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Damien Comer Blasts “Pointless” FBD League Decision

The scheduling of the FBD League final between Roscommon and Galway has been the subject of much debate in recent days. Damien Comer Allianz League Galway

The scheduling of the FBD League final between Roscommon and Galway has been the subject of much debate in recent days. As both sides prepare for their respective League campaigns, they play the last round of the group against each other this weekend. Due to adverse weather conditions earlier this month and the League approaching on Sunday week, the final has …

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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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Eight Ladies Football League Ties Confirmed As Double-Headers With Men’s Games

Dublin Mayo Ladies Gaelic Football

Following the success of the record-breaking attendance of 46,286 at last year’s Ladies Football All-Ireland final between Dublin and Mayo, the LGFA are eager to draw even more support. Ahead of the National Leagues, eight fixtures have been paired up with men’s League games, including two ties at Croke Park. All-Ireland champions Dublin will face Cork at HQ on February …

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Galway Manager Unhappy With Timing Of Call To Postpone Mayo Clash

The Connacht FBD League clash between Mayo and Galway was set to be one of the most intriguing ties of the weekend, as a sizeable crowd travelled to McHale Park in Castlebar. However, with weather warnings in place over the cold temperatures, the adverse conditions had their say, and the pitch was unplayable come throw-in time. The call was made …

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Watch: RTE Release Trailer For ‘Micko,’ The Unmissable Documentary On The Legendary Mick O’Dwyer

Micko

RTE have released a two-minute preview of what is sure to be an insightful profile of legendary football manager Mick O’Dwyer. In an intercounty career that spanned almost four decades, the 81-year-old won eight All-Ireland Senior Football Championships and eleven Munster Championships with Kerry between 1975 and 1989, before going on to win Leinster titles with Kildare and Laois. In …

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Five Footballers Who Could Be Set For A Big 2018

2018 brings with it a new era for Gaelic football. The introduction of Super 8s changes the complexion of not only the summer, but adds pressure for teams to break into the elite group towards the end of the year. The season is just getting underway as counties prepare for the Allianz National Football League and managers are looking to find the …

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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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Donncha O’Connor Taking “Extended Break” To Decide On His Cork Football Future

Munster GAA Football Senior Championship Final, Fitzgerald Stadium, Killarney, Kerry 5/7/2015 Kerry vs Cork Cork's Donncha O'Connor scores their second goal of the game despite Fionn Fizgerald of Kerry Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Cork legend Donncha O’Connor has not yet come to a decision on whether he will be joining up with the county’s footballers for 2018 or not.  Incoming Cork football manager Ronan McCarthy has confirmed to the Evening Echo that the Ballydesmond club player has been granted time off from the squad’s opening pre-season activities to be afforded time to think about …

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