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“Maybe Kerry Would Like To Inflict That On Somebody Else”

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They’ve tried their best to steer clear of any drive-for-five chat but Dublin will be hard-pressed to ignore the hype now that they are just one game away from etching their names into the annals of GAA history.  Only five teams, across both codes, have attempted to achieve the five-in-a-row. The first came in 1919 when the Wexford footballers attempted …

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Harte Ready For Another Year Despite Cavanagh’s Call For Change

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Tyrone performed well on Sunday and looked superior to Kerry for large spells throughout their All-Ireland semi-final but ultimately faltered down the home stretch as Stephen O’Brien’s goal ignited the Kingdom to push on and claim a three-point win in Croke Park.  For Mickey Harte and Tyrone, it’s back to the drawing board following a topsy turvy season that saw …

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Peter Keane Remains Coy As Attention Turns To Stopping Dublin

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Peter Keane was in a buoyant yet brazen mood, to say the least, following his side’s win over Tyrone in yesterday’s All-Ireland SFC semi-final. Obviously, very happy having seen his side come out on top when for so long they were arguably second best but clearly prepared to play his cards close to his chest as he answered back in …

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Kerry Turn It On In The Final Fifteen To Set-Up Decider With Dublin

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Michael Corry reporting live from Croke Park. Kerry 1-18 Tyrone 0-18 In comparison to Saturday’s humdinger of a clash between Dublin and Mayo, a paltry crowd descended upon Croke Park for the second of this weekend’s All-Ireland semi-finals between Kerry and Tyrone. Not only did the atmosphere pale in comparison to Saturday’s game but also the intensity with which the …

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Galway Break Kerry’s Stranglehold On Minor Football Championship

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Michael Corry reporting live from Croke Park. Galway 0-14 Kerry 0-13 The Kingdom were gunning for a chance to go on and complete the six-in-a-row in this Electric Ireland All-Ireland Minor Football semi-final but it was the young Tribesmen who came out on top with a one-point win in Croke Park.  Kerry showed glimpses as to why they are five-in-a-row …

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James Horan: “What They Are Asking Amateurs To Do Is Crazy”

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Mayo will be waking up this morning licking their wounds after having their two-point half time lead swatted aside by Dublin who scored 2-6 without reply in 15 second-half minutes in Croke Park on Saturday.  For Dublin, it’s on to a fifth straight All-Ireland decider where either Kerry or Tyrone await but for Mayo, a long winter lies ahead as …

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Jim Gavin Wipes The Slate Clean Ahead Of All-Ireland Final

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Dublin await the winners of today’s clash between Tyrone and Kerry in this years All-Ireland football final following their ten-point win over Mayo in Croke Park on Saturday. The five-in-a-row chasing champions were pushed to the pin of their collar by Mayo in the opening half before coming out in the second half and trouncing James Horan’s side with a …

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James Horan: “They Pinned Their Ears Back And Ran At Us”

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James Horan cut a dejected figure following his side’s ten-point defeat to Dublin in the All-Ireland SFC semi-final. To many of the near 80,000 strong crowd in the stadium, it looked as though Mayo had Jim Gavin’s side on the ropes come half-time when they deservedly led by two points following a pulsating half of football, particularly defensively. However, Dublin …

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Ruthless Dublin Hit 2-6 Without Reply To Keep Drive-For-Five Alive

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Michael Corry reporting live from Croke Park. Dublin 3-14 Mayo 1-10 There was a colosseum like atmosphere in Croke Park this afternoon as Dublin and Mayo renewed their rivalry in front of almost 80,000 spectators in the first of this weekend’s All-Ireland SFC semi-finals.  The hairs stood on the back of the neck minutes prior to throw-in as shouts of …

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Preview: Electric Ireland Minor Final On The Line At Croke Park

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In association with Expect high drama this weekend as the Electric Ireland All-Ireland Minor Football Championship reaches the penultimate stage. The season started with 32 but we’re down to just four as heavy-hitters Mayo, Cork, Galway and Kerry go toe-to-toe this weekend in Croke Park for a place in this seasons decider on September 1st. The action gets underway on …

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