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Sean Maguire: I Haven’t Done Myself Justice In An Ireland Jersey

Preston striker Seani Maguire gave an honest assessment of his international career so far ahead of Irish training at FAI HQ on Wednesday morning. One of Ireland’s most promising attacking options, Maguire has been wrought with injury ever since bursting onto the international scene following his move from Cork City to Preston in 2017. Maguire has only started once for …

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Michael Keane On Using Ireland As Stepping Stone: “I Felt Really English”

Everton defender Michael Keane has outlined that he “always dreamed of playing for England” despite first representing Ireland at underage level. The 26-year old had featured for Ireland’s U17s and U19s but switched his international allegiance and has featured frequently for England’s U21s as well as five appearances for their senior team. Keane was recently included in England’s squad for …

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Corry’s Corner: Corofin Making The Hand Pass Great Again


“Kick the bloody thing in!“ A common phrase heard in grounds up and down the country as teams look to build from the back and play patience football. People love to hate the hand pass, but why? The days of just catch and kick are long gone. Long gone because they no longer work. Tactically, teams are much more organised, …

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GAA Stock Watch: Kenny Goes One Way While Sheedy Goes The Other

What a hectic weekend of Allianz League action it was.  In the Allianz Hurling League, our four semi-finalists have been confirmed. All-Ireland champions Limerick put a beating on Laois to set-up a tie with a high-flying Dublin side who shocked everybody by taking out Tipperary last weekend in Semple Stadium. The other semi-final pits 2017 All-Ireland champions, Galway against a …

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Cora Staunton Will Not Return For A 25th Season With Mayo

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Cora Staunton has firmly shut the door on a return to inter-county action with Mayo following the conclusion of her second season playing in the AFLW. The 37-year-old is set to make a decision on her future with the Greater Western Sydney (GWS) Giants soon, but the four-time All-Ireland winner has confirmed that she won’t be pulling on the green …

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