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The Workload That The Donegal Footballers Have To Undergo Is Insane

Donegal got the better of Armagh in Saturday’s Dr McKenna Cup semi-final on a scoreline of 0-20 to 1-10 to reach the competition final where they will play Tyrone. The weather has wreaked havoc in the pre-season tournament with Donegal having their group game with Monaghan postponed as well as this semi-final being pushed back 96 hours due to inclement …

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Mayo And Leitrim Play Out A Draw & All The Other Mid-Week GAA Results

There were eight games in Connacht and Ulster this Wednesday evening as the GAA’s pre-season competitions begin to take shape. After having both games frozen off on Sunday, Connacht’s FBD Insurance League returned with two games with provincial champions Roscommon coming out on top against Sligo while Mayo and Leitrim played out a keenly contested draw. In Ulster, Tyrone brushed …

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Kieran McGeeney Adds Former Down Manager To Armagh Backroom Team


The Armagh footballers endured a mixed 2017 season. After failing to gain promotion from Division 3 in the National Football League due to a late comeback win by Tipperary in the final round of games. However, they gained revenge on the Premier in the qualifiers, before scoring a shock win over Kildare to reach the All-Ireland quarter-final. A heavy defeat …

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A Decision Has Been Made On Kieran McGeeney’s Future As Armagh Manager

GAA All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Quarter-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 5/8/2017 Tyrone vs Armagh Armagh manager Kieran McGeeney Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Kieran McGeeney’s Armagh side experienced a promising 2017 season, despite a disappointing start to the year. The Orchard County failed to win promotion to Division 2 following late heartbreak against Tipperary in the League. A tame performance against Down in the Ulster quarter-final followed, as fears grew of another early summer exit from the championship. However, they bounced back in …

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The Stand Out Performers From Saturday’s All-Ireland Quarter-Finals

Tyrone and Dublin both booked their places in this year’s All-Ireland SFC semi-finals following resounding victories over Armagh and Monaghan respectively. With Tyrone defeating their Ulster counterparts 3-17 to 0-08, and Dublin winning by 1-19 to 0-12 – we pick out the stand out performers from both games. _____ Dean Rock – Dublin The only place we can start here …

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Peter Canavan Backs His Native Tyrone To Progress

What many describe as Tyrone’s greatest ever player, Peter Canavan, fancies his county to account for Armagh when the pair collide in the All-Ireland quarter-final. Writing in the Irish Independent, the man known as Peter the Great gave an account of his experience of the great rivalry between the two Ulster counties. While tempers have been know to boil over on …

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