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Opinion: 10 Ways To Make The GAA More Progressive

Sean Cremin examines ten things that could be done to make the GAA more progressive. _____ 1. Sort out the fixture list The GAA fixture list is all over the place. GAA teams at all levels do not have enough competitive games at appropriate times of the year. It really is a case of ‘feast or famine’ at all levels. …

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The Pro 12 Is Once Again Thrown Into Turmoil

Glasgow Warriors v Munster - Guinness Pro 12 Final

The Pro 12 could be without a broadcaster next season. Earlier today The Guardian’s Paul Rees wrote an article detailing just how far the Pro 12 has fallen behind the Premiership and Top 14. Although Rees made some good points, he largely covered old ground, describing how the English and French clubs changed the landscape of European Rugby. In the …

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Watch: Alan Pardew Loses His Cool In Interview With Sky Sports Reporter

SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND - MARCH 01: Alan Pardew manager of Crystal Palace looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Crystal Palace at Stadium of Light on March 1, 2016 in Sunderland, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Well, that got awkward… Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew felt hard done by in today’s 2-1 defeat to Liverpool. Jurgen Klopp’s side secured the three points right at the death thanks to a highly controversial penalty awarded to substitute Christian Benteke, who converted the resulting penalty himself. Pardew was none too pleased with the decision, and in the post-match interview …

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GAA Congress Vote Against Motion For Free-To-Air Games

BIRMINGHAM - JANUARY 6: Sky Sports TV cameraman filming during the FA Barclaycard Premiership match between Aston Villa and Portsmouth on January 6, 2004 at Villa Park in Birmingham, England. Aston Villa won the match 2-1. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

On a day when the GAA have passed a motion for the introduction of the ‘mark’ in gaelic football, they have stuck to their guns on one of the more controversial issues. Sky Sports have exclusively broadcast some championship games over the last two years, and today Dublin GAA brought a motion for all matches be made free to air. …

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Premier League’s Looming TV Deals Create Illusion Of Level Playing Field

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 13: A practice ball is seen on the pitch prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Newcastle United at Stamford Bridge on February 13, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

The 77th-minute protest by almost 20,000 thousand fans in Anfield recently proves that people power, however slight, still exists in the modern Premier League. Fenway Sports Group had outraged Liverpool fans with their complete disregard for year-long discussions over ticket pricing. Corporate greed needs to be challenged at every turn, and despite the financial impact of the protest in Anfield being a …

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Brendan Rodgers Believes Louis Van Gaal Can Lead Man United To Title

The ex-Liverpool boss has been doing the punditry rounds since his sacking, and has backed the under-fire LVG to succeed with Man United. Rodgers is no stranger to chasing league titles himself. The 2013/14 Premier League season saw the Antrim man’s Liverpool side top of the table with just two games remaining. Preceded by an infamous loss to Chelsea, the …

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Video: Thierry Henry Expertly Analyses Pep Guardiola’s Philosophy

Pep Guardiola is widely heralded as one of the smartest men in football, and after it was confirmed last week that he will be leaving Bayern Munich at the end of the season, fans of Chelsea, Manchester United and Manchester City have been getting very excited. However, what would the English clubs gain from having Guardiola as their manager? Philosophy is …

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