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Allianz Deep-Dive: Hegarty & Morrissey Typify Limerick Work Rate

Limerick Waterford

Brought to you by Allianz, proud sponsors of the Allianz Football & Hurling Leagues. Back in January, Seamus Flanagan was up for interview at the launch of the Electric Ireland Higher Education Championships and, of course, he was asked about Limerick and their aspirations for the year ahead. While Flanagan gave a detailed insight into the mentality of this young …

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Under Mick McCarthy Conor Hourihane Can Be Ireland’s Newest Talisman

Over the last two international qualifying campaigns, a talisman in green has stepped up for Ireland when they have required one most. In 2014/2015 as Martin O’Neill’s side clamoured towards Euro 2016 it was striker Jon Walters whose goals, endeavour and work rate helped Ireland reach the tournament finals in France. In 2016/2017, although Ireland didn’t reach the World Cup …

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“I’m Proud Of Jacob, He Played A Great Game” – Dan McFarland

Jacob Stockdale

Sean McMahon reporting from the Aviva Stadium  “Desperate disappointment.”  Those were the first words which Ulster head coach Dan McFarland said to the media in the aftermath of his side’s 21-18 loss to Leinster at the Aviva Stadium this evening. The head coach was visibly dejected after the game but he praised his team for how they went toe-to-toe with …

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Leinster Edge Ulster In Titanic European Battle

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Leinster 21 Ulster 18  Sean McMahon reporting from the Aviva Stadium  Leinster have become the second Irish side to reach the last four of this season’s Heineken Champions Cup as they edged past Ulster 21-18 in an engrossing encounter at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday evening.  Ulster were absolutely superb throughout the 80 minutes with John Cooney leading the charge …

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Forgotten Friday: The Darling Of The Hill – Charlie Redmond

charlie redmond

Down through the years, Dublin have been blessed with excellent free-kick takers. Jimmy Keaveney, Dean Rock, Stephen Cluxton. However, were any as iconic as ‘The Darling of the Hill’, Charlie Redmond? He is our focus on this week’s ‘Forgotten Friday‘. Redmond is remembered by many for finally getting over the line in an All-Ireland final in 1995 following several near …

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Allianz League Final Preview: Murphy The Man To Manhandle Meath

michael murphy

The Allianz Football League Division 2 Final throws up plenty of questions in what is possibly the most intriguing of all the finals taking place this weekend. Meath head into the game safe in the knowledge that top-tier status is secured for 2020 but they’ve gone six from seven en route to the final with their only loss coming against …

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