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Combined Dublin/Mayo Selection Of The Last 15 Years

Over the course of the last few years both Dublin and Mayo have been to the forefront of GAA fans and pundits consciousness. Although Mayo have yet to make the breakthrough and claim their first Sam Maguire in 66 years they have captured the hearts and minds of the nation over the last decade and a half especially the last five …

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Opinion: Dublin’s Bench Holds The Key To Their Success

On Sunday, Jim Gavin will look to mastermind a third All-Ireland triumph on the bounce with this great Dublin team. However, it is more than just the starting XV that are key to the champions, it is the depth of their squad. In fact, it can be argued that the 15 who finish the game are as, if not more …

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Why Waterford’s Confidence Is Now At An All Time High

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Semi-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 13/8/2017 Cork vs Waterford Waterford's Austin Gleeson celebrates with Maurice Shanahan at the final whistle Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

One would go a long way to find a group of people more passionate about anything, then the people of Waterford are about their hurling team. John Mullane’s interview after the epic 2004 Munster hurling final with Cork encaptured the connection between the team and their supporters. “The people of Waterford are my life, I love my county”. “AND WE LOVE …

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Ranking The Top Five Cork-Waterford Clashes Of The Millennium

Without question, since the turn of the decade, one rivalry has been the most anticipated. That is Tipperary and Kilkenny of course. However, in the early 2000’s, Cork and Waterford was undoubtedly the game not to be missed. Time after time, classic after classic, there was little to separate these teams. Cork had Sean Og, Donal Og, the O’Connor twins …

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Combined Cork And Waterford All-Star XV From The 2000s

National Hurling League 15/4/2007 Cork vs Waterford Cork's Sean Og O'hAilpin tackles Dan Shanahan of Waterford Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

Cork and Waterford take on one another this Sunday in a highly anticipated Munster semi-final. It is a game which will differ hugely from the classics of the 2000s. Here we select an All-Star XV of both sides from that great era. On Sunday the stars of the show are likely to be players such as Austin Gleeson and Conor …

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Report: Cillian O’Connor A Major Doubt For All-Ireland Final And Andrews Set To Start

Stephen Rochford Mayo

The Independent.ie’s Ger Kerville has reported that Mayo corner-forward Cillian O’Connor is in ‘major’ doubt to start Saturday’s All-Ireland final replay with Dublin, despite news reports on Friday suggesting that the Castlebar native had been given the all-clear by medical staff to start in the replay. O’Connor’s 77th minute equalising point in the first final ensured that Mayo would have another …

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Everyone Is Predicting The One Change From Dublin Team Named

GAA All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Semi-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 28/8/2016 Dublin vs Kerry Dublin manager Jim Gavin Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

With just hours to go until the big one in Croke Park, debate is raging whether or not the Dublin and Mayo teams will start as they were named yesterday. Jim Gavin named his side last night, with Bernard Brogan and Paul Flynn holding onto their starting places, despite calls during the week for them to be dropped. Others were …

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