Top Ten Stories Of The Week On Balls.ie

Top Ten Stories Of The Week On Balls.ie
By Declan Johnston Updated

It's been another long week of sporting ridicule, so what better way to wind down on a bank holiday Friday than to a look back at this week's highlights, which range from Stephen O'Neill being made to look like a crash test dummy to a brief history of the Irish streaker via a contrived Pat Spillane analogy. Enjoy.

1. Stephen O'Neill just ran into a brick wall. Stephen O'Neill runs into Neil McGee, McGee barely notices. As GIFs go, this is a keeper.

2. The Moment Dylan Hartley Saw Red For Reportedly Calling Wayne Barnes “A F****** Cheat”. Another memorable addition to the Dylan Hartley Moments Of True Sporting Class Scrapbook.

3. ROG’s Appearance On BBC 5 Live Rugby Was Brilliant. ROG signs off on an outstanding career with a pretty funny interview on BBC 5 Live.

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4. Dónal Óg Cusack Subject To Homophobic Twitter Abuse. Dónal Óg Cusack was the victim of some moronic and bigoted behaviour on Twitter this week.

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5. Lewis Moody: BOD Should Not Start For The Lions. Lewis Moody expresses some forthright opinions on who he thinks should be in the Lions starting line-up.

6. Pat Spillane’s Blanket Analogy Was Awkwardly Amusing. Another fine analogy from the Pelé of gaelic football.

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7. Brilliant Shane Long Header Gives Ireland Lead (GIF And Video). The Irish sporting highlight of the week as Shane Long guides a header past Joe Hart to give Ireland the lead at Wembley.

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8. Video: Courtney Lawes With A Crushing (And Illegal) Hit On Toby Flood. Courtney Lawes leaves Toby Flood reeling with a huge hit at Twickenham.

9. Jordi Murphy Claims Friend Sent Offensive Instagram Post From His Account. Many will find Jordi Murphy's explanation for this a little hard to believe.

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10. 13 Of The Funniest Streakers In Irish Sporting History. Featuring a man attempting to ride Wexford hurler Declan Ruth like Seabiscuit.

 

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