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Exclusive: 2018 Champions Mary I Ejected From Trench Cup

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Reigning Trench Cup champions, Mary Immaculate College, have been ejected from the competition without warning due to a fixtures debacle, according to their captain, James McNeive. Following a series of events, Mary I were unable to fulfil their quarter-final fixture with GMIT and were subsequently removed from the competition though they have not received official confirmation from the governing board, …

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Chopping & Changing Highlights The Beauty Of The Allianz Leagues

While there may be a lot of discontent surrounding championship structures at present, the same cannot be said about the leagues.  Following Round Three of the Allianz Football League, each of the four divisions have begun to take some sort of shape as we head into the break. The chopping and changing of each division on Sunday really highlighted the …

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Kevin Cassidy: “I Thought My Chance Was Gone”

Kevin Cassidy Gaoth Dobhair

At 37 years of age, Kevin Cassidy thought his chances of challenging for an All Ireland football medal were well behind him. The Gaoth Dobhair man was dropped from Jim McGuinness’ squad in 2011 after contributing to a book entitled ‘This Is Our Year’, and thus missed out on his county’s first All Ireland in 20 years back in 2012. Seven …

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Charleville Will Dust Themselves Down For Cork Senior Championship

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Charleville manager, John Moloney, has insisted that his side will dust themselves down and “go again” as they prepare for the Cork senior hurling championship. The North Cork side coughed up a six-point half-time lead to lose the AIB All Ireland Intermediate final to Oranmore Maree in Croke Park yesterday. Despite a goal from Andrew Cagney and 10-points from the …

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“They Got Away With It Years Ago But They Got Caught Today”

McInerney Oranmore Charleville-min

Oranmore Maree became the first ever Galway intermediate club to be crowned All Ireland champions following their six-point win over Charleville of Cork yesterday. County star, Niall Burke was in sensational form for his club, finishing with a tally of 1-11 as Oranmore overturned a six-point deficit to win by six in Croke Park, despite the best efforts of Darragh …

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1-11 For Burke As Oranmore Crowned Intermediate Champions

Charleville 1-15 Oranmore Maree 2-18 Reporting by Marisa Kennedy in Croke Park Oranmore Maree are the AIB All Ireland intermediate hurling club champions as a stunning second half comeback saw them overcome Charleville in Croke Park. Niall Burke finished the game on a tally of 1-11 as the Galway side overturned a six-point deficit, aided by two Chareville red cards …

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Dunnamaggin Crowned Champions Following Thriller With Blayney

Castleblayney 1-13 Dunnamaggin 1-17 Reporting by Marisa Kennedy in Croke Park Dunnamaggin are the AIB junior hurling club champions following a nervy four-point win over Castleblayney of Monaghan in Croke Park this afternoon. It was far from the expected easy win for the Kilkenny side as Castleblayney dominated the final stages of the opening half to lead by two points …

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Why The Melee In Tralee Restored Faith In Gaelic Football

kerry dublin league tralee

The begrudgers will tell you that Dublin were only at half-pace, that the league doesn’t count or that the championship is already a foregone conclusion anyway. However, let’s take the positives where we can. Last night’s clash between Kerry and Dublin went a long way to restoring some faith that there is life in this game just yet. There was …

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