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South Africa Gaels Steal The Show At The 2018 Asian Gaelic Games

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November 2018 saw Gaels from all over Asia come together for the 2018 Fexco Asian Gaelic Games tournament hosted by Thailand GAA in Bangkok. The 23rd annual tournament included 65 teams from 20 clubs across 18 different countries with 182 games played over the two-day festival. The success story of the 2018 games wasn’t actually an Asian team, but one …

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Former Wexford Footballer Scott Doran Dies Aged 44

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Wexford GAA have paid tribute to their former footballer, Scott Doran, who has died at the age of 44. He made his debut for the Model county in 1992 and made 103 competitive appearances for them during a 14-year period. Doran notched up 25-174 before deciding to leave the county panel at the end of the Allianz Football League in …

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Watch: RTE To Air Fascinating Documentary On Jason Sherlock

RTE have treated us to some brilliant sporting documentaries this year but they are not finished yet as a programme on the life of Jason Sherlock is set to air later this week. ‘Jayo’ will take you through the life of the revered Dublin footballer, addressing the racism he suffered as a child, his understanding of his heritage and of …

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Jim Gavin To Remain As Dublin Manager Until 2021

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Jim Gavin will remain as manager of the Dublin senior football team for another three years, Dublin GAA have announced. Gavin was ratified as the senior boss in 2012 following the departure of Pat Gilroy, beating Kerry in his first All Ireland final in charge of the county. Under his management, the Dublin team have established a new record for …

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Kieran McGeeney: Problem Is The Tackle, Not The Hand-Pass

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Armagh began their 2019 inter-county campaign with a demolition of St. Mary’s College Belfast in the Dr McKenna Cup.  It was Kieran McGeeney’s charges first outing under the new rules that will be experimented throughout the pre-season competitions and Allianz Football League. Despite, their 6-17 to 1-07 victory, ‘Geezer’ was not happy with the rule changes enforced and feels that …

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Kerry’s Conor Cox Completes Move To Roscommon Footballers

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Former Kerry underage football star, Conor Cox, has completed his move to the Roscommon football panel for the 2019 season.  Cox has won three All Ireland junior medals with the Kingdom in 2012, 2015 and 2017. In last year’s decider, the sharpshooter notched up a score of 1-5 from play in the 2-19 to 1-14 victory over Meath. Although Cox was …

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Niall Morgan Granted Permission To Play In Irish League Cup Semi-Final

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Tyrone Goalkeeper, Niall Morgan has been given the green light by Mickey Harte to play in tonight’s Irish League Cup semi-final for Dungannon Swifts. The Swifts are due to take on powerhouse Linfield this evening in the final four of the competition, however, they are facing a severe goalkeeping crisis. Alex Moore is Dungannon’s regular number one, although he is …

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Late Penalty Sinks Kilmacud Crokes As Mullinalaghta Crowned Kings Of Leinster

Overall it was a poor game, however, St. Columba’s Mullinalaghta won’t care one iota as they travel home to Longford as Leinster champions having overcome Dublin powerhouse, Kilmacud Crokes. The game won’t be remembered for its free-flowing football, and it looked as though the Dublin champions were going to labour to victory over the Longford minnows, until the 58th minute of …

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Your Guide To A Crucial Weekend Of Football Club Action

There are plenty of trophies up for grabs this weekend in the club world as we edge closer to Christmas. It’s the final round of games in the Leinster championship’s while in Ladies Football, six teams will battle it out to be crowned All Ireland champions across three grades. In the Leinster junior football championship final, Young Irelands of Louth …

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Amy Ring: You Lose So That Better Days Will Come

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A recent move out of home may have denied Foxrock/Cabinteely captain Amy Ring the chance of in-depth footballing discussions her father and team manager Pat, but she’s not getting to vent with her new housemates either. Ring and her Foxrock-Cabinteely team-mates are on the march towards their first ever Ladies football senior club title, with Cork champions Mourneabbey awaiting in Saturday’s All-Ireland final, but …

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Mark Lynch Brings Curtain Down On 15-Year Inter-County Career

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Derry stalwart Mark Lynch has retired from inter-county duty after 15 years with the Oak Leaf footballers it was confirmed today.  Lynch cited family and work commitments for his departure and admitted to being heartbroken at having made the decision to bring the curtain down on his illustrious Oak Leaf career. The Banagher man was a highly touted youngster and …

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Starting Line-Ups Revealed For Six All-Ireland Ladies Club Finalists

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THE six All-Ireland Ladies Club Football finalists have revealed their starting line-ups ahead of the weekend’s eagerly-anticipated fixtures. Dublin and Leinster champions Foxrock-Cabinteely will tackle Cork and Munster standard-bearers Mourneabbey on Saturday at Parnell Park (5.15pm), in the first of a LIVE TG4 double-bill. Both teams are unchanged from their semi-final victories, when Fox-Cab saw off the challenge of 2016 …

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