WWFO: Andy Roddick vs … D-Wade?

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010

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Former US Open Tennis champion and last year’s Wimbledon runner-up Andy Roddick took on a different kind of challenge last week. His opponent on the far side of the net was six time NBA All Star and former NBA Finals MVP Dwayne Wade of the Miami Heat. After playing some tennis the two took on [...]

Tohill is new International Rules manager

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010

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Former Derry footballer Anthony Tohill has been confirmed as the new Ireland International Rules manager.
Tohill succeeds Sean Boylan in the role and was unveiled at a press briefing in Croke Park at midday.
Action81’s Coilin Duffy reports from Croke Park

WWFO: Jose Mourinho loves his Custard Creams

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010

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Ahead of Inter’s clash with CSKA Moscow in the Champions League quarter finals tonight, here’s nice little video of Jose Mourinho struggling to answer questions from TV3’s Trevor Welch because he’s too busy eating Custard Cream biscuits.

Munster coach Tony McGahan on Munster vs Leinster

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

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Munster coach Tony McGahan spoke with journalists today to give his thoughts on Magners League champions Munster’s clash against rivals, and Heineken Cup champions, Leinster this Friday. Action81 was there to hear his thoughts.

Live: Lyon vs Bordeaux

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

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Welcome to our live blogging coverage the Champions League Quarter Final first leg between Lyon and Bordeaux. The tie pits the conquerers of Real Madrid against the reigning French champions.

Our coverage updates after every incident of note and we’ll have regular analysis throughout the game.
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Fulltime: Lyon hold a big advantage going into the second [...]

WWFO: Any and Every which way but Lacrosse

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

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This isn’t the greatest camera work in the world but it’s still more than tolerable enough to enjoy this fight that the guys at The 700 Level found from a Lacrosse game. The two combatants trading of punches reminds me of Clint Eastwood’s final brawl in Any Which Way You Can, the lesser sequel to [...]

WWFO: Tim Tebow helps a dude propose

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

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Whatever you think about Tim Tebow, it’s hard to not think he’s kind of cool after helping this fan propose to his girlfiend.  We’ll let the YouTube explanation fill you in on the details:
This is Tim Tebow helping Ian Lis propose to his new fiance Sarah Springer in the middle of Tebow’s first professional autograph [...]

The Prawn Sandwich Show – Episode 2

Monday, March 29th, 2010

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The second episode of our podcast show, The Prawn Sandwich show is now online.
This week we discuss next week’s big Munster v Leinster game, the announcement of a new International Rules manager, and the future of the UFC.
You can subscribe or download The Prawn Sandwich show through iTunes here or you can listen to this [...]

Kurt Suzuki never caused so much commotion

Monday, March 29th, 2010

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On Sunday I along with nine men, who were complete strangers to me, gathered in Slattery’s pub in Dublin, for a unique experience for Irish sports fans.
Fantasy Football has been a huge promotional tool for the English Premiership over the past 17 or so years. Fantasy American Football has done likewise Stateside. Both have given [...]

WWFO: AB de Villiers takes flight.

Friday, March 26th, 2010

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Twenty20 cricket may not compare to test matches for the purists but there’s no arguing with the highlights it can produce. Yesterday in the IPL, playing for the Delhi Daredevils, South African AB de Villiers, back pedalling towards the boundary, pulled off an incredible catch to dismiss Bangalore’s Praveen Kumar.