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DRA Member Argues That Diarmuid Connolly’s Overturned Suspension Was ‘Fundamentally Wrong’

The decision to overturn Diarmuid Connolly’s suspension could create an ‘unjustifiable precedent’ according to a DRA member. A member of the Disputes Resolutions Authority committee who heard Diarmuid’s Connolly’s final appeal has spoken out about the decision that was reached. Solicitor Brian Rennick, along with former Supreme Court Judge Hugh O’Flaherty and David Nohilly, overturned Connolly’s ban the morning before Dublin …

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Video: Goal Of The Year Contender In Armagh Camogie Final

Step aside Joe Canning, there is a new contender for the best goal of 2015. The Armagh Senior Camogie Final witnessed what may be goal of the year, after Jenny Curry found the net for Middletown against Madden. Cork native Curry raised a green flag with a remarkable individual effort having caught the ball at midfield. Her pace and power to beat several opposition players …

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Video: Hilarious Dublin Woman Recalls 1958 All-Ireland Celebrations

Dublin is in celebration at the moment, following the county’s 25th All-Ireland title, defeating Kerry in Croke Park yesterday. The homecoming is tonight, and the players are naturally in jubilant form. The players were mixing with some fans throughout the celebrations, and came across this lady who hilariously recalls the first All-Ireland Final she attended in 1958. Dublin corner-back, Philly …

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Video: Michael Duignan’s Son Has Some Serious Hurling Skills

Seán Duignan, son of former Offaly great Michael, has proved that the future of hurling for the Faithful is bright. The two-time All-Ireland winner sent us this video of his son showing off some serious freestyle skills, finishing with a composed strike against the crossbar. The Ballinamere/Durrow man showed that he is definitely one to watch for the future. Thanks to …

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Stephen Hunt Sums Up How A Lot Of People Feel About THAT Eye Gouge

Stephen Hunt says it like it is. The controversy surrounding Philly McMahon’s eye gouge on Kieran Donaghy continues to dominate headlines, with everyone except the Sunday Game panel venting their outrage. Former Republic of Ireland international Stephen Hunt has had his say on the gouge, and unlike Ciaran Whelan, he hasn’t held back. U little twat number 4 for dublin …

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5 Quick Conclusions From The All Ireland Final

Dublin defeated Kerry 12-09 to regain the All Ireland title. Despite the close scoreline, Dublin dominated Kerry today. They kept the Kingdom at bay, as Kerry only led at one stage during today’s game. Although the weather played its part in affecting the flow of the match, Dublin were well deserving of their victory. Kerry’s Game Plan. Throughout the week …

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The People Of Meath Are Supporting Dublin!!!

The proud people of Meath are backing Dublin to beat Kerry. Has hell frozen over? Have pigs begun to fly? These questions have to be asked after a recent Tweet from betting giant Paddy Power. Despite decades of rivalry and battles on the pitch, it would seem that the people Meath have put their money were their mouths are and …

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Hurlers Could Raise Level Of Cat-Astrophic Kilkenny Football

Hurling and football are under the one GAA umbrella. Therefore, this writer finds it inexcusable that Kilkenny can be the recurring holders of Liam McCarthy yet fail to field a football team in National League or senior championship. Kilkenny footballers did win some silverware this year but incredibly it wasn’t even on these shores. Rather, they defeated Scotland (not entirely …

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The Americans Have Finally Realised Gaelic Football Is Better Than NFL

Brace yourselves lads, the Americans are surely coming. After an article on Business Insider, a hugely popular US site, it’s only a matter of time before the GAA takes over the world, maybe.  Business Insider, the US site that covers business, technology and sports, with 20-30 million visitors each month has finally copped the NFL is a poor man’s Gaelic …

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How To Save Gaelic Football From Its Predicted Doom

As the All-Ireland final approaches again it is time to take a look at the state of Gaelic football in the year its imminent demise was forecast with a proposal which could reinvigorate a moribund and torpid championship. Anyone who has read either of the excellent “Inverting the Pyramid” by Johnathan Wilson or “The Managers: the Tactics and Thinkers that …

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Remembering Páidí Ó Sé’s 1985 All Ireland Winning Speech

Páidí Ó Sé captained Kerry to the 1985 All Ireland Title Against Dublin. Last night we were shocked to hear that Marc Ó Sé was not going to be included in the Kerry team to face Dublin in Sunday’s All Ireland Final. While many like us believed that Ó Sé was a certainty, it has since emerged that a hamstring injury has prevented the defender from starting. Our …

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Have Kerry Shown Their Hand Too Early?

Last night Eamonn Fitzmaurice named the Kerry team that will play in Sunday’s All Ireland Final. Over the past number of years we have become accustomed to the selection bombshells dropped by Kerry manager, Eamonn Fitzmaurice. However last night Fitzmaurice surprised many by making three changes for this weekend’s All Ireland Final. After Paul Geaney’s performance against Tyrone in the …

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The 5 Greatest Contests Between Dublin & Kerry

There’s nothing quite like it. When Kerry and Dublin meet in the All-Ireland Championship it rarely disappoints. It’s always a special occasion when the two most successful team in the history of the game meet. The Jackeens vs the Culchies, it is a rivalry which brings with it a huge history and tradition, and their clashes have provided us with …

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Where Does This Effort By Dublin Band Alive Oh Stand Amongst Other GAA Songs

Dublin Band Alive Oh, have released a song to coincide with the All Ireland Final. Over the years many songs have been released to coincide with All Ireland Finals. The most memorable of which was Jimmy’s Winning Matches by Rory and the Island. Composed by the former lead singer with The Revs, Rory Gallagher, and featured Jimmy, not from Donegal but Senegal. Although the song was …

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Cork Are Camogie Champs, The GAA Has A Respect Problem & Eamonn McGee on Donegal’s Season

The deadly duo of Paul Corcoran and Maurice Brosnan return as Cork are crowned Camogie champs. The lads ask if the GAA suffers from a lack of respect and Eamonn McGee join us. Coach’s corner returns next week, never fear! Thanks to hosts, Paul Corcoran and Maurice Brosnan and guest Eamonn McGee. As always, thanks to Flirt FM for the Studio. If you like the Podcast, please, please, …

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