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Stephen Rochford Set To Stay On As Mayo Boss

Stephen Rochford is set to stay on as manager of the Mayo senior footballers according to a report in The Mayo News.  There has been speculation over the last few weeks that Rochford may step down from his role, which has seen three of his backroom staff leave, and that former Donegal All-Ireland winning manager Jim McGuinness could step in. …

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Mayo Could Turn To Jim McGuinness If Stephen Rochford Departs [Report]

This year’s All-Ireland SFC final will be contested by Dublin and Tyrone and if there was something missing from the latter stages of this summer’s championship, it was Mayo.  The Westerners exited this year’s Championship at the hands of Kildare in Newbridge and the unfamiliar early exit has led to question marks over Stephen Rochford’s future. To date, Donie Buckley …

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Sludden Goal Helps Tyrone To One-Point Win Over Monaghan

Tyrone 1-13 Monaghan 0-15 The line up for the All Ireland has been confirmed as a late showing from Tyrone got them over the line against Monaghan in a low-quality semi-final in Croke Park. The game was in the balance going into the final 10 minutes until Niall Sludden found the net for Mickey Harte’s side with their old, reliable leaders showing …

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Former Kildare Captain Eamonn Callaghan Announces His Retirement

Kildare’s long-time servant Eamonn Callaghan has called time on his 17-year long inter county career. In a statement on social media, the former captain said it had been a “dream come true” and “an honour” to play for the Lilywhites and thanked management, fans and the backroom team for their support. “It has been an absolute privilege and a dream come true to …

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Dublin Back To Full Strength While Galway Make One Change For Semi-Final

Galway have made one change to their team for their semi-final clash with Dublin in Croke Park this evening. Patrick Sweeney replaces Adrian Varley who featured in last week’s loss to Monaghan. There is no place on the starting fifteen for the fit-again Michael Daly who suffered a hamstring injury in the game against Kildare last month. Meanwhile Jim Gavin has reinstated …

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Owen Mulligan: “Shrewd” Harte Will Relish Chance To Beat Monaghan

Former Tyrone sharpshooter Owen Mulligan believes that his “shrewd” former manager, Mickey Harte will have a plan up his sleeve to rectify the mistakes his team made in their last outing against Monaghan. The reigning champions were knocked out of the Ulster championship by Malachy O’Rourke’s side in May, in a game that saw Peter Harte receive a straight red …

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Bryan Sheehan Discusses Hate Mail Doing The Rounds In Kerry

Kerry All Star Bryan Sheehan has revealed that there are a series of ‘poison pen’ letters being sent to those in the county’s GAA set-up. Eamonn Fitzmaurice, who stepped down as Kerry manager at the weekend after exiting the Championship at the Super 8s stage, told Off The Ball today of how a player was told to “jump off a …

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The Forecast: Your Guide To An Exciting Week Of Irish Sport

Brought to you by  We’re reaching the end of the summer and although the days are getting a little bit cooler and shorter, we can at least look forward to the Premier League kicking off this weekend. There is also another bumper week of GAA action and the European Athletics Championships are also taking place so there is no shortage …

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Ryan McCluskey Annouces Retirement After 19 Years With Fermanagh

Fermanagh’s longest-serving player, Ryan McCluskey has today announced his retirement from inter-county football after 19 years.  In a statement posted on social media, the 37-year-old thanked management, fans and his family for their support. “To the numerous managers, back room teams and my teammates it’s been one hell of a pleasure”. “To all the fans of the green and white keep …

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Tyrone Push Past Donegal To Set Up Semi-Final Date With Monaghan

Donegal 1-14 Tyrone 2-17 Tyrone have put past demons behind them to record their first victory in Ballbofey since 1973 with the result meaning they move on to the All Ireland semi-final to face Monaghan. Donegal were in the driving seat until the 61st minute when a goal from Harry Loughran levelled the game and allowed Tyrone to firmly take control. …

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