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Colm O’Rourke Blasts “Elitist System” That Will Be Created By The Super 8s

Colm O’Rourke is a former All-Ireland winner and a long established panellist on The Sunday Game on RTÉ. Following four one-sided quarter-finals, the Meath man has been very vocal on his views surrounding the introduction of the Super 8s in place of the All-Ireland quarter-finals from next season. O’Rourke was vocal in RTÉ studios following Mayo’s 22-point victory over Roscommon …

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Watch: Michael Duignan Lays Into Sky Deal On Sunday Game

The latest instalment of the controversial agreement between Sky Sports and the GAA saw an indignant Michael Duignan call it a ‘disgrace’. The deal itself began in 2014, and saw the British broadcasting behemoth secure rights to the sport for the very first time. The paid digital service receiving exclusive championship games caused much consternation as the days of a fee-to-air monopoly …

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Tomás Ó Sé Slams Cork Football Set-Up After Waterford Scare

Cork scraped past Waterford by a single point in the Fraher Field, Dungarvan on Saturday in the Munster SFC quarter-final, eventually coming out victorious on a scoreline of 1-12 to 1-11.  The Rebels have come in for some heavy criticism of late with their stock continuing to fall with each passing season since their Sam Maguire Cup win in 2010. Coming …

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Colm Cooper Becomes The Sunday Game’s Newest Pundit

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

After a lengthy and illustrious inter-county career, Kerry legend Colm Cooper will transfer his energies from playing the game to analysing it for RTÉ’s The Sunday Game.  This is a natural next step in the career of a man who knows the game inside out following 17 years competing at the top for the Kingdom. According to RTÉ, the 33-year-old …

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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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Watch: RTÉ Release Chilling All-Ireland Final Promo To Get You Even More Excited

Draw Sam Maguire All-Ireland Football Championship

As if we weren’t excited enough, RTÉ have released a barn-storming promo for today’s All-Ireland Senior Football Championship final. Dublin and Mayo lock horns with the Sam Maguire Cup on the line. The Dubs are looking for back-to-back titles for the first time since the 1970s, while the Connacht side are seeking a first All-Ireland triumph since 1951. Whatever transpires on …

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