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Betting Preview – NFL Week 12

November 21, 2014

WEEK  11 BETTING PREVIEW RECAP So the least said about Week 11’s selections the better. Denver were upset by St Louis, while Cleveland were also beaten at home and Robert Griffin III could only manage 7 points against the Tampa …

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IAFL Weekly – 20/11/14

November 20, 2014

IAFL Weekly – 20/11/14 Heading into the latter end of 2014, the infamous Irish weather has began to take its toll. Unfortunately, the wind and rain played a significant part in many football games being postponed last weekend, but never …

Scott MorrowIAFL Weekly – 20/11/14
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Them Tricky Brazilians

November 19, 2014

Vila Velha Tritões American Football team in Brazil pulled off a fairly crafty special teams play in the Brazilian National League Quarter Finals recently. A great play, even better when you score from it. Oh and did we mention the Tritões Offensive …

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NFL Ireland Team of the Week: Week 11

November 18, 2014

As the final bye week approaches we’re starting to get a good idea of the great and the good in this year’s league, but still every week throws up a few surprises. Week 11 was no difference, with big performances …

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Interview with a Legend: Fu Faapito

November 17, 2014

Fu Faapito’s Story. The Irish American Football League has witnessed many talented athletes adopt a playing career on Irish soil since its formation back in 1984. 30 years on, and the IAFL can claim to have accommodated the services of …

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NFL Betting Preview – Week 11

November 15, 2014

First off, apologies for the lack of column last week. This column is written every Friday, however last week was taken up by the wedding of the best running back in Ireland, while the weekend was spent getting skint in …

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NFL Ireland Receiving Corps Rankings after Week 10

November 15, 2014

Some teams in the NFL have one great receiver, but defenses can key in on these stars (In most cases), and limit the threat that they pose. It is much more difficult to stifle a passing game, when a team …

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Cal Bears try worst fake punt ever!

November 14, 2014

We haven’t got much to add here except….Nope!! We have a feeling the who ever on the Cal Bears sideline called this is still hiding on the toilet.

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IAFL Weekly – 13/11/14

November 13, 2014

As the NFL enters the latter half of the regular season, several teams will be clawing their way into the off-season, whilst others will already be reflecting on a season that could have been. With the excitement of the playoff’s …

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Wrong Wrong Wrong!

November 9, 2014

This week on, ‘What the Raiders did wrong’ QB Derek Carr passes to an ineligible Offensive Lineman, who then Fumbles the ball….enjoy.

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Brent Grimes: Superman

November 9, 2014

Brent Grimes did this in the 1st half against the Lion No, it’s not a bird or a plane.

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Utah WR drops the ball in celebration before Goal Line

November 9, 2014

Utah WR Kaelin Clay could see glory after leaving the Ducks secondary in his dust all he had to do was not do this… The Ducks promptly picked up the ball and returned it for a Touchdown.

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IAFL Weekly – 6/11/14

November 5, 2014

IAFL Weekly – 6/11/14 As we enter the month of the November when the nights begin to get darker and the day’s get colder, each team across the IAFL continues to put in hard hours of work behind closed doors. …

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Arizona Cardinals @ Dallas Cowboys – Game Preview

November 2, 2014

  ARIZONA CARDINALS @ DALLAS COWBOYS – 6PM IRISH TIME The Dallas Cowboys could be without starting quarterback Tony Romo for the huge clash with the 6-1 Arizona Cardinals at AT&T Stadium this week. Just spoke with a source close …

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Betting Preview – NFL Week 12

November 21, 2014

WEEK  11 BETTING PREVIEW RECAP So the least said about Week 11’s selections the better. Denver were upset by St Louis, while Cleveland were also beaten at home and Robert Griffin III could only manage 7 points against the Tampa …

Dave RichardsonBetting Preview – NFL Week 12
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NFL Ireland Team of the Week: Week 11

November 18, 2014

As the final bye week approaches we’re starting to get a good idea of the great and the good in this year’s league, but still every week throws up a few surprises. Week 11 was no difference, with big performances …

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NFL Betting Preview – Week 11

November 15, 2014

First off, apologies for the lack of column last week. This column is written every Friday, however last week was taken up by the wedding of the best running back in Ireland, while the weekend was spent getting skint in …

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NFL Ireland Receiving Corps Rankings after Week 10

November 15, 2014

Some teams in the NFL have one great receiver, but defenses can key in on these stars (In most cases), and limit the threat that they pose. It is much more difficult to stifle a passing game, when a team …

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Wrong Wrong Wrong!

