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Anthony Cunningham’s Future To Be Decided On Monday Night

Galway’s County Board will meet on Monday night to decide Anthony Cunningham’s future. It seems the stand off between the Galway hurlers and Anthony Cunningham is set to be concluded on Monday night. Last night the county board met to find out if any common ground had been found after the lengthy mediation process between the players and manager. However in …

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Twitter Almost Exploded After Jim McGuinness’ Interview Last Night

Jim McGuinness was forced onto the defensive by Eoin McDevitt on Second Captains. Jim McGuinness has consistently divided opinion. The playing style adopted by Donegal during his tenure was both revered and despised in equal measure. McGuinness also drew criticism after dismissing former assistant Rory Gallagher by phone, and for the way in which he dealt with Kevin Cassidy, after the All Star …

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PJ O’Mullan Appointed Antrim Senior Hurling Manager

It has been confirmed tonight that PJ O’Mullan is the new manager of the Antrim senior hurlers. The 41 year-old has won an All-Ireland title in charge of Loughiel Shamrocks, as well as four Antrim and Ulster titles. Antrim will compete in Division 2A of the National Hurling League and the Christy Ring Cup in 2016. O’Mullan’s primary task will …

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Is It Time For A GAA Club Players Union?

Over the last few weeks, there have been several examples of despicable treatment towards GAA club players, suggesting that in the GAA’s mind, the club game is merely a formality to be put to one side until after the intercounty season is over. Kerry were unable to complete their club football championship in time this year, so the county board nominated …

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Ireland’s International Rules Squad Announced

Joe Kernan has unveiled his International rules team to play Australia. The manager of the Irish International Rules team, Joe Kernan, has unveiled his team to take on Australia in the upcoming test on November 21st. In all Kernan has selected nine All Stars, including Footballer of the Year, Jack McCaffrey. The Dublin player is joined in a strong squad …

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TJ Reid Named In Star-Studded Ireland Hurling/Shinty Squad

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Ireland have named their squad for the second one-off hurling/shinty test to face Scotland on November 21st. Newly crowned Hurler of the Year TJ Reid is called up to a strong looking squad, featuring hurlers from both top counties and the perceived weaker teams. Reid is not the only All-Star to be included, with Waterford’s Maurice Shanahan also named. 2013 All-Star …

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Graphic Photo Of That Hurling Helmet Induced Injury

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This is not for the squeamish. As reported yesterday, Conor Ryan of Clonakenny suffered a gruesome hand injury during the club’s Intermediate Munster Championship match. Having contested for a ball, Ryan came down with his teammate’s helmet piercing his hand. However, this photo has emerged today on social media thanks to McGee Photography. A close up shot. Clonakenny’s Conor Ryan …

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Anthony Cunningham Will Not Manage Galway In Boston This Month

In the aftermath of Galway’s All-Ireland Final loss to Kilkenny, Anthony Cunningham was ratified as manager of the senior hurlers for another 12 months. However, the players unanimously voted in favour of finding somebody else to take charge. Since then, there has been little indication from the west as to who will manage the Tribesmen in 2016. However, the biggest …

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Opinion: Save Our GAA Souls From The Club Debacle

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When I thought it couldn’t get much worse, well it has; our national sport is in disarray. Having previously discussed the state of our club fixtures, this weekend was the final straw and hopefully a call to arms to club players nationwide. Enough is enough, the top brass in Croke Park must take drastic actions to save our club players …

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Eddie Brennan Confirmed As New Kilkenny U21 Hurling Manager

The least surprising news in the history of the GAA was announced tonight, as Brian Cody was ratified by the Kilkenny county board to continue as manager of the senior hurlers for 2016. The James Stephens clubman has now won 11 All-Ireland titles at the helm of the Cats since taking over in 1999, and will be hungry to break …

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Video: Ladies Football Player Scores Sublime Hat-Trick

You won’t see a better trio of goals anywhere. Glenelly of of Tyrone won the Ulster Intermediate Football Final for the very first time over the weekend, overcoming a tough Donaghmoyne team at Killyclogher. The star of the show was undoubtedly Siobhan Sheerin, who banged in three goals for Glenelly. Each effort on its own would be worth sharing, but …

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Picture: Hurler’s Hand Impaled By Teammate’s Helmet

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We have all heard of strange injuries sustained on a hurling field, but this one may just take the title as the sport’s most bizarre. During this weekend’s Munster Intermediate Hurling Championship clash between Clonakenny and Newcestown, Conor Ryan who was playing midfield for the former got his hand caught in the visor of his teammate’s helmet. However, it was …

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Barry Moran Suffered A Vinnie Jones Type Squeeze Today

Clann na Gael got up close and personal with Barry Moran in the Connacht Club Championship today. Barry Moran and his Castlebar Mitchell’s teammates were pushed all the way by Clann na Gael in the semi final of the Connacht Club Championship. Although Castlebar scored two early goals, they were forced to hold on in the end, winning by four points. …

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Kieran Donaghy Claims That He Was Eye Gouged By Philly McMahon

Kieran Donaghy has claimed that he was eye gouged during the All Ireland Final. Kerry Captain, Kieran Donaghy, has claimed that he was eye gouged by Dublin’s Philly McMahon during this year’s All Ireland Final. Writing in today’s Irish Independent, Tom Rooney, has reported that Donaghy can be heard telling referee, David Coldrick, of the incident during the second half. …

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Maurice Shanahan Talks Candidly About His Battle With Depression

Waterford forward Maurice Shanahan received an All-Star award for his performances throughout the summer, and in an interview with Drivetime on RTÉ, opened up about how far he has had to come to get to this point. Shanahan suffered from depression, and hurling helped him back on track. He spoke candidly about the tough experience. “Last year was a bad …

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