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Eoghan Lordan

Eoghan Lordan
"Eoghan is a Law and Irish student in UCC and is a big fan of Limerick GAA and Munster Rugby. Hurling, Gaelic football and soccer are his main interests, but he's into just about every other sport there is.

Fermanagh: The Story Of The 2015 Football Championship

Fermanagh are through to the All-Ireland quarter-finals for the first time since 2004 after a man of the match display by corner forward Tomás Corrigan saw them defeat Westmeath by 1-13 to 0-7. Pete McGrath’s side enjoyed an impressive Round 3A qualifier win over Roscommon and gave another fine display on Saturday in Breffni Park, producing a strong second half …

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Costs/Benefits Of Keeping On TJ Ryan As Limerick Manager

To say that Limerick’s qualifier loss last weekend was a disaster would be an understatement. Eight points up and cruising after David Breen’s first half goal, the Treaty looked all set to make it to the quarter finals to take on either Galway or the loser of the Munster final. Dublin were on the ropes, and all Limerick had to do was …

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Classy Dubs Are Just Too Good This Year

When the final whistle sounded at the end of Westmeath’s victory over Meath on Sunday, it was greeted with such a reaction by the Lake County faithful that you would be forgiven for thinking it was 2004 again. Such was the joy at Westmeath’s first ever Championship victory over rivals Meath that you could almost picture the late, great Páidí Ó Sé down …

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What We Learned From This Weekend’s Hurling Championship

It was a busy weekend in the All-Ireland hurling Championship. All in all, it was like an episode of Game of Thrones this weekend, with some pretenders to the throne annihilated in ruthless fashion as the big wheels laid bare their intentions for 2015. Galway produced yet another an impressive performance, putting Laois to the sword on Saturday, Kilkenny showed they …

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How Can Weaker Counties Compete In The Championship & What Is The Solution?

Last weekend was not the greatest of weekends for Gaelic football. Dublin’s demolition of Longford by 4-25 to 0-10 was a game that effectively ended as a contest inside the opening five minutes when Diarmuid Connolly broke through to score the opening goal of the game for Dublin. Colm O’Rourke deemed the Leinster Championship an “absolute joke” at present, so when …

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Can Galway Return To Winning Ways In The Championship?

This weekend sees the beginning of Galway’s 2015 championship campaign, with the Tribesmen taking on Dublin at Croke Park on Sunday.  Galway haven’t beaten Dublin in Leinster since the Tribesmen began competing in the Leinster Championship in 2009, and Anthony Cunningham’s side will be eager to end that losing streak on Sunday. A disappointing 0-26 to 2-14 loss to Dublin on …

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Time for a change of Harte in Tyrone GAA?

It’s been a long time since All-Ireland success for Tyrone. In recent years, things have looked a lot more like regress than progress. Is Harte’s time up? 2015 has been a mixed year so far for Tyrone football. This Saturday, the under 21’s face Tipperary in Parnell Park in the final of the under-21 Championship as the Red Hands go in …

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