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Mayo And Leitrim Play Out A Draw & All The Other Mid-Week GAA Results

There were eight games in Connacht and Ulster this Wednesday evening as the GAA’s pre-season competitions begin to take shape. After having both games frozen off on Sunday, Connacht’s FBD Insurance League returned with two games with provincial champions Roscommon coming out on top against Sligo while Mayo and Leitrim played out a keenly contested draw. In Ulster, Tyrone brushed …

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Jim McGuinness Leaves Role In China With Eyes On A Post In European Football

Jim McGuinness has left his role as assistant coach at Beijing Sinobo Guoa with immediate effect. Despite signing a two-and-a-half-year contract with the Chinese capital side last June, the Donegal native has called time on his brief stint in Asia. McGuinness had been working under former Bayer Leverkusen and Red Bull Salzburg coach Roger Schmidt in Beijing as he still cuts …

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Eight Ladies Football League Ties Confirmed As Double-Headers With Men’s Games

Dublin Mayo Ladies Gaelic Football

Following the success of the record-breaking attendance of 46,286 at last year’s Ladies Football All-Ireland final between Dublin and Mayo, the LGFA are eager to draw even more support. Ahead of the National Leagues, eight fixtures have been paired up with men’s League games, including two ties at Croke Park. All-Ireland champions Dublin will face Cork at HQ on February …

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Corofin And Galway Stalwart Calls Time On Intercounty Career

Connacht GAA Senior Football Championship Final Replay, Elvery's McHale Park, Mayo 17/7/2016 Galway vs Roscommon Galway’s Damien Comer and Gary Sice celebrate Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

The Galway footballers face into 2018 with a sense of optimism that they can mix it with the big boys. However, as manager Kevin Walsh prepares his side for life in Division 1 of the National Football League, he knows he will have to plan without the services of Gary Sice, who is calling time on his intercounty career. Sice, 33, …

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Galway Manager Unhappy With Timing Of Call To Postpone Mayo Clash

The Connacht FBD League clash between Mayo and Galway was set to be one of the most intriguing ties of the weekend, as a sizeable crowd travelled to McHale Park in Castlebar. However, with weather warnings in place over the cold temperatures, the adverse conditions had their say, and the pitch was unplayable come throw-in time. The call was made …

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Anger As McKenna Cup Clash Postponed After Game Was Due To Start

There was due to be a full slate of 21 games in the GAA’s various pre-season competitions this Sunday afternoon, however, freezing weather conditions wreaked havoc with pitches all over the country. However, while the fact that pitches are unplayable is something that can’t be helped, the short notice given to supporters is one thing that could have been dealt …

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Tyrone’s McKenna Cup Campaign Features A Significant Return

Ulster GAA Football Senior Championship Preliminary Round, Ballybofey, Donegal 17/5/2015 Donegal vs Tyrone Donegal's Neil McGee tackles Conor McAliskey of Tyrone Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

Tyrone kicked off their Dr McKenna Cup campaign on Wednesday night with a comprehensive win over Antrim, winning on a scoreline of 4-20 to 2-11. While the result itself is not overly meaningful in the entire context of 2018, there was one significant aspect which can boost their entire year. The return of forward Connor McAliskey comes as a major lift …

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Watch: RTE Release Trailer For ‘Micko,’ The Unmissable Documentary On The Legendary Mick O’Dwyer

Micko

RTE have released a two-minute preview of what is sure to be an insightful profile of legendary football manager Mick O’Dwyer. In an intercounty career that spanned almost four decades, the 81-year-old won eight All-Ireland Senior Football Championships and eleven Munster Championships with Kerry between 1975 and 1989, before going on to win Leinster titles with Kildare and Laois. In …

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