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Bookies’ Favourites For 2017 Gaelic Football All Stars

GAA All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Semi-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 28/8/2016 Dublin vs Kerry Dublin's Philly McMahon Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

If the GAA/GPA Gaelic football All Star awards were handed out at this point of the season, who would be picking up the awards? At the end of every season, players are rewarded for outstanding performances by being selected in the All Star XV. It is fair to say that we have yet to hit the fever pitch of intensity …

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

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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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