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Opinion: If In Doubt, Blame The Referee

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 30: A general view of an umpires whistle during the round one AFL match between the Greater Western Sydney Giants and the Sydney Swans at ANZ Stadium on March 30, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Maurice Brosnan argues that players and management need to take responsibility for their own actions rather than blaming the referee.  Accountability is an integral human trait and one parents spend countless hours teaching their children about. Often it is a condition that ensures basic functionality. It can be redeeming, there is something powerfully enduring about someone’s ability to hold their hands …

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Offaly Star Niall McNamee Talks Gambling Within The GAA

MASTERTON, NEW ZEALAND - MARCH 02: A punter makes a bet at the tote during the Castlepoint Beach Races at Castlepoint Beach on March 2, 2013 in Masterton, New Zealand. (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)

Five years ago, Offaly star Niall McNamee was at the height of his inter-county career. He had been playing for Offaly since the mid-2000s and had solidified himself as one of the top forwards in the county. But at the back of all this lay a dark addiction that took hold of his life – something that he hadn’t spoke out …

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Are The Cork Hurlers Just Not Very Good?

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On Saturday evening in Croke Park, Cork hurling hit a new low. The Rebels were decimated by a slick Dublin team, and offered little resistance. Kieran Kingston’s side started the brighter, opening an early lead. However, when the Dubs exposed the open spaces and ran at the Cork fullback line, the floodgates opened. In truth, the 4-21 to 2-17 scoreline …

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GAA Fans Blast Neil McGee On Twitter

Neil McGee appeared to grab hold of Kerry’s Alan Fitzgerald. In what might come to be regarded as one of the dirtiest football games in recent times, Kerry and Donegal not only exchanged scores, but multiple cards in a bad tempered fixture in Tralee. However, what horrified fans most were the actions of Donegal’s Neil McGee, who has been accused of …

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Jack McCaffrey Set To Leave Dublin Panel

Dublin could be hit with with a second high profile withdrawal. The Evening Herald have this afternoon reported that Jim Gavin may have to do without Jack McCaffrey during the coming football championship, as the current Footballer of The Year is said to be considering working abroad this summer. The news will come as a blow to Dublin, particularly after All Star …

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