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patrick Conway
I grew up in County Derry loving Gaelic and football. However, I've always held an interest in a wide range of sports. I think I could add informed opinion to sports discussions all over the globe. I currently teach English in Korea and have sampled local culture such as taekwondo. Nonetheless, being far from home has reignited my love for Irish sport.

Ladies First – A ‘Dual’ Too Far For GAA Men

Briege Corkery and Rena Buckley created history on Sunday by picking up the 16th Senior All-Ireland medals of their careers, an incredible achievement. It was somewhat ironic that they beat Dublin in the Ladies’ Football Final given that’s where Kathleen Mills came from. Mills’ benchmark of fifteen All-Ireland medals stood as the record prior to yesterday’s heroics. Considering that Dublin were kept …

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The Most Invincible GAA Teams Of All Time

Patrick Conway sets about discovering some of the GAA’s most unbeatable teams down through the years.  The Invincibles: the name we all connect to Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal side of the 2003-04 season. They went through that entire league season unbeaten. However, there were 12 draws and defeats in the other main competitions they played in; semi-final defeats in both domestic cups and a …

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Hurlers Could Raise Level Of Cat-Astrophic Kilkenny Football

Hurling and football are under the one GAA umbrella. Therefore, this writer finds it inexcusable that Kilkenny can be the recurring holders of Liam McCarthy yet fail to field a football team in National League or senior championship. Kilkenny footballers did win some silverware this year but incredibly it wasn’t even on these shores. Rather, they defeated Scotland (not entirely …

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