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“To Put It Mildly, He Doesn’t Give A Shit What People Think”

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Kerry football was rocked this week with the news that Donie Buckley had stepped away from his role within the senior management team with immediate effect.  The highly-respected coach returned to coach his native county just 18 months ago with news of his departure causing shockwaves given the timing of the decision. Former Kingdom player Kieran Donaghy expressed his disappointment …

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Donie Buckley Departs Kerry Senior Management Team

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Donie Buckley has left his role with the Kerry senior footballers the county board have confirmed today. The Castleisland man was brought into the senior set-up 18 months ago as part of Peter Keane’s backroom team but he has now left his role with immediate effect with Kerry currently sitting second in the Allianz Football League. A full-forward during his …

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Corofin’s History-Makers Dominate AIB Club Players’ Awards

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Corofin’s history-making three-in-a-row All-Ireland winning side dominate the AIB GAA Club Players’ Awards with seven representatives on the official Team of the Year.  Since the inception of the awards in 2018, Corofin have been utterly dominant taking home 20 of the 45 awards with defender Liam Silke and attacker Martin Farragher named in each of the three teams. Bernard Power …

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“Tyrone Will Be Waiting For Them In The Long Grass”

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Tyrone may have beaten Dublin at the weekend but all anybody is talking about is the half-time brawl that took place as both teams headed down the tunnel in Healy Park.  The All-Ireland champions headed north as heavy favourites as despite being run close by both Monaghan and Donegal in previous weeks, Dessie Farrell’s side went into round five unbeaten. …

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The Lost Identity Of Meath Football & How To Rediscover It

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Over the past two decades, Meath football has seen somewhat of a downturn in fortunes. There was an All-Ireland semi-final appearance in 2007 and 2009, as well as their Leinster Championship victory in 2010. But ultimately, since their All-Ireland final defeat to Galway in 2001, the glory days have long since left them. Before that, it’s important to remember that …

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Successful Season Making Meath All The More Hungrier

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After a number of years in relative wilderness, Meath stepped out of the shadows in 2019 to announce themselves as a force in Gaelic football once more.  The Royals won six of their seven Allianz Football League games en route to a Division 2 final appearance that resulted in promotion to Division 1 for the first time in 13 seasons. …

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In An Era Where Sensationalism Sells – Be More Like Oisin

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There was a lot of love in the air for Oisin McConville following his appearance on RTÉ’s Allianz League Sunday highlights show. The Armagh legend has always been straight-talking and insightful, however, his time on-air with RTÉ has been limited over the last number of years despite the fact that he’s a regular fixture during BBC NI’s Ulster Championship coverage. …

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Mulligan: County Teams Should Learn From Barcelona’s Cynicism

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Owen Mulligan has weighed in on the debate surrounding the controversial red card David Clifford received in Kerry’s Allianz Football League loss to Tyrone last weekend. The Kerry captain was given his marching orders by referee Fergal Kelly after being hauled to the ground by Tyrone substitute Ben McDonnell. The incident was caught on camera, sparking outrage across the country. …

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Former All-Star Nominee Steps Out Of Retirement To Help Antrim Cause

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Michael McCann has returned to inter-county football and looks set to be included in the Antrim squad ahead of their Division 4 clash with Carlow in two week’s time.  The versatile midfielder called time on his inter-county career in 2016 having represented the Saffron County for the better part of a decade with distinction. However, the Cargin man, who led …

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Corry’s Corner: Red Hand Rising As Tyrone Strike Fear Once Again

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Tyrone deserve credit… there, I said it! For nearly two full decades, the Red Hands have dined at Gaelic football’s top table winning three All-Ireland titles and seven Ulster Championships. Despite the fact their last All-Ireland win came over a decade ago, Mickey Harte’s men have consistently competed in the latter stages of the championship. Since 2008, they’ve reached six …

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Conor McKenna Reportedly Set For ‘Indefinite’ Return To Tyrone

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Essendon’s Conor McKenna has unexpectedly returned to Ireland just a few weeks prior to the 2020 AFL season.  McKenna starred on the Tyrone minor team that won an All-Ireland title in 2012 before impressing several AFL clubs at a talent combine in December 2013. By the end of 2014, the Eglish club man had signed a two-year rookie contract with …

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