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Month-By-Month Guide To The 2019 Irish Sporting Calendar

2019 sporting calendar

2019 will be an incredible year for sport and to ensure you don’t miss a second of the action, we’ve compiled all the key dates into one essential guide. January 2019 26/27th: The Allianz Hurling and Football Leagues begin _____ February 2019 1st: Ireland v England – Women’s Six Nations 2nd: Ireland v England – Six Nations 8th: Scotland v …

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End Of Year Poll: Who Will Lift The Liam MacCarthy In 2019?

Declan Hannon Limerick All Ireland Liam MacCarthy Cup

As we bid farewell to 2018, it’s almost impossible to guess who will be lifting the Liam MacCarthy next year but we want you to predict your winner anyway. Not many would have thought Limerick would be the team celebrating come All Ireland final day but with the standard in hurling rising year-on-year, the competition is fiercer than ever. The …

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Former Wexford Footballer Scott Doran Dies Aged 44

Scott Doran Wexford

Wexford GAA have paid tribute to their former footballer, Scott Doran, who has died at the age of 44. He made his debut for the Model county in 1992 and made 103 competitive appearances for them during a 14-year period. Doran notched up 25-174 before deciding to leave the county panel at the end of the Allianz Football League in …

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Ranking The Top Five GAA Scores Of The Summer

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It was a summer filled with shocks, drama and unrivalled skill and as the year draws to a close, we look back at some of the highlights of the GAA season 2018. With new systems in place in both hurling and Gaelic Football, we were treated to one of the best GAA seasons in recent times as Limerick and Dublin …

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Watch: RTE To Air Fascinating Documentary On Jason Sherlock

RTE have treated us to some brilliant sporting documentaries this year but they are not finished yet as a programme on the life of Jason Sherlock is set to air later this week. ‘Jayo’ will take you through the life of the revered Dublin footballer, addressing the racism he suffered as a child, his understanding of his heritage and of …

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New Year, New Me: Jack Canning To Pursue Rugby In Australia

Highly-rated Galway hurler Jack Canning has decided to take a sabbatical from hurling to pursue a rugby career in Australia, he has exclusively revealed to Pundit Arena. For most talented young hurlers, the dream is to progress from inter-county minor to U21, and eventually onto senior level. However, one of Galway’s young hopefuls has decided to buck the trend and step …

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Watch: Trailer For RTE Documentary On Offaly’s Famous 1982 Win

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RTE are set to air, ‘Players Of The Faithful’, a documentary on how Offaly stopped Kerry’s ‘drive for five’ in 1982, on December 28th at 9.30pm All eyes will be on Dublin next year as they look to chase the elusive All Ireland ‘five-in-a-row’ dream. Many teams have come close in the past, including Kilkenny in 2010, but the team …

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Tom Morrissey Returns To Captain Limerick Against Kerry

All-Ireland champions Limerick and their opponents Kerry have both named their starting XV’s as they prepare to face off this evening in Tralee. Six members of Limerick’s All-Ireland final winners will return to the fray as John Kiely’s men look to replicate their successes last year in this campaign. Tonight’s Co-Op Superstores Munster Hurling League matchup will see them travel …

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Jim Gavin To Remain As Dublin Manager Until 2021

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Jim Gavin will remain as manager of the Dublin senior football team for another three years, Dublin GAA have announced. Gavin was ratified as the senior boss in 2012 following the departure of Pat Gilroy, beating Kerry in his first All Ireland final in charge of the county. Under his management, the Dublin team have established a new record for …

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Gaelic Games Overtakes Soccer As Ireland’s Favourite Sport

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Gaelic Games has leap-frogged soccer into pole position as the favourite sport in Ireland, according to the Teneo Sport and Sponsorship Index (TSSI) 2018. The TSSI is a survey carried out between 1,000 people nationally to assess the attitude of Irish people towards various different sports. The results show that Gaelic Games is now the country’s favourite sport with 21% …

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“Rotten To The Core” – Galway GAA In Spotlight Over Damning Financial Ill-Use

Galway GAA

Last night’s Galway GAA convention has seen a number of shocking revelations laid out for all to see in relation to the county’s financial mismanagement.  Galway GAA treasurer Michael Burke highlighted the unauthorised use of the county’s credit cards for personal use, a lack of control and transparency in relation to drawing down tickets from Croke Park and the payment …

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GAA Confirm All Ireland Club Semi-Finals Fixtures

The fixture details for the AIB All-Ireland Club football and hurling semi-finals at all grades have been confirmed. The AIB All-Ireland Club SHC semi-finals both take place on Saturday, February 9, with St. Thomas’ playing Ruairí Óg Cushendall in Parnell Park at 3.00pm and Ballyhale Shamrocks playing Ballygunner in Semple Stadium at 5pm. The AIB All-Ireland Club SFC semi-finals will …

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Ranking The Top Five GAA Games Of The Summer

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It was a summer filled with shocks, drama and unrivalled skill and as the year draws to a close, we look back at some of the highlights of the GAA season 2018. With new systems in place in both hurling and Gaelic Football, we were treated to one of the best GAA seasons in recent times as Limerick and Dublin …

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Kieran McGeeney: Problem Is The Tackle, Not The Hand-Pass

mcgeeney rule changes

Armagh began their 2019 inter-county campaign with a demolition of St. Mary’s College Belfast in the Dr McKenna Cup.  It was Kieran McGeeney’s charges first outing under the new rules that will be experimented throughout the pre-season competitions and Allianz Football League. Despite, their 6-17 to 1-07 victory, ‘Geezer’ was not happy with the rule changes enforced and feels that …

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