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Mulligan Happy That Mullinalaghta Buzz Died Down Ahead Of Dr Crokes

How do you fix a problem like the GAA fixture schedule? The answer… you can’t, because for every Gael that would love to see the club championship series rattled off within a calendar year, another will tell you it’s sacrilege to move the All-Ireland senior club finals away from St. Patrick’s Day. Take the case of Corofin’s Kieran Fitzgerald who …

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Kevin Cassidy: “I Thought My Chance Was Gone”

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At 37 years of age, Kevin Cassidy thought his chances of challenging for an All Ireland football medal were well behind him. The Gaoth Dobhair man was dropped from Jim McGuinness’ squad in 2011 after contributing to a book entitled ‘This Is Our Year’, and thus missed out on his county’s first All Ireland in 20 years back in 2012. Seven …

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McCarthy Hits 3-7 For Kilcummin As Naomh Éanna Dream Ends In Tears

Naomh Éanna (Antrim) 2-09 Kilcummin (Kerry) 5-13 Michael Corry reporting live from Croke Park What a crazy game of football… Naomh Éanna of Antrim and Kerry’s Kilcummin went toe-to-toe this evening in Croke Park in what was a game for the ages in the All-Ireland intermediate football final. Kilcummin’s Noel Duggan pointed from a free in the opening minute to …

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Carey The King As Beaufort Thrash Easkey In All-Ireland Junior Final

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Beaufort (Kerry) 3-17 Easkey (Sligo) 0-05 Michael Corry reporting from Croke Park Beaufort came to Croke Park this afternoon and left as All-Ireland junior football champions after thrashing Sligo’s Easkey in a one-sided encounter. Beaufort looked the more dangerous side from the get-go with Liam Carey opening the scoring for the Kerry champions after two minutes before full forward, Ciarán Kennedy, …

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Fitzgerald: Play The Club Final Under Lights Before Christmas

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Corofin’s Kieran Fitzgerald has called for the All Ireland club competitions to be wrapped up before Christmas so to avoid club games clashing with college and inter-county competitions.  For the second year in a row, Corofin players, Kieran Malloy (NUIG) and Liam Silke (UCD) find themselves at the centre of a fixtures clash as their All Ireland semi-final against Gweedore …

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Fionn Fitzgerald: “My Status Is, Kerry Is Done For Me”

Former All Ireland winning captain, Fionn Fitzgerald, has confirmed that his inter-county career with Kerry has come to an end as he turns his focus to his club, Dr Crokes.  The 28-year-old made his debut for the Kingdom in the Allianz Football League in 2013 and the following year, he was co-captain with Kieran O’Leary as they lifted the Sam …

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Sigerson Cup Round-Up: Semi-Final Lineup Confirmed

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The line-up for the Electric Ireland Sigerson Cup semi-finals has been finalised with UCD, St Mary’s, NUIG and UCC advancing after impressive quarter-final performances. Read our round-up of all the quarter-final action below. St Mary’s 0-15 Maynooth 0-13 2017 Sigerson Cup champions, St Mary’s, have advanced to the semi-finals following a two-point win over Maynooth in Dundalk. The Kildare side were …

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Allianz Football League Round-Up: Mayo Put Tyrone To The Sword

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Brought to you by Allianz, proud sponsors of the Allianz Football & Hurling Leagues. It was another busy day of Allianz Football League action as Kerry recorded their second win of the campaign while Mayo inflicted further woe on Tyrone. Mickey Harte’s side remain winless in the competition while Mayo are flying high following their comprehensive nine-point victory. The same could …

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Saturday’s Allianz League Round-Up: Champions Dublin & Limerick Comfortable In Victory

Brought to you by Allianz, proud sponsors of the Allianz Football & Hurling Leagues. Solid wins for defending champions Dublin and Limerick in today’s Allianz football and hurling fixtures saw very little in the way of surprises in the marquee matchups. Here is our round-up of Saturday’s Allianz League fixtures. Allianz Football League Division One Dublin 1-15 – 0-7 Galway …

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Your Guide To All The Weekend’s Allianz Football League Action

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Who would have thought that after the first round of the Allianz Football League action, Dublin and Tyrone would be sitting at the bottom of the Division 1 table? Well after respective losses to Monaghan and Kerry, the two All Ireland finalists have battles on their hands’ to return to winning ways during this weekend’s encounters with both involved in …

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Owen Mulligan: One-Match Ban For Donie Smith Not Good Enough

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One of the big talking points following Round 1 of this year’s Allianz Football League was Roscommon forward Donie Smith’s alleged eye-gouge on Mayo defender, Keith Higgins.  Whilst it wasn’t the first incident of its kind on a GAA field, the grimace across Smith’s face as he drove his finger into the eye of Higgins failed to paint a pretty …

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Deep-Dive: Analysing The Five Minutes Of Monaghan Magic That Downed Dublin

Brought to you by Allianz, proud sponsors of the Allianz Football & Hurling Leagues. Monaghan made a statement of intent on the opening weekend of this year’s Allianz Football League by securing a three-point victory over All-Ireland champions, Dublin. The win marked the second time in two seasons that Malachy O’Rourke has masterminded a league win over Jim Gavin’s men …

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Four New Managers To Watch In The Allianz Football League

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With a new manager comes a fresh start, an opportunity for change, a chance for someone on the peripheral to come front and centre. A new manager can inspire… Take Joe Kernan for example, he took over an Armagh side in 2002 that was on the cusp of an All-Ireland final but just couldn’t get over the line in big …

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