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Report: Dublin GAA Seal Deal To Pave Way For 25,000-Seater Stadium

Bord na Mona O'Byrne Cup Round 3, Enniscorthy, Wexford 15/1/2017 Wexford vs Dublin Dublin's Gavin Ivory claim's 'a mark' Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Despite initially losing out on the opening bid, Dublin GAA have completed the purchase of a site at the Spawell which paves the way for the construction of a 25,000 seat stadium on the city’s southside. Currently, the county’s home venue is Parnell Park in Donnycarney, which boasts a capacity of approximately 13,000. However, with the footballers playing their home …

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Previewing The Midweek GAA Action

GAA Dr. McKenna Cup Round 1, Breffni Park, Cavan 8/1/2017 Cavan vs Tyrone Tyrone manager Mickey Harte Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Presseye/Andrew Paton

The pre-season GAA action continues at a strangely fast pace this week, as the various provinces seem to be in a rush to get these competitions out of the way. While it seems only the die-hards attend these games, they are important for any young players trying to break into their county’s panels for the National Leagues. With time running out …

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Wales Rugby Legend Shane Williams Make GAA Debut In Harsh Conditions

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - OCTOBER 18: Wing Shane Williams looks on during a Wales IRB Rugby World Cup 2011 training session at Mt Smart Stadium on October 18, 2011 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Former Wales international winger Shane Williams received the full GAA treatment on his football debut on Thursday. The 39-year-old has been taking part in reality TV show The Toughest Trade this week which has seen him training and playing with Glenswilly in Donegal, with Donegal captain Michael Murphy travelling to France to train with Top 14 side Clermont Auvergne. Williams …

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CPA Secretary Declan Brennan Outlines Goals Of The Association

Club Players Association CPA

The talk of the GAA world this week has been surrounding the launch of the Club Players Association, or the CPA. The association was set up to give a voice to club players, who are often an afterthought when it comes to fixtures scheduling. This week on Pundit Arena’s 16th Man podcast, CPA Secretary Declan Brennan spoke about the goals …

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Laois Club Hilariously Parodies St. Brigid’s Club Contract

All Ireland Senior Football Championship Qualifier Round 3 17/7/2010 General view of a GAA ball Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie GAA Club Players Association

There was a lot said and written about Dublin club St. Brigid’s after they drew up a players contract, which was leaked to the press. Now Laois club Crettyard have parodied this contract by releasing their own version. This includes buying snackboxes – but not eating more than your fair share – as well as making references to Electric Picnic …

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Previewing The 12 Midweek GAA Fixtures In Hurling And Football

Bord na Mona O'Byrne Cup Round 1, Parnell Park, Dublin 8/1/2017 Dublin vs DCU Dublin's Michael Deegan Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne GAA

There are a dozen games in the various GAA pre-season competitions this week with 11 games taking place tonight and one hurling tie in the Walsh Cup Thursday night. Here’s how we think the games will go. McGrath Cup: Limerick v Clare Clare made 10 changes from the side that beat Waterford including the return of Gary Brennan. For Limerick, …

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