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Video: Own Point Scored In Cavan Gaelic Football Championship

This weekend heralded one of the GAA’s rarest sightings: the own point. Akin to Big-Foot or the Loch Ness Monster, there are many who have doubted the existence of the own point. But this weekend in Cavan, footage was caught of the phenomenon. Wow! An ‘own point’ from Stefan Connolly pic.twitter.com/YYZni7jvEC — We Are Cavan (@Wearecavan) September 13, 2015 The footage was captured …

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You Win Some, You Lose… Many: The Serial Losers Of GAA

It gives this writer no pleasure at all that the Mayo footballers and Galway hurlers have provided lots of material for this article. Like most fans who are not from Dublin or Kilkenny, this writer was hoping beyond hope that the two Connacht teams would prevail. Galway, along with Waterford, raised this year’s hurling championship above the mundane. Meanwhile, Mayo fans never …

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Ladies Beware, Not All Men On Tinder Play Inter-County GAA

Ladies of Ireland, we are horrified to inform you that there are some men out there who are, in fact, not actual inter-county hurlers or gaelic footballers, contrary to what you may read on their Tinder bio. Well we may be dashing all your dreams here. This photo, sent into us by Jack Fallon, provides shocking evidence that there may …

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Picture: Kerry Fashion Designers Are Dreaming Of Sam Maguire

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Excitement levels are hitting fever pitch in the Kingdom ahead of next Sunday’s All-Ireland Final. The people of Kerry have been struck by Sam Maguire fever, as Eamonn Fitzmaurice’s side get ready to take on Dublin in seven days. The county is bidding for a record 38th title, and beating old rivals Dublin would make it all the sweeter. All …

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The British Army Seeks To Establish GAA Club

The Irish Guards are looking to form a GAA Club in London. The Irish News have reported that the Irish Guards have applied to London GAA seeking to create a GAA Club. The regiment has recently moved its barracks from Aldershot to Hounslow in London, and is looking to compete in London’s Junior Championships next season. London County Board are expected to make a decision on …

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Woman Racially Abused While Putting Up A Kerry Flag

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A Woman in Tralee was racially abused while putting a Kerry flag on her car. The Irish Examiner have reported that a South African Woman named Beverley suffered racist abuse while decorating her car with a Kerry flag ahead of next weekend’s All Ireland Final. Beverley and her husband Diarmuid had been placing the flag on their car, when a passer by told …

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Lee Keegan Admits Provoking Dublin’s Connolly

Mayo’s Lee Keegan has spoken out about his part in the brawl between himself and Dublin’s Diarmuid Connolly during last month’s All-Ireland semi-final draw. Keegan was handed a yellow card for his part in the fracas while Connolly was sent off and subsequently became the focus of a drawn out appeals process, which saw his red card eventually rescinded literally hours …

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Pic: Players From One Laois GAA Club Are Making Ice Baths A Little Bit More Bearable

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Used for years now to help players recover after training, ice baths have been largely loathed by athletes across Ireland despite their apparent benefits.  To make that period of time spent submerged in freezing cold water a little bit more bearable though, a group of Laois-based players from the Crettyard GAA club decided to indulge in some body-warming food. As the …

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Philly McMahon Denies Headbutting Aidan O’Shea And Diving Against Mayo

Philly McMahon has denied any incident of foul play against Mayo. The drawn game between Dublin and Mayo has proven to be the most controversial of this year’s football championship. However Philly McMahon’s altercations during the heated clash have been somewhat overshadowed by the issues surrounding Diarmuid Connolly’s red card. Nevertheless the corner back has defended himself against accusations of headbutting Aidan O’Shea …

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