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Door Opens For James Horan To Be Named New Mayo Manager

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It looks like James Horan will become the Mayo senior football manager for the second time after candidate Mike Solan withdrew from the race for the vacant post.  The western county have been on the lookout for a new manager after Stephen Rochford announced his departure recently. Mayo suffered a disappointing campaign where they failed to win the Connacht Championship …

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Massive Sinkhole Destroys Grounds Of Monaghan GAA Club

Monaghan GAA club damage

A massive sinkhole has severely damaged the grounds of a Monaghan GAA club today which is believed to be caused by the collapse of a nearby mine. Magheracloone Mitchells GAA club in Co. Monaghan has stated that nobody was hurt in the incident and that they are currently in correspondence with the owners of the mine who are investigating the …

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JP McManus Has Donated €100,000 To Every County Board In The Country

JP McManus

JP McManus, the famous Irish businessman and racehorse owner, has donated €100,000 to each of the 32 county boards in the country.  The €3.2 million investment has been made on the back of Limerick’s All-Ireland hurling final success this summer as the Treaty country ended their 45-year wait to bring the Liam MacCarthy cup back to Shannonside. The €100,000 which …

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Cavanagh Injuries Deemed ‘Accidental’ In Tyrone GAA Statement

GAA Football All Ireland Senior Championship Quarter-Final 3/8/2013 Monaghan vs Tyrone Monaghan's Darren Hughes and Sean Cavanagh of Tyrone Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

There will be no disciplinary action taken in the case of Sean Cavanagh after deliberation from Tyrone GAA. The county stalwart was hospitalised after mass violence took place in a game between Edendork and Moy, which saw six red cards issued. Tyrone GAA announced that they would be investigating all incidents in relation to the match, and the Competitions Control Committee …

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Kerry Star Donnchadh Walsh Announces His Inter-County Retirement

Three-time All Ireland winner, Donnchadh Walsh has announced his retirement from inter-county football with Kerry. The 34-year enjoyed an illustrious career in the green and gold since making his breakthrough in 2008, winning three All-Ireland titles, eight Munster crowns and an All-Star. Walsh is the second Kerry star to announce his retirement in recent weeks, after the news of Kieran …

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Jamie Clarke Set To Rejoin Armagh Squad

Jamie Clarke has reportedly indicated his willingness to rejoin Kieran McGeeney’s Armagh squad after a period spent in the US. Clarke doesn’t seem to have lost a step since last togging out in the Armagh colours and after several trips abroad to play in the United States – has gained some valuable experience under very different circumstances. Representing Longford across …

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Sean Cavanagh Speaks Of ‘Heavy Concussion’ In First Interview Since Tyrone Drama

Tyrone’s Sean Cavanagh came off the worse for wear after the violence that took place in the county championship match last week. The Tyrone senior football championship match between Edendork and Moy saw 26 cards issued by the referee, with six of those being red cards. Cavanagh was the real unfortunate case to emerge from the brawls.  The 35-year-old was put …

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Breaking: Carnacon To Remain In Mayo Club Competitions

All Ireland Ladies Football club champions, Carnacon are to be reinstated into the Mayo club championship, according to media reports tonight.  The current All Ireland club champions were thrown out of the Mayo LGFA league and championship last month following a dispute that saw eight Carnacon ladies leave the inter-county panel before their championship opener, citing “welfare issues”. The Connacht LGFA …

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Inter-County Players Suffer Poorer Mental Well-Being Due To Demands

New research from the ESRI has found that GAA players compromise in many aspects of their lives in order to commit 31 hours every week to playing at inter-county level.  The study, commissioned by the GAA and GPA used data from a survey of 2016 players to examine how the demands of playing inter-county affects players’ personal and professional lives, and …

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Mayo Ladies Board Release Statement Defending Manager Peter Leahy

The Mayo ladies board have released a statement defending current county manager Peter Leahy in the wake of Tuesday morning’s player press conference. The ladies team held a press conference and released a statement clarifying the welfare issues that led them to walk away from the panel a number of months ago. The statement, said that a “lack of communication” and being …

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Mayo Ladies Break Silence On Inter-County Exodus

The Mayo Ladies have released a statement clarifying the welfare issues that led them to walk away from the panel a number of months ago Cora Staunton and 13 other members of the panel, including two members of the back-room staff, left the team in July who cited welfare issues as the reason behind their departure. The statement, which can be read …

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Waterford Appoint New Senior Hurling And Football Managers

The Déise are ringing in the changes in both codes. Derek McGrath stepped down from the managerial role of the Waterford Senior Hurling team in June, after they failed to emerge from the Munster Senior Championship. In football, Tom McGlinchey then resigned the month after, having guided them to a first Championship win since 2011 with victory over Wexford. These …

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Tyrone Condemn ‘Ugly Scenes’ At Weekend In Statement

A game in the Tyrone Senior Championship at the weekend led to absolute anarchy. Twenty yellow cards were issued along with six players getting their marching orders, and if that wasn’t enough, the unfortunate Sean Cavanagh ended up in hospital after suffering facial injuries. And so it continues ??@KCsixtyseven Edendork played Moy today in the Tyrone senior championship first round …

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Almost Half A Million Viewers Watch Ladies Football Finals On TG4

Almost 500,000 people tuned into TG4 for yesterday’s All Ireland Ladies Football Finals in Croke Park, bringing their total viewership of ladies football games this year to 850,000. 476,000 people watched throughout the day as Limerick and Tyrone were crowned junior and intermediate champions respectively, with 179,000 of those tuning in especially to see Dublin’s commanding performance against Cork as …

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Sinead Goldrick: We Wanted To Win People’s Respect For The Game

Dublin ladies football stalwart, Sinead Goldrick says that yesterday’s win in the All Ireland senior final was the culmination of a long journey for her side.  In front of a record-breaking crowd of 50,141 at Croke Park, Dublin retained the Brendan Martin Cup for the first time in their history, recording their first championship victory over Cork. It was the sixth …

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