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Cian O’Sullivan On Why Dublin Losing To Kerry Was A Good Thing


Dublin defender Cian O’Sullivan has admitted his side have taken great positives from losing the Allianz National Football League final earlier this month to Kerry.  The centre-back has stated that talk surrounding the Dubs’ historic unbeaten run in the build-up to the clash with the Kingdom did become a distraction. Now that the 36-game undefeated streak has come to an …

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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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Major Talking Points As Kerry Trump Dublin In League Final

Kerry pipped Dublin to the National Football League title on a scoreline of 0-20 to 1-16 at Croke Park today, in a game which drew plaudits from all quarters. The Kingdom brought a huge performance in the second half, and were full value for their win. Here are some talking points for the action: Dublin stopped At times during the …

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The Gooch’s Influence On The Game Summed Up By All-Embracing Reaction To His Retirement

GAA All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Semi-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 28/8/2016 Dublin vs Kerry Kerry’s Colm Cooper Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

The inter-county retirement of Colm ‘Gooch’ Cooper at the age of 33 might not have come as a shock to most, but the outpouring of support since has nonetheless been widespread.  The Gooch won nine Munster titles, five All-Irelands, four National Football Leagues, eight All Stars and is Kerry’s record scorer in championship competition having amassed a stunning 23-283 over a …

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Confirmed: Eamonn Fitzmaurice To Lead The Kingdom For Another Two Years

All-Ireland semi finalists Kerry have decided to retain faith in manager Eamonn Fitzmaurice and reappointed the Finuge man for another two years at the helm on the Kingdom at a County Committee meeting on Tuesday evening. Following the meeting, the appointment was confirmed on kerrygaa.ie as well as the additional news that the Kerry manager will announce his backroom team at a later …

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Not Dark Yet: Bob Dylan, Dublin Dominance And The Future Of Kerry Football

Kerry’s defeat on Sunday has highlighted for most that the balance of power has comprehensively shifted towards Dublin in football’s most fabled rivalry. However, it can be argued that the cultural and historical importance of football within the county may yet see a “Kerry revolution” come sooner rather than later.   Sunday morning did not begin with a promising omen. …

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Opinion: Dublin Won The All-Ireland Final In Beating Kerry On Sunday

Take it as read. Dublin will be crowned All-Ireland Senior Football champions on September 18. I trotted up to Croke Park with former Mayo star Conor Mortimer on Sunday afternoon. Conor’s a guy who’s experienced final heartbreak with Mayo in 2004 and 2006, when they came into both finals against Kerry from different backgrounds. In 2004, Mayo flattered to deceive against …

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Preview: Kerry’s Loyalty To Their Aging Achievers Has Handed Dublin The Advantage

GAA Football All Ireland Senior Championship Quarter-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 31/7/2016 Kerry vs Clare Kerry Manager Eamonn Fitzmaurice Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Two years ago, ten Kerry players who are picked to play against Dublin in this afternoon’s All-Ireland senior football semi-final started in the final victory over Donegal at Croke Park. The other five – Marc Ó Sé, Aidan O’Mahony, Fionn Fitzgerald, Anthony Maher and Anthony Maher – are on the bench today and still very much involved. Colm Cooper missed the …

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