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December 9, 2015 (No Comments) by theSharpeUser
August 28, 2016 (No Comments) by theSharpeUser
Is Darts Really A Sport

It’s hard not to love the carnival atmosphere that surrounds the big Darts competitions but in this era, there is nothing that goes unscrutinised by the neigh-sayers. A lot would tell you that Darts isn’t a ‘real sport’ just because you might have a few larger sized gentlemen on stage throwing a little dart at a board over and over. Collins’ English Dictionary defines sport as ‘an individual or group activity pursued for exercise or pleasure, often involving the testing of physical capabilities and taking the form of a competitive game such as football, tennis… etc’. The key elements of that definition being the first eleven words, in particular the […]

July 23, 2016 (No Comments) by theSharpeUser

“Rugby is a thug’s game played by gentleman while soccer is a gentleman’s game played by thugs.” A common phrase uttered when comparing the two sports, mostly by the pro-rugby troupe when you consider the ideology being expressed. But aside from the on field matters, let’s take a look and what many consider to be the heart and soul of any sport. It’s not the multi-millionaire stars, it’s not the sponsors and it’s certainly not the owners and bigwig board members. The fans.. Soccer fans in Ireland, even without the absence of a major league (that’s an issue for another day), will follow teams religiously from August to May every […]

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