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Inter-County Players Suffer Poorer Mental Well-Being Due To Demands

New research from the ESRI has found that GAA players compromise in many aspects of their lives in order to commit 31 hours every week to playing at inter-county level.  The study, commissioned by the GAA and GPA used data from a survey of 2016 players to examine how the demands of playing inter-county affects players’ personal and professional lives, and …

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Report Card: Rejuvenated Clare Deserving Of Place In Final Four

As an exhilarating inter-county season draws to a close, we issue each team with an end-of-season report card, discussing whether or not they fulfilled expectations. Next up, we review the season of the Clare hurlers. _____ Team Clare _____ Preseason Expectations Given the previous format of the hurling championship, the Banner county reached the quarter-final stages of the All Ireland …

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Mayo Ladies Board Release Statement Defending Manager Peter Leahy

The Mayo ladies board have released a statement defending current county manager Peter Leahy in the wake of Tuesday morning’s player press conference. The ladies team held a press conference and released a statement clarifying the welfare issues that led them to walk away from the panel a number of months ago. The statement, said that a “lack of communication” and being …

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Liverpool’s Defence & Other Talking Points Ahead Of Liverpool v PSG

Two of the best forward lines in the world, Liverpool and Paris Saint-Germain clash Tuesday at Anfield as the Champions League group stage gets underway. ____ 1. How will Liverpool’s new-look defence cope against Neymar, Cavani and Mbappé? Liverpool have spent big on new defensive recruits, £75m on centre-back Virgil Van Dijk in January and £67m for goalkeeper Allison in …

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Mayo Ladies Break Silence On Inter-County Exodus

The Mayo Ladies have released a statement clarifying the welfare issues that led them to walk away from the panel a number of months ago Cora Staunton and 13 other members of the panel, including two members of the back-room staff, left the team in July who cited welfare issues as the reason behind their departure. The statement, which can be read …

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Ireland Close In On All Blacks In Latest World Rugby Rankings

Kieran Read of the All Blacks and Conor Murray

New Zealand’s recent loss to South Africa in the Rugby Championship has seen their lead at the top of the World Rugby rankings cut to just 2.40 points with Ireland hot on their heels.   The latest rankings, released on Monday, means that November’s clash between the All Blacks and Joe Schmidt’s side will have an added layer of significance. …

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New Kick-Off Times & All You Need To Know About The CL On Irish TV

This season the Champions League’s television format in Ireland will differ slightly from previous years. The likes of Liverpool, Manchester United, Tottenham and Manchester City will all be in action in the group stages of the competition which begins this week. Here’s everything you need to know about the Champions League on Irish television. What Time Are The Games On …

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Sinead Goldrick: We Wanted To Win People’s Respect For The Game

Dublin ladies football stalwart, Sinead Goldrick says that yesterday’s win in the All Ireland senior final was the culmination of a long journey for her side.  In front of a record-breaking crowd of 50,141 at Croke Park, Dublin retained the Brendan Martin Cup for the first time in their history, recording their first championship victory over Cork. It was the sixth …

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