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Jim McGuinness Leaves Role In China With Eyes On A Post In European Football

Jim McGuinness has left his role as assistant coach at Beijing Sinobo Guoa with immediate effect. Despite signing a two-and-a-half-year contract with the Chinese capital side last June, the Donegal native has called time on his brief stint in Asia. McGuinness had been working under former Bayer Leverkusen and Red Bull Salzburg coach Roger Schmidt in Beijing as he still cuts …

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Tipperary Reveal Pre-Season Fixtures In Place Of Munster Senior League

Tipperary have opted not to compete in the Munster Senior Hurling League again this year but have released the list of challenge matches they will play instead.  The pre-season tournament is widely used by managers to experiment with developing talent and fringe players within their county. Cork, Limerick, Clare and Kerry are competing in the tournament this year while Waterford …

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Michael Fennelly Explains What Drove Him To Inter-County Retirement

When Michael Fennelly announced his retirement from inter-county hurling last week there was a consensus that losing such a stalwart will be a huge blow for Kilkenny heading into the 2018 season.  After all, there is no denying that Fennelly is one of the finest players of the modern era. Hurler of The Year in 2011, eight All-Ireland medals amassed …

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Ciaran Sheehan Will Not Be Returning For The Cork Footballers In 2018

Ciaran Sheehan has confirmed that he will not be returning to Cork to play Gaelic football this year.  The 2010 All-Ireland winner with the Rebels was released by AFL side Carlton Blues in October, having signed for the club in 2013. This naturally generated speculation that Sheehan could return to Ireland in order to rejoin his club Éire Óg and …

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Cathal Barrett Returns To Tipperary Team Ahead Of National League

In what was one of the most controversial moments of the 2017 GAA year, Cathal Barrett was sensationally dropped from the Tipperary panel by manager Michael Ryan. After being dropped off the panel in the wake of the Munster Championship loss against Cork, it was announced earlier in the winter that Barrett would be back in the panel. However, he …

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