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Former President Urges GAA “Not To Throw The Towel In”

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Sean Kelly has urged the GAA not to “throw the towel in” on the 2020 All-Ireland Championship campaign. The former president of the Association remains optimistic that the championship campaign will go ahead this year despite a statement from the government yesterday claiming that all mass gatherings are to be banned until autumn. The Fine Gael MEP feels that the …

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Can You Name The Clubs With Multiple All-Ireland Hurling Titles?

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The majority of hurlers would choose an All-Ireland victory with their club over one with their county any day.  While they may spend most of their time training with the inter-county panel, their club teams are comprised of family members, neighbours, and lifelong friends. Every club player dreams of making it to Croke Park to embrace the unique feeling of …

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The Five Greatest Gaelic Football Comebacks Of The 21st Century

Continuing on with our list of GAA greats, it’s time to look back at the greatest Gaelic football comebacks of the 21st century.  We’ve chosen five games from the last 20 seasons of action where one team looked dead and buried only to rise like Lazarus and advance to the next round of their respective championship. To qualify for our …

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Simon Harris Casts Further Doubt On GAA Championship Going Ahead

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The GAA All-Ireland championships look in further doubt after Health Minister Simon Harris admitted that mass gatherings are highly unlikely to go ahead before the year is finished. The hurling and football championships were scheduled to get underway next month, with the competitions to run through the summer, however, the Association admitted last week that the games will not kick-off …

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The Controversial 1986 International Rules Tour That Gripped The Nation

The International Rules series is a topic of conversation that divides Gaels across Ireland.  Since its inception in 1967, when All-Ireland champions, Meath, took on an Australian-select, the hybrid game has split opinions due to its robust nature and history of violent flashpoints. Australia’s 2006 tour of Ireland stands out as one year where the future of the games hung …

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“You Definitely Need To Have Thick Skin” – Farrelly On Life As A Referee

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With experience of being a referee in both ladies and men’s inter-county football, Maggie Farrelly is among the most versatile sportspeople in the county, but her sporting talents are even broader than patrolling the big ball game. As well as encouraging young referees into football, she continues to play with her adopted Glenfin in Donegal, while the Cavan-born official is …

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TG4 Announce Jam-Packed GAA Schedule For May

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TG4 have announced that they will be broadcasting 10 legendary GAA games throughout the month of May, three of which were requests from viewers.  TG4, alongside RTÉ and Virgin Media, have already been showing a mouth-watering selection of old games amid the current COVID-19 pandemic which has seen all live sport halted, and they are ramping up their coverage next …

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Can You Name The Iconic Football Team Of The Millennium?

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Earlier this week, we quizzed you on your knowledge of the legendary Hurling Team of the Millennium and it proved to be a difficult task so now it’s time to see how you fair with the Gaelic Football team.  This wide-ranging, star-studded XV is comprised of players from eight different counties and is dominated by Kerry with six legends included. …

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Quiz: Can You Guess All Of These County GAA Crests?

How well do you know every county GAA team in Ireland?  Whether it’s from an avid interest in GAA or through primary school geography classes, we all think we know every county crest but now it’s time to find out for sure. The task is simple – we give you all 32 crests that appear on GAA jerseys and you …

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RTÉ Sport Announce Huge Schedule Of Classic Matches & Documentaries

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With no live sport to look forward to for another while at least, RTÉ Sport has announced their plans to go into the annals of history and replay archive footage from years gone by.  The national broadcaster also announced plans to broadcast several sports documentaries over the coming months to keep fans entertained at home. Details of the updated schedule …

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GAA Confirm Championships Won’t Start Until July At The Earliest

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The GAA have confirmed that the All-Ireland Senior Hurling & Football Championships will not begin until July, at the earliest. The championship was due to begin in early May, however, the Association admitted it is highly unlikely that this will go ahead. The association also said in a statement that they intend to complete this season’s Allianz Leagues or at …

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Match Week Diary Of A High Performance Inter-County Analyst

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Patricia Lynch is a high-performance analyst. In 2019, she worked as part of the backroom team of the Kerry senior footballers and after reaching the All-Ireland final, she switched codes and is now the High-Performance Analyst with the Kerry hurlers. She takes us through a typical match week in the life of a GAA high-performance analyst. Saturday: Matchday “During the …

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Selecting Gaelic Football’s Greatest Midfielder – The Final

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All week long you’ve been voting for the greatest All-Star midfielder in Gaelic football history.  We started with 25 candidates and have whittled them down to just five for this weekend’s final. The final sees a couple of Kerry legends go up against the two Brian’s from Dublin while there is an Ulster GAA icon thrown in to shake things …

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