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MacKenna On Monday: What Do We Actually Want Our Games To Be?

In the superb 1970s movie, Network, the character Howard Beale tapped right into the heart of what was influencing the world and where it would all end up. A news anchor driven finally mad by all around, he previously professed the power of the box as a way into every living room, long before having an awakening and urging people …

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Carnacon Players Free To Play After County Board Appeal Rejected

Carnacon will be back to full strength against Moy Davitts in their championship semi-final on Sunday after the Mayo Ladies County Board’s appeal was rejected last night.  The County Board were appealing against the leniency of the punishment handed down to the eight Carnacon club women who stepped away from the intercounty panel earlier this summer. Originally, the club were …

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Mayo County Board Appeal Leniency Of Suspension To Carnacon Players

Carnacon

The Mayo County board have voted heavily in favour of appealing the decision of the National Appeals Committee of the Ladies Gaelic Football Association to hand down a suspension to eight Carnacon players because they believe the original action taken was too lenient.  The LGFA suspended eight Carnacon players for four weeks and fined the club €500 as a consequence …

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Breaking: Peter Keane Confirmed As New Kerry Manager

Kerry GAA have confirmed that Peter Keane has been ratified as the new senior football manager after a county board meeting tonight.  Keane, who led the Kerry minors to three successive All Ireland minor football titles, will be joined by Donie Buckley, Maurice Fitzgerald, Tommy Griffin and James Foley. The management team have been ratified for a three-year term. Peter Keane …

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James Horan Ratified For Four-Year Term As Mayo Manager

James Horan has been ratified by the Mayo county board after a meeting this evening. Horan managed the Mayo senior footballers between 2011 and 2014 and will take control once again, following in the footsteps of Stephen Rochford, who left the camp this year. The Ballintubber man managed to get Mayo into both the 2012 and 2013 All-Ireland finals where …

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Peter Keane Set To Be Named As New Kerry Manager

Peter Keane is reportedly set to take the reins in Kerry’s senior football team after it was announced that he will be confirmed into the role on Monday. Keane, 47, managed to lead the Kerry minor footballers to three successive All-Ireland titles and on the strength of his recent showings, now appears to be the man who will succeed Eamon …

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Philly McMahon Takes Up New Position With Dublin Camogie

GAA All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Semi-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 28/8/2016 Dublin vs Kerry Dublin's Philly McMahon Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Six-time All-Ireland winner Philly McMahon has taken up a new role with Dublin Camogie, joining as the Head of Performance, with his company BeDo7 forming an exciting partnership with the set-up. McMahon, who won the latest of his six Sam Maguires in September, will oversee the strength and conditioning of all Dublin squads from U14 level up to senior, beginning his …

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Collins: New Rule Change Proposals May Require Second Referee

Clare football manager Colm Collins has welcomed the five proposed experimental rules but questioned whether can be enforced by just one referee. The GAA’s Standing Committee on the Playing Rules (SCPR) has outlined the five changes, including significant changes to kick-outs, handpassing and the mark. When feedback from managers and players is gathered, a decision on which proposals to put …

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Kerry’s Anthony Maher Retires From Inter-County Football

Two-time All Ireland winner Anthony Maher has announced his retirement from inter-county football as he calls time on his Kerry career. Maher has been a part of the Kerry setup for a decade and has won eight Munster medals and two league crowns, to accompany his two All-Ireland successes. The 32-year old who won an All-Star with the Kingdom in …

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