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The Weekly Rant

Week 11 Glenswilly were unlucky today, losing a fiercely contested Ulster Senior Club Football championship final to Balinderry, champions of Derry. A Michael Murphy goal inside the first 30 seconds gave Glenswilly a platform to keep Balinderry at bay for … Continue reading

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Week Ten. In September of this year the governing body of amateur boxing, AIBA, the International Boxing Association (amateur) rejected claims made by Katie Taylor that amateur boxing is “going backwards” Taylor (2013). Taylor, as we all know, is reigning … Continue reading

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Week Nine. The barefoot running movement looks to be in decline even though more and more shoe manufacturing companies are adopting the trend. The movement got a huge boost in 2009 with the release of Born to Run, Christopher McDougal’s … Continue reading

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Week Eight Back to Ironman this week and the “controversy” surrounding 2013’s Ironman World Champion, Mirinda Carfrae. Carfrae’s performance in Florida last weekend came under the spotlight as she, according to critics, used the occasion of Ironman Florida to “sandbag” … Continue reading

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Week Seven It’s golf this week and the ridiculousness of its rules and sanctions. Last week at the BMW Masters in Shanghai, Yorkshire man, Simon Dyson was disqualified for signing an incorrect scorecard. The possible sanctions and the way in … Continue reading

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Thinking Outside The Box

Immediately after the training session we are going to start an active recovery session. This will begin with lengths of the field with the following exercises included. 2 lengths – slow jog to settle heart rates. 1 length – Butt … Continue reading

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The Weekly Boost

The Brief Rea, a 12 year old girl, is in serious need of help. Her weight is becoming an issue and whilst she spends an extraordinary amount of time online chatting to “friends” on Facebook, nobody calls at the house or … Continue reading

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The Weekly Rant

The weekend just past saw the culmination of a season’s work by the men and women of the International Triathlon Union. London was the venue for the world championship finale in which the sport’s top triathletes covered the Olympic distance … Continue reading

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