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GAA To Change Structure Of Hurling League In 2019

The introduction of a second tier football championship received “broad support” at an Ard Chomhairle meeting of the GAA in Croke Park this morning, while it was also agreed that the structure of the Allianz Hurling League will change from 2019 onwards. Many of the proposed changes to Gaelic Football were sanctioned including the three handpass rule, the sideline kick, the …

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Burke Aiming To End Successful 2018 On High with Corofin

2018 is a year that will live long in the memory of Galway forward, Ian Burke. From winning the club All Ireland final in March in Croke Park to a long summer with the Galway seniors, to being awarded his first All-Star, the Corofin man has been going from strength to strength.  The year is not over yet, however, as …

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South Africa Gaels Steal The Show At The 2018 Asian Gaelic Games

asian gaelic games

This past weekend saw Gaels from all over Asia come together for the 2018 Fexco Asian Gaelic Games tournament hosted by Thailand GAA in Bangkok. The 23rd annual tournament included 65 teams from 20 clubs across 18 different countries with 182 games played over the two day festival. The success story of this year’s championships was undoubtedly the South Africa …

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Micheál Donoghue To Remain With Galway For A Further Two Years

Micheal Donoghue

Galway senior hurling manager, Micheál Donoghue was ratified for a further two years at a county committee meeting last night.  Donoghue succeeded Anthony Cunningham as manager in 2015 and led the county to All Ireland glory in 2017 and to the final in 2018. Micheál Donoghue has been ratified for a further two years as @Galway_GAA Senior Hurling Manager at …

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McGovern The Hero As Foxrock-Cabineteely Down Donaghmoyne

Donaghmoyne (Monaghan) 1-08 Foxrock-Cabinteely (Dublin) 2-08 By Aisling Clery in Bray Emmets Substitute Roisin McGovern proved the match-winner for Foxrock-Cabinteely at sun-drenched Bray Emmets as her late, late goal sent the Dublin and Leinster champions into their first All-Ireland Senior Ladies Club Football Final since 2016. In a dramatic finish, the sides were level at 1-8 each when Donaghmoyne’s Cathriona …

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Club Roundup: Quick Fire Reports From A Dramatic Day Of GAA

It was a frantic and dramatic day in the GAA world as shocks and sensational scorelines rang all around the country. Read our quick-fire reports below for a roundup of the best of the club action.  Hurling Leinster club SHC semi-final: Colin Fennelly registered 4-4 as Ballyhale booked their place in the Leinster final with a 16-point win over Naomh Eanna. …

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Watch: Ballygunner Stun Na Piarsaigh To Claim Munster Crown

Na Piarsaigh Ballygunner

Ballygunner are Munster hurling champions after exacting revenge on old foes, Na Piarsaigh in Semple Stadium to end a 17 year wait.  After a nip and tuck first half, the reigning champions could only manage 1-1 in the second period as the hunger and hurt of Ballygunner drove them to victory. When Kevin Downes got Na Piarsaigh off the mark …

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“Last Year Killed Me” – Dowling Eager To Face Ballygunner

Limerick and Na Piarsaigh sharpshooter, Shane Dowling, is eagerly awaiting the Munster club final when his side will face off against rivals, Ballygunner of Waterford.  The two sides have gone head-to-head in Munster on three occasions over the past seven years and while the Limerick side have been victorious on each occasion, the games have been much closer than their …

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