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Watch: Paul Galvin Exudes Class In Brilliant Rebuttal Of Brolly’s Remarks About The Gooch

Colm Cooper’s retirement from inter-county football earlier this month had most in the GAA community acknowledging the positive aspects of one of the greats of the game. However, Joe Brolly, speaking on the Sunday Game two weeks ago, while mentioning how talented Cooper was did have some criticisms of the former Kerry forward. “My point about him as always been …

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Colm Cooper: I Played For Kerry To Win Titles, Not To Satisfy Joe Brolly

Colm Cooper has responded to the criticism he received from Joe Brolly on RTÉ’s League Sunday programme following the announcement of his retirement.  The Gooch had praise heaped on him from near and afar in the sporting world following the announcement of his inter-county retirement. He was lauded for all he achieved and almost universally recognised as one of the …

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Watch: Heated Scenes On League Sunday As Joe Brolly Criticizes Colm Cooper

Joe Brolly was in typically controversial and confrontational humour on RTÉ’s League Sunday last night.  As the panel’s discussion veered from Kerry’s dramatic one point win over Dublin in the Allianz National Football League final in Croke Park yesterday to the big news that broke in the Kingdom earlier in the week, Colm Cooper’s retirement, debate was rife. Tomás O’ …

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It Has All Kicked Off Between Joe Brolly And Kieran Donaghy On Twitter

Joe Brolly and Kieran Donaghy have a history… Kieran Donaghy’s autobiography, What Do You Think Of That? is going to be released next week, and there is great anticipation. The Kerry star has several signings lined up, and he was approached on Twitter by a fan. @starryboy14 looking forward to reading your book. Any word on book signing in antrim #LoveASportsAutobiography …

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Opinion: Mayo Players Need To Stop With The Online Statements

All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final Replay, Croke Park, Dublin 1/10/2016 Dublin vs Mayo Mayo's Aidan O'Shea at the end of the game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Mayo goalkeeper Rob Hennelly took a lot of heat from Joe Brolly over the weekend for the statement he posted on social media in the wake of his side’s All-Ireland final defeat, where the Breaffy goalkeeper had a forgettable day. In turn, Joe Brolly took a lot of heat on social media, as people defending Hennelly spoke out. Brolly’s main …

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GAA: Ten Annoying Things In Today’s Media

GAA Hurling All Ireland Senior Championship Round 2, Semple Stadium, Thurles, Co. Tipperary 11/7/2015 Dublin vs Limerick Sky Sports reported Damien Lawlor Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

People had plenty to say about Tommy Carr on yesterday’s commentary. There is an abundance of good personalities in the GAA word, but here we point out ten things that annoy us in the current media.  1. References To League Divisions During Championship “This is a Division 1 team against a Division 3 team” and “this is the difference between …

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The Title Of Kieran Donaghy’s Upcoming Autobiography Is Fantastic

Kieran Donaghy

Kieran Donaghy will go down as one of Kerry’s greatest players in the modern era. The 6ft 5in giant burst onto the scene in 2006, driving the Kingdom to the All-Ireland title. ‘The Star’ was able to bring across his skills from basketball to trouble defences across the country, and won three All-Star awards and four All-Ireland titles to date in …

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Tipperary Star Furious With Disrespectful Brolly and O’Rourke

Tipperary senior football star Alan Moloney is furious with the manner in which Joe Brolly and Colm O’Rourke described the Munster final at half-time on the Sunday Game. Speaking to the Irish Independent, Moloney admitted to being furious with the manner of Brolly and O’Rourke’s behaviour and assessment of the first-half of the Munster final. “When I sat down to …

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TBT – That Sean Cavanagh Tackle

GAA Football All Ireland Senior Championship Quarter-Final 3/8/2013 Monaghan vs Tyrone Monaghan's Conor McManus is dragged down by Sean Cavanagh of Tyrone Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

As the All-Ireland Football Quarter-Finals begin this weekend for 2016, we go back to the most high profile quarter-final in the last few seasons. This game was not necessarily remembered for the quality of football, it was all about Sean Cavanagh. The year was 2013. Monaghan had won their first Ulster title for 25 years in shocking Donegal. They out-Donegal’d …

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