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Donegal Ladies Score Incredible 9-21 In Ulster Final Victory

Donegal Ladies scored an unbelievable 9-21 as they beat Armagh by 28 points to secure back to back Ulster Titles. Their full-forward line combined for staggering 8-11 of their total with Yvonne Bonnar finishing with 4-6, all from play. Geraldine McLaughlin scored 3-3 and 1-2 came from Eilish Ward. Their opponents Armagh still managed to grab four goals and four …

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Galway Defeat Roscommon To Win Connacht Title

Galway are the 2018 Connacht Senior Football Champions after they defeated Roscommon by 0-16 to 2-6 at Dr Hyde Park this afternoon. The Tribesmen were looking for revenge over Roscommon after Kevin McStay’s men defeated them in last season’s provincial final. Roscommon led by 3 points in the first half, managing to overcome Galway’s packed defence to grab the foothold …

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Report: Connolly To Sign With Donegal Boston This Week

Diarmuid Connolly is reportedly set to sign with Donegal Boston this week according to the Inishowen Independent. The Donegal based newspaper are reporting that after talks with a number of clubs in America over the last number of weeks, Connolly has decided to sign with the Boston club. Should the cross Atlantic transfer go ahead, Connolly will not be permitted …

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The Top Four Talking Points From The All Ireland Football Action

Another epic feast of football took place over the weekend, with a number of talking points. Here, we discuss the top four. _____ 1. Carlow’s Epic Summer Looks To Be Coming To An End The Gaelic football fan that is disposed to sentimentality was desperate for Carlow to overcome Laois and book a place in the Leinster Championship final for …

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The All-Ireland Football Championship Round 2 Qualifier Draw Has Been Made

The draw for the second round qualifiers of the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship has been made on Monday morning, and has thrown up a number of interesting ties. The draw sees the eight losing provincial semi-finalists – namely Carlow, Leitrim, Down, Clare,  Longford, Sligo, Monaghan and Tipperary – enter ball 2 to join the winners of last weekend’s round qualifiers – …

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Watch: Tom Parsons Receives Rousing Reception Before Mayo Game

Tom Parsons suffered a horrendous injury while in action against Galway almost a month ago. The midfielder left the field of play in the second half at MacHale Park with a suspected dislocated knee, following an accidental collision with Galway’s Eoghan Kerin. The awful scenes were offset by a tremendous rallying of support for Parsons, with the attitude of the man himself …

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Waterford Upset Wexford For First Championship Win In Seven Years

Waterford footballers picked up their first championship victory in seven years, after they upset neighbours Wexford by 3-14 to 1-18 at Innovate Wexford Park. The Deise were going into this game as big underdogs, but three goals from Joe Allen, Shane Ryan and JJ Hutchinson, helped Waterford overcome their rivals, even after a late goal from Wexford’s Naomhan Rossiter almost …

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Prediction: Louth Victory On Cards In London

Louth cross the Irish Sea this weekend expecting a road victory against London. _____ What: All Ireland Championship Football Qualifiers – Round 1 Who: London v Louth Where: McGovern Park Ruislip, London When: Sunday, June 10th at 2pm Odds: London 6/4 Draw 15/2 Louth 8/11 _____ The least glamorous of the Round 1 qualifier matches sees Louth travel to London. …

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Prediction: Armagh To Shade Tough Westmeath Tussle

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Kieran McGeeney’s Armagh side travel to Westmeath, looking to put questions about their coach’s future to bed. _____ What: All Ireland Championship Football Qualifiers – Round 1 Who: Westmeath v Armagh Where: TEG Cusack Park, Mullingar When: Saturday, June 9th at 7pm Odds: Westmeath 5/2 Draw 15/2 Armagh 4/9 _____ Kieran McGeeney was at a loss to explain the turnaround …

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Prediction: Cavan To Convincingly Defeat Wicklow

Cavan and Wicklow battle it out in Aughrim on Saturday evening, with the former expecting an easy victory. _____ What: All Ireland Championship Football Qualifiers – Round 1 Who: Wicklow v Cavan Where: Joule Park, Aughrim When: Saturday, June 9th at 6pm Odds: Wicklow 8/1 Draw 16/1 Cavan 1/12 _____ A first Leinster victory in five years means that come …

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Prediction: Antrim To Shade Offaly Close Affair

Dublin , Ireland - 16 July 2017; A general view of Croke Park before the Leinster GAA Football Senior Championship Final match between Dublin and Kildare at Croke Park in Dublin. (Photo By Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

Antrim and Offaly go head-to-head on Saturday in O’Connor Park, Tullamore. _____ What: All Ireland Championship Football Qualifiers – Round 1 Who: Offaly v Antrim Where: Bord Na Mona O’Connor Park, Tullamore When: Saturday, June 9th at 6pm Odds: Offaly 4/6 Draw 15/2 Antrim 13/8 _____ Antrim were extremely disappointing when losing to Down by seven points in the Quarter …

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Prediction: Mayo To Put A Whopping Score On Limerick Footballers

It should be just a case of turning up and getting the job done for Mayo as they visit Limerick this weekend. _____ What: All Ireland Championship Football Qualifiers – Round 1 Who: Limerick v Mayo Where: Gaelic Grounds, Limerick When: Saturday, June 9th at 6 pm Odds: Limerick 12/1 Draw 28/1 Mayo 1/50 _____ Quite the mismatch as All …

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Prediction: Tyrone To Dominate Meath In Pulsating Clash

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A pulsating clash is expected when Mickey Harte’s charges arrive in Meath on Saturday for this huge battle. _____ What: All Ireland Championship Football Qualifiers – Round 1 Who: Meath v Tyrone Where: Pairc Talteann, Navan When: Saturday, June 9th at 5 pm Odds: Meath 10/3 Draw 8/1 Tyrone 1/3 _____ That this match is considered the standout tie of …

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Prediction: Kildare Will Save O’Neill’s Job With Derry Victory

A huge game is in store for Cian O’Neill and Kildare as they travel to Derry to keep their season alive. _____ What:All Ireland Championship Football Qualifiers – Round 1 Who: Derry v Kildare Where: Owenbeg, Derry When: Saturday, June 9th at 3pm Odds: Derry 13/10 Draw  15/2 Kildare 5/6 _____ One of the more intriguing Round 1 fixtures of …

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Prediction: Wexford To Ease Past Waterford

Wexford will be looking to avoid any potential banana skins as they tackle Waterford on Saturday. _____ What: All Ireland Championship Football Qualifiers – Round 1 Who: Wexford v Waterford Where: Innovate Wexford Park When: Saturday, June 9th at 1.30pm Odds: Wexford 2/7 Draw  10/1 Waterford 7/2 _____ Wexford will be hoping to bounce back from a disappointing defeat to Laois …

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