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“A Lot Of People Didn’t Give Us A Chance” – Aidan O’Shea

Aidan O'Shea

Mayo’s 1-14 to 1-10 win over Donegal at McHale Park in Castlebar on Saturday evening secured their spot in the All Ireland semi-final next Saturday where either Dublin or Tyrone lies in wait.  In fact, such has been Mayo’s competitiveness over the last decade, this will be their eight All Ireland semi-final in nine seasons. The green and red were …

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Tipperary Hammer Wexford To Set-Up All-Ireland Decider With Cork

Wexford 1-15 Tipperary 8-16 A four-goal flurry in the opening half helped propel Tipperary to this year’s All-Ireland U20 Hurling final where they will play Cork in a repeat of last year’s decider.  Wexford were the opponents today but the young yellowbellies were completely overwhelmed by their Munster opponents and current title-holders. The two sides went tit-for-tat in the opening …

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GAA Announce All-Ireland Semi-Final Times and TV Schedules

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The GAA has confirmed details for next weekend’s All-Ireland semi-finals involving Kerry, Mayo, Dublin and Tyrone.  Kerry sealed their spot as Group 1 winners yesterday with a 2-18 to 1-13 over a gallant Meath side in Páirc Tailteann, Navan. The race to join Kerry came down to a straight shoot-out in Castlebar between Mayo and Donegal with the home side …

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Mayo Dump Donegal Out Of The Championship In Castlebar

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Mayo 1-14 Donegal 1-10 Mayo are back in an All-Ireland semi-final after defeating Donegal in their Super 8s shootout in Castlebar. Donegal started the brighter of the two sides in Castlebar and opened the scoring through Patrick McBrearty who collected a pass before jinking inside and firing over. Declan Bonner’s men made it two points from two shots moments later …

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Cork Survive Nightmare Start To Win All-Ireland U20 Title

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Cork 3-16 Dublin 1-14 Cork survived a nightmare start where they trailed Dublin by nine points before registering a score to go on and lift the All-Ireland U20 Football title in O’Moore Park. Dublin got their charge off to the perfect start with back-to-back points from James Doran and Ciaran Archer in the opening minute. Archer added the third point …

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O’Connell Hits 1-10 As Cork Power Past Kilkenny Into U20 Final

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Kilkenny 0-13 Cork 1-16 Cork are through to the Bord Gais Energy GAA All Ireland U20 final after a six-point win over Kilkenny in Portlaoise this afternoon.  The Rebels dominated the majority of the game and outscored their opponents by 10 points to five in the second half as the beaten Munster finalists powered into another underage final. Tommy O’Connell …

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Mayo Show Their Hand Ahead Of Donegal Clash

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James Horan has named his side ahead of tonight’s crunch clash against Donegal in the final round of the Super 8s.  Mayo need a win to qualify for the semi-final while Donegal need to avoid defeat which will be easier said than done considering the match is taking place in MacHale Park in Castlebar. Rob Hennelly will start in goals …

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Diarmuid Connolly Named On Dublin Bench For Tyrone Trip

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Diarmuid Connolly has been named among the substitutes for Dublin’s clash with Tyrone on Sunday. The St. Vincent’s man has not played for the All-Ireland champions since their Allianz League victory over Mayo in 2018 with his last Championship appearance coming in the 2017 All-Ireland final when he was sprung from the bench in the second half to play a …

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Dublin & Cork Name Sides For All-Ireland U20 Football Final

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Dublin and Cork have both shown their hand ahead of the All-Ireland U20 Football Final which throws in at 4 pm on Saturday in O’Moore Park, Portlaoise.  Both sets of management teams have decided to stick with the same starting 15 that helped them over the line in their respective semi-final match-ups last week. Cork defeated Tyrone in a gripping …

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Breaking: Paraic Fanning Steps Down As Waterford Hurling Manager

Paraic Fanning has officially left his position as Waterford’s senior hurling manager after just one season at the helm. Fanning took the reins from Derek McGrath last year but in the time since, despite a strong start, he led the side to a bottom-placed finish in Munster’s round-robin. Waterford GAA released the following statement shortly after this development to give …

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Paul Galvin Named New Wexford Manager

Former Kerry footballer Paul Galvin has been named as the new Wexford manager subject to ratification at the County Board meeting next month. According to a report from South East radio, Galvin will take over the role and backroom team will be confirmed subject to his successful ratification. Galvin, who has become somewhat of a fashion icon since his retirement, …

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Moran Returns As Kerry Name Team For Final Super 8s Battle

Kerry Team

Kerry manager Peter Keane has named his team for Saturday’s Super 8s clash with Meath at Pairc Tailteann in Navan.  The Kerry team named to start shows just one change to the side which secured a draw with Donegal in Croke Park two weeks ago. The change sees David Moran returning to midfield alongside Adrian Spillane which means that Diarmuid …

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Famous Family & Legendary Leaders Helping Mullen Reach The Top

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What a wonderfully busy year Adrian Mullen has had to this point and there is still plenty more to play for.  Back in March, Mullen was instrumental as Ballyhale Shamrocks collected their seventh All-Ireland Senior Club Hurling title with the youngster named AIB Club Hurler of the Year shortly after their return to the top. Following on from his club …

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Donal Óg Cusack Defends Sunday Game Colonialism Rant

Former Cork hurling great, Donal Óg Cusack, made headlines around the country when he likened hurling’s detractors to “the last remanents of British culture on these islands.” Following the strange outburst, the three-time All-Ireland winner drew criticism from fans and players for seemingly ignoring what was an enthralling All-Ireland semi-final between Wexford and Tipperary in Croke Park. Speaking on the …

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Major Leaders: The Making Of The Greatest Manager Ever

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In association with On Saturday evening Kilkenny qualified for their first All-Ireland decider since 2016 in what was a game for the ages against Limerick.  What makes their semi-final win all the more remarkable is that time and time again the Cats were written off as genuine challengers. Following their defeats to both Galway and Wexford in Leinster, Cork were …

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