Tweets of the Week: June 11th

We started this week with news of Joe Rea’s plans to cause a shock, and his fellow Ballymena man couldn’t resist

 

Two-time Olympic bronze medalist Paddy Barnes was his confident self while at training camp in Baku.

 

After a social media campaign that took over the Irish online boxing community, a nickname was chosen for Kildare’s former amateur star Eric Donovan.

 

Spike O’Sullivan gives us an eyeful ahead of the Cork Marathon.

…and the heavy-handed Leesider even had time for a selfie

 

Former rugby union front row Steve Collins has ditched the weights, dropped the pounds, but isn’t happy with the softening of his muscles.

 

Sporting a new hairstyle, it’s a hard to tell the difference between Jono Carroll and Ireland’s most infamous twins.

 

Gary O’Sullivan is still a bit sore about the Hand of Henry in 2011

 

Leonard Gunning, the face of Boxing-Ireland, is current on holidays in Marbella, and he and his son took some time out of their break to put a beat-down on the Irish Gatti

 

Kenny Egan continues his gentle ribbing of Mixed Martial Arts fans, commenting on WWE star Sheamus’s assertion that pro wrestling is more intense than the UFC.

 

Carl Frampton, who shares a gym with tartan star Josh Taylor, has been winding up the Scots all week ahead of Euro 2016.

Joe O'Neill

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