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Eoin Kelly On Bonner Maher Injury: “He Will Be Back In The Tipp Jersey”

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Former All Ireland winning captain with Tipperary Eoin Kelly remains adamant that Patrick ‘Bonner’ Maher will return to inter-county action following his recovery from a cruciate ligament injury. Tipperary GAA confirmed on Tuesday that the 29-year-old had ruptured his anterior cruciate ligament during Sunday’s win over Limerick in Semple Stadium and will be sidelined for the rest of the season. …

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Corry’s Corner: The Rise, The Fall & Rise Again Of Ulster

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The baking heat, ham sandwiches, ice-cold finches and a packed out Clones, the Ulster final is a day like no other. My first taste of Ulster final day coincides with my earliest memory of following Armagh. The year was 1999 and a youthful, yet fancied Armagh side went in search of their first Ulster title in 17 years where they …

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“Where Does Player Welfare Come Into The Equation?” – Diarmuid O’Sullivan

Diarmuid O'Sullivan

Cork All-Ireland winner Diarmuid ‘The Rock’ O’Sullivan has questioned the organising surrounding Sunday’s Munster Senior Hurling Championship clash between Cork and Clare at Cusack Park in Ennis due to the weather conditions which affected the game.  In the second half of the encounter, which saw Cork lose but still progress to the All-Ireland stage of the championship, the venue was …

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The Future Of Galway Football Is In Good Hands Despite Grim Weekend

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It was a tough weekend by all accounts if you’re a Galwegian. It started with the small ball on Saturday as the Galway camogie side got their Championship campaign underway with a tough two-point loss to Kilkenny followed later that evening by Dublin’s heroic victory over Micheál Donoghue’s hurling side that ultimately lead to their unusually early exit from the …

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Tipperary Confirm Bonner Maher Has Ruptured Anterior Cruciate Ligament

Tipperary’s Munster and All-Ireland hopes have been dealt a huge blow with the news that Patrick ‘Bonner’ Maher has ruptured his anterior cruciate ligament and will likely play no further part in this year’s Championship campaign.  Tipperary GAA also confirmed via Twitter that Cathal Barrett will undergo a scan later this evening to assess the damage he sustained in Sunday’s …

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Spotlight: Conor Cox The Hero Roscommon Badly Needed

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Roscommon are Connacht champions for 2019 and they won it the hard way.  It started with a trip to Castlebar where they defeated Mayo on their home turf for the first time since 1986. Their attention then turned to Pearse Stadium and Galway and despite the fact that the Rossies defeated the Tribesmen in the same fixture at the same …

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Conclusions As Roscommon Rally To Be Crowned Kings Of Connacht

Galway 0-12 Roscommon 1-13 Roscommon are Connacht champions for 2019 following an impressive second-half comeback win over Galway in Pearse Stadium, Salthill.  The Rossies trailed Kevin Walsh’s side by five points at half time but a Diarmuid Murtagh goal in the second half set them up for a comeback win which was helped a lot by Galway’s struggles up front. …

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Major Talking Points As Tipp Get The Better Of Limerick In Thurles

Tipperary 1-22 Limerick 0-21 Reporting by Marisa Kennedy in Semple Stadium Limerick and Tipperary will contest the Munster Senior Hurling Championship final in two weeks’ time following the conclusion of the round-robin series. Liam Sheedy’s side got the better of the Treaty men during today’s entertaining encounter in Semple Stadium with Seamus Callanan’s 38th-minute goal proving the difference in front …

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GAA Round-Up: Galway Out & Offaly Relegated In Crazy Day Of Hurling

Wow… What a crazy day of hurling. Offaly’s clash with Kerry in the Joe McDonagh Cup was being hailed as the most important game in the Faithful County’s history. Unfortunately, a two-point loss means they drop into hurling’s third tier next season. In other shock news from around the hurling world. Dublin’s win over Galway coupled with Wexford and Kilkenny’s …

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Blow To Mayo As Matthew Ruane Suffers Broken Collar Bone

They never get it easy in Mayo that’s for sure.  Throughout their run to this year’s Allianz Football League title, newcomer, Matthew Ruane, had forged a blossoming partnership with his Breaffy clubmate, Aidan O’Shea. Ruane was a colossus in the engine room for James Horan’s side. He was their best performer by a mile in their fourth round drubbing to …

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Offaly Relegated As Kerry Seal Joe McDonagh Cup Status

Offaly have officially been relegated to the third-tier of the championship after being edged out by Kerry in today’s final McDonagh Cup matchup. And while the result of the match that sent Offaly crashing down was a narrow one, there was a massive sense of disappointment to be found in Austin Stack park as Joachim Kelly’s side confirmed their spot …

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Your Guide To A Stacked Weekend Of Irish Sport

Irish Sport

We’re set for another packed weekend of Irish sport with GAA action dominating the headlines.  Both the Leinster and Munster hurling championships reach a crucial stage this weekend as the respective provincial finals will be confirmed in addition to those teams whose involvement in this year’s championship will come to an end. There is also excitement surrounding the US Open …

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Cork Keep Faith With Fifteen While Clare Make One Change

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Cork and Clare have named their sides ahead of Sunday’s clash in the Munster SHC at Cusack Park in Ennis. John Meyler’s side have kept faith with the same fifteen that saw them comfortably dispatch of Waterford last weekend with Mark Ellis continuing at centre-back alongside Robert Downey and Mark Coleman. Anthony Nash continues in goal where he is protected …

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