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Signs Point To Tommy Walsh Returning To Kerry Panel

Tommy Walsh

Former All Ireland winner, Tommy Walsh, has had recent involvement with the Kerry football according to his club manager, as speculation continues over where he will feature for the Kingdom in 2019. Speaking to Radio Kerry, Kerins O’Rahilly’s manager, Mícheál Quirke, believes the 30-year-old still has much to offer Peter Keane’s panel should his fitness be good enough. Walsh won an …

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Watch: First Footage Of New Football Rules In Action

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The new rules for Gaelic Football that were sanctioned at an Ard Chomhairle meeting of the GAA in Croke Park at the weekend had their first trial during a challenge game last night.  The proposed rules have been hit with a wave of opposition with the Gaelic Players Association labelling their sanctioning as “unacceptable”. The new rules include the introduction of a …

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Andy Moran Confirms Mayo Availability For 2019

andy moran

Some good news coming out of Mayo this morning as it has been confirmed that Andy Moran is to continue playing with the senior footballers in 2019. Moran’s decision to continue his inter-county career comes after James Horan extended an invitation to the former ‘Footballer of the Year’ who admits he ‘had no hesitation’ accepting Horan’s request. James Horan, who …

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Horan To Meet With GPA But Expects No Change To New Rules

John Horan

GAA President, John Horan, has agreed to meet with the Gaelic Players Association to discuss their concerns over the experimental rules in Gaelic Football.  However, according to RTE Sport, Horan doesn’t envisage any changes to the proposed rules regardless of the meeting. Many of the proposed changes to the Gaelic Football rules were sanctioned at an Ard Chomhairle meeting of the GAA …

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Your Guide To A Jam-Packed Day Of Gaelic Football Action

It’s a busy day in the Gaelic Football calendar with two provincial finals in store, as well as the penultimate stage of the Leinster Championship. All eyes will be on McHale Park where the reigning All Ireland champions, Corofin, face off against the experienced Ballintubber of Mayo in the Connacht final. These two sides are no strangers to each other …

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Burke Aiming To End Successful 2018 On High with Corofin

2018 is a year that will live long in the memory of Galway forward, Ian Burke. From winning the club All Ireland final in March in Croke Park to a long summer with the Galway seniors, to being awarded his first All-Star, the Corofin man has been going from strength to strength.  The year is not over yet, however, as …

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McGovern The Hero As Foxrock-Cabineteely Down Donaghmoyne

Donaghmoyne (Monaghan) 1-08 Foxrock-Cabinteely (Dublin) 2-08 By Aisling Clery in Bray Emmets Substitute Roisin McGovern proved the match-winner for Foxrock-Cabinteely at sun-drenched Bray Emmets as her late, late goal sent the Dublin and Leinster champions into their first All-Ireland Senior Ladies Club Football Final since 2016. In a dramatic finish, the sides were level at 1-8 each when Donaghmoyne’s Cathriona …

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McConnell: ‘Amelia Was Only Born & They Were On Me To Get Back Out’

Pregnancy and the birth of her daughter Amelia provided Cathriona McConnell with a fresh perspective on life and football. The Donaghmoyne sharpshooter and former Monaghan star watched on from the sidelines last year when St Macartan’s provided an Ulster final shock. Amelia was born nine months ago and while football remains vitally important to McConnell, she returned to the game on …

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Mourneabbey Skipper O’Sullivan Leading Six Students Into Battle

Bríd O’Sullivan may decide to ease off on the homework next week if Mourneabbey make it through to another All-Ireland Ladies Senior Club Football Final. That’s because captain O’Sullivan teaches six of her club-mates at St Mary’s Secondary School in Mallow! Aisling Cronin, Kate O’Brien, Ciara O’Callaghan, Ciara Lawlee, Eva Langford and Anna Ryan are all members of the Mourneabbey …

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Watch: Crokes Stroll Into Munster Final With Sublime Win

Dr Crokes 5-20 Finbarrs 1-11 Kerry’s Dr Crokes remain on track for their eighth Munster club football title after they demolished Finbarr’s of Cork with an incredible performance this afternoon.  The Kerry champions scored a magnificent 5-20 in Killarney with all of their scores coming from play. They were six points to be better after just 20 minutes but a …

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Former Captain McKeever Appointed Armagh Minor Manager

Former Armagh football captain, Ciarán McKeever, has been appointed as manager of the county’s minor side for 2019.  It is the first foray into inter-county management for the 35-year-old who retired in August of 2017 after a 14-year playing career with the Armagh senior footballers. At tonight’s County Committee meeting the clubs ratified former Armagh Captain, Ciaran McKeever as County …

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Anthony Cunningham Could Replace McStay As Rossies Boss [Report]

Former Galway hurling manager, Anthony Cunningham, has emerged as a surprise candidate to replace Kevin McStay as Roscommon manager, according to the Irish Sun.  McStay stepped down from his post with Roscommon, and retired from inter-county management, in September after three years with the county. “Having considered the many factors involved in managing a county football squad, and unable to …

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GAA Reconsidering Proposed Changes To Kick Out Rule [Report]

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The GAA are reconsidering the proposed change to the kick out rule that restricted the number of players contesting the ball between the 45’s to four players, according to a report in the Irish Sun.  The rule change was one of five proposed by the GAA Standing Committee, including the introduction of a sin-bin and restricting the number of handpasses …

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Sarsfield’s Mags McEvoy: “We Know What We’re Up Against”

Sarsfields captain Mags McEvoy admits that holders Foxrock-Cabinteely will prove difficult to stop in Sunday’s Leinster Ladies Senior Club Football Final (Kinnegad, 2.30pm). Fox-Cab, with a host of Dublin’s TG4 All-Ireland Senior winners in their ranks, are aiming for a fourth successive provincial crown, with Laois outfit Sarsfields targeting their first Leinster title since 2014. Three years ago, Sarsfields lost …

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