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Jamie Clarke: Friendship & Trust Key To Armagh Progression

Despite not having picked up a league win yet, Armagh’s Jamie Clarke, believes that the team is going in the right direction.  Armagh sit seventh in Division Two following draws with Kildare and Clare respectively, followed by a defeat to Meath last week. However, it must be said that the all three of the Orchard County’s games were played away …

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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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McCurry: McKenna Cup Final Felt Like A Championship Match

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Tyrone and Armagh played out an intense, physical battle last night in the McKenna cup final in front of 11,000 spectators at the Athletic Grounds in Armagh. In what was a joy to watch for fans given the time of year, with returning Tyrone forward Darren McCurry likening it to a Championship game in terms of atmosphere, as well as …

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Kieran McGeeney Believes The GAA Should Extend The National League

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Armagh manager Kieran McGeeney has called upon the GAA to scrap pre-season competitions like the McKenna Cup in favour of extending the National League. Despite Armagh’s impressive early season form that has seen them win all three of their McKenna Cup group games, McGeeney feels that teams would benefit more from home and away league matches rather than the traditional …

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Kieran McGeeney: Problem Is The Tackle, Not The Hand-Pass

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Armagh began their 2019 inter-county campaign with a demolition of St. Mary’s College Belfast in the Dr McKenna Cup.  It was Kieran McGeeney’s charges first outing under the new rules that will be experimented throughout the pre-season competitions and Allianz Football League. Despite, their 6-17 to 1-07 victory, ‘Geezer’ was not happy with the rule changes enforced and feels that …

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The Armagh Goalkeeper Who Will Manage Against Armagh This Weekend

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Long-serving Armagh hurler Simon Doherty faces a unique challenge this weekend when the Ulster University side he manages takes on the Armagh side he plays for. “I play for Armagh, but I’m also the Ulster University manager, so it’ll be an interesting one but I’ really looking forward to the game on Saturday” Doherty told Jerome Quinn. “It’s interesting coming …

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Exclusive: Kevin Dyas On Leinster Club Final & Armagh Retirement

It has been a long and arduous road for Kevin Dyas, but this Sunday he will attempt to land one of his greatest achievements; a Leinster senior club championship. The Armagh star transferred to Kilmacud Crokes three years ago, having spent the last eight years living in Dublin and travelling north for club and county duty. Dublin clubs have come …

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