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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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Armagh V Tyrone – The Great Rivalry Returns

Ulster GAA Football Senior Championship Quarter-Final 31/5/2009 Armagh v Tyrone Armagh's Finnian Moriarty Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

One of the GAA’s greatest rivalries has gone stale in recent years. As a new millennium began, Ulster football embarked on a golden era in taking the game of Gaelic football to a new level. Armagh and Tyrone were the two finest contributors and their rivalry will return to Headquarters this weekend. Not since 2005 have Armagh and Tyrone gone toe-to-toe …

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There Is Still A Chance To Pick Up Tickets For Croke Park On Saturday

Croke Park

Over 65,000 thousand fans flocked to Croke Park last Sunday for the first double-header of the All-Ireland quarter-finals, as Kerry saw off Galway and Roscommon could not be separated from Mayo. This Saturday, demand for tickets will go up again, as Dublin play their quarter-final against Monaghan, while Ulster champions Tyrone take on Armagh. The game is being billed as …

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The Draw For Next Saturday’s All-Ireland Quarter-Finals Has Been Made

The draw for the All-Ireland quarter-finals has thrown up two exciting ties. Dublin and Tyrone have learned their fate for next Saturday evening. On Saturday night, Armagh and Monaghan won through to the All-Ireland quarter-finals, and as there was no prospect of a repeat pairing in this side of the All-Ireland bracket, a draw had to be made. Mickey Harte’s Tyrone …

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Cian O’Neill Was Truly Devastated After Exiting The Championship

Kildare exited the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship on Saturday night, losing 1-17 to 0-17 against Armagh in Croke Park. After getting widely praised after their Leinster final defeat to Dublin, Kildare failed to bounce back in this qualifier – the seventh year in a row the team who Dublin beat in a provincial final lost their qualifier game. However, the Lilywhites …

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There Will Be A Draw To Determine The Line-Up For Next Saturday’s All-Ireland Quarter-Finals

All-Ireland quarter-finals

Following this evening’s doubleheader of qualifiers at Croke Park, there now must be a draw ahead of next Saturday’s All-Ireland quarter-finals. This evening in Croker provided two entertaining games, as a strong Monaghan second half showing saw off Down, as Armagh edged Kildare in a nail-biter. Leinster and Ulster champions Dublin and Tyrone lie in wait in the quarter-finals. As …

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