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# reel-stories - Thursday 10 December, 2015

'MMA saved my life. I wouldn't like to think what I'd be doing if I didn't have it'
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# Opening Doors

'MMA saved my life. I wouldn't like to think what I'd be doing if I didn't have it'

Dec 10th 2015, 4:45 PM 9,533 Views 0 Comments

A new documentary on the next wave of Irish MMA fighters airs on RTÉ tonight.

# reel-stories - Sunday 15 November, 2015

Watch 'Rockmount', the award-winning Irish short film about a young Roy Keane
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Watch 'Rockmount', the award-winning Irish short film about a young Roy Keane

Nov 15th 2015, 8:00 PM 26,061 Views 47 Comments

This is great.

# reel-stories - Sunday 7 June, 2015

Sports Film Of The Week: Catch Me If You Can
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Sports Film Of The Week: Catch Me If You Can

Jun 7th 2015, 9:30 PM 4,668 Views 2 Comments

This BBC Panorama doc has sparked fresh controversy around the methods of high-profile athletics coach Alberto Salazar.

# reel-stories - Sunday 24 May, 2015

Sports Film of the Week: Sole Man
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Sports Film of the Week: Sole Man

May 24th 2015, 10:00 PM 4,272 Views 4 Comments

Grab the popcorn and settle in to enjoy this week’s pick.

# reel-stories - Sunday 10 May, 2015

Sports Film of the Week: We Could Be King
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Sports Film of the Week: We Could Be King

May 10th 2015, 9:30 PM 4,936 Views 2 Comments

We’ve got a newly-minted award winner for you this week. Get the popcorn!

# reel-stories - Sunday 3 May, 2015

Sports Film Of The Week: Playing For The Mob
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Sports Film Of The Week: Playing For The Mob

May 3rd 2015, 9:30 PM 6,512 Views 1 Comment

Goodfellas meets Hoosiers.

# reel-stories - Monday 27 April, 2015

Sports Film of the Week: Late Rounders
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Sports Film of the Week: Late Rounders

Apr 27th 2015, 7:56 AM 6,320 Views 2 Comments

The late rounds of the NFL Draft are a long way from the glamour of round one.

# reel-stories - Sunday 19 April, 2015

Sports Film of the Week: Legendary Nights - The Tale of Hagler v Hearns
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Sports Film of the Week: Legendary Nights - The Tale of Hagler v Hearns

Apr 19th 2015, 9:30 PM 4,077 Views 1 Comment

Got half an hour to spare? You’ll enjoy this.

# reel-stories - Sunday 29 March, 2015

Sports film of the week: Hooked on Rugby
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Sports film of the week: Hooked on Rugby

Mar 29th 2015, 9:30 PM 10,127 Views 1 Comment

As George Hook exits pursued by a bear, we look at his ‘landmark’ documentary.

# reel-stories - Sunday 22 March, 2015

Sports film of the week: Millionaire Gaming Prodigies
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Sports film of the week: Millionaire Gaming Prodigies

Mar 22nd 2015, 9:30 PM 5,626 Views 2 Comments

Our sports film of the week is a documentary following the explosion of eSports in South Korea

# reel-stories - Sunday 22 February, 2015

Sports Film of the Week: Of Miracles and Men
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Sports Film of the Week: Of Miracles and Men

Feb 22nd 2015, 9:31 PM 4,737 Views 1 Comment

Grab the popcorn and settle in to enjoy this week’s pick.

# reel-stories - Sunday 8 February, 2015

Sports Film of the Week: Seve the Movie
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Sports Film of the Week: Seve the Movie

Feb 8th 2015, 9:30 PM 3,954 Views 2 Comments

This recently released film charts the rise of the late, great Severiano Ballesteros.

# reel-stories - Sunday 1 February, 2015

Sports Film Of The Week: Red Army
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Sports Film Of The Week: Red Army

Feb 1st 2015, 9:30 PM 4,454 Views 0 Comments

Arguably the best team on ice, they had as much influence away from the rink behind the Iron Curtain.

