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Kerry Versus Dublin Always Warms The Heart, Even In Cold Conditions

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Dublin 1-19 Kerry 1-19 Michael Corry reporting live from Croke Park. There really is something to be said for Saturday night football. Making the journey through town this evening, there was a sense of optimism flowing through the air as Drumcondra drew closer. Dublin versus Kerry, opening game of the season, under lights and a healthy crowd in HQ, you …

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Cork Dominate Proceedings On Historic Night In Pairc Ui Chaoimh

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Cork 1-9 Westmeath 0-6 On a historic day at Páirc Uí Chaoimh the Cork ladies footballers got the defence of their Lidl National Football League Division 1 title off to a winning start thanks largely to Orla Finn’s early flurry of scores. This league clash against Westmeath was the first time the Cork senior ladies played a competitive game at …

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QUIZ: Name The Teams From The 2017 Allianz Football League Final

Dublin and Kerry renew their rivalry this evening in the opening round of the 2020 Allianz Football League.  Stretching back to the 1940s, clashes between these two great footballing counties have been well documented. While Kerry have lifted eight more All-Irelands and seven extra Allianz League titles, Dublin are quickly catching up having lifted seven and five in each respectively …

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Team News Ahead Of Exciting Opening Round In Allianz Hurling League

Allianz League

The Allianz Hurling League returns with a bang on Saturday evening as All-Ireland champions Tipperary welcome current league holders Limerick to Semple Stadium.  That clash takes place in the newly formed Division 1, Group A, while in Group B this evening, Wexford travel to Laois to face Eddie Brennan’s charges. On Sunday, Galway and Westmeath go head-to-head before Waterford and …

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Moran Believes McDonald Addition Is A Huge Boost For Elder Statesmen

ciaran mcdonald

Andy Moran believes the addition of Ciaran McDonald to the Mayo backroom team will come as a huge boost to James Horan’s side. The recently-retired Moran feels that Mayo’s more experienced contingent will benefit most from McDonald’s presence in the squad. McDonald is widely regarded as one of the greatest players to ever wear the Mayo jersey and in his …

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“It Was Disappointing Not To Win It, It Would Have Been A Nice Reward”

stephen o'brien

“Kerry’s star performer throughout 2019. O’Brien caused continual headaches for opposition teams in the championship and turned the screw when Kerry needed him in the final 15 minutes against Tyrone. Kerry looked like they were heading for the exit until O’Brien’s goal flipped the script. “Touch and go as to whether he will receive an All-Star, such is the competition …

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Fitzgibbon Review: Limerick Sides Set Up Derby Following Group Games

Fitzgibbon Cup review

The quarter-final lineup for the Electric Ireland Fitzgibbon Cup is complete following an entertaining final round of group games on Thursday.   Both Mary Immaculate College and the University of Limerick came out on top in their respective games against Waterford IT and Maynooth University setting up an exciting derby clash next week. Also on Thursday, NUIG overcame CIT, booking their …

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First Class Impact: Lixnaw Delight In Success Of Shane Conway And UCC

UCC Shane Conway Lixnaw

In association with  There are no competitions quite like the Electric Ireland Higher Education Championships for giving players from so-called ‘weaker counties’ a chance to shine against the best and brightest that hurling has to offer.  In Kerry, the county has become intertwined with Gaelic football since the dawn of time given the county’s huge success rate from underage through …

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Sigerson Cup Roundup: DCU DE & IT Carlow Clinch Final Berths

Sigerson Cup

Wednesday night’s action saw both IT Carlow and DCU Dochas Eireann book their places in the final of the Electric Ireland Higher Education Sigerson Cup. DCU DE proved too much for their Dublin rivals UCD in the first semi-final, while IT Carlow’s brilliant run continued as they bettered Letterkenny IT in the other last-four clash. Read our round-up of all …

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Fitzgibbon Preview: Knockout Places On The Line In Crucial Final Round

Fitzgibbon

It’s the final round of group games in the Electric Ireland Higher Education Fitzgibbon Cup with plenty of quarter-final spots up for grabs. In Limerick, 2018 champions UL face Maynooth University with the winner set to travel to take on the winner of Mary Immaculate College and WIT. That game also takes place in the Treaty County on Thursday afternoon. …

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Paul Geaney Believes GAA Are Ignoring Most Obvious Rule Change

Since Paul Geaney first entered the Kerry senior set-up, he’s had to deal with a plethora of rule changes in the game. Between black cards, super 8s and advanced marks it’s been a tumultuous ten years for the sport of Gaelic football. The Dingle forward understands that there has been an appetite for change in recent years, however, he’s not …

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“We Still Haven’t Beaten Them In The Championship So That’s The Goal”

paul geaney

The Allianz Football League kicks into gear this Saturday evening with a repeat of last year’s All-Ireland final between Dublin and Kerry in Croke Park. Gaelic football’s most storied rivalry penned another chapter in the history books last season with two epic encounters, the second of which saw Dublin claim a fifth successive All-Ireland title, something that hadn’t been achieved …

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Cork Football Riding Crest Of A Wave Despite Division Three Woes

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Cork welcome Offaly to Páirc Uí Chaoimh this weekend with Ronan McCarthy’s Rebels looking to get their Allianz League campaign off to a winning start.  The Leesiders endured a horrendous Division 2 campaign in 2019 picking up just two victories over Tipperary and Armagh as they suffered relegation to Gaelic football’s third tier. Seeing a heavyweight such as Cork in …

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Corry’s Corner: Captain Clifford More Than Ready To Step Up

David Clifford has been named Kerry senior football captain for 2020. His status as East Kerry’s only guaranteed starter on the county panel meant it came as no surprise as the Fossa man was expected to get the job. However, since the announcement on Monday questions have been raised about his age and whether or not he is ready to …

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Na Gaeil Óga: Meet The GAA Club United By Language, Not Parish

Na Gaeil Óga

Brought to you in association with AIG Ireland.  On first impressions, Na Gaeil Óga would appear to be a GAA club like any other,  but there is one unique aspect about this Dublin club, they are formed by a love of the Irish language rather than parish loyalties. Na Gaeil Óga are based in St. Catherine’s Park, Lucan and Phoenix …

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