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Emlyn Mulligan Has An Interesting Take On How To Fix The Super 8s

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Sure we couldn’t have a review of the 2019 season without speaking to someone from Leitrim.  The O’Rourke County had a year to remember gaining promotion from Division 4 of the Allianz Football League for the first time in 13 years while the hurling side collected Croke Park silverware by winning this year’s Lory Meagher Cup. When the topic of …

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Major History: How Heartbreak For Dublin Started A Blue Wave

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In association with For Galway and Cork, this must be the longest week of their lives as they gear up for this Sunday’s Electric Ireland All-Ireland Minor Football Final in Croke Park.  The two squads have trained all season long for their one shot at glory and a chance to write their names into the record books as All-Ireland champions. …

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Five Iconic Moments In Ten Years Of The Dublin/Kerry Rivalry

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Dublin and Kerry meet once again this weekend in what is sure to be a historic All-Ireland final. Either Dublin will become the first to complete the five-in-a-row or Kerry will pull off the game’s greatest win since Offaly denied the Kingdom in their own quest for five successive titles in 1982. It’s an age-old rivalry but it’s interesting to …

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The Under The Radar Irish Midfielder About To Be Given His Chance For Club & Country

On Wednesday afternoon, Irish U21 manager Stephen Kenny named his 22-man squad ahead of their upcoming European Qualifiers against Armenia and Sweden. The exciting squad contained a handful of players well known to Kenny’s side including the likes of Dara O’Shea, Caoimhin Kelleher and captain Jayson Molumby as well as some new but familiar faces like Nathan Collins and Michael …

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Michael Quinlivan On All-Ireland Final, Super 8s & 2019 Season

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As the days tick down towards the season’s end it gives us a chance to reflect on what has been an enjoyable season overall for Gaelic football. Whatever the outcome of Sunday’s final between Kerry and Dublin we know we are set for a historic occasion. Either Dublin complete the ‘drive-for-five’ or Kerry become the team to stop them just …

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MacKenna On Monday: Jim Gavin Can’t Be Considered The Greatest Given Dublin’s Advantage

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‘You new models are happy scraping the shit, because you’ve never seen a miracle.’ Sappor Morton, Blade Runner 2049. In the immediate aftermath of the 2018 Champions League final, despite the undeniable excellence that was hugely worthy of respect, Real Madrid’s victory still grated a chunk. There was no talking down the crucial hardness of Sergio Ramos and brilliance of …

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James Maddison Is Brilliant, But He’ll Never Wear The Green Of Ireland

On Saturday, a report emerged from The Independent.ie outlining that the FAI had reached out to Leicester City midfielder James Maddison about a potential switch to play for Ireland. The Association had reportedly received some encouragement about a potential switch for Maddison who qualifies to play for the Boys in Green through a grandparent. Irish manager Mick McCarthy is understood …

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Ten Things We Learned From Conor McGregor’s Massive ESPN Interview

Conor McGregor sent the MMA world into something of a frenzy after making an appearance on ESPN’s SportsCenter for a far-reaching interview with Ariel Helwani. It was a pretty in-depth interview that saw the famed-reporter asking Conor about everything from his recent controversies to his thoughts on the current landscape of the fight-game.   View this post on Instagram   …

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Kieran Sadlier Feels Irish Call Up Shows LOI Gamble Has Paid Off

Doncaster forward Kieran Sadlier’s initial reaction to his first call-up to the Irish senior squad was one of shock. In truth, it probably shouldn’t have been. The 24-year-old has adjusted well to life back in English football after his move to the Keepmoat from Cork City in December of 2018, with last year’s return of three goals in just 14 …

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A More Mature Jack Conan Is Now Ready To Grab World Cup Chance

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“This time around is a lot different and (I’m) now really coming into my own performance-wise.”  This time four years ago Jack Conan received his first cap for Ireland as he looked to make a late surge into Joe Schmidt’s final 31-man squad for the 2015 Rugby World Cup. That cap came in a warm-up game against Scotland at the …

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