# reel-stories - Sunday 18 January, 2015

Sports Film of the Week: The Toughest Race On Earth
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Sports Film of the Week: The Toughest Race On Earth

Jan 18th 2015, 9:30 PM 4,359 Views 3 Comments

Because some people think it’s a good idea to run across the Sahara.

# reel-stories - Sunday 11 January, 2015

Sports Film Of The Week: Let Them Wear Towels
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Sports Film Of The Week: Let Them Wear Towels

Jan 11th 2015, 9:30 PM 4,705 Views 3 Comments

The story of female American sportswriters and their battle for access.

# reel-stories - Sunday 28 December, 2014

Sports Film of the Week: He Got Game
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Sports Film of the Week: He Got Game

Dec 28th 2014, 9:30 PM 4,812 Views 4 Comments

Denzel Washington? Yes. Ray Allen? Yes. A character called Jesus Shuttlesworth? Definitely.

# reel-stories - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Forget Home Alone, here are the sports movies you need to watch this Christmas
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Forget Home Alone, here are the sports movies you need to watch this Christmas

Dec 23rd 2014, 7:00 AM 4,348 Views 4 Comments

And no, Space Jam isn’t one of them.

# reel-stories - Sunday 21 December, 2014

Sports Film of the Week: The Damned United
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Sports Film of the Week: The Damned United

Dec 21st 2014, 9:30 PM 6,027 Views 6 Comments

You’ll be damned if you do and damned if you don’t.

# reel-stories - Sunday 14 December, 2014

Sports Film of the Week: The Class of '92
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Sports Film of the Week: The Class of '92

Dec 14th 2014, 9:30 PM 3,822 Views 2 Comments

Perfect viewing for these cold evenings.

# reel-stories - Sunday 7 December, 2014

Sports Film of the Week: Batmen - The Story of Irish Cricket
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Sports Film of the Week: Batmen - The Story of Irish Cricket

Dec 7th 2014, 9:30 PM 2,366 Views 3 Comments

This documentary tells the tale of a loved but also a misunderstood sport in Ireland.

# reel-stories - Sunday 30 November, 2014

Sports Film of the Week: 30 for 30 - Once Brothers
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Sports Film of the Week: 30 for 30 - Once Brothers

Nov 30th 2014, 9:30 PM 10,017 Views 6 Comments

A must watch – 30 for 30 Once Brothers has everything from friendship to war and to tragedy.

# reel-stories - Sunday 23 November, 2014

Sports Film of the Week: Touch The Wall
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Sports Film of the Week: Touch The Wall

Nov 23rd 2014, 9:00 PM 3,737 Views 0 Comments

Before winning four gold medals at the London Olympics at the age of 17, Missy Franklin struck up a sisterly bond with Kara Lynn Joyce

Documentary on the Irish woman who changed the face of boxing airs tonight
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Documentary on the Irish woman who changed the face of boxing airs tonight

Nov 23rd 2014, 5:50 PM 5,401 Views 1 Comment

Girl On The Undercard tells the remarkable story of Deirdre Gogarty.

# reel-stories - Sunday 16 November, 2014

Sports Film of the Week: 42

Sports Film of the Week: 42

Nov 16th 2014, 9:30 PM 5,061 Views 0 Comments

An inspirational story of fighting against the system.

# reel-stories - Sunday 2 November, 2014

Sports Film of the Week: Marvellous
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# Nello

Sports Film of the Week: Marvellous

Nov 2nd 2014, 9:30 PM 5,892 Views 5 Comments

This true story about an unlikely star is truly heart-warming.

# reel-stories - Sunday 26 October, 2014

Sports Film of the Week: In My Book You Should Be Ahead
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Sports Film of the Week: In My Book You Should Be Ahead

Oct 26th 2014, 9:30 PM 6,454 Views 0 Comments

A fascinating insight into one of Ireland’s oldest clubs and a glimpse of Dublin in the 1970s.

# reel-stories - Sunday 19 October, 2014

Sports Film of the Week: Desert Runners
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Sports Film of the Week: Desert Runners

Oct 19th 2014, 9:30 PM 3,215 Views 1 Comment

Make an hour or two in your life for this – you won’t regret it.

