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Neil Glackin

A Donegal native and avid sports follower. Neil’s perfect weekend consists of equal amounts football, GAA and golf. Writing on the side while working 9 to 5 and hope to one day run a marathon. Follow on Twitter @NeilGlackin

In Battle For GAA TV Viewers, TG4 Is Quietly Playing A Blinder

The level of GAA coverage on television has increased in recent years to unprecedented heights. Where once upon a time the national broadcaster would only provide live coverage of the All-Ireland Hurling and Football finals, there are now hundreds of live GAA matches shown every year at home and across the world. The Gaelic Athletic Association today has a very …

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Five Winners And Five Losers From The Allianz National Football League

Allianz Football League Division 1 Final, Croke Park, Dublin 9/4/2017 Dublin vs Kerry Kerry’s captain Fionn Fitzgerald lifts the trophy

A highly entertaining league campaign came to a close over the weekend as the divisional football finals were down for decision. Westmeath, Tipperary, Galway and Kerry all came away with winner’s medals and a trophy in the bag before the summer action truly begins. So with thoughts quickly turning to the Championship, we thought we’d look at some of the …

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Why Today’s League Action Should Be The Nail In The Coffin Of The Current Football Championship’s Format

Football League Championship

The final round of games in this year’s Allianz National Football League took place on Sunday and produced a day full of excellent football action. Barring the upcoming league final between Kerry and Dublin, it was a fitting end to what has been a riveting league campaign. GAA followers have flocked to grounds all across the country over the past …

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Is It Time For Donegal To Unleash Michael Murphy At Full-Forward?

When Donegal lost to Monaghan in the Ulster final, the ramifications of the defeat extended to more than simply missing out on the Anglo-Celt trophy. Ahead of the match, both teams knew what consequences lay in store were they to lose. For Donegal, it now means picking up the pieces to play Galway in the qualifiers and, beyond that, the …

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More Than Brawn: Previewing Armagh v Donegal

Ahead of the Ulster quarterfinal between Armagh and Donegal this Sunday, more is being made of the physical and psychological battles that lie in store rather than the actual football itself. Coming off the back of a feisty affair between Tyrone and Donegal four weeks ago, many are predicting more off-the-ball antics, more sledging and more cynicism. But that is to …

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