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Cork Were Given The Fright Of Their Lives Against Waterford Tonight

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Cork football’s dreams of a Munster final in Páirc Uí Chaoimh were almost dashed before they got started this evening. The Rebels went to Dungarvan as heavy favourites to get over the first round, and book a semi-final date against Tipperary. However, the Déise put up a huge fight, and it was level deep into injury time before Cork pulled …

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Five Talking Points Ahead Of The Weekend’s Intercounty GAA Action

With the GAA season in full swing, we look at five talking points ahead of the weekend’s action. Can Laois spring a surprise? The whole country is talking about a rematch between Wexford and Kilkenny in the semi-final. For that to happen, the Yellowbellies must overcome Laois in tomorrow’s quarter-final. However, despite being underdogs, there are a few reasons for …

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Cork Selector Eamonn Ryan: “They Don’t Seem To Do It On The Day”

Cork football selector Eamonn Ryan has stated that the heavy public criticism of the team has had an effect on the players.  The Rebels face Waterford in the Munster SFC quarter-final on Saturday in Dungarvan’s Fraher Field and go into the clash as strong favourites. However, the Cork footballers have been on a downward spiral ever since clinching the Sam …

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Tyrone Looking For More Than A Positive Result Against Derry

Allianz Football League Division 1, Healy Park, Omagh, Co. Tyrone 12/3/2017 Tyrone vs Cavan Tyrone manager Mickey Harte Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Presseye/Lorcan Doherty

Tyrone become the latest big gun to open their championship campaign on Sunday when they face Derry for a spot in the Ulster semi-final against Donegal. With Monaghan, Mayo and Rory Gallagher’s men already having started 2017 with a win, it is the turn of Mickey Harte’s side to show what they can do, in this potentially tricky opener. While …

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Quiz: Can You Name The County of These GAA Stars?

Allianz Football League Division 1, O'Donnell Park, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal 5/2/2017 Donegal vs Kerry Donegal's James O'Donoghue and Donegal's Eamon Doherty and Ciaran Thompson Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Presseye/Lorcan Doherty

This GAA quiz starts off very easy but it’s not long before you can get caught out. As we head into the summer months, you might be seeing a lot more of these players in both codes. Another exciting weekend will feature Dublin facing Galway in Tullamore for a place in the Leinster Hurling Championship quarter final. It’s hard not …

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Three Reasons Why Cork Footballers Can Turn Their Fortunes Around

Allianz Football League Division 1, Pairc Uí Rinn, Cork 31/1/2016 Cork vs Mayo The Cork team stand for the national anthem Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

After a superb win over Tipperary in the Munster Hurling Championship, the Cork footballers open their campaign this weekend when they face Waterford. WIth Tipperary waiting in the semi-final, the path is there for the Rebels to set-up a provincial final against Kerry – the ideal way to open the new Pairc Ui Chaoimh. Recent years haven’t been kind to Peadar …

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Are Monaghan All-Ireland Title Contenders?

Ulster GAA Football Senior Championship Preliminary Round, Clones, Co. Monaghan 20/5/2017 Monaghan vs Fermanagh Monaghan team huddle

One of the impressive early performances in the football championship last weekend came from Monaghan. Admittedly, beating Fermanagh isn’t the best win they have ever recorded, but yet there was a certain confidence about their first round win. Leading by just a point mid-way through the second half, Monaghan put their foot on the gas and blitzed Fermanagh to secure …

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