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Do The GAA Need To Co-Operate With The IRFU?

Kerry will host their arch-rivals Dublin in what is the GAA’s  glamour tie of the weekend. However the tie clashes with Ireland’s 6 Nations tie with England. Seán Ó Murchú argues that the IRFU and GAA would be better served collaborating to avoid each other’s major fixtures.   The clash of reigning All-Ireland champions Kerry with Dublin throws-in at 14:30 in Killarney …

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Fitzgibbon Cup – Why All The Confusion?

The overriding theme from this year’s Third Level competitions has been expulsions and appeals off the pitch that has totally taken away from action on the field of play. So why is there so much hassle with these competitions? So let’s look at the current situation in the 2015 Fitzgibbon Cup. Cork Institute of Technology and University of Limerick have already …

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Sky’s The Limit For The GAA

So it’s definitely too early to call Sky’s coverage of the GAA a failure. But it most definitely hasn’t been the best of starts.   There has been much debate throughout the country ever since the GAA agreed to sell rights to championship matches to Sky Sports last April. Almost a year on and it appears the deal hasn’t been …

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Is David Bentley About To Begin A New GAA Trend?

The news that David Bentley had made his Crossmaglen Rangers debut on Wednesday night went down a treat with GAA fans. Could he be the one to start a new trend? Bentley, capped seven times for England and former Arsenal, Blackburn and Tottenham winger has turned his attention to Gaelic football after retiring prematurely from professional football last year at the age of …

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Dublin Double On The Cards?

After last week’s assessment of Cork GAA and their chances of doing the double, we now take a look at how Dublin can fare.   In many people’s eyes, it is Dublin who are the one team that can claim All-Ireland honours in both codes come September. As things stand, they are in a very healthy position to do so. …

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Would A Draft System Work In The GAA?

With a draft system being implemented across the majority of America’s major sports, Brian Barry discusses whether or not such a system would work in the GAA.  Carlow for Sam 2022? Read this and it might not seem so far-fetched! First things first. This is a hypothetical analysis, not necessarily advocating for such a system, rather merely pondering its plausibility. Now …

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Is The Double A Reality For Cork GAA?

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The start of the 2015 season has brought an end to the dual debate down south. However, is achieving both All-Irelands a reality for the Rebel County in the near future? While the glorious year of 1990 for Cork GAA will not fade in the minds of the rebel faithful for a long time, there is a growing sense that it may …

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