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Fox-Cab Aim For Four-In-A-Row As Ladies Football Takes Centre Stage

The remaining provincial Ladies club football finals will take place over the weekend, with finals down for decision in Connacht, Leinster and Ulster. Saturday, November 3rd sees the glamour Connacht and Ulster senior deciders, before Foxrock-Cabinteely aim to make it four-in-a-row in Leinster on Sunday. All-Ireland champions Carnacon and Galway’s Kilkerrin-Clonberne meet in Ballyhaunis on Saturday, in what is a …

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Magnificent Mannion Downs Judes As Kilmacud Crowned Dublin Champions

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Dublin All-Star Paul Mannion scored a brilliant 1-6 as Kilmacud Crokes defeated St Jude’s 2-12 to 0-13 in this evening’s Dublin SFC final at Parnell Park.  Crokes led 0-7 to 0-3 at halftime, a lead which they never relinquished throughout that match. Jude’s did mount a comeback in the second half as Kevin McManamon tagged on two points and set up …

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MacKenna On Monday: Club Game The Soul Of The Sport

Last weekend, a tiny sliver of a story was predictably buried beneath so much quantity. It was from no more than the Limerick Junior A hurling final as tiny Tournafulla made the half-hour journey to Dromcollogher to win what they never had before. This was life rather than merely a game, and was captured superbly by Stephen Barr in the …

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PA All-Star Team: Vote For Your Football Midfield Pairing

Ahead of the All-Star awards on November 2nd, Pundit Arena are asking you to vote for who you think will make the lineup of both the hurling and football teams. In the next part of the football series, we are asking you to select your midfield pairing. _____ Wing-Backs Nominee: Michael Murphy County: Donegal Credentials: So much is expected from Michael Murphy and there …

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Conor McManus: Use Of Video Reviews In GAA Is A “No-Brainer”

Monaghan sharpshooter, Conor McManus believes that video review needs to be introduced to alleviate the pressure on referees in the GAA. Speaking at the GAA Youth Forum today in Croke Park, the two-time All-Star admitted that he was “not 100% convinced” that the proposed rule changes for Gaelic Football are the right choices, believing it may lead to further confusion …

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PA All-Star Team: Vote For Your Football Half-Back Line

Ahead of the All-Star awards on November 2nd, Pundit Arena are asking you to vote for who you think will make the lineup of both the hurling and football teams. In the next part of the football series, we are asking you to select your half-back line. _____ Wing-Backs Nominee: Jack McCaffrey County: Dublin Credentials: The unquestionable man-of-the-match from the final. His blistering pace is …

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Derry Star Callum Brown Latest Irish Talent To Join AFL

Derry minor star, Callum Brown is the latest Irish youth to join the AFL after signing with the Great Western Sydney Giants.   The 18-year-old was identified by the GIANTS’ Irish scouting program in July 2017 and undertook a 12-month trial process with the club. He flew to Australia in August to spend two weeks training with the Giants under …

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Long-Time Tipperary Servant Hannigan Annouces Retirement

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Former Tipperary captain, George Hannigan has announced his retirement from inter-county football after 12 years.  The Shannon Rovers club man, who made his debut for the Premier County against Kerry in 2006, won three Allianz League medals during his career, as his side were promoted from Division 4 and Division 3. He has made 36 senior championship appearances for the …

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PA All-Star Team: Vote For Your Football Full-Back Line

Ahead of the All-Star awards on November 2nd, Pundit Arena are asking you to vote for who you think will make the lineup of both the hurling and football teams. In the next part of the football series, we are asking you to select your full-back line. _____ Corner-Backs Nominee: Eoghan Bán Gallagher County: Donegal Credentials: One of the players of the championships during …

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