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Who ya gonna call? Bundee Aki! It's Comments of the Week

Here are some of your best offerings from below the line this week.

YOUNG MAX VERSTAPPEN won the Spanish Grand Prix aged just 18, taking advantage of Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg’s crash which came as no surprise to Matthew McMahon:

That was an accident three years in the making. Congrats to Max. Incredible achievement

Gavin Boyce summed up the thoughts of the world after the suspected bomb found at Old Trafford turned out to be a training device left behind by a security contractor:

You had one job!


MLS midfielder Tommy McNamara reminded everyone of his Irish roots with a stunning goal last weekend, and Darren Varley spotted the similarity with another Irish-eligible American:

Same hairdresser as Irish legend Joe Lapira

Hands of Stone, a new biopic of boxer Roberto Duran, was warmly received in Cannes, but Chocolatito had a few doubts about the casting:

Sugar Ray Leonard being played by Usher? Ah here.

Source: James Crombie/INPHO

As Connacht prepare for their historic Pro12 semi with Glasgow this evening, Range Rover P38 summed up the thoughts of rugby fans across the country:

Bearing in mind allegiances to other provinces, I’m reasonably sure that all of Ireland rugby nation is behind Connacht for Saturday.

Ireland’s Richard Keogh showed admirable restraint when confronted by a gloating Hull fan after Derby’s play-off defeat. Derek McCarthy had an alternative solution:

He should send for Bundee Aki…

Source: Gary Carr/INPHO

There was more bad news for Sean O’Brien this week, and Peter Dunne is starting to fear the worst for the Tullow Tank:

I smell another Stephen Ferris situation coming, I hope it’s fooking not but it’s looking more and more likely.

And finally, Paul Galvin made a few waves when it was reported that he is transferring to play club hurling with Kilmacud Crokes in Dublin. Aideen Thornton writes:

So his job and wife are in Dublin but he should continue to drive up and down to Kerry for club games? Surely after all the years he’s given Kerry no ‘good Kerry man’ would begrudge him this move if it makes life a little easier?

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