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Carnacon Players Free To Play After County Board Appeal Rejected

Carnacon will be back to full strength against Moy Davitts in their championship semi-final on Sunday after the Mayo Ladies County Board’s appeal was rejected last night.  The County Board were appealing against the leniency of the punishment handed down to the eight Carnacon club women who stepped away from the intercounty panel earlier this summer. Originally, the club were …

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Collins: New Rule Change Proposals May Require Second Referee

Clare football manager Colm Collins has welcomed the five proposed experimental rules but questioned whether can be enforced by just one referee. The GAA’s Standing Committee on the Playing Rules (SCPR) has outlined the five changes, including significant changes to kick-outs, handpassing and the mark. When feedback from managers and players is gathered, a decision on which proposals to put …

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Use Of Sin Bin Among Proposed Changes To Gaelic Football Rules

The GAA’S Standing Committee on the Playing Rules has issued a list of five proposed experimental rule changes for Gaelic Football, including the introduction of the sin bin. If approved by Coiste Bainistíochta, the proposed rule changes would be implemented as a trial during the 2019 Allianz Football Leagues. However, they would not feature in the championship until approved by …

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Club Roundup: Shock As Castlehaven Dump Nemo Out Of Cork SFC

There was a major upset in Cork this weekend as last season’s All Ireland finalists, Nemo Rangers crashed out of the senior football championship at the hands of Castlehaven.  It was a less-than-entertaining spectacle in Dunmanway yesterday as Nemo Rangers failed to score until the 43rd minute, when Luke Connolly finally got them off the mark. By that stage, Castlehaven …

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Kerry Star Donnchadh Walsh Announces His Inter-County Retirement

Three-time All Ireland winner, Donnchadh Walsh has announced his retirement from inter-county football with Kerry. The 34-year enjoyed an illustrious career in the green and gold since making his breakthrough in 2008, winning three All-Ireland titles, eight Munster crowns and an All-Star. Walsh is the second Kerry star to announce his retirement in recent weeks, after the news of Kieran …

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Inter-County Players Suffer Poorer Mental Well-Being Due To Demands

New research from the ESRI has found that GAA players compromise in many aspects of their lives in order to commit 31 hours every week to playing at inter-county level.  The study, commissioned by the GAA and GPA used data from a survey of 2016 players to examine how the demands of playing inter-county affects players’ personal and professional lives, and …

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GAA To Consider Use Of Video Reviews In Inter-County Matches

A Croke Park committee is to consider the introduction of video assistance for match officials at inter-county games, at a special meeting next month. There have been motions for the introduction of video reviews as far back as 2010, but it has widely been opposed by GAA officials. However, a number of incidents in recent years have reignited the debate, most …

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Dublin Manager Bohan Excited & Fearless Ahead Of Cork Battle

Dublin ladies football manager, Mick Bohan insists that his players are ‘in good spirits, injury free and looking forward to the day ahead’ as his side prepare to take on Cork in the All-Ireland final on Sunday. Bohan is in his second spell as coach and is aiming to retain the Brendan Martin Cup for the first time in the county’s …

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