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Four Take-Aways From A Hectic GAA Weekend

GAA fans of both codes were treated to a bumper weekend of action with the unusual scenario of four games across one weekend. We now know the line-up for the All-Ireland football semi-finals as Dublin will take on Tyrone and Kerry face Mayo. Galway also became the first side into the All-Ireland hurling final. They await the winners of the …

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Dublin And Monaghan Served Up A Classic Game Of Football And The Reaction Summed It Up

Allianz Football League Division 1, Clones, Co. Monaghan 2/4/2017 Monaghan vs Dublin Dublin's Brian Fenton with Conor Mc Manus of Monaghan Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Grealy

On Sunday, supporters of gaelic football were treated to an absolute football classic in St Tiernach’s Park.  The National League game between Monaghan and Dublin ended on a scoreline of 1-15 to 2-15. With a place in the National League Football final at stake, both teams left absolutely nothing on the field of play. Without a doubt, the pulsating game was one …

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National Football League: Five Young Players To Watch Out For This Weekend

Allianz Football League Division 1, Austin Stack Park, Tralee, Co. Kerry 11/2/2017 Kerry vs Mayo Stephen Coen of Mayo Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

Last week, we looked at the hurling fixtures and picked out six players who could make a difference in their National Hurling League matches.  Now, we look at the young footballers in league action over the weekend to keep a watchful eye on. _______ Josh Keane (Tipperary) The 21-year-old Golden-Kilfeacle native came to national prominence during last year’s championship after he …

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Video: PFA Player Of The Year Riyad Mahrez Tries His Hand At Hurling

Leicester city winger Riyad Mahrez was pitted against Monaghan football star Conor McManus in a keepy-uppy contest, which included a hurling challenge. Mahrez, who has been subject to intense transfer speculation linking him to Arsenal could yet undergo a radical career change and line out as a hurler. McManus and Mahrez were tasked with keeping the ball off the floor using …

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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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Longford Magic Illustrates That There Is No Need For A Two-Tier Championship

The calls for a two-tier football championship have been widespread but Longford’s shock victory over Monaghan last Saturday proved that there is no need for a two-tier championship system. When you take a look at the four provincial championships, there is only one province where the result is pretty much a foregone conclusion. Dublin have been dominant in Leinster for …

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