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#Magnificent 7

# magnificent-7 - Thursday 1 October, 2020

Tottenham have it easy despite dubious penalty given against Doherty
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Tottenham have it easy despite dubious penalty given against Doherty

Oct 1st 2020, 10:16 PM 7,066 Views 4 Comments

Harry Kane helped himself to a hat-trick in a 7-2 win for Jose Mourinho’s side against Maccabi Haifa.

# magnificent-7 - Friday 18 September, 2020

'Exceptional' Connors a key selection as Leinster bid to unseat Saracens
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'Exceptional' Connors a key selection as Leinster bid to unseat Saracens

Sep 18th 2020, 4:00 PM 10,178 Views 12 Comments

Dropping an established international like Josh van der Flier is testament to Leinster’s depth and their ability to use it.

# magnificent-7 - Monday 30 December, 2019

Hard-hitting Will Connors ready for 'that next step'
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Hard-hitting Will Connors ready for 'that next step'

Dec 30th 2019, 7:20 AM 8,567 Views 14 Comments

The Kildare openside has yet to feature in Europe for Leinster, but has already caught they eye of Andy Farrell.

# magnificent-7 - Thursday 26 September, 2019

Italy trounce Canada to make it back-to-back World Cup bonus-point wins
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Italy trounce Canada to make it back-to-back World Cup bonus-point wins

Sep 26th 2019, 11:32 AM 11,445 Views 12 Comments

Conor O’Shea’s side ran in seven tries but the performance in Fukuoka was by no means perfect.

# magnificent-7 - Friday 9 November, 2018

Sean O'Brien and his 'contagious confidence' back to boost Ireland
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Sean O'Brien and his 'contagious confidence' back to boost Ireland

Nov 9th 2018, 6:30 AM 9,883 Views 11 Comments

O’Brien’s stubborn streak was key in his return to fitness, says Joe Schmidt.

# magnificent-7 - Saturday 3 February, 2018

Relentless Van der Flier forever chasing sky high standards
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Relentless Van der Flier forever chasing sky high standards

Feb 3rd 2018, 7:30 AM 4,660 Views 5 Comments

The Wicklow man is a natural fit in Ireland’s back row, so it’s easy to forget he is still encountering firsts aplenty in his career.

# magnificent-7 - Sunday 4 December, 2016

Liverpool's undefeated run ended by 3 late Bournemouth goals
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Liverpool's undefeated run ended by 3 late Bournemouth goals

Dec 4th 2016, 4:14 PM 6,590 Views 13 Comments

The home side came from 3-1 down to win thanks to an injury-time goal from Nathan Ake.

# magnificent-7 - Sunday 19 June, 2016

Holders Chile make big statement by putting 7 past Mexico in Copa America quarter-final
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Holders Chile make big statement by putting 7 past Mexico in Copa America quarter-final

Jun 19th 2016, 5:48 AM 5,890 Views 5 Comments

Hoffenheim’s Eduardo Vargas netted four times.

# magnificent-7 - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

Filmmakers followed Richie McCaw for last year of his career and the finished product looks incredible
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Filmmakers followed Richie McCaw for last year of his career and the finished product looks incredible

Dec 22nd 2015, 5:54 PM 16,492 Views 5 Comments

‘I was on a mission.’

# magnificent-7 - Friday 30 January, 2015

Sean O'Brien: 'I'm not going to go out like Tarzan and run around like a headless chicken'
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Sean O'Brien: 'I'm not going to go out like Tarzan and run around like a headless chicken'

Jan 30th 2015, 8:00 AM 14,122 Views 27 Comments

Ireland’s powerful openside is patiently following the road to recovery, so probably won’t be travelling to Rome for the Six Nations opener.

# magnificent-7 - Friday 14 February, 2014

7 ways to live your life like Sean O'Brien
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7 ways to live your life like Sean O'Brien

Feb 14th 2014, 3:06 PM 14,521 Views 9 Comments

The Tullow Tank is 27 today and there’s a whole lot we can learn from him.

# magnificent-7 - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

The Magnificent 7: St. Stephen’s Day crackers
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The Magnificent 7: St. Stephen’s Day crackers

Dec 26th 2012, 9:10 AM 1,836 Views 0 Comments

From eight goal thrillers, to on-field team talks, football has served up a feast of fascinating St. Stephen’s Day encounters.

# magnificent-7 - Friday 16 November, 2012

Magnificent 7: North London derbies
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Magnificent 7: North London derbies

Nov 16th 2012, 12:45 PM 727 Views 0 Comments

Featuring all the drama, goals and controversial incidents you’ve come to expect of this fixture.

# magnificent-7 - Monday 22 October, 2012

Heineken Cup: Winning ugly is a thing of beauty for unbeaten Ulster
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Heineken Cup: Winning ugly is a thing of beauty for unbeaten Ulster

Oct 22nd 2012, 10:00 AM 469 Views 0 Comments

The wins just keep on coming for Mark Anscombe’s men and the Dragons are next to be slayed.

# magnificent-7 - Friday 19 October, 2012

Breakthrough: Seadna Morey awarded after Clare's under-21 success
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Breakthrough: Seadna Morey awarded after Clare's under-21 success

Oct 19th 2012, 7:15 AM 813 Views 1 Comment

The Banner’s inspirational half back has been announced as Bord Gais’ breakthrough talent of 2012.

# magnificent-7 - Friday 30 March, 2012

The Magnificent 7: trash-talking sport stars
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The Magnificent 7: trash-talking sport stars

Mar 30th 2012, 10:02 AM 1,584 Views 1 Comment

Anna Kournikova, Kevin Keegan and Glenn McGrath all feature in this week’s hostility-fueled column