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Mickey Harte Will Need A Plan B To Stop Dublin Juggernaut

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

The qualifiers provided redemption for Tyrone after a disappointing Ulster Championship exit to Monaghan, but as they prepare to lock horns with the all-conquering Dubs, can Mickey Harte conjure up a Plan B to triumph on Sunday? _____ All Ireland Semi Final, 2017 The match was not yet five minutes old when Con O’Callaghan waltzed through a hole-ridden Tyrone blanket defence, …

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Vote: Top Candidates For Footballer Of The Year Award

Sunday will see Tyrone and Dublin go head-to-head in the biggest footballing clash of the year to see who will be crowned All Ireland champions. Both teams are littered with talent but which player will be named Footballer of the Year? We take a look at the top contenders. Name: Ciarán Kilkenny County: Dublin Credentials: Kilkenny has been the beating heart of the …

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No Surprise Return To Tyrone Squad For Conor McKenna

Conor McKenna will not be making a surprise appearance for Tyrone in the All Ireland final against Dublin on Sunday, according to his club secretary. McKenna is currently with AFL club, Essendon for whom he has made 18 appearances and is due to return to Ireland ahead of Sunday’s final. Rumours were rife that the 22-year-old would make an appearance for …

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Owen Mulligan On Dublin: “You Have To Get In Their Faces”

Three-time All-Ireland winning footballer Owen Mulligan shares his views ahead of this weekend’s All-Ireland final when Tyrone will attempt to put a halt to Dublin’s winning streak in this year’s All-Ireland football final at Croke Park.   The Paddy Power GAA ambassador and columnist with Paddy Power News famously played a part in doing just that when he scored one of …

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Barney Rock: Gaelic Football Is A Young Person’s Sport

Dublin legend, Barney Rock has praised the underage set up within the county that has allowed a number of talented young players to make their mark at senior level.  Jim Gavin was previously the man in charge of the U21 side, leading them to All Ireland glory in  2003, 2010 and 2012 before taking over the senior job later that …

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Vote: Who Are The Top Contenders To Succeed Stephen Rochford?

Stephen Rochford stepped down from his post as Mayo manager yesterday evening, citing a lack of support from the county board as the reason for his decision.  Rochford took over in 2015, leading his side to the All Ireland final in 2016 and 2017 before exiting the competition at the hands of Kildare this summer. The search will now begin for his replacement …

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Owen Mulligan Identifies Key Dublin Weakness Tyrone Must Exploit

Former Tyrone player, Owen Mulligan has identified a key weakness in the Dublin defence that he believes Tyrone must exploit if they are to have any chance of winning the Sam Maguire cup in Sunday’s final.  The two sides have already met this summer, in the second round of the Super 8s in Omagh with the Dubs emerging with a three-point victory. …

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Stephen Rochford Looks To Breaffy For Mayo Management Rebuild

Stephen Rochford has identified the joint managers of the Breaffy senior football team as the men to join his backroom staff after the departures of Donie Buckley, Peter Burke and Tony McEntee. Rochford has been on the lookout for those suitable to help guide Mayo back to the heights they reached in previous seasons after this year where they failed to …

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Aherne Brace Helps Dublin To Convincing Win Over Galway

Dublin 4-8 Galway 1-10 All Ireland champions booked their place in this year’s decider with a seven point win over Galway this afternoon. In the fourth minute Nicole Owens netted for Dublin and the All Ireland champions dominated from that point onwards. Sinead Aherne was nothing short of magnificent as she shot 1-2 without response. Sarah Conneally was lively in the middle of …

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