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Conclusions As Costello & Mannion Shoot 0-16 In Win Over Kildare

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Dublin 0-26 Kildare 0-11 Michael Corry reporting live from Croke Park. Kildare battled hard but it was to no avail as Dublin swatted aside their challenge with an accomplished second-half performance. Cian O’Neill’s men gave Dublin everything they had throughout an entertaining first half before going in at half-time just four points behind and full of hope. However, they coughed …

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Tipperary Manager Liam Kearns Resigns Following Defeat To Down

Tipperary football manager Liam Kearns has resigned from his position following his side’s defeat to Down in Sunday’s All-Ireland SFC qualifier round 1 clash at Pairc Esler. Kearns has been in charge of Tipp since November 2015 but steps away after two disappointing defeats in as many games after they were shockingly knocked out of the Munster Championship by Limerick. …

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Conclusions As Conlon & Menton Power Meath Into Leinster Final

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Michael Corry reporting live from Croke Park. Laois 0-11 Meath 3-13 It was a case of goals win games this afternoon in Croke Park as Meath powered past Laois and into this year’s Leinster SFC Final.  Two goals either side of half-time from Bryan Menton alongside a Michael Newman penalty gave Meath the platform for their 11-point victory. However, late …

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GAA Round-Up: Bittersweet Day For Both Wexford and Antrim

There was plenty of action across both codes on Saturday with teams up and down the country booking final spots while others packed their bags for another summer. Donegal defied most of the experts to swat aside the Tyrone challenge and book their spot in another Ulster final, while Patrick Horgan hit 1-12 for Cork in their facile win over …

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Conclusions As Clinical Donegal Swat Aside Tyrone Challenge

Tyrone 0-15 Donegal 1-16 Donegal are through to the 2019 Ulster SFC final following a convincing win over Tyrone at Breffni Park this evening.  In truth, four points flattered Tyrone who were second best from the get-go of this highly-anticipated encounter. Donegal, however, were brilliant throughout in particular their forward unit who ran Tyrone ragged all afternoon. Here are our …

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GAA Stock Watch: Ulster Up, Munster Down As Jarly Og Goes To Town

It’s all anybody is talking about really… The Ulster Football Championship served up yet another cracker this past weekend as Cavan and Armagh fought out a draw in St Tiernach’s Park, Clones with the two having to meet again this Sunday to determine who will face either Donegal or Tyrone in this year’s Ulster final. Meanwhile, the Munster Hurling Championship …

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Spotlight: Cometh The Hour, Cometh The Mackey

They’ll have to do it all again next week but for now, we can revel in yet another cracking contest in the Ulster Football Championship. Cavan and Armagh played out a thrilling 1-14 to 0-17 draw at Clones on Sunday and the two sides will meet again this weekend to determine who will face either Donegal or Tyrone in this …

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GAA Round-Up: Thriller In Ulster While Kildare Put Longford To Bed

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While hurling took centre stage across television coverage today, it was Gaelic football that provided the drama as Armagh and Cavan played out a thrilling draw in the Ulster semi-final. The sides will have to do it all again next Sunday in Clones to decide who will earn a place in the Ulster football final against Tyrone/Donegal. Meanwhile, Kildare overcame …

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Kerry’s Magic Full-Forward Line Can Adapt Their Style To Any Game

Kerry are out on Saturday for their first championship match of 2019 when they take on Clare in the Munster SFC semi-final at Cusack Park, Ennis. The Kingdom announced their starting XV earlier this week and purists around the country are already purring at the thought of a full-forward line containing Paul Geaney, James O’Donoghue and David Clifford. It’s a …

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Kerry & Clare Name Teams For Munster Football Semi-Final

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Kerry and Clare have named their sides for the Munster Senior Football semi-final on Saturday evening in Cusack Park, Ennis.  Kerry manager has made two changes to his full-forward line from the league final defeat to Mayo with Paul Geaney and James O’Donoghue named alongside David Clifford. Diarmuid O’Connor is set for his championship debut at wing-forward with Sean O’Shea …

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Damien Comer Out Of Connacht Final But Hopeful Of Paul Conroy Return

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Damien Comer has confirmed that he is unlikely to be fit to play in next month’s Connacht final when Galway defend their crown against Roscommon for the fourth year running.  The Galway captain underwent surgery following an ankle fracture he sustained in a charity soccer game over Christmas and while the Annaghdown man isn’t ruling anything out, he admits at …

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Corry’s Corner: Donegal Are Wasting Michael Murphy’s Talents

September 23, 2012 It’s All-Ireland final day in Croke Park and Gaelic football’s showpiece event has taken on an extra special meaning. There was no Kerry for just the second time in eight years. Dublin had faltered, while Cork and Tyrone had regressed. Donegal faced Mayo in a game that guaranteed history. Either Mayo were finally going to break the …

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Aidan O’Mahony: Conor Cox Would Not Make It Onto The Kerry Team

Kerry legend Aidan O’Mahony believes Conor Cox will have a target on his back throughout the Football Championship following his impressive display for Roscommon against Mayo.  Cox completed a transfer from the Kingdom in December of last year and now plays his football with the Eire Óg club in Roscommon. The 26-year-old previously helped Kerry to All Ireland Junior titles …

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GAA Confirm Fixture Details For First Round Of Football Qualifiers

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The GAA have confirmed the fixture details for the opening round of the football qualifiers which will take place on the weekend of June 8th/9th. The draw for the first round took place yesterday morning and threw up some interesting clashes including an all-Ulster meeting of Monaghan and Fermanagh while Carlow will face the losers of Kildare and Fermanagh who …

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