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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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Roscommon Through To Super 8s After Thrilling Victory Over Armagh

Roscommon 2-22 Armagh 1-19 Roscommon and Armagh served up the game of the season so far in O’Moore Park, Portlaoise this afternoon as the two goals from Enda Smith saw the Connacht finalists book their place in the Super 8s competition. It was a blistering, fast-paced encounter with little fouling, instead plenty of skill and wonderful finishing were on display. Armagh enjoyed the …

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Armagh Dealt Blow As Key Player Opts Out Of Squad For 2018

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Kieran McGeeney’s Armagh have been dealt a blow as a key member of their squad is making himself unavailable for selection for the 2018 season. Jamie Clarke is one of the most talented forwards in the country but has reportedly made it known to the Orchard County’s management that he intends to go travelling next year. According to Gaelic Life, …

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A Decision Has Been Made On Kieran McGeeney’s Future As Armagh Manager

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Kieran McGeeney’s Armagh side experienced a promising 2017 season, despite a disappointing start to the year. The Orchard County failed to win promotion to Division 2 following late heartbreak against Tipperary in the League. A tame performance against Down in the Ulster quarter-final followed, as fears grew of another early summer exit from the championship. However, they bounced back in …

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Armagh Name Their Team To Face Tyrone

Ulster GAA Football Senior Championship Quarter-Final, Kingspan Breffni Park, Co. Cavan 29/5/2016 Cavan vs Armagh Armagh manager Kieran McGeeney Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Kieran McGeeney has named his Armagh starting line-up for tomorrow’s All-Ireland quarter-final with Tyrone at Croke Park. Having surprised many with victory over Kildare at the same location last weekend, McGeeney has named two changes in personnel to the side that will take to the field to take on Ulster rivals Tyrone for the first time at Headquarters since 2005. …

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Tyrone Can Show Their All-Ireland Credentials Against Armagh

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

In 2016, Tyrone won their first Ulster title in six years with late points from Peter Harte and Kieran McGeary sealing the 0-13 to 0-11 victory over Donegal in the provincial final. A quarter-final against Mayo followed and a flat Red Hand performance saw the Connacht side advance to the All-Ireland semi-final. With captain, Sean Cavanagh, off the pitch after receiving …

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Armagh V Tyrone – The Great Rivalry Returns

Ulster GAA Football Senior Championship Quarter-Final 31/5/2009 Armagh v Tyrone Armagh's Finnian Moriarty Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

One of the GAA’s greatest rivalries has gone stale in recent years. As a new millennium began, Ulster football embarked on a golden era in taking the game of Gaelic football to a new level. Armagh and Tyrone were the two finest contributors and their rivalry will return to Headquarters this weekend. Not since 2005 have Armagh and Tyrone gone toe-to-toe …

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Worrying Stat Shows That Kildare Are Up Against It On Saturday

Bord na Mona O'Byrne Cup Semi-Final, St. Conleth's Park, Newbridge 22/1/2017 Kildare vs Dublin The Kildare team stand for The National Anthem Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Dublin have dominated the Leinster Championship this decade and that run of form continued earlier this month when they beat Kildare to claim a seventh successive provincial title. While it cannot be denied that the Dubs have been far superior than every else in the eastern province over the last seven years, the performances of everyone else in Leinster has …

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Antrim Footballer Hit With Colossal 48-Week Ban

The GAA have slapped a massive 48-week ban on Antrim footballer, Matthew Fitzpatrick.  Fitzpatrick has been cited for “misleading the investigation” by the GAA’s Central Hearings Committee (CHC), The Irish News have reported. Misleading an investigation carries a 48-week punishment, according to the CHC rule book. The situation has arisen from the ill-tempered Antrim versus Armagh national football league clash …

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