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Six Nations Review - Ireland Or France Favourites For World Cup?

With the Six Nations done and dusted, the attention turns to the Rugby World Cup later this year and if the Northern Hemisphere can deliver a champion for the first time since England’s win back in 2003. The answer to that question will be decided at the Stade de France on the 28 October and on current form it wouldn't be a surprise if either Ireland or France were holding aloft the Webb Ellis trophy.

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Ireland v England Preview - Six Nations Round 5

Ireland are chasing a Grand Slam victory at the 2023 Six Nations and Andy Farrell’s side will complete their mission if they defeat England this Saturday.

The tantalizing clash will take place atDublin’s Aviva Stadium on Saturday 18 March, with kick-off being at 5pm.

There has been a night-and-day difference between the two sides’ fortunes at this Six Nations and the gulf between the two countries look as big as ever. With the World Cup being just around the corner, England need answers whilst Ireland seem to have them all.

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UFC 286 Preview – Edwards v Usman

The UFC heads to London, United Kingdom for UFC 286. It is the first pay-per-view event since 2016. The stacked card at The 02 Arena sees a welterweight title trilogy between current champion Leon Edwards and Kamaru Usman. The co-main event, meanwhile, features an explosive lightweight encounter between Justin Gaethje and Rafael Fiziev.

With plenty of other great fights on the card, MMA Viking previews all the action.

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Saudi Arabian GP Preview

Formula One’s next destination is Jeddah, Saudi Arabia,

The first race of the new season ended in triumphant victories for Max Verstappen and his Red Bull brand and the Dutchman is further cementing his status as the new face of F1. Fernando Alonso returned to the podium after a two-year absence, whilst Ferrari and Mercedes continued to be plagued by issues both on and off the track.

It is not, however, doom and gloom for rival teams, as the Jeddah track is custom-built for competitive races and surprise packages. Red Bull are tipped to achieve victory once-again, though their success in Saudi is by no means a guarantee.

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England v France Preview - Six Nations Round 4

England and France are set to battle at Twickenham Stadium on Saturday 11 March with both sides level on points and chasing the unbeaten Ireland at the summit.

England, France, and Scotland all currently have 10 points, so there is no room for error in the quest to unseat Ireland. As if the France clash wasn’t challenging enough, Steve Borthwick’s men travel to Dublin the week after to take on an imperious Ireland side on the weekend of St Patrick’s Day.

Check out our preview to what should be a thrilling Six Nations clash.

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Verstappen Dominates In Bahrain

Max Verstappen dominated the 2023 Formula 1 opener in Bahrain and helped Red Bull further stake their claim in motorsport even further. The 25-year-old is inflicting even more pain on Ferrari and Mercedes, finishing 10 seconds in front of his teammate Sergio Perez and winning the Bahrain GP for the first time in his career.

Charles Leclerc was forced to exit the race after suffering from mechanical difficulties, whilst Lewis Hamilton could only settle for fifth. Faced with his toughest opponents, Verstappen displayed a level of calmness and experience well-beyond his years and the Dutchman’s handling and overall performance were simply world-class. When the Dutchman is in this kind of form, it seems inevitable that he’ll romp to a third F1 title and write his name into the history books with even more detail. Second-placed Perez impressed, too, but he could only watch as his Red Bull teammate cruised to victory in style.

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