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Cork GAA Recommend Star-Studded Minor & Senior Management Teams

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Kieran Kingston has been recommended as the new manager of the Cork Senior hurling team for a three-year term. The Tracton man, who was previously in charge of the county from 2015 to 2017, will have Cork legends Ger Cunningham and Diarmuid O’Sullivan alongside him as coaches. In a statement released this evening, Cork GAA said that the aim of …

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Major Merit: Fergal O’Donnell Chuffed With Special Merit Award Win

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In association with Electric Ireland When discussions arise surrounding the great bastions of Roscommon football, Fergal O’Donnell is one name repeatedly mentioned. His work with the county Minor set-up sets him apart from the rest despite both captaining and managing the seniors to provincial glory. O’Donnell was at the helm in 2006 when an underdog Rossies outfit went the whole …

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Only Three Counties Represented In Pundit Arena Team Of The Decade

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In years to come when we look back on this decade, the narrative will no doubt centre on Dublin and their seven All-Ireland titles including a first-ever five-in-a-row. Dublin dominated the latter half of the decade, the first five years saw Cork and Donegal both end a 20-year famine as well as an unexpected final appearance for Down. When looking …

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All-Ireland Champions Tipperary Dominate 2019 All-Star Nominations

2019 All-Ireland champions, Tipperary, lead the way in the list of PwC All-Star hurling nominations with 11 names on the short-list of 45 players. The recently crowned kingpins are represented in every area of the field and received two more nominations than the Kilkenny team they beat in the Liam MacCarthy decider, whose season is rewarded with nine. Leinster champions …

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David Power Ratified As New Tipperary Senior Football Team Manager

David Power has been ratified as the new senior Tipperary Gaelic Football manager by the Tipperary county board. Power is the former manager of the Tipp under-21 team and was in charge when the county beat Dublin in the 2011 All-Ireland minor final. He has been granted a two-year term as senior coach. According to Tipperary Live, Power will be …

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Dublin Dominate Pundit Arena Gaelic Football Team Of The Year

Now that the dust has settled on the inter-county season, and Dublin have completed the five-in-a-row, it’s time to select who we felt were the top 15 players of 2019. Such was the quality of this year’s championship, it has become nigh on impossible to whittle the selection down. So, some of our readers are sure to be incensed by …

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Hurling Club Round-Up: Champions Crash Out In Wexford & Dublin

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It was another entertaining weekend in the hurling club calendar with plenty of surprise results across the country as the reigning champions were knocked out in both Dublin and Wexford. Dublin Reigning Dublin county champions Ballyboden St Enda’s were knocked out of the senior hurling championship following a 1-29 to 2-15 loss to St Vincent’s after extra time. Boden dominated …

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Con O’Callaghan Puts On Fantastic Hurling Display In Dublin Senior Championship

Con O’Callaghan made a scorching return to club hurling for Cuala in their Dublin senior hurling championship clash against Kilmacud Crokes today. Just over one week after his All-Ireland-winning efforts in Dublin football’s drive for five, the Cuala star re-entered the fray in his side’s clash with Kilmacud Crokes. Scoring two goals within ten minutes of taking to the pitch, …

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How GAA’s Most Heated Rivals Ended Up Sharing A Holiday Resort

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What is Gaelic football’s greatest ever rivalry? For many, the Dublin/Kerry saga of the late 1970s stands out as the most storied era of Gaelic football. While those of a younger persuasion may steer towards the great Armagh/Tyrone rivalry of the early 2000s.  However, one rivalry stands above even those previously mentioned based on sheer tension, toughness and hatred towards …

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Brolly Is A Loss To Punditry Despite Driving O’Rourke Mad

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RTÉ analyst Colm O’Rourke has had his say on Joe Brolly’s apparent removal from his role as a pundit on The Sunday Game. The much-maligned Brolly was omitted from RTÉ’s panel for last Saturday’s All-Ireland final replay and replaced by current Donegal coach Stephen Rochford.  It is believed that the decision to remove the Derry man came as a result of …

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The Division Of Dublin Needs To Be Seriously Examined

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Celebrations continue in Dublin’s fair city as fans and players alike come to terms with the county’s historic fifth successive All-Ireland win.  Having rounded off the decade with seven All-Ireland titles, rumours are circulating that a host of players may ride off into the sunset. However, according to Colm O’Rourke, it won’t matter if the elder statesmen walk away or not, …

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Sambo McNaughton: “I Don’t Lie In Bed At Night Thinking I’m A Failure”

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Thirty years on from Antrim’s last appearance in an All-Ireland final, Terrance ‘Sambo’ McNaughton was honoured as one of six inductees into the GAA Hall of Fame earlier this week. Having qualified for just two finals in their history, Antrim’s presence in the All-Ireland decider following a 46-year absence sent the county and indeed, the country, into a frenzy. However, …

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Blow For Clare As Peter Duggan Opts Out Of 2020 Season

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Clare have been dealt a major blow with the news that sharpshooter Peter Duggan will be unavailable for the 2020 hurling season. The 2018 All-Star winner has told the Clare Echo that he is travelling to Australia for a year in November in order to gain experience in landscaping. Duggan completed a degree in Business and Sports Management from LIT …

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Jarlath Burns To Be Proposed As Next GAA President

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The Armagh county board are set to nominate Jarlath Burns as the next GAA president. The next president will be elected at Congress 2020 in February of next year with the successful incumbent set to serve a three-year term running from 2021-2024. Should Burns, a former Armagh senior captain, be successful he will take over from Dublin native John Horan …

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