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Cian O’Neill Steps Down As Kildare Manager After Four Years

Cian O'Neill Kildare

Cian O’Neill has stepped down as the manager of the Kildare footballers after a four-year stint with the county.  O’Neill took charge of the county in 2015 following the departure of Jason Ryan and brought the county from Division 3 to the top tier in the Allianz League in his first two seasons before dropping back down to Division 2 …

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TV Details Announced For Super 8s Action This Weekend

Super 8s TV

The TV details have been announced for the upcoming weekend of All Ireland Senior Football Championship action which sees the second round of the Super 8s take place.  Already, teams are in desperate need of a victory if they are to harbour ambitions of reaching the semi-finals of this year’s All-Ireland Senior Football Championship. Mayo, Meath, Roscommon and Cork will …

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McGrath Relishing Wexford Challenge Despite Under Par Performance

Noel McGrath Tipperary

Listening to Noel McGrath following Tipperary’s win in the All Ireland quarter-final on Sunday, it’s clear that their early championship exit in 2018 hurt the team profusely.  While it was far from an inspired performance against Laois, the Loughmore-Castleiney man was beaming that Tipperary were back in an All Ireland semi-final, even though Tipperary only had to endure a one-year …

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Clifford The King As Kerry Put Mayo To The Sword

david clifford

Kerry 1-22 Mayo 0-15 It was billed as the main event on the opening weekend of the Super 8s. A true heavyweight clash involving two of Gaelic football’s greatest sides.  What transpired was far from the classic many had anticipated as Kerry completely overrun a tired Mayo outfit en route to a ten-point win. Lee Keegan got Mayo off to …

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McBrearty Hits 1-6 As Donegal Swat Aside Meath Challenge

donegal meath

Donegal 2-19 Meath 1-13 Donegal got over the line against Meath in their Super 8s opener at Ballybofey but they were made to work for it every step of the way by Andy McEntee’s side. Declan Bonner’s men came into the game as overwhelming favourites having already beaten the Royals twice this year on top of cruising to a fifth …

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Conclusions As Kilkenny Power To Victory Over Cork In Croke Park

Cork Kilkenny

Kilkenny 2-27 Cork 3-18 Reporting by Marisa Kennedy in Croke Park. Kilkenny are back in the All Ireland semi-final after a one-year absence following their six-point win over Cork in Croke Park this afternoon. Cork’s wait for their first win in GAA HQ since 2013 continues despite dominating the opening proceedings with two goals from Patrick Horgan. However, John Meyler’s …

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Diarmuid Connolly Returns To Training With Dublin Senior Footballers

Diarmuid Connolly has returned to train with the other members of the Dublin Senior Footballing panel – according to manager, Jim Gavin. Dublin’s push for five All Ireland titles in a row could well have just received a massive boost after Gavin revealed that Connolly has joined up with the squad ahead of their Super 8s showdown against Roscommon on …

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Conclusions As Dublin Fire Five Past Cork In Croker

jim gavin

Michael Corry reporting live from Croke Park Dublin 5-18 Cork 1-17 Wow… it wasn’t the game we expected but the game we wanted so much. In the end, Dublin had too much for Cork in phase one of the 2019 Super 8s but by God they were pushed the whole way by a rampant Rebel bunch who can head home …

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Dublin Make One Change For Super 8s Opener Against Cork

James McCarthy Dublin

Jim Gavin has made one change to his Dublin side for their Super 8s opener against Cork in Croke Park on Saturday evening.  James McCarthy misses out after suffering a knee injury against Meath in the Leinster final last month. In his place comes Michael Darragh MacAuley who partners Brian Fenton in midfield. David Byrne continues in the full-back line …

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