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DJ Carey Leads Kilkenny Footballers On Return To Minor Championship

After a three-year hiatus, the Kilkenny footballers returned to the Leinster Minor Football Championship with hurling legend, DJ Carey, at the helm.  Kilkenny have not fielded a team in the grade since April 2016 when they suffered a humiliating defeat at the hands of Wexford. The five-time All-Ireland winner, who also played football with the county, offered up his services …

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Quickfire Conclusions As Derry End The Leitrim Dream

Derry 0-20 Leitrim 0-16 Derry have been crowned Allianz League Division 4 champions following a four-point win over Leitrim in Croke Park this afternoon. The Ulster side looked in comfortable control for the majority of the game as they quickly overturned a three-point deficit midway through the first half. It brings to an end the heartwarming campaign of Leitrim who …

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Sharpshooter Paddy McBrearty Closing In On Donegal Return

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Donegal star, Paddy McBrearty, has returned to full training, but will not be risked until the beginning of the Ulster Championship, according to his teammate, Stephen McMenamin. The 25-year-old hasn’t featured since their Ulster final clash with Fermanagh last year during which he suffered an ACL injury that ruled him out for the rest of the season. His absence had …

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Your Guide To The Allianz Football League Weekend

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We have reached the final round of group games in the Allianz Football League and there is still so much to play for across the divisions.  Dublin will be hoping to bounce back from their defeat to Tyrone last weekend when they visit Breffni Park on Sunday. Their hosts, Cavan, look all but set to go straight back down to …

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“When I First Came Into Crokes, Gooch Gave Me So Much Advice”

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The best way to measure a team’s depth is to look towards their substitutions bench and gauge what talent they can introduce. By that measuring, Dr Crokes stand above all else.  Among a host of other eye-catching names, stands Colm ‘Gooch’ Cooper. The sight of him on the sidelines with 20 minutes remaining in a game must strike fear into Crokes’ …

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Your Guide To The Weekend’s Allianz Football League Action

We have reached the penultimate round of the Allianz Football League group stages with a number of eye-catching fixtures in store this weekend.  In Division 1, Monaghan take on Cavan in Clones in what is essentially a relegation battle between the two bottom teams. Malachy O’Rourke’s side began the campaign with such promise in that victory against Dublin but have …

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