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

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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


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”

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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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Sigerson Cup Semi-Final Preview: Two Mouth-Watering Clashes In Store

Sigerson Cup UCD

We’re down to the final four teams in the Electric Ireland Higher Education Sigerson Cup with UCD, DCU, Letterkenny IT and IT Carlow all battling it out for a place in this year’s final. Both Sigerson Cup semi-finals take place on Tuesday with DCU welcoming UCD to their Sportsground for a highly-anticipated Dublin derby while Letterkenny and Carlow go head-to-head …

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Fitzgibbon Cup Round-Up: All To Play For Following Exciting Weekend

Fitzgibbon Cup round-up

A number of teams booked their spots in the Electric Ireland Higher Education Fitzgibbon Cup over the weekend with a spate of outstanding displays.  There are still more places to play for heading into an all-important final round of group games with plenty more to look forward to. Read our round-up of all the weekend’s action below. _____ Group A …

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Electric Ireland To Livestream Sigerson Cup Semi-Final Between DCU & UCD

Electric Ireland will livestream the semi-final of the Electric Ireland Sigerson Cup, featuring DCU Dóchas Éireann v University College Dublin on Wednesday. The game takes place at 6pm at the Dublin City University Sportsground and can be watched on Electric Ireland’s website as well as through GAA.ie. The home side reached the competition’s last four with an impressive 7-14 to 0-09 win over …

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“The Lads Were Shining Down On Us” – Ballyhale Dedicate Historic Win


Ballyhale Shamrocks collected a historic eighth All-Ireland club title in Croke Park on Sunday with a narrow three-point victory over Borris-Ileigh but manager Henry Shefflin admitted it was also “a very sad day”. Like Borris-Ileigh, Ballyhale have experienced much tragedy, losing two players – Eoin Doyle and Eugene Aylward – who would have otherwise been lining out with the panel …

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Sigerson Round-Up: Champions Defeated While Dublin Teams March On

Sigerson Cup

It was another exciting weekend in the Electric Ireland Higher Education Sigerson Cup as reigning champions UCC bowed out of the competition at the hands of IT Carlow. Read our round-up of all the action below. _____ Reigning champions UCC exited the competition on Sunday afternoon following a surprise four-point loss to IT Carlow. The home side got out of …

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Ballyhale Shamrocks Create History As Most Successful Club Side Ever


Ballyhale Shamrocks 0-18 Borris-Ileigh 0-15 Michael Corry reporting live from Croke Park Ballyhale Shamrocks are the most successful club side in the history of Gaelic Games after collecting an unprecedented eighth senior club All-Ireland at Croke Park on Sunday.  Borris-Ileigh provided stiff opposition in what was the first-ever Kilkenny/Tipperary final at senior club level. Jerry Kelly shows great skill and …

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