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Interesting Stats Emerge From Dublin And Limerick’s All-Ireland Triumph

It was another unforgettable summer of GAA, especially for Dublin and Limerick. Dublin’s dominance continued as they steamrolled to a fourth successive All Ireland senior football championship and the ‘Drive For Five’ will certainly be the focus in 2019 for Jim Gavin’s side. Limerick, meanwhile, ended the 45-year wait for an All-Ireland as the Liam MacCarthy cup finally returned to …

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Dublin Manager Bohan Excited & Fearless Ahead Of Cork Battle

Dublin ladies football manager, Mick Bohan insists that his players are ‘in good spirits, injury free and looking forward to the day ahead’ as his side prepare to take on Cork in the All-Ireland final on Sunday. Bohan is in his second spell as coach and is aiming to retain the Brendan Martin Cup for the first time in the county’s …

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All-Ireland Champions Kerry Dominate 2018 Minor Team Of The Year

Electric Ireland, sponsors of the GAA Minor Football & Hurling Championships have announced the 2018 Minor Star Awards Football Team of the Year. The Football Team of the Year will be awarded at the second annual Electric Ireland GAA Minor Star Awards, set to take place at Croke Park on 29 September. The star-studded selection features four players from this year’s …

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GAA Stars Pay Tribute To Kieran Donaghy Upon Retirement

GAA stars up and down the country have been paying tribute to Kerry forward, Kieran Donaghy after he announced his retirement from inter-county football. Donaghy, or ‘Star’, as he was known by Kerry fans, won four All-Irelands and three All-Stars in a fourteen-year spell for the Kingdom. His aggressive style of play, ability to pluck high balls from the air and take …

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Malachy O’Rourke To Remain As Monaghan Manager Until 2020

Monaghan senior football manager, Malachy O’Rourke has agreed a new deal which will see him remain in his position until 2020.  The Fermanagh native first took charge of the Farney County in 2013, leading them to an Ulster title that year and again in 2015. Monaghan announced the news last night after he was ratified at their committee meeting. “Malachy …

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Club Roundup: Shock Defeat For Dr Crokes While Nemo Progress

One of the biggest shocks in the club championship this weekend came in Kerry where Kerins O’Rahilly’s came from nine points down to record a 3-18 to 2-17 victory over champions, Dr Crokes.  Dr Crokes looked to have the win secured with ten minutes to go but two goals from Tommy Walsh helped them to a 13-point swing in the final …

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Much Loved GAA Show ‘Underdogs’ Returns To TG4 Tonight

One of TG4’s most loved GAA shows, ‘Underdogs’ returns to our TV screens tonight following a 10-year absence. Kerry star, Kieran Donaghy has often credited the show for him breaking on to the inter-county panel. He featured on the 2004 series, as did Cork’s Pearse O’Neill with both going on to win All Ireland medals with their respective counties. 'Underdogs' …

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Owen Mulligan: “Jonny Cooper Is The Sergio Ramos of Dublin”

Former Tyrone star, Owen Mulligan has praised the role “match winner” Jonny Cooper plays for Dublin as he admits that no team are close to concocting a game plan that will beat the All Ireland champions.  The Paddy Power GAA ambassador and columnist believes every team needs a defender who plays the game on the “edge”, comparing him to controversial …

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Vote: Who Will Be Crowned Footballer And Young Footballer Of 2018?

It’s been another eventful summer of football from the rise of Kildare, to the early exit of Mayo, to the introduction of the Super 8s. As we reflect on the season that’s passed, we pick our contenders for Footballer and Young Footballer of the Year.  _____ Footballer of the Year  Name: Ciarán Kilkenny County: Dublin Credentials: Kilkenny has been the beating heart …

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