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Video: Mark Schutte’s Goal Vs Clara

Cuala had enough in the tank to see off Clara today in the Leinster Semi-Final, to reach the provincial decider for the second time in the club’s history. The Dalkey side scored three goals, as Clara failed to register one. This was the third week in a row the Dublin champions were playing, having accounted for Coolderry in Tullamore last …

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Pic: When Your Local GAA Pitch Resembles A Lake

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The whole of Ireland has been pelted with some pretty inclement weather over the past few days, with some areas more than others getting the worst of it. This can certainly be said of the environs of Clonbur GAA club where their main pitch has been turned from an arena for Gaelic games into a perfectly usable lake. We think it’s …

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Picture: Stephen Cluxton’s T-Shirt For His Stag Party Is Fantastic

A few years ago, Dublin goalkeeper Stephen Cluxton and former Liverpool and Ireland player Jason McAteer famously had a punch-up during a charity game. Not the first time Stephen Cluxton has lost it in a game, with his outburst against Jason McAteer here #Cluxton pic.twitter.com/ym7jrXssKR — BragBet (@bragbet) March 31, 2014 Both the three time All-Ireland winner and the Ireland …

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Brian Cody: The One Constant At A Time Of Managerial Upheaval

Since Brian Cody took charge of Kilkenny, he has seen off 37 managers from Cork, Tipperary, Limerick, Clare and Galway. With winter setting in and the 2015 Hurling Championship now well behind us, the 2016 season seems to be already warming up. Donal Og Cusack’s involvement with the talented Clare outfit will be scrutinised, as the banner hope to return to their …

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James Woodlock Retires From Intercounty Hurling

Tipperary has been dealt a second blow in as many days, as James Woodlock has announced his retirement. A stalwart throughout the Liam Sheedy and Eamonn O’Shea eras, Woodlock did not feature on the All-Ireland winning team in 2010 as he was recovering from a severe leg break sustained in the 2009 county final representing his club Drom and Inch. Woodlock …

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Odds slashed On Joe Brolly Succeeding Michael D As President

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Have you ever imagined living in a world where Joe Brolly is President? Although many believe that Michael D Higgins is an ideal candidate to hold the office of President, with an election due to be held in 2018, some are beginning to look at alternatives. While names such as Dana Rosemary Scallon, Martin McGuinness and Pat Cox are said to be …

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Conor O’Mahony Retires From Inter-County Hurling

One of the real stars of Tipperary’s 2010 All-Ireland triumph has hung up his blue and gold jersey. Conor O’Mahony played with the Premier for 10 years, and it has been announced today that he will be retiring. The Newport man won a Celtic Cross in 2010 as Tipperary stopped Kilkenny’s drive for five, and picked up two All-Star awards …

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Justin McCarthy Appointed Antrim Hurling Selector

PJ O’Mullan was announced as the new manager of the Antrim senior hurlers on Wednesday night. The 41 year-old managed Loughiel Shamrocks to an All-Ireland club title in 2012, and is charged with the task of helping the Saffrons back to big time hurling, as they will compete in Division 2A of the National Hurling League and the Christy Ring Cup …

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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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