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Offaly Hurling Once Again Searching For New Manager

The Offaly hurlers are once again searching for a new manager after Kevin Ryan stepped down. The Waterford native spent just one year in charge of the Faithful County.  After yet another disappointing year for Offaly hurling, their county board will be in need of a new manager. This comes after Eamonn Kelly resigned after just one year in charge …

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Turlough O’Brien’s Post-Match Comments Sum Up The Beauty Of Carlow’s Championship Run

Carlow Turlough O'Brien

Carlow manager Turlough O’Brien saw his team run Ulster giants Monaghan close on Saturday evening, as the home side led by two points midway through the second half. However, the Division 1 outfit’s class eventually told, as they made their way safely through to the next round. Nonetheless, Carlow can look back fondly on what has been a fruitful summer. …

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Carlow Goalkeeper’s Pre-Match Routine Is A Far Cry From Professional Sports


Carlow and Monaghan clashed this evening in the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship qualifiers, with few giving the home side a chance of upsetting the Ulster giants. However, following wins over Wexford, London and Leitrim, Turlough O’Brien’s side were rising in confidence, and a shock was very much on the cards. While the county was buzzing ahead of the clash, it …

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GAA Betting Preview: Tipp To Raid Orchard Men

GAA All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Semi-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 21/8/2016 Mayo vs Tipperary Tipperary manager Liam Kearns talks to his players at the end of the game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

The All Ireland Football Championship takes centre stage this weekend with two knock-out games from the qualifiers on Saturday. On Sunday we have the Ulster and Leinster finals so there is plenty of GAA betting to get stuck into this weekend. Using a scale from 1-5, with one being a dodgy bet and five being a banker, we have picked …

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All The Results From Saturday’s GAA Action

There were no fewer than eight big GAA qualifiers spread out throughout the country today. With six football games and two big hurling clashes in Thurles, it was a tense day of action in the championships. The Tipperary footballers got what was an exciting day off to a wonderful start with an unexpected away win in Cavan. Second half goals …

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All The Results From The Weekend’s GAA Action

Dublin reached yet another Leinster final with a massive 31-point win over Westmeath in Croke Park on Sunday.  That wide margin of victory will provide ammunition to those who protest the current structure of the football championship as Dublin blew the Midlands county away. Goals from Dean Rock, Ciarán Kilkenny, Kevin McManamon and Eoghan O’Gara eased the Dubs to a …

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Five Talking Points Ahead Of This Weekend’s Football Qualifiers

The All-Ireland Football Championship qualifiers commenced last weekend with wins for Derry, Longford, Laois and Sligo. On Saturday, the ‘B’ side of the draw takes place with eight more counties in do-or-die action. For four counties, it will be a disappointingly short summer, while the winners can get the show back on the road and build a bit of momentum. …

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Lack Of Coverage Doing Hurling Minnows A Disservice

For the Carlow minor hurling team 2006 was a landmark year not only for the Barrowsiders but also for every minnow hurling county in Ireland. Reaching a Leinster final against Kilkenny was a huge achievement, especially for a county where success in any GAA code is a rarity. Over a decade later in 2017, Carlow are now celebrating winning a …

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The Hurling Qualifiers Are Shaping Up Brilliantly After Surprise Results In The Provinces

Wexford , Ireland - 10 June 2017; Colin Fennelly of Kilkenny in action against Liam Ryan of Wexford during the Leinster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Semi-Final match between Wexford and Kilkenny at Wexford Park in Wexford. (Photo By Daire Brennan/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

Shades of 2013 shine through this amazing 2017 senior hurling championship. To the delight of hurling fans, we appear to be looking at the most open championship in years. All-Ireland champions Tipperary were due to steam roll through this years championship, where are they? The qualifiers. OK, so Tipperary are gone, Kilkenny must now be favourites right? Wrong, they are …

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