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Venues And Times Confirmed For Football and Hurling Qualifiers

The GAA have announced the details of the Round 4 qualifiers of the senior football championship as well as the preliminary quarter-final clashes in the hurling. Portlaoise will play host to a doubleheader on Saturday afternoon as Roscommon face Armagh at 3 pm before Cork and Tyrone go head-to-head at 5 pm. Sky Sports will have coverage of the second …

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Cork Comeback Denies Clare In A Munster Final Classic

Cork 2-24 Clare 3-19 Cork emerged as victors from an epic battle in Thurles that saw the Munster final level on seven occasions. The crowd in Semple Stadium created an atmosphere worthy of the occasion on the first Sunday in July and the teams of Cork and Clare played their part to ensure a Munster final classic hotter than the …

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Sligo Overcome Donegal In The Michael Feery Cup Decider


Sligo saw off the challenge of Donegal in Tullamore to claim the Michael Feery Cup on Bank of Ireland Celtic Challenge finals day. Sligo made the perfect start to proceedings and had raced into a 1-02 lead in the opening stages, but Donegal soon found their way back into the match and began putting some points on the board. Liam O’Doherty put …

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Galway McDonagh Sweep East Cork Aside To Win The Michael Hogan Cup

Galway McDonagh claimed victory in the second Celtic Challenge Cup final of the afternoon, defeating a dogged East Cork side. With a 20-minute delay due to the preceding final, the pressure was ramped up in the Tullamore heat ahead of the second decider of the day, the Michael Hogan Cup between the aforementioned Rebels and Galway McDonagh. East Cork were unlucky …

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West Cork Edge South Tipperary After Classic In Tullamore

It took extra time to separate West Cork and South Tipperary in the first final of Saturday’s BOI Celtic Challenge as the southern county emerged 2-17 to 1-19 winners.  At the end of normal time, both sides couldn’t be separated although South Tipperary will feel that they should have done better towards the end of the 60 minutes as they …

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Five Key Questions Ahead Of Sunday’s Leinster Final

As Galway look to retain their Leinster championship against Brian Cody’s Kilkenny let’s take a look at five questions ahead of Sunday’s provincial final at Croke Park. _____ 1) Can Kilkenny Cope With Galway’s Physicality? All-Ireland champions Galway have looked the complete package this season as they went through the Leinster round robin with a 100% win record. A key …

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Prediction: Cork To Shade Sizzling Munster Hurling Final Battle

The sun is shining, the beaches are packed, 99s are flying out the door of supermarkets all over the country and Thurles is a sell out on Sunday for the Munster Hurling Final. _____ Who: Cork v Clare What: Munster Hurling Final When: July 1st Where: Semple Stadium Throw-In: 14:00 Odds: Cork EVS,  Draw 10/1, Clare EVS _____ This week brings back …

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Owen Mulligan: ‘The Whole Of Ireland Are Behind Kildare’

Owen Mulligan, Paddy Power GAA Ambassador and Tyrone legend, shares his thoughts on the Kildare controversy. “I’m fully behind them and I think it’s great to see. I don’t think the 4 teams would fill Croke Park anyway. To go up against the GAA is a big ask as the Kildare manager said he’s going to be in Newbridge with …

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