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Paulie putting the fear of God into golf balls? It’s your comments of the week

We’ve also got a reference to that time Graeme Souness got conned by a name claiming to be George Weah’s cousin, and a bagel injury.

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AN IRISH SPORTING great retired from rugby this week, and Scott Crossfield predicts Paulie will show the same winning mentality in whatever he does post-retirement.

I pity the golf clubs and balls as he will put the fear of God in them as he beats them around the course.”

Leicester Tigers captain Ed Slater injured himself in an accident involving a bagel, and reader Rugby Champions Cup couldn’t resist…

Proof carbs are bad for you.”

George Weah’s 15-year-old son Timothy banged five goals in for Paris Saint-Germain’s U17s the other day, and it gave David Clarke the perfect opportunity to remember the infamous Ali Dia.

Get Graeme Souness on the phone!”

Here’s some fine use of Bruce Springsteen song titles by Keith Bourke after news that The Boss’ Croke Park gig will affect Dublin GAA club players.

They’re gonna end up playing out in the Badlands, or perhaps down by The River.”

Erich Butler believes former World Cup winning captain Fabio Cannavaro, who was sacked as coach of Saudi Arabian side Al-Nassr this week, resembles the star of one of our favourite Martin Scorese films Goodfellas.

For a second I thought it was Ray Liotta that got sacked after seeing the photo!!”

Dubliner Chris Forrester has been earning rave reviews at Peterborough United and Ciaran would love to the midfielder given the opportunity at international level sooner rather than later.

I hope he gets his chance young and not in his twilight years like Wes.”

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