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Five GAA Stars To Watch In The Electric Ireland Fitzgibbon Cup

Electric Ireland Fitzgibbon

The Electric Ireland Higher Education Championships return this weekend highlighting some of the best young talent in the country through the Fitzgibbon and Sigerson Cups. Over the years, the competitions have cultivated some of the top players in both hurling and football with a huge number of All-Ireland winners stemming from third-level tournaments. Following UCC’s success in 2019, this year’s …

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Five Players To Watch In The Electric Ireland Sigerson Cup

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The Electric Ireland Sigerson Cup kicks into gear this weekend with a feast of college action taking place up and down the country. The highly prestigious third-level competition brings together talent from all over the country who set their county rivalries aside in pursuit of silverware alongside their fellow alumni. Throughout the years the Sigerson Cup has featured the game’s …

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Sportsground & RDS To Receive €10m Grant From Government

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The first wave of government funding under the new Large Scale Sport Infrastructure Fund (LSSIF) was announced today with Connacht Rugby and Leinster Rugby set to receive €10m for stadium redevelopments.  In total, 25 different projects are to receive funding of various amounts with the total expenditure amounting to €77.4m. While the project funding has been announced, all grants are …

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First Class Rivals: From Opposing Captains To College Teammates

Electric Ireland Sigerson Cup

In association with    When we think of January football, the Electric Ireland Sigerson Cup is the first thing that springs to mind. While most other players are being put through their preseason paces, the GAA’s top young footballers are preparing to battle it out for All-Ireland honours and the opportunity to place themselves into a unique club. The prestigious …

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Cluxton & Connolly Both Set To Continue Playing With Dublin

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Dessie Farrell gave his first press briefing on Friday morning with the new Dublin manager confirming that six-time All-Ireland winning captain Stephen Cluxton will return to the set-up in 2020. There had been speculation surrounding Cluxton’s future given the surprise nature of Jim Gavin’s resignation coupled with the fact that the current Footballer of the Year recently turned 38. Farrell …

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Mark Collins Hoping Cork Can Drag Themselves Out Of The Doldrums

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With changes to the football championship structures coming into effect in 2020 the Allianz Leagues have become more crucial than ever before. With only the top 16 teams guaranteed to compete for All-Ireland honours, more emphasis has been placed on Division two and three of the league as the final standings in both dictate who will be competing in the …

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Diarmuid O’Connor Buoyed By Returning Mayo Legends

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Diarmuid O’Connor is looking forward to getting his sixth season with Mayo underway having recently returned from an extended break ahead of the Allianz Leagues.  Mayo have a tough start if they are to retain their Division One title with Donegal (away) and Dublin (home) proving to be formidable opposition in the opening two weeks. However, before all of that, …

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RTÉ Announce Allianz League Live TV Fixtures For New Season

Allianz League TV Fixtures

RTÉ have announced their live TV fixtures for the upcoming Allianz League.  TG4 have already confirmed that they will be showing 30 games from this years Allianz Leagues across both hurling and football. RTÉ will be showing live games on Saturday and their first match will be a repeat of last year’s All-Ireland final as Dublin take on Kerry at …

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Jack McCaffrey Admits “Complete Surprise” At Gavin’s Dublin Departure

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There was widespread shock late last November when on a seemingly quiet Saturday, Dublin GAA released a statement confirming Jim Gavin’s departure as senior football manager.  Just two months previously, the side completed a historic five-in-a-row and after the All-Ireland replay, all indications from Gavin himself suggested that he was ready to continue for another year. However, it wasn’t just …

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Marty Clarke – Mickey Harte’s Take On McShane Saga Is ‘Comical’

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Cathal McShane, will he or won’t he?  That is the question on everybody’s lips as we countdown towards the beginning of the 2020 Allianz League campaign. The All-Star Tyrone full-forward looks set to link up with AFL outfit Adelaide Crows for their preseason training following a breakthrough 2019 campaign that saw him finish as the championship’s top scorer. Following Tyrone’s …

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QUIZ: Name Every All-Ireland Club Champion From Previous Decade

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After an entertaining weekend of GAA action, we now know the pairings for the 2020 All-Ireland Hurling and Football Club finals.  Corofin return to Croke Park on January 19 to face Kilcoo, who have reached their first-ever All-Ireland decider, while prior to that, Ballyhale Shamrocks and Borris-Ileigh go head-to-head for the hurling title. Ahead of the intriguing clashes, we are …

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Adelaide Crows Set To Win Race For McShane Signature

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AFL outfit Adelaide Crows have confirmed that All-Star full-forward Cathal McShane will train with the club later this month.  Last week, teamtalkmag.com reported that the Tyrone attacker was set to link up with the Brisbane Lions following a breakthrough season that saw him finish the Championship as joint-top scorer. However, Crows’ general manager Justin Reid confirmed via their website that …

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