NHL Eastern Conference 1st Round Preview

The Stanley Cup Playoffs start on Wednesday.  The Eastern Conference playoffs will have no Alex Ovechkin and no Toronto Maple Leafs this season.  In their first season in the East the Detroit Red Wings kept their 23 year playoff streak alive. The match ups are as follows: Boston Bruins v Detroit Red Wings Season Series:…

Allianz League Division 1 semi final previews

Mayo v Derry Mayo take on Derry in the first of the day’s semi finals at Croke Park on Sunday.  The two sides met last week in Castlebar with Derry playing a second string side while Mayo also rested some regulars.  The intensity should be much higher this week between the two with a place…

Dublin team to face Cork

Dublin have made three changes to their side from last week’s win in Tyrone, to take on Cork this weekend.  Stephen Cluxton returns from suspension while Cian O Sullivan and Paddy Andrews are also recalled to the team.  The starting line up is as follows: Stephen Cluxton; Jonny Cooper, Rory O’Carroll, Philly McMahon; James McCarthy,…

Mayo team to play Derry

Mayo have made five changes to the team that started against Derry last Sunday for tomorrow’s league semi final clash with the same opposition.  Brendan Harrison and Lee Keegan replace Kevin Keane and Shane Mc Hale in defence.  Aidan O Shea and Jason Gibbons replace Tom Parsons and Seamus O Shea in midfield.  Kevin Mc Loughlin replaces…

Manchester United and Bayern Munich line ups

Manchester United and Bayern Munich meet at the Allianz Arena for their Champions League Quarter Final second leg following their 1-1 draw at Old Trafford last week.  United need to score to advance.  That fact is shown in the team selected by Moyes.  United will be expecting to soak up a lot of pressure and hope…