November 9, 2014

This week on, ‘What the Raiders did wrong’ QB Derek Carr passes to an ineligible Offensive Lineman, who then Fumbles the ball….enjoy.

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Brent Grimes: Superman

November 9, 2014

Brent Grimes did this in the 1st half against the Lion No, it’s not a bird or a plane.

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Arizona Cardinals @ Dallas Cowboys – Game Preview

November 2, 2014

  ARIZONA CARDINALS @ DALLAS COWBOYS – 6PM IRISH TIME The Dallas Cowboys could be without starting quarterback Tony Romo for the huge clash with the 6-1 Arizona Cardinals at AT&T Stadium this week. Just spoke with a source close …

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NFL Ireland Team of the Week: Week 8

October 31, 2014

Week 8 marks the halfway point for most teams and it’s a good time to sit back, take stock and appreciate what we’ve got. The NFL Ireland Team of the Week has been dishing out the most-sought after honours in …

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NFL Betting Preview – Week 9

October 31, 2014

WEEK  8 RECAP A poor one out of three on last week’s selections but with a trip across the Irish Sea to Wembley in the offing, the same amount of work wasn’t put into the column as usually is, and …

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NFL Betting Preview – Week 8

October 25, 2014

WEEK 7 RECAP Week 7 could not have went any better, with the winners flying in left right and Chelsea! We hit our treble for the first time all year, while a host of the additional selections clicked too, including …

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Fantasy Football Starts and Sits: Week 8

October 24, 2014

Quarterbacks QB Start of the Week Matthew Stafford (DET) Stafford has been struggling in recent weeks without his main weapon in the passing attack. He will more than likely be without Johnson again this week, but I would still roll …

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NFL Ireland Team of the Week: Week 7

October 24, 2014

We’re almost at the halfway point for the season and a lot of 2014’s top performers are starting to make multiple appearances on these hallowed pages. We still have plenty of debutantes in the NFL Ireland Team of the Week …

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Houston Texans @ Pittsburgh Steelers – Week 7

October 19, 2014

Heinz Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Kick Off 1:30am Tuesday, Ireland on Setanta Sports & British Eurosport HD As uncertainty grows around Mike Tomlin & Co., some things are for sure heading into the Steelers’ Week 7 matchup with the Texans; Le’Veon Bell …

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New York Giants @ Dallas Cowboys – Game Preview

October 19, 2014

NEW YORK GIANTS @ DALLAS COWBOYS – 9.25PM IRISH TIME The Dallas Cowboys welcome the New York Giants to AT&T Stadium for what is always a tough NFC East clash. Eight of the last 10 games between these two divisional …

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Cal Bears try worst fake punt ever!

November 14, 2014

We haven’t got much to add here except….Nope!! We have a feeling the who ever on the Cal Bears sideline called this is still hiding on the toilet.

Steve McDonnellCal Bears try worst fake punt ever!
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Utah WR drops the ball in celebration before Goal Line

November 9, 2014

Utah WR Kaelin Clay could see glory after leaving the Ducks secondary in his dust all he had to do was not do this… The Ducks promptly picked up the ball and returned it for a Touchdown.

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Arizona v USC Game Preview

October 11, 2014

USC (3-2) @ Arizona (5-0) Arizona Stadium, Tucson, Arizona 3.30am Irish Time (Saturday night) October 12th (ESPN 2) It took a great effort and some not so stellar play from Oregon in order for the Arizona Wildcats to topple the …

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Ole Miss v Texas A&M Game Preview

October 11, 2014

Ole Miss (5-0) @ Texas A&M (5-1) Kyle Field, College Station, Texas 2am Irish Time (Saturday night) Oct 12th (ESPN) Cracking the top five in the ranking for the first time this season was a huge step for the #3 …

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TCU v Baylor Game Preview

October 11, 2014

TCU (4-0) @ Baylor (5-0) McLane Stadium, Waco, Texas 8:30pm Irish Time Saturday October 11th (ESPN) Quickly becoming one of the nation’s top teams on an annual basis, the #5 ranked Baylor Bears have cracked the top five for the …

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Miami (FL) v Nebraska Game Preview

September 20, 2014

Miami (FL) @ Nebraska Memorial Stadium, Lincoln, Nebraska 1am Irish Time (Saturday night) September 21st 2014 (ESPN2) After a nail-biting win at home in Week 2 against a lowly FCS foe in McNeese State, many experts thought the #24 ranked Nebraska Cornhuskers were doomed for the remainder of …

