Michael Conlan goes pro, combine on Croker - The sporting April Fools 'pranks' of 2016
Published 01/04/2016 | 11:04
Did you fall for any of these? You may want to look at yourself if you did.
Sport stars, teams and media outlets have been trying to dupe us all morning. Some made us pause for a second but most were pretty lame.
Here is a sampling of some of the pranks including Michael Conlan going pro, Rio Ferdinand taking over at United and a combine harvester on Croke Park:
New Chapter.. Contract signed.. Looking forward to going into management in June. Big summer ahead! pic.twitter.com/IxBiDNLMIO— Rio Ferdinand (@rioferdy5) April 1, 2016
Amateur star @mickconlan11 to turn pro before the Olympics and will face Prince Patel on his professional debut at a venue to be announced.— BOXING IRELAND (@LoveIrishBoxing) April 1, 2016