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Remembering The Time Joe Schmidt Played GAA For Mullingar

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Joe Schmidt will long be remembered when he packs his bags and leaves Ireland after next year’s Rugby World Cup, the New Zealander has brought an unprecedented level of success to the nation and raised the standard for all coaches across all sports. However, there is one little pocket of Ireland that Joe Schmidt holds very close to his heart; Mullingar. …

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Andy Moran Confirms Mayo Availability For 2019

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Some good news coming out of Mayo this morning as it has been confirmed that Andy Moran is to continue playing with the senior footballers in 2019. Moran’s decision to continue his inter-county career comes after James Horan extended an invitation to the former ‘Footballer of the Year’ who admits he ‘had no hesitation’ accepting Horan’s request. James Horan, who …

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Horan To Meet With GPA But Expects No Change To New Rules

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GAA President, John Horan, has agreed to meet with the Gaelic Players Association to discuss their concerns over the experimental rules in Gaelic Football.  However, according to RTE Sport, Horan doesn’t envisage any changes to the proposed rules regardless of the meeting. Many of the proposed changes to the Gaelic Football rules were sanctioned at an Ard Chomhairle meeting of the GAA …

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Your Guide To A Jam-Packed Day Of Gaelic Football Action

It’s a busy day in the Gaelic Football calendar with two provincial finals in store, as well as the penultimate stage of the Leinster Championship. All eyes will be on McHale Park where the reigning All Ireland champions, Corofin, face off against the experienced Ballintubber of Mayo in the Connacht final. These two sides are no strangers to each other …

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Burke Aiming To End Successful 2018 On High with Corofin

2018 is a year that will live long in the memory of Galway forward, Ian Burke. From winning the club All Ireland final in March in Croke Park to a long summer with the Galway seniors, to being awarded his first All-Star, the Corofin man has been going from strength to strength.  The year is not over yet, however, as …

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South Africa Gaels Steal The Show At The 2018 Asian Gaelic Games

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This past weekend saw Gaels from all over Asia come together for the 2018 Fexco Asian Gaelic Games tournament hosted by Thailand GAA in Bangkok. The 23rd annual tournament included 65 teams from 20 clubs across 18 different countries with 182 games played over the two day festival. The success story of this year’s championships was undoubtedly the South Africa …

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McGovern The Hero As Foxrock-Cabineteely Down Donaghmoyne

Donaghmoyne (Monaghan) 1-08 Foxrock-Cabinteely (Dublin) 2-08 By Aisling Clery in Bray Emmets Substitute Roisin McGovern proved the match-winner for Foxrock-Cabinteely at sun-drenched Bray Emmets as her late, late goal sent the Dublin and Leinster champions into their first All-Ireland Senior Ladies Club Football Final since 2016. In a dramatic finish, the sides were level at 1-8 each when Donaghmoyne’s Cathriona …

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McConnell: ‘Amelia Was Only Born & They Were On Me To Get Back Out’

Pregnancy and the birth of her daughter Amelia provided Cathriona McConnell with a fresh perspective on life and football. The Donaghmoyne sharpshooter and former Monaghan star watched on from the sidelines last year when St Macartan’s provided an Ulster final shock. Amelia was born nine months ago and while football remains vitally important to McConnell, she returned to the game on …

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Mourneabbey Skipper O’Sullivan Leading Six Students Into Battle

Bríd O’Sullivan may decide to ease off on the homework next week if Mourneabbey make it through to another All-Ireland Ladies Senior Club Football Final. That’s because captain O’Sullivan teaches six of her club-mates at St Mary’s Secondary School in Mallow! Aisling Cronin, Kate O’Brien, Ciara O’Callaghan, Ciara Lawlee, Eva Langford and Anna Ryan are all members of the Mourneabbey …

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