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Rory McNab gives his view on whether Wenger’s current crop is at all comparable to 2004’s greats.

“McNab! I’ve got another assignment for you!” We all have someone like this in our lives. A certain demanding so and so who endeavours to make our struggles on this earth just that little bit harder. Mine is my editor…

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An Ode to Dear Tim

Alas, poor Tim! A man of infinite jest, of most excellent Gillets and an ability to try and be the blokiest bloke that ever did manage. In an era of philosophies and statistics Sherwood represent an almost forgotten aspect of…

Sport

All Blacks storm past South Africa to set up final with Australia

A week after the world eviscerated northern hemisphere rugby this was a match for the English purest. The South African’s used the lineout, the maul and the box kick to great effect to set up kicking opportunities for the excellent…

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Wallabies leave it late to kill off Pumas.

  In almost identical fashion to their emphatic victory against Ireland last week, Argentina conceded tries in quick succession to an alert Wallabies side and thus showed the risks of attempting to play fluid, passing rugby deep in your own…

Business

Bridging the Gap

2015 has brought around a renewed source of confidence in the Irish professional jobs market; especially in areas such as banking, IT and finance.  However, there are many ways students can increase their chances of attaining employment, either on a…

Business

Ireland Under Scrutiny as Europe’s Chief Privacy Regulator

The European Court of Justice’s recent “safe harbour” judgment regarding the transfer of personal customer data from Europe back to the US has highlighted Ireland’s role as the home of Europe’s head privacy regulator, and showed that we may not…

Sport

GAA Unveils New Plans for All-Ireland Series.

GAA Unveils Plans For New Championship Format. The GAA today announced its All-Ireland Series proposal to create a more competitive and interconnect All-Ireland Championship. It aims to increase the quality of Championship games on offer while also creating a more…

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Manchester United Cooking with Gas as Wolfsburg’s Diesel Proves Inefficient

Like their Mancunian counterparts, LVG’s men knew that nothing other than a win would be enough. Meanwhile, Wolfsburg were looking to erase the demons from a certain Polish striker. It was the latter who took the lead after the 4th…

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A Spurs Fan’s Attempt to Answer the Perennial Question; WHY?!?!?!

Mathieu Flamini. A name already hated more than most among Spurs fanseven for an Arsenal player. After he left Arsenal in 2008, he still came back to hurt Spurs, literally, breaking Vedran Corluka’s foot during their 2011 Champions League match…

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Rory McNab gives the Arsenal perspective on last weeks North London Derby.

Many years in the future, when time eventually takes its toll on this once potent specimen of humanity and I wile away my dotage in some paisley smeared old people’s home I know what I shall tell those who care…

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Uninspiring England get the job done against dogged Fiji

England 35 – 11 Fiji Mike Brown (2), Billy Vunipola                   Tries                           Nemani Nadol Owen Farrell (2), Geord Ford                   Conversions  Owen Farrell, George Ford (2)                    Penalties                  Ben Volavola, Nemani Nadola In a game that England were expected to win comfortably, and…

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Rugby World Cup Profiles: Pool C

Fixtures Tonga v Georgia (19th SepKingsholm Stadium, 12:00) New Zealand v Argentina (20th Sep, Wembley Stadium, 16:45) New Zealand v Namibia (24th Sep, Olympic Stadium, 20:00) Argentina v Georgia (25th Sep, Kingsholm Stadium, 16:45) Tonga v Namibia (29th Sep, Sandy…