participation in the judo competition. … Continue reading

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Results 5/10/12 – Sale Sharks show promise but still lie rock-bottom

Before Friday night’s game between Sale Sharks and Leicester Tigers, it was quoted that Sharks would use the game as a springboard to recover their flagging season. Many critics scoffed at the idea, with Sale not given a chance against … Continue reading

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Results 4/10/12: Newcastle United make me look a little stupid

OK, I’ll admit. I’m not very good at predictions. You may remember (or you could just go and have a look) that, yesterday, I threw out some predictions for last night’s three Europa League clashes featuring English clubs. Although I … Continue reading

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Amateur boxing trumps the professional pantomime

Boxing has become a sport that many, including myself, have come to hate. What was supposed to be a gentlemanly activity (for men and women) was reduced to a pale imitation of itself over the course of the last year. … Continue reading

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