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Mississippi @ LSU

September 20, 2014

Mississippi State (FL) @ LSU Tiger Stadium, Baton Rouge, Louisiana Midnight Irish Time September 20th 2014 (ESPN) Taking down the No. 14 Wisconsin Badgers on a neutral field in Week 1 doesn’t seem like the most impressive of victories, but the LSU Tigers came back …

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Illinois v Washington Game Preview

September 13, 2014

Illinois @ Washington Husky Stadium, Seattle, Washington 9pm Irish Time September 13th 2014 (FOX Network) The scoreboard operator could be kept mighty busy on Saturday when Illinois visits Washington in nonconference play. The Huskies had to score 59 points to …

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Kentucky v Florida Game Preview

September 13, 2014

Kentucky @ Florida Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, Gainesville, Florida 12.30am (Saturday night) September 14th 2014 (SEC Network) The Kentucky Wildcats and Florida Gators are both undefeated, and in Gainesville on Saturday, it will be time to put up or shut up for both teams. …

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Tennessee v Oklahoma Game Preview

September 13, 2014

Tennessee @  Oklahoma Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium, Norman, Oklahoma 1am Irish Time (Saturday night) September 14th 2014 (ABC Network) It hasn’t taken much effort for the #4 ranked Oklahoma Sooners to start 2-0 this season and that might have …

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Are these the Tees you’re looking for?

September 12, 2014

Are you a fan of college football and Star Wars? Well they’re coming together in a new line of merchandise. The range includes T-shirts, caps, and hoodies. They’ll be available at Old Navy (who ship to Ireland) and Kohls.   …

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New Notre Dame Under Armour Gear Available

September 5, 2014

Quick take our money!   The Notre Fame Fighting Irish have signed up with Under Armour to kit them out for the 2014 Season. We are excited to be outfitted from head to toe on game days in @UnderArmour! Here …

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IAFL Weekly – 20/11/14

November 20, 2014

IAFL Weekly – 20/11/14 Heading into the latter end of 2014, the infamous Irish weather has began to take its toll. Unfortunately, the wind and rain played a significant part in many football games being postponed last weekend, but never …

Scott MorrowIAFL Weekly – 20/11/14
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Them Tricky Brazilians

November 19, 2014

Vila Velha Tritões American Football team in Brazil pulled off a fairly crafty special teams play in the Brazilian National League Quarter Finals recently. A great play, even better when you score from it. Oh and did we mention the Tritões Offensive …

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Interview with a Legend: Fu Faapito

November 17, 2014

Fu Faapito’s Story. The Irish American Football League has witnessed many talented athletes adopt a playing career on Irish soil since its formation back in 1984. 30 years on, and the IAFL can claim to have accommodated the services of …

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IAFL Weekly – 13/11/14

November 13, 2014

As the NFL enters the latter half of the regular season, several teams will be clawing their way into the off-season, whilst others will already be reflecting on a season that could have been. With the excitement of the playoff’s …

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IAFL Weekly – 6/11/14

November 5, 2014

IAFL Weekly – 6/11/14 As we enter the month of the November when the nights begin to get darker and the day’s get colder, each team across the IAFL continues to put in hard hours of work behind closed doors. …

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IAFL Weekly – 29/10/14

October 29, 2014

What a last few days this has been! This could arguably be one of the most defining weeks in Irish American Football this year. Players and coaches alike have been biting their finger nails furiously, as they wait to hear …

Scott MorrowIAFL Weekly – 29/10/14
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IFFL Dublin Division Schedule Announced

October 24, 2014

The schedule has been announced for the team’s participating in this years Dublin Division of the Flag Football Winter League. The first games will take place as early as tomorrow (October 25th) and will run through until the Finals towards …

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IAFL Weekly – 22/10/14

October 21, 2014

We have been blessed with some massive headlines regarding Irish Football over the last month, from the re-instalment of the National side, the introduction of the Flag Football League and many more…However, compared to the weekly round-ups in the past, …

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Shamrock Bowl XXVIII Highlights

October 17, 2014

Photo by Charisse Mae Ducao Some of you may have been fortunate enough to have attended this years Shamrock Bowl Final back in August between the Belfast Trojans and Trinity College. The match proved to be an incredibly intense, momentum …

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IAFA announce Flag Football League

October 16, 2014

Photo Dublin Vipers Facebook IAFA announce Flag Football League. Within the last few days, NFL Ireland has gathered word that the IAFA have plans in place to commence the inaugural Flag Football League, which is set to begin as early …

