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Kildare Announce Plans To Redevelop St Conleth’s Park

Kildare have officially announced that they plan on redeveloping St Conleth’s Park. The ground that was the subject of one of the biggest GAA stories of the year has been granted planning permission for an expansion that will include a new 2,600-seater stand. The ‘Newbridge or Nowhere’ controversy stemmed from the GAA’s decision to deprive Kildare of their home advantage …

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Tyrone Persist With RTE Media Shun Ahead Of All Ireland Final

Ulster GAA Football Senior Championship Quarter-Final, Celtic Park, Derry 22/5/2016 Derry vs Tyrone Tyrone manager Mickey Harte Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Presseye/Lorcan Doherty

RTE have released a statement confirming that no interviews with Tyrone players or management will feature in their All Ireland football final coverage.  In 2011, Tyrone manager, Mickey Harte refused to engage with RTE following a sketch about Harte on The John Murray Show in the months following his daughter, Michaela’s death. No Tyrone players have been interviewed by the national broadcaster …

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18-Year-Old Dublin Star Signs For Brisbane Lions

Dublin footballer James Madden will make the move to Australia in November after signing a contract with AFL side, the Brisbane Lions.  Madden, who has played minor and U20s with Dublin, impressed at the European AFL combine in UCD where he broke the 20m sprint record in 2.69 seconds. The 18-year-old then travelled to Florida where he trained with the …

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Stephen Rochford Set To Stay On As Mayo Boss

Stephen Rochford is set to stay on as manager of the Mayo senior footballers according to a report in The Mayo News.  There has been speculation over the last few weeks that Rochford may step down from his role, which has seen three of his backroom staff leave, and that former Donegal All-Ireland winning manager Jim McGuinness could step in. …

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Mayo Could Turn To Jim McGuinness If Stephen Rochford Departs [Report]

This year’s All-Ireland SFC final will be contested by Dublin and Tyrone and if there was something missing from the latter stages of this summer’s championship, it was Mayo.  The Westerners exited this year’s Championship at the hands of Kildare in Newbridge and the unfamiliar early exit has led to question marks over Stephen Rochford’s future. To date, Donie Buckley …

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Sludden Goal Helps Tyrone To One-Point Win Over Monaghan

Tyrone 1-13 Monaghan 0-15 The line up for the All Ireland has been confirmed as a late showing from Tyrone got them over the line against Monaghan in a low-quality semi-final in Croke Park. The game was in the balance going into the final 10 minutes until Niall Sludden found the net for Mickey Harte’s side with their old, reliable leaders showing …

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