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Jason Redmond

A 20-year-old from Wexford, Jason is an English and History student at the University of Limerick. Currently looking for a summer job....

Oisín McConville Goes To Extraordinary Lengths To Avoid Cheltenham

Cheltenham Ulster Senior Football Championship Final 20/7/2008 Armagh Oisin McConville Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

To many, the Cheltenham festival is a momentous period on the sporting calendar. Crowds erupt through the doors of bookmakers; the buzz is electric and it seems like almost the whole country has placed a bet. One man who won’t be placing a bet, however, is Oisín McConville.  On the eve of Cheltenham’s first race, the former legendary Armagh gaelic footballer gave …

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National Hurling League: Five Standout Players Of The Weekend

With another National Hurling League weekend just about coming to an end, we assess some of the standout performances.  Across the weekend, we were presented with some unbelievable, passionate and entertaining games of hurling. From a palpitating performance by two of our countries best in Thurles to the complete demolition of Laois in Division 1b, certainly, this weekend’s hurling action further highlighted …

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Jack Guiney Return A Huge Boost As Wexford Juggernaut Powers On

Bord Gais Energy Leinster GAA Hurling Under 21 Championship Final 9/7/2014 Wexford Jack Guiney Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

Undoubtedly, the National League provided another great weekend of hurling and football games around the country this weekend.  In Wexford Park, the Model County continued their successful run of form after they dominantly overcame Kerry. Although it was not a shock result, there was one huge talking point from the game. Rathnure club man, Jack Guiney was brought on from …

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All Counties Should Learn From Limerick’s Response To Poor Pitch Conditions


National Football League action returns to our counties and television screens this weekend. The Limerick footballers will play London in their fourth round clash of the Division 4 league. The game was due to be played in the Gaelic Grounds, however the terrible weather conditions around the Treaty County have forced the Limerick County Board to take precautionary action. The clash between …

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Chelsea’s Best XI Since The Turn Of The Millennium

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 24: John Terry and Didier Drogba of Chelsea hold the trophy after the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Sunderland at Stamford Bridge on May 24, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

With the 2016/17 Premier League season nearing its conclusion, Chelsea seem very likely to win another title, and much of this, of course, has been down to the vast level of talent currently available to manager Antonio Conte. Taking inspiration from this season’s all-conquering side, here we have named the Blues’ best XI since the turn of the millennium.  _________ (GK) Petr …

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Watch: Michael Conlan Releases Electrifying Promo Video Ahead Of Pro Debut

Michael Conlan Press Conference, Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York 18/1/2017 Michael Conlan Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Emily Harney

It’s just under three weeks until Michael Conlan walks out into The Theatre at Madison Square Garden, New York on St. Patrick’s Day for his first professional bout.  The Belfast local, who recently signed a pro contract with boxing promoters Top Rank, will go up against America’s Tim Ibarra. Speaking to DublinLive about his preparation and motivation ahead of the huge fight, …

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Inter-County Players’ Reaction To ‘Super 8’ Motion Illustrates Huge Level Of Discontent

2017 GAA Congress, Croke Park, Dublin 24/2/2017 A view of the conference Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

February 25th, 2017 is a date that will go down in history for all the wrong reasons. The GAA Congress voted in the motion of a ‘Super 8’ system to reform the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship’s quarter-final stages.  The motion was supported by a whopping 76%. The result of the vote will see the All-Ireland quarter-final stage now split into two groups of …

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National Football League: Five Young Players To Watch Out For This Weekend

Allianz Football League Division 1, Austin Stack Park, Tralee, Co. Kerry 11/2/2017 Kerry vs Mayo Stephen Coen of Mayo Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

Last week, we looked at the hurling fixtures and picked out six players who could make a difference in their National Hurling League matches.  Now, we look at the young footballers in league action over the weekend to keep a watchful eye on. _______ Josh Keane (Tipperary) The 21-year-old Golden-Kilfeacle native came to national prominence during last year’s championship after he …

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Shocking Scenes As Tyrone GAA Club Is Ransacked

St Enda's Tyrone

On Monday night, St Enda’s GAA Club in Omagh Co.Tyrone suffered a horrible attack on their premises.  The Tyrone Consitution Newspaper reports that various thieves broke into the GAA club, where they stole vital club equipment and caused substantial damage to fixtures and fittings. The news follows on from a spate of break-ins and vandalism across the Omagh locality of late, …

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