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Ruthless Dublin Hit 2-6 Without Reply To Keep Drive-For-Five Alive

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Michael Corry reporting live from Croke Park. Dublin 3-14 Mayo 1-10 There was a colosseum like atmosphere in Croke Park this afternoon as Dublin and Mayo renewed their rivalry in front of almost 80,000 spectators in the first of this weekend’s All-Ireland SFC semi-finals.  The hairs stood on the back of the neck minutes prior to throw-in as shouts of …

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Dublin & Mayo Name Teams Ahead Of Epic Croke Park Clash

Dublin and Mayo have named their starting XVs ahead of this afternoon’s highly anticipated All Ireland semi-final clash in Croke Park. Cian O’Sullivan returns to the team after missing the last two games against Roscommon and Tyrone and starts at full-back for Jim Gavin’s side. Michael Darragh McAuley comes into midfield to partner Brian Fenton while James McCarthy also returns …

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Preview: Electric Ireland Minor Final On The Line At Croke Park

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In association with Expect high drama this weekend as the Electric Ireland All-Ireland Minor Football Championship reaches the penultimate stage. The season started with 32 but we’re down to just four as heavy-hitters Mayo, Cork, Galway and Kerry go toe-to-toe this weekend in Croke Park for a place in this seasons decider on September 1st. The action gets underway on …

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Mayo-Dublin Semi-Final Set For Sell-Out As Fans Struggle To Buy Tickets

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A sell-out crowd is expected in Croke Park on Saturday evening as for the All Ireland semi-final showdown between Mayo and Dublin with fans scrambling for tickets.  Tickets went on general sale at 10am this morning with supporters queuing for hours outside Supervalu and Centra stores while many reported issues with the online ticketing service, tickets.ie, which reportedly crashed with …

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Mickey Harte Defends Sky Sports’ Coverage Of GAA Matches

Mickey Harte has taken a shot at those who have been critical of the fact that the GAA have sold their broadcasting rights to Sky Sports.  With the race for the Sam Maguire entering its final few stages, there was an outcry from the fans who missed out on watching Mayo’s victory over Donegal live last Saturday – sparking a …

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Poll: Who Will Be Crowned Hurler Of The Year For 2019?

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While it might not have reached the heights of 2018, we have been treated to another summer of surprise results, outstanding performances and tactics galore in the Senior Hurling Championship. And yet, at the end of it all, we have yet another All Ireland deciding clash between Tipperary and Kilkenny to look forward to in two week’s time. With only …

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“They’ve Been A Huge Hit” – Conor McManus Defends Super 8s

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Monaghan star Conor McManus believes dead rubbers are inevitable in any group setup as he defended the structure of the Super 8s.  Gaelic Football fans shared their frustration at the system on Sunday as Dublin and Tyrone both fielded weaker teams for their final clash in Omagh, with both having already secured their semi-final places. Many have called for the …

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Jerome Cahill: Gritty Cork Will Be Gunning For Tipperary In Final

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Tipperary U20 star, Jerome Cahill, believes Cork stand on a level footing with his side as they prepare for another epic showdown in the U20 hurling final in three week’s time. The Premier County demolished Wexford in Sunday’s semi-final in Nowlan Park on a scoreline of 8-16 to 1-15 with Cahill chipping in with 2-1 from midfield, earning him the …

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Dublin Take Down Tyrone As Diarmuid Connolly Returns To Action

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Tyrone 0-13 Dublin 1-16 It may have been a dead rubber in Omagh this afternoon but there was no shortage of excitement in the build-up when news filtered through that Diarmuid Connolly was set to make his first Championship appearance for Dublin in 686 days. As the action got underway it was Tyrone who struck first blood through Conal McCann …

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Paul Galvin: I Don’t See Myself As A Conventional GAA Manager

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Kerry legend Paul Galvin believes he will slot comfortably into his first senior inter-county management role with Wexford. The four-time All Ireland winner was nominated by the Senior Football Management Selection Committee during the week and will be officially ratified in the position on a two-year term at a meeting of the Wexford County Board next month. In a statement, …

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