# reel-stories - Sunday 12 October, 2014

Sports Film of the Week: Out of the Ashes
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Sports Film of the Week: Out of the Ashes

Oct 12th 2014, 9:30 PM 2,935 Views 0 Comments

Even if cricket’s not usually your cup of tea, we reckon you’ll enjoy this.

# reel-stories - Sunday 5 October, 2014

Sports Film of the Week: The Battered Bastards of Baseball
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Sports Film of the Week: The Battered Bastards of Baseball

Oct 5th 2014, 9:30 PM 6,105 Views 2 Comments

Grab the popcorn and the Netflix login and put your feet up for an hour or two.

# reel-stories - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Goodfella Henry Hill first up in the new batch of 30 for 30 documentaries
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Goodfella Henry Hill first up in the new batch of 30 for 30 documentaries

Sep 16th 2014, 3:25 PM 4,818 Views 7 Comments

Fittingly, Ray Liotta will narrate that one.

# reel-stories - Sunday 31 August, 2014

Sports Film Of The Week: The Rivalry
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Sports Film Of The Week: The Rivalry

Aug 31st 2014, 9:30 PM 4,256 Views 0 Comments

After a weekend when college football came to town, take a look at one of its biggest rivalries.

# reel-stories - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Sports Film Of The Week: Chris Waddle - The French Way
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Sports Film Of The Week: Chris Waddle - The French Way

Aug 24th 2014, 9:30 PM 6,124 Views 5 Comments

Take an hour to remember the genius of Chris Waddle.

# reel-stories - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Sports Film Of The Week: Barry McGuigan - Sports Life Stories
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Sports Film Of The Week: Barry McGuigan - Sports Life Stories

Aug 17th 2014, 9:30 PM 4,346 Views 1 Comment

This week’s film takes a look at the Clones Cyclone

# reel-stories - Sunday 10 August, 2014

Sports Film Of The Week: The Marinovich Project
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Sports Film Of The Week: The Marinovich Project

Aug 10th 2014, 9:34 PM 8,653 Views 3 Comments

One dad’s misguided quest to turn his son into an NFL star QB.

# reel-stories - Sunday 3 August, 2014

Sports Film of the Week: Mudbloods
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Sports Film of the Week: Mudbloods

Aug 3rd 2014, 9:00 PM 5,214 Views 4 Comments

And you thought Quidditch only existed in Harry Potter…

# reel-stories - Sunday 27 July, 2014

Sports Film Of The Week: Unforgivable Blackness - The Rise And Fall Of Jack Johnson
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Sports Film Of The Week: Unforgivable Blackness - The Rise And Fall Of Jack Johnson

Jul 27th 2014, 9:30 PM 3,714 Views 3 Comments

The world’s first black heavyweight champ has a story to tell.

# reel-stories - Sunday 20 July, 2014

Sports Film of the Week: Scotland in December
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Sports Film of the Week: Scotland in December

Jul 20th 2014, 8:30 PM 5,322 Views 2 Comments

The sorry story of French golfer Jean Van de Velde after the 1999 Open Championship.

# reel-stories - Sunday 6 July, 2014

Sports Film of the Week: The mystery of the Rimet trophy
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Sports Film of the Week: The mystery of the Rimet trophy

Jul 6th 2014, 8:30 PM 4,677 Views 2 Comments

This is another of the recent ESPN 30 for 30 Soccer Stories.

# reel-stories - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Sports Film of the Week: The Opposition
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Sports Film of the Week: The Opposition

Jun 29th 2014, 8:00 PM 5,819 Views 3 Comments

A recent edition in ESPN’s ’30 for 30′, it tells an incredible story of the 1973 Chilean team and a World Cup qualifier against no opposition.

# reel-stories - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Sports Film of the Week: Hero
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Sports Film of the Week: Hero

Jun 22nd 2014, 9:30 PM 4,486 Views 5 Comments

Narrated by Michael Caine, our latest pick tells the story of the 1986 World Cup.

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