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A coffin with an axe inside and 6 other gifts unlikely to be given this Christmas

From BOD’s DVD to Brolly’s book, we’ve got it all covered.

THEY SAY IT’S the most wonderful time of the year but they must be the shops that take all our money as we buy presents we can’t afford for people we don’t really like.

But Christmas shopping doesn’t always have to be so painful and here at we’ve taken the liberty of providing some gift-giving ideas for some sporting pairs that may have had a falling out or rekindled their relationships this year.

Joe Brolly to Sean Cavanagh

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Earlier this year the RTE pundit said of the Tyrone star, “he’s a brilliant footballer but you can forget about Sean Cavanagh as a man.” This book should sort out any perceived shortcomings.

John Delaney to Roy Keane


With the FAI Chief Executive and former Ireland captain both willing to forgive and forget, symbolically burying the hatchet would make for an excellent start to the new year.

Brian O’Driscoll to Warren Gatland

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We already know that O’Driscoll has the Lions coach back on his Christmas card list but for those, like Gatland, who felt he was past it, these two performances should serve as a timely reminder.

Eamon O’Hara and Kevin Walsh

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This pair got into a high profile spat when the former criticised the latter on the Sunday Game after Sligo’s loss to London so handbags seem an appropriate gift.

ERC to Premiership rugby clubs


With the English clubs defiantly proclaiming they will no longer take part in ERC competitions, the above door might be nice to hit them on the backside on the way out.

Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn

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This pair are fond of selfies and, as America’s new sporting golden couple, it’s only appropriate they share their love for each other with the world.

Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher

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Now that they’ve gone from sworn enemies to BFFs, it’s only right they’d exchange Christmas presents and these PJs would be perfect for the late night games at next summer’s World Cup.

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