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Former Footballer Of The Year Backs Colm Cooper In Testimonial Row

TG4 All-Ireland Club Senior Football Championship Semi-Final, Gaelic Grounds, Limerick 11/2/2017 Corofin vs Dr. Crokes Colm Cooper of Dr. Crokes Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tom Beary

Colm Cooper’s testimonial dinner has got a lot of people talking as the unprecedented fundraiser has upset a lot of the GAA top brass. During the week, outgoing Director-General of the Association Paraic Duffy left it in no uncertain terms – the GAA were not supporting the event. He said: “I’m very clear on this, our organisation does not want testimonials. …

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Waterford Senior Football Championship To Play Third Round In Six Months This Weekend

The Waterford Senior Football Championship is one of the lower profile competitions in the club calendar but that doesn’t justify the ways players in the Deise are treated. In 2015, county champions Stradbally had to play in the Munster Championship just 24 hours after winning the Waterford SFC. Earlier this year, the county board there confirmed that the champions in the …

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Philly McMahon Should Be Commended For His Honesty On Late Late Show

Dublin footballer Philly McMahon is getting praise from all corners after his emotional interview on Friday night’s Late Late Show. The tough-tackling defender spoke candidly about the death of his brother five years ago – and even revealed to host Ryan Tubridy that opponents have brought up his brother’s death from a drug overdose in order to sledge the Ballymun clubman. …

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London To Play Every National Football League Game At Home In 2018

On Friday, the GAA released the provisional fixtures for the new National Football and National Hurling Leagues. While there are a few things everyone looks for like who are the defending All-Ireland champions playing in both codes? Are the Saturday night matches going to be on TV? How many home games does my county have? However, a more detailed look at …

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Five Club Games To Look Out For This Weekend

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There are 19 county finals around the country this weekend. With some provincial championships getting into full swing, it’s a great time to be a GAA fan. We take a look at the pick of the club games this weekend. Nemo Rangers vs St Finbarr’s (Cork SFC final) Nemo come into the first Cork SFC final at the new Páirc …

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Watch: New Behind-The-Scenes Documentary With Roscommon Footballers Looks Class

Roscommon

This behind-the-scenes footage of Roscommon looks absolutely brilliant! AIB have certainly been knocking it out of the ballpark with their GAA coverage in recent times. Their series throughout the summer following Jeff Stelling and Chris Kamara as they journeyed throughout the country before commentating on the All-Ireland final received a huge reaction. Today, they have announced a new series which …

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Draft Schedule For National Football And Hurling League Fixtures Released

As we head into the winter with the intercounty season consigned to memory, the national leagues in the New Year are the next major county competitions on the calendar. Today, a draft schedule has been released for the national leagues, and there are a few interesting ties in store. All-Ireland football champions Dublin get their campaign underway with a Saturday …

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Páraic Duffy Blasts Colm Cooper Testimonial: ‘The GAA Are Not Be Supporting It’

Outgoing Director-General of the GAA Páraic Duffy has broken the Association’s silence on the controversy surrounding Kerry legend Colm Cooper’s testimonial dinner. The corporate-backed event, which will raise funds for Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin, and Kerry Cancer Support Group – but will also see the Dr Crokes clubman take an undisclosed portion of the proceeds himself. Duffy said that Cooper …

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Australia Announce Strong Squad For International Rules Series

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Ireland travel to Australia next month for the International Rules series. Joe Kernan leads his Irish side Down Under to defend the Cormac McAnnallen Trophy. However, this may be easier said than done across the two tests, and the best Ireland have to offer are faced with a huge challenge. Today, the Australia squad has been named, and there are …

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