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IAFL Weekly 15/10/14

October 15, 2014

Photo Charisse Mae Ducao This could arguably be the busiest off-season in the IAFL to date. There is so much going on behind the scenes that it is proving difficult to keep up with whats happening! Luckily, that is were …

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IAFL Weekly: 8/10/14

October 8, 2014

IAFL Weekly: 8/10/14 Over the last few weeks, the headlines have begun to pick up pace, with news of Cecil Martin’s coaching clinic and Simon Mackey’s injury last week showing both the up’s and downs of life in the IAFL. …

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IAFL Weekly – 1/10/14

October 1, 2014

With the latest NFL news consistently filling up our timelines on a regular basis (and rightly so!) we hope you have some room for the general round-up of news coming out of the IAFL this week. It may be the …

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IAFL Weekly: 24/9/14

September 23, 2014

With the NFL season beginning to pick up pace, so are the news stories that continue to shock the American Football world. With the likes of Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson making headlines for all the wrong reasons, it has …

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Fantasy Football Starts and Sits: Week 6

October 12, 2014

Each week during the season, deciding on who to start for your fantasy football team is the most pivotal decision. Each week in my Rankings, Starts and Sits article, I will list the players at each position. This will show …

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Fantasy Football Starts and Sits: Week 5

October 3, 2014

Each week during the season, deciding on who to start for your fantasy football team is the most pivotal decision. Each week in my Rankings, Starts and Sits article, I will list the players at each position. This will show …

James MaguireFantasy Football Starts and Sits: Week 5
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Fantasy Football Starts and Sits Week 4

September 25, 2014

Each week during the season, deciding on who to start for your fantasy team is the most pivotal decision. Each week in my Rankings, Starts and Sits article, I will list the players at each position. This will show you …

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Fantasy Football Starts and Sits Week 3

September 18, 2014

Each week during the season, deciding on who to start for your fantasy team is the most pivotal decision. Each week in my Rankings, Starts and Sits article, I will list the players at each position. This will show you …

James MaguireFantasy Football Starts and Sits Week 3
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Week 2 Fantasy Football Questions Answered

September 12, 2014

Week 1 was full of shocks, from breakout rookies, to disappointing quarterbacks. A week like this may be exciting at the time, but then the fantasy football hangover kicks in as we are left with so many uncertainties regarding the …

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Fantasy Football Starts & Sits Week 2

September 11, 2014

Each week during the season, deciding on who to start for your fantasy team is the most pivotal decision. Each week in my Rankings, Starts and Sits article, I will list the players at each position. This will show you …

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2014 Fantasy Football Sleepers: WR and TE

September 3, 2014

Fantasy Football Sleepers, wide receivers and tightens. The players deep in drafts could make all the difference! Every year some lesser known players emerge and become critical to your teams chances of winning your league. If you can identify who …

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Fantasy Football Starts & Sits Week 1

September 3, 2014

Our Fantasy Expert James Maguire looks at who should and should not be in your fantasy football team in week 1 Each week during the season, deciding on who to start for your fantasy team is the most pivotal decision, …

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Fantasy Draft Guide 2014 Rounds 4-7

August 29, 2014

We continue our Fantasy Draft Guide 2014 Rounds 4-7 Round 4 Round 4 is going to see many running backs and receivers going off the board, but Andrew Luck or Julius Thomas are also being taken here in NFL.com fantasy …

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2014 Fantasy Sleepers

August 26, 2014

Could Geno be one of the best 2014 Fantasy Sleepers? Everyone knows that the draft is one of the most important parts of your fantasy football season, as it shapes your entire team for the season. However, it is those …

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Fantasy Draft Preview 2014

August 20, 2014

Over the next couple of weeks, NFL Ireland will cast an eye over an event that will affect the next 5 months of so many lives around the world. Of course, I’m talking about the fantasy football draft. Some of …

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NFL Ireland Fantasy Football Picks – Championship Weekend

December 21, 2013

Well it’s the last weekend of the standard fantasy season, and that also means it’s the most important. This is the final fantasy football preview of the year, so for one last time I’ll run the risk of ruining your …

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NFL Ireland Fantasy Football Picks – Week 15

December 13, 2013

The playoffs are here, so if you made the cut and you’re stressed about every little decision to be made in your team, maybe these players can help you out. If you didn’t quite make it, feel free to spend …

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NFL Ireland Fantasy Football Picks – Week 14

December 6, 2013

So this week is probably that final playoff push for your fantasy team, and that means it’s a must win game. Nobody wants to be finished their season two weeks early, so if you’re panicking at the possibility, maybe these …

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