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Robocop, Jesus and Manchester City nearly halfway to Babylon - It's Comments of the week

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ANOTHER ACTION-PACKED week of sport at home and abroad, from transfers to redesigned crests in soccer, to new rugby contracts, dopplegangers and everything in between.

Here’s what you had to say.

John Muldoon celebrates with the Guinness PRO12 trophy Connacht captain John Muldoon. Source: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

On Wednesday, John Muldoon signed a contract to bring his time with Connacht through a 15th season. The 34-year-old captain committed to another after leading his province to a historic Pro12 title in May, leaving much for fans to be thankful for.

Cormac simply said it all.

Great service to Connacht. Good player and an outstanding leader.

With plenty of speculation on Robbie Keane’s future this week, Darren Doyle was there to offer him a helping hand with his choice.

Top up the pension fund with a year in China..

Claudine Keane Robbie Keane's wife, Claudine. Source: Donall Farmer/INPHO

Meanwhile, Niall kept Claudine in mind as rumours spread that a move to Preston North End may be on the cards.

I’d say the missus could be a stumbling block… Preston is not renowned for its shopping.

All Black out-half Aaron Cruden signed a three-year deal with Montpellier this week. Mark Behan commented that Cruden was “the best he had ever seen”. Ed Byrne brought him back down to earth however.

Eh what about Anthony Horgan or John Kelly?

On Thursday, Manchester City completed their move for Palmeiras forward Gabriel Jesus.

In an article entitled ‘Jesus is coming as City finally complete Brazilian’s signing’, the comments were understandably plentiful and entertaining, as Teddyzigzagbigbag and Fionn Bohane offered their humour respectively.

Jesus on the left, Jesus on the right. Sign Victor Moses now and they’re half way to Babylon.
I hear he’s good to get up for a cross.. (sorry)

Dr Eanna Falvey was appointed head of the Lions medical team ahead d their upcoming Tour in New Zealand this summer.

Dr Eanna Falvey Dr Eanna Falvey. Source: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

Turns out that there’s an uncanny resemblance between himself and a certain John Hayes, former Munster and Ireland prop.

Fran Heavey was quick to call it.

Could be a clever appointment seeing as he looks like he could jump in to the front row in an injury crisis if needed……

Sevilla head coach Jorg Sampaoli came out with an interesting statement about Lionel Messi during the week – “Equating Messi with anyone else is like comparing a policeman with Batman,” he told BeIN Sports.

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Peter Lynch hit back with an interesting question.

What if that policeman was Robocop?

Daniel Brennan, former Ireland international Trevor’s son has been named in the France U20 squad for their upcoming Six Nations tournament.

Trevor Brennan with his son Daniel Trevor Brennan with son Daniel in 2003. Source: INPHO

THETRUTH said what we were all reading when we read the piece.

6’2″ and 19st at 14 years old? Jesus that’s a big young fella

Worry not, because John Strahan was there with a logical explanation.

If you’ve ever eaten the “Mighty “Brennan” burger at his pub in Toulouse, you’d know why.

On Monday evening, Juventus unveiled a new club logo, splitting opinions in doing so. Brendan Heery shared his thoughts on the new design.

juve Source: Juventus FC Twitter

It was a long, hard process… But I think we can all agree it was worth every penny of the 4.5million in design and consultation fees.

The FA this week revealed details of a sidleine incident involving John Sheridan which saw him given a fine and a ban, and subsequently sacked by Notts County.

The former Republic of Ireland international told a referee that “my kids aren’t going to get any f**king Christmas presents because of f**king you” in a sensational sideline rant in December.

Ronan Doyle asked the all important (and obvious) question.

Was the ref Santa Claus!?

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John Sheridan tells ref – ‘My kids aren’t going to get f**king Christmas presents because of f**king you’

Diego Costa and Chelsea kiss and make up after reported training ground row

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