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Urban Revolution: The Top City GAA Clubs In The Country

For a variety of reasons, the GAA is going from strength to strength in urban areas as teams from cities begin to achieve more and more success. Part of this is changing demographics and part of it is investment from Croke Park to promote the sports in schools in cities like Dublin, Cork and even Belfast. While the club is …

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Cork Footballer Impresses At Aussie Rules Trial In Dublin

The Australian Football League had a combine in Dublin over the weekend where Irish players could show off their talents to scouts from Aussie Rules clubs. While fans would hate the prospect of losing a talented player, nobody could begrudge anyone the chance to make a living playing professional sport Down Under. One such GAA star who made an impression …

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Five Of The Most Dominant GAA Club Teams In The Country

Cora Staunton may well get all the plaudits, but it takes more than one player to win championships and Mayo’s Carnacon have won a hell of a lot of county, provincial and All-Ireland crowns, making them one of the top club sides in the land – in any code. The success of the Connacht side may have gone completely unnoticed had …

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Poll: Who Will Win The All-Ireland Club Hurling Championship?

After Sunday’s action, we now know the final four contenders for the All-Ireland senior club hurling championship as we had the Leinster and Galway finals. Cuala got the better of Kilcormac-Killoughey in Portlaoise as they reinforced their position as the form team in the nation as they retained the provincial crown. A 1-23 to 1-09 victory was a just reward for …

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Mattie Kenny Has An Interesting Theory Why Cuala Found It Tougher In Dublin Than In Leinster

Leinster Senior Hurling Championship Final, O'Moore Park, Portlaoise, Co. Laois 3/12/2017 Cuala manager Mattie Kenny Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ken Sutton

Dublin champions Cuala marched to a second consecutive Leinster title on Sunday afternoon in Portlaoise, after seeing off Kilcormac Killoughey on a scoreline of 1-23 to 1-09. The Dalkey side have been up there to be shot at all season after winning the All-Ireland title last March, but now find themselves back in the final four of the country. The Dublin Championship …

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Cuala’s Approach To Club Championship Odyssey Key To Their Success

Cuala today became the first club since Ballyhale Shamrocks in 2008/2009 to win back-to-back Leinster Club Championships, after a comprehensive victory over Kilcormac/Killoughey in Portlaoise. The Dalkey club now head for the All-Ireland series eager to defend the title they won on St Patrick’s Day, and judging by their showings in recent weeks, they’ll take some stopping. One of the …

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Cora Staunton Has Reached Another Ridiculous Milestone For Her Career

There’s not much left to say about Cora Staunton that hasn’t already been said. The Mayo legend is heading Down Under for the off-season to pursue an Aussie Rules career, but she was determined not to sign off on 2017 in Ireland on a sour note. The four-time intercounty All-Ireland winner had led Mayo to September’s decider in Croke Park, but …

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Cuala’s Leinster SHC Win Marks End Of Simply Incredible 2017 For Con O’Callaghan

What a year it has been for Con O’Callaghan… The achievements of the 21-year-old are hard to believe when fully examined. His 2017 has to go down as one of the greatest individual GAA seasons in history. Throughout this calendar year, across both hurling and football and at various grades, O’Callaghan has incredibly won each of the following: All-Ireland club …

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