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Former Down Star Marty Clarke To Join Cavan U20 Coaching Team

Marty Clarke GAA All Ireland Senior Football Championship Quarter-Final 31/7/2010 Down Martin Clarke Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Down star Marty Clarke is not long out of the game, after retiring from club action earlier this year. A 2010 All-Ireland finalist with the Mourne County, he had two stints Down Under to pursue an Aussie Rules career with Collingwood. It was during his second spell in Australia that Clarke was diagnosed with Addison’s Disease. As a result, at the …

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Anthony Daly Is Back In Management As He Returns To Dublin To Take Over Kilmacud Crokes

Anthony Daly

Former Clare and Dublin manager Anthony Daly is headed back to the capital to take over Kilmacud Crokes. The two-time All-Ireland winning captain is well regarded in Dublin, having led the county to League and Leinster titles. He takes over from fellow Banner native Ollie Baker, who stepped away from the role after Crokes’ county final loss to Cuala. Daly …

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Five Takeaways From The Super 11s Hurling Fenway Classic

BOSTON, MA - NOVEMBER 18: A view of the match between Dublin and Galway during the 2017 AIG Fenway Hurling Classic and Irish Festival at Fenway Park on November 19, 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Clare were crowned champions of the 2017 AIG Fenway Classic in Boston this evening, after seeing off Tipperary and Galway. First blood to Clare Clare’s summer in 2017 came to a disappointing conclusion after reaching their first Munster final since 2008. As Gerry O’Connor and Donal Moloney look ahead to 2018, there is an acknowledgment that pushing on to the next level in …

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John Hanbury Relishing Clash At ‘Holy Ground’ Of American Sport

BOSTON, MA - NOVEMBER 22: Dublin (in blue) takes on Galway (in red) in a hurling match held at Fenway Park in Boston on Nov. 22, 2015. (Photo by Jim Davis/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

As Galway, Dublin, Clare and Tipperary descend on Boston this weekend for the AIG Fenway Classic, there is a buzz around the famous baseball stadium. Home of the Boston Redsox, Fenway is arguably the most iconic venue in American Sports. The Green Monster overlooking the baseball field creates a unique ambiance at the ground. But despite the old school feel to …

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Five Questions Surrounding The Dublin Hurlers Ahead Of 2018

BOSTON, MA - NOVEMBER 22: Dublin (in blue) takes on Galway (in red) in a hurling match held at Fenway Park in Boston on Nov. 22, 2015. (Photo by Jim Davis/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

The Pat Gilroy era for Dublin hurling gets underway this weekend in Boston at the AIG Fenway Classic. We look at the key questions surrounding the team as they begin to prepare for 2018. Will the returning party hit the ground running? Danny Sutcliffe was the standout name when the squad for Sunday’s Fenway Classic was named yesterday. More of …

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Dublin Confirm Hurling Selectors And Announce Squad For Fenway Classic

Ahead of this weekend’s trip to Boston for the Fenway Classic, Pat Gilroy has confirmed his Dublin hurling backroom team, and named a playing squad for the tournament. The St Vincent’s clubman was the shock successor to Ger Cunningham following three underwhelming seasons for the Boys in Blue. Considering his lack of experience at the top level of hurling, Gilroy …

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Cuala’s Shane Stapleton Discusses One Key Strength Of The Dublin Side

Shane Stapleton

All-Ireland champions Cuala are on the march again. The Dublin club take on St Martin’s in this weekend’s Leinster semi-final as they aim to defend their provincial title. After another hard-fought county title, the Dalkey side flexed their considerable muscle with a somewhat comfortable win over Kilkenny champions Dicksboro, on a scoreline of 2-20 to 1-16. Unlike many top club …

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