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Kevin Cassidy: “It’s The Proudest Moment Of My Life”

Kevin Cassidy described Gaoth Dobhair’s Ulster final triumph on Sunday as the proudest moment of his life. Only two years ago the former All-Star retired from club duty before being enticed back into the fold. His decision to return has now been rewarded after the Donegal club collected their maiden Ulster title, defeating Scotstown in Healy Park, Omagh. “It’s unbelievable, …

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Fitzmaurice on Spillane: “He Reminds Me A Bit Of Donald Trump”

Eamonn Fitzmaurice

Éamonn Fitzmaurice sat down with the Irish Examiner for his first in-depth interview since 2014 and he didn’t hold back when discussing GAA punditry and Pat Spillane in particular.  During the interview, which can be found in today’s paper, the former Kerry senior football manager touched on many subjects including his successor Peter Keane and the county’s battles with Dublin. …

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Your Guide To A Busy Weekend Of Provincial Club Action

Leinster senior hurling club final

We are very close to the end of the AIB GAA club action for 2018 but before the new year swings around, there are a number of provincial finals to be decided.  Many of them will be decided this weekend, beginning with the Leinster junior hurling final this afternoon in Nowlan Park. Dunnamaggin will be representing the home county and …

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Waterford Denied Request To Play Home Games Outside Province

Walsh Park Waterford GAA

Munster GAA have denied a proposal put forward by Waterford which would see the county play their 2019 home fixtures outside of the province.  Walsh Park has been ruled as inadequate to host Munster championship games and the county has cited the fact they have to travel to other grounds for their home fixtures as a contributing factor to their …

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RTÉ Sportsperson Of The Year Nominees Confirmed

2018 has been a tremendous year for Irish sport. While it hasn’t quite gone to plan for some more high-profile competitors such as Conor McGregor and the Irish football team, the depth of success for Ireland across many codes of sport is a testament to that. One of the significant recognitions of this glory comes at the RTÉ Sports Awards …

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Conal Keaney Taking ‘Wait And See’ Approach To Dublin Future

Conal Keaney

Ballyboden St Enda’s star, Conal Keaney, will wait until after this weekend’s Leinster final clash with Ballyhale Shamrocks before making a decision on his inter-county future. It’s been a tough run to the final for the Dublin champions, culminating in a 100-minute semi-final battle with Coolderry last weekend that produced 10 goals and 53 points. “I don’t know”, Keaney responded …

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Most Attacked Sports Club In Ireland Guns For Maiden Ulster Crown

naomh eanna glengormley

This Saturday in Armagh, North Belfast club, Naomh Éanna will take to the field against Cavan’s Mullahoran for the right to call themselves Ulster champions.  However, it is difficult to talk about the success of this Naomh Éanna side without reflecting on the history of the club which is situated in Glengormley, a mostly Unionist area of Northern Ireland. “In …

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O’Baoill on Cassidy: “Without Him We Wouldn’t Be Where We Are”

Gaoth Dobhair are entering bonus territory as they prepare for their maiden Ulster final against Scotstown on Sunday, according to star player, Daire O’Baoill. It has been a bumper season for the Donegal champions after collecting their 15th county championship title earlier this year. Their seven-point dismantling of Ulster kingpins, Crossmaglen, in the semi-final came as a shock to many …

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