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Championship Deep-Dive: The Magic Of The McGrath Brothers

In June of last year in Semple Stadium, Clare knocked Tipperary out of the hurling championship with a two-point win. After one loss and two draws, it was probably Tipperary’s best performance of the round-robin series but they conceded a five-point lead in the final 10 minutes and the 2016 All Ireland champions had to watch the rest of the …

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Spotlight: Cometh The Hour, Cometh The Mackey

They’ll have to do it all again next week but for now, we can revel in yet another cracking contest in the Ulster Football Championship. Cavan and Armagh played out a thrilling 1-14 to 0-17 draw at Clones on Sunday and the two sides will meet again this weekend to determine who will face either Donegal or Tyrone in this …

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“They’re Cowards, Hypocrites…If You’re A White Irish Man, No One Cares.”

James McClean

“They’re a bunch of cowards the footballing authorities. They’re a bunch of hypocrites.” James McClean has hit out at the English FA, for their lack of action over sectarian abuse the Derryman has received recently and throughout his career. Every year, around November, McClean is targeted by fans on social media and in football grounds over his refusal to wear the …

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Corry’s Corner: Donegal Are Wasting Michael Murphy’s Talents

September 23, 2012 It’s All-Ireland final day in Croke Park and Gaelic football’s showpiece event has taken on an extra special meaning. There was no Kerry for just the second time in eight years. Dublin had faltered, while Cork and Tyrone had regressed. Donegal faced Mayo in a game that guaranteed history. Either Mayo were finally going to break the …

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GAA Stock Watch: Arise David Gough, Sit Down Joe Brolly

It was a busy weekend in the Football Championship with plenty to dissect following shock wins, drab encounters and talk of two-tiers. Roscommon pulled off their first win in Castlebar since 1986 to condemn Mayo to the qualifiers. Dublin, as expected, got their campaign off to a facile 26-point win over Louth while Tyrone had 16 to spare against Antrim …

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One-Sided Wins, Two-Tiered Systems & Three Cheers For Roscommon

Gaelic football took centre stage this weekend in the absence of the Munster Hurling Championship as fans around the country were treated to a host of provincial championship clashes. The standard on show most definitely varied from county to county. As expected, Dublin and Tyrone strolled to easy wins over Louth and Antrim respectively, while Fermanagh made Donegal sweat for …

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