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BOI Celtic Challenge: Derry Go Top Of Group H With Win Over Down

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Derry have taken control of Group H in the Bank of Ireland Celtic Challenge following their impressive Round 3 win over Down in Portaferry. Meanwhile, in the group’s other games, Armagh secured an away win against Antrim while Tyrone displayed their goal-scoring threat against Fermanagh. Read our round-up of all of the action from Round 3 below. _____ Derry Prove …

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Corry’s Corner: No Glitz, No Glamour, The Gavin Way Gets Results

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During my chat with Dublin legend, Vinnie Murphy, last week one particular comment stood out. Murphy was reminiscing on 1995 and how Dublin had barely fallen over the line following five years of heartache. According to Murphy, it was a weaker Dublin side compared to the 1992 & 1994 All-Ireland finals, however, the reason they won that year (apart from …

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Boost For Brennan As Former Captain Ross King Returns To Laois Panel

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Laois manager, Eddie Brennan, has received a major boost ahead of their Joe McDonagh campaign with the news that Ross King has returned to the senior panel.  The Rathdowney-Errill man stepped away from the inter-county panel at the end of last season and missed all of their 2019 Allianz League campaign. However, King returned to training on Sunday, according to Laois …

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Vinnie Murphy: How Kerry Renewed His Love Following Dublin Exile

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“Vinnie’s going to get you, Vinnie’s going to get you.” Vinnie Murphy recounts a tale of leaving a Kerry nightclub back in the early 2000s shortly after his second retirement from inter-county football. He had taken a team down to play in the famous Páidí Ó Sé tournament and after being hammered by hosts, An Ghaeltacht, they flocked to one …

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It’s A Case Of Goals Win Games As Champions Sink Ballymun Kickhams

Kilmacud Crokes 2-13 Ballymun Kickhams 0-14 There was a real heavyweight clash this evening in Parnell Park as champions, Kilmacud Crokes faced Ballymun Kickhams in the Dublin senior football championship.  The physicality was clear from the off as both shipped big challenges in the opening couple of minutes before Dublin stars, Dean Rock and Paul Mannion exchanged points to leave …

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Forgotten Friday: Ronan Clarke Arrived When Armagh Needed Him Most

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 “Armagh have the best forward in the country in Ronan Clarke” Ross Carr. The year 2002 saw breakout stars aplenty in the GAA with names likes Colm ‘Gooch’ Cooper, Stephen Cluxton and Sean Cavanagh standing out.  However, there was one breakout star that stood tallest in ’02 defeating all three en route to an All-Ireland title and a Young Footballer …

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John Horan: ‘Pretty Clear’ Where The GAA Stand On Border Poll

GAA president, John Horan has given the clearest indication yet on where the association would fall should a border poll on Irish unity come to fruition. The subject has been discussed at great length in the past number of weeks after former Armagh captain, Jarlath Burns, stated that the nature of the GAA’s official guide meant it would take the …

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Cork & Kilkenny Duo Cleared For Respective Championship Openers

Cork and Kilkenny have received a huge boost ahead of the championship with the news that Seamus Harnedy and Conor Delaney have been cleared to play in the opening round after successfully appealing their bans in front of the GAA’s Central Appeals Committee (CAC). According to the Irish Examiner, the CAC upheld their appeals last night in Croke Park Both …

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