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#Dark Horses

# dark-horses - Monday 16 September, 2019

Hotly-contested Pool C promises fireworks

No pool has quite as much World Cup pedigree as this one with three sides who traditionally expect to reach the semis.

# dark-horses - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

The Open: 5 outsiders who could challenge for the Claret Jug at Royal Portrush

The 148th British Open gets underway on Thursday morning.

# dark-horses - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

Who will win the World Cup Golden Boot? The favourites and the dark horses

We take a look at the fancied and the long shots to take home the World Cup’s illustrious top scorer prize.

# dark-horses - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

5 World Cup teams that may surprise a few in Russia

Long shots but packed with talent.

# dark-horses - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

5 dark horses who could go far at the World Cup

Don’t worry, you’re entering a Belgium-free zone.

# dark-horses - Sunday 8 June, 2014

5 reasons why France will win the World Cup French Horses This post contains videos

5 reasons why France will win the World Cup

Franck Ribery is out but Karim Benzema and Paul Pogba have enough class to make Didier Deschamp’s team genuine contenders.

# dark-horses - Monday 27 January, 2014

All you need to know about Ireland ahead of the Six Nations

We’ve taken a look at how Joe Schmidt’s men are shaping up for a tilt at this season’s tournament.

# dark-horses - Thursday 14 November, 2013

VIDEO: Falcao does what he does best against Belgium

The international weekend swings into action with Belgium v Colombia tonight.

# dark-horses - Friday 15 March, 2013

Kilcormac-Killoughey driving on against 'insulting' odds

The tight-knit Offaly champions are ready to cause another upset this Sunday.

# dark-horses - Thursday 7 June, 2012

Dark horses: Four outsiders who could be worth taking a punt on

Looking beyond Spain, Germany and Holland, where is a winner likely to come from?