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Allianz Hurling League Round-Up: Cork Get Off The Mark

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It was a busy evening in the Allianz Hurling League with important results for Cork and Laois in Division 1A and 1B respectively.  The result in the top flight now means that five counties lie on two points though Kilkenny, Wexford and Tipperary have a game in hand. Division 1B has all but taken shape with Waterford maintaining their 100 …

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Corofin Will Face Dr Crokes In 2019 All-Ireland Senior Club Final

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The 2019 All-Ireland senior club football final will see defending champions, Corofin, put their title on the line against Dr Crokes next month. Both sides qualified for the St. Patrick’s Day decider with wins over Gaoth Dobhair and Mullinalaghta respectively, following two action-packed games that displayed everything fans love about Gaelic football. Saturday’s action got underway in Páirc Seán Mac Diarmada …

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John Morrison: A Devoted Club Man To The Very End

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John Morrison was laid to rest this weekend and as tributes continue to pour in from all over the country it’s clear that he left a mark wherever he went. However, the greatest mark he left in this world is arguably with his club. He coached Armagh, Derry, Mayo, Antrim, Donegal and Leitrim, but through it all, John Morrison was …

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Kieran Fitzgerald: “Talented” Galway Should Express Themselves More

Former Galway footballer and current Corofin star Kieran Fitzgerald feels that the defensive style of football is not the way to beat reigning All-Ireland champions Dublin. Fitzgerald was a part of Galway’s infamous All-Ireland winning side in 2001, capturing an All-Star in what was an immensely impressive season for the Corofin man. Despite still playing for his club at 38 …

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O’Shaughnessy: “Stupid To Think That Limerick Are Miles Ahead”

Limerick’s return to Division 1A has proved to be very fruitful so far this season having recorded two impressive wins over Wexford and Tipperary.  However, despite their impressive start, former attacker, Andrew O’Shaughnessy, believes it’d be stupid to suggest that the All-Ireland champions are miles ahead of the chasing pack considering that a single puck of the sliothar would have …

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Fitzgerald Not Buying Into Dr Crokes Heavy Favourites Tag

Dr Crokes go into this weekend’s All-Ireland semi-final with Mullinalaghta as heavy favourites to overcome the Longford minnows who have shocked the GAA world in getting this far. The tiny Longford half-parish are viewed as perennial underdogs, however, Fionn Fitzgerald has looked at their track record and believes that they’re a very strong team who cannot be underestimated. “Everyone has …

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Liam Silke: The GAA Is Letting Us Down, It’s A Disaster

Liam Silke has been all over the news this past week and unfortunately, it has nothing to do with his footballing talents. A vital member of a Corofin side looking to retain their All-Ireland club title, Silke is also part of a star-studded UCD side looking to complete back-to-back Sigerson Cups. A fixture clash means Silke is set to miss …

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Five Potential Breakthrough Stars Set For A Big 2019

With the Allianz Football League taking a back seat this weekend, it gives us a chance to reflect on what we have seen so far. Whilst the league is a great chance for teams to blood in fresh talent ahead of the Championship, the nature of promotion and relegation means that teams are fighting tooth and nail for those vital …

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Mulligan Happy That Mullinalaghta Buzz Died Down Ahead Of Dr Crokes

How do you fix a problem like the GAA fixture schedule? The answer… you can’t, because for every Gael that would love to see the club championship series rattled off within a calendar year, another will tell you it’s sacrilege to move the All-Ireland senior club finals away from St. Patrick’s Day. Take the case of Corofin’s Kieran Fitzgerald who …

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