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Mark Lynch Brings Curtain Down On 15-Year Inter-County Career

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Derry stalwart Mark Lynch has retired from inter-county duty after 15 years with the Oak Leaf footballers it was confirmed today.  Lynch cited family and work commitments for his departure and admitted to being heartbroken at having made the decision to bring the curtain down on his illustrious Oak Leaf career. The Banagher man was a highly touted youngster and …

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GAA Pen Open Letter To Ulster Clubs Over Casement Park Delay

GAA fans were shocked last month when Antrim GAA shared photographs of their home ground, Casement Park in a derelict state.   The ground has been lying idle since 2013 when it was closed for a major 38,000 seater refurbishment, which was granted planning permission in February 2014. However, it was quashed a year later by the High Court in Belfast …

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Armagh Dealt Blow As Key Player Opts Out Of Squad For 2018

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Kieran McGeeney’s Armagh have been dealt a blow as a key member of their squad is making himself unavailable for selection for the 2018 season. Jamie Clarke is one of the most talented forwards in the country but has reportedly made it known to the Orchard County’s management that he intends to go travelling next year. According to Gaelic Life, …

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Mickey Harte To Stay On As Tyrone Manager

Ulster , Ireland - 28 May 2017; Tyrone manager Mickey Harte during the Ulster GAA Football Senior Championship Quarter-Final match between Derry and Tyrone at Celtic Park in Derry. (Photo By Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

Mickey Harte is to stay on as Tyrone boss for the next three years it has been revealed on Tuesday night.  The Errigal Ciarán club man will now stay on after speculation around his future at the helm following Tyrone’s exit from this year’s championship. Big vote of confidence. Mickey Harte will continue to manage Tyrone for next 3 years. Big statement. pic.twitter.com/vGIObE1euT …

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Tyrone Ready To Right Last Season’s Wrongs

Ulster GAA Football Senior Championship Semi-Final, Clones, Co. Monaghan 18/6/2017 Tyrone vs Donegal Tyrone's Ronan McNamee Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

A first Ulster title since 2010 was welcomed by Tyrone in 2016, but that was as good as it got when defeat to Mayo at the quarter-final stage ended their season. All eyes are focused on ensuring 2017 is different.  This weekend sees one of GAA’s most eye-catching rivalries reignite as Tyrone take on Armagh in the first of this Sunday’s All-Ireland quarter-finals. …

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Tyrone Can Show Their All-Ireland Credentials Against Armagh

Ulster GAA Football Senior Championship Semi-Final, Clones, Co. Monaghan 18/6/2017 Tyrone vs Donegal Tyrone's manager Mickey Harte speaks to his team

In 2016, Tyrone won their first Ulster title in six years with late points from Peter Harte and Kieran McGeary sealing the 0-13 to 0-11 victory over Donegal in the provincial final. A quarter-final against Mayo followed and a flat Red Hand performance saw the Connacht side advance to the All-Ireland semi-final. With captain, Sean Cavanagh, off the pitch after receiving …

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Antrim Footballer Hit With Colossal 48-Week Ban

The GAA have slapped a massive 48-week ban on Antrim footballer, Matthew Fitzpatrick.  Fitzpatrick has been cited for “misleading the investigation” by the GAA’s Central Hearings Committee (CHC), The Irish News have reported. Misleading an investigation carries a 48-week punishment, according to the CHC rule book. The situation has arisen from the ill-tempered Antrim versus Armagh national football league clash …

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