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Why Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is Beneficial for the Body

By Leonardo Parada Borda / April 19, 2021

  Here are some reasons why Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is beneficial for both your self-defence and your body   Origins of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Known as the “gentle art”, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) is one of the world’s most effective and fastest-growing sports. BJJ originates from Japan, where samurai warriors used this martial art (back then called Ju-Jitsu) […]

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Simon Zebo’s return: what it means for Irish rugby

By Sean Barrett / April 18, 2021

Simon Zebo’s return: what it means for Irish rugby Munster’s Head Coach Johann van Graan recently announced that Simon Zebo would return to Thomond Park next season on a co-funded deal with the IRFU. Zebo, Munster’s all-time try-scorer, will return from a two-year contract with Paris’ Racing 92 to play for his home club, where […]

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10 Female athletes Ruling The Sports Industry

By Sonia / March 26, 2021

Nadia Nadim, Afghanistan-Denmark Football  Heading our athletes’ chart is a top player for clubs like Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain. Nadim’s journey from being a fatherless refugee to one of the most celebrated individuals in football is awe-inspiring. She’s the first player of colour of either gender to make Denmark’s national team. Also a doctor […]

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How to Prepare for the 2021 Six Nations Championship

By Melanie Romero / February 6, 2021

The Six Nations Championship, or the Guinness Six Nations (as they are sponsored by the Irish stout manufacturer), stands for the annual international men’s rugby competition among England, France, Ireland, Italy, Scotland, and Wales. As an American living in London in 2019, I became witness to the novelty of rugby due to my exposure to […]

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The important moments in Ireland’s sporting history

By Sean Barrett / January 22, 2021

Ireland’s sporting history is filled with beautiful moments that show that sport in Ireland can often be more than just a game; for many households and even for entire villages, it’s a way of life, especially with the GAA or the FAI becoming a huge part of people’s identity. This article hopes that, by examining […]

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The biggest sports rivalries in the world

By Sean Barrett / January 20, 2021

Sports will always naturally breed competition; it’s human nature to be competitive, and it’s beneficial within sports to use your emotions to win out against your adversaries. As a result of this strive to be the best, rivalries are inevitably created. Sport in Ireland gets a new hero: Alexandre Beretta-O’Reilly Why Are Esports So Popular? […]

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How Jogging For A Month in Lockdown affected me

By Sonia / January 20, 2021

  The global pandemic and the resulting lockdown has affected us all in one way or another; beyond the coffee fads and the cooking spurs, the global emergency has taught us more with each new lockdown. So, here’s a personal account of a casual activity that turned into a worthwhile habit and life lesson over […]

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Sport in Ireland gets a new hero: Alexandre Beretta-O’Reilly

By Mark Comerford / January 8, 2021

Alexandre Beretta-O’Reilly (26) was born in France to a French mother and a half French, half Irish father. His father secured Irish Nationality for Alexandre and his brothers, to ensure a long lasting feeling of Irishness and a constant connection with his Irish blood. Alexandre’s routes are in County Cavan – his paternal grandmother’s home […]

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