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Eamonn Fitzmaurice Steps Down As Kerry Manager

Following their failure to book a spot in this year’s All-Ireland semi-finals, Eamonn Fitzmaurice has stepped down as Kerry manager. It was a dominant win for the Kingdom in Killarney today as they saw off Kildare by a scoreline of 3-25 to 2-16. But with Monaghan defeating Galway in Salthill this evening, Kerry’s win would be in vain and with …

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Kerry Defeat Kildare But Fail To Avoid Championship Exit

FT: Kerry 3-25 Kildare 2-16 Killarney’s Fitzgerald Stadium played host to today’s Super 8’s pairing of Kerry and Kildare, a matchup that presented the home-side with a very clear path for their chances. In order to progress to the semi-finals, winning was, of course, absolutely essential but with them banking on a Monaghan loss to Galway – the nerves could be …

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Determined Monaghan Top Group 1 With Comfortable Victory Over Galway

Galway 0-8 Monaghan 0-16 The result in Killarney proved irrelevant as Monaghan secured their place in the All Ireland semi-final with a comprehensive win over Galway. The result means that the Ulster men top the group, leaving Galway with the daunting task of meeting Dublin in the semi final.  It was Monaghan’s game to lose from the start. The Galway defence attempted to frustrate the Monaghan …

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Preview: Who Will Advance In Final Round Of Super 8s Clashes?

Ulster GAA Senior Football Championship Final, Clones, Monaghan 17/7/2016 Tyrone vs Donegal Tyrone's Kieran McGeary scores the winner watched by Eoghan Ban Gallagher of Donegal Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Lorraine O'Sullivan

It’s the final weekend of Super 8 games with four teams still vying for the remaining two semi-final places. We preview all the action ahead of a bumper weekend of games. Kerry v Kildare Kildare are already of out contention following their two losses to Galway and Monaghan but they could still have a major say in the outcome of the …

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Super 8s: All Possible Outcomes Ahead Of Tense Final Weekend

Dublin and Galway are safely through to the All Ireland semi-finals but who will join them is anyone’s guess. We break down the possible outcomes of each group. Group 1 It’s still all to play for in Group 1 after David Clifford’s brilliance save Kerry from an early championship exit. The next outing for the Kingdom is in two week’s time …

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10 Counties Expected To Be Punished By The GAA For Training Camp Breach

The GAA are expected to hand down punishment to ten counties for breaching rules surrounding training camps.  The alleged breaches occurred earlier in the season where counties travelled or undertook training camps which are outside of the rules established by the GAA. According to the GAA, no training camps, in Ireland or abroad, are allowed unless they take place within …

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Mulligan: Boring Football Championship Would “Break Your Heart”

All Ireland Footballl Championship Quarter-Final Replay Dublin vs Tyrone 27/8/2005 Dublin's Peadar Andrews and Tyrone's Owen Mulligan Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/ Tom Honan

Former Tyrone star, Owen Mulligan has lamented the defensive state of the current football championship when compared to hurling. GAA fans were treated to two thrilling hurling semi-finals at the weekend and they proved that it is the best sport in the world, according to the Paddy Power GAA Ambassador and columnist. “Hurling is the best sport in the world …

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Breaking: GAA Uphold One Match Suspension For Daniel Flynn

The GAA Central Hearings Committee have upheld a one-match suspesnion for Daniel Flynn after the Kildare sharpshooter received a straight red for a striking offence in their match against Galway. Kildare must now face into a trip to Killarney to play Kerry in their final game in the Super 8s without Flynn. He saw red after an off-the-ball clash with Sean …

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