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Offaly Relegated As Kerry Seal Joe McDonagh Cup Status

Offaly have officially been relegated to the third-tier of the championship after being edged out by Kerry in today’s final McDonagh Cup matchup. And while the result of the match that sent Offaly crashing down was a narrow one, there was a massive sense of disappointment to be found in Austin Stack park as Joachim Kelly’s side confirmed their spot …

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Your Guide To A Stacked Weekend Of Irish Sport

Irish Sport

We’re set for another packed weekend of Irish sport with GAA action dominating the headlines.  Both the Leinster and Munster hurling championships reach a crucial stage this weekend as the respective provincial finals will be confirmed in addition to those teams whose involvement in this year’s championship will come to an end. There is also excitement surrounding the US Open …

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Cork Keep Faith With Fifteen While Clare Make One Change

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Cork and Clare have named their sides ahead of Sunday’s clash in the Munster SHC at Cusack Park in Ennis. John Meyler’s side have kept faith with the same fifteen that saw them comfortably dispatch of Waterford last weekend with Mark Ellis continuing at centre-back alongside Robert Downey and Mark Coleman. Anthony Nash continues in goal where he is protected …

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Murphy Back For Kilkenny While Dublin & Galway Name Starting XV

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Eoin Murphy has been named to start for Kilkenny in Saturday’s Leinster SHC round-robin clash with Wexford at Innovate Wexford Park.  The All-Star goalkeeper suffered a knee injury while in action for his club Glenmore back in April and was not expected to return to inter-county duty this soon. Elsewhere on the Kilkenny team, Pádraig Walsh is named at centre-back …

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Cian Lynch & Declan Hannon Missing From Limerick XV To Face Tipperary

John Kiely has made four changes ahead of Limerick’s final Munster SFC round-robin game with Tipperary on Sunday. Last year’s All-Ireland winning captain, Declan Hannon, and Hurler of the Year, Cian Lynch, both drop out of the starting XV for the clash at Semple Stadium. The other two players not included following the county’s biggest ever Munster SHC win over …

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Mayo Disappointed At ‘Unfair’ Treatment Of Fans & Players

The Mayo County Board have slammed the GAA’s scheduled throw-in time for their second-round qualifier fixture with Down next Saturday.  The first championship meeting between the two counties was fixed for 7 pm at Páirc Esler meaning that the Mayo supporters face a long trek across the country for the evening time fixture. Following the decision, Mayo PRO Paul Cunnane …

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Alan Kerins: “Pearse Stadium Can Be A Nightmare”

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Former Galway dual star, Alan Kerins, believes his native Tribesmen should have too much for Roscommon in this Sunday’s Connacht SFC final with Roscommon in Pearse Stadium. The two sides meet for the fourth year in a row following the Rossies huge upset win over Mayo last month while Galway have dispatched off London and Sligo en route to Sunday’s …

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Venues & Times Announced For Round Two Of Football Qualifiers

Football Qualifiers

The venues and times for round two of the All Ireland Senior football championship qualifiers have been confirmed today by the GAA.  The draw was made on Monday which pitched teams who have come through round one of the qualifiers and those who lost their provincial semi-finals. The venues, times and dates are below: Saturday, June 22 Antrim v Kildare, …

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GAA Stock Watch: Neil McManus’ Punditry Debut A Breath Of Fresh Air

An intriguing weekend of GAA action across both codes. Munster Hurling again failed to ignite and was completely overshadowed by Galway and Kilkenny’s game for the ages in Leinster.  Cavan ended an 18-year barren run by reaching the Ulster final following a classic encounter with Armagh while Donegal flipped the script to down Tyrone and qualify alongside them. Meanwhile, Dublin …

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Gaelic Football Team Of The Week: Cavan & Donegal Dominate

Another great weekend in the Gaelic Football Championship as Cavan qualified for a first Ulster final in 18 years where they will meet an on-fire Donegal outfit.  As expected, Dublin strolled into the Leinster final where they will meet Meath who had 11 points to spare over Laois in Croke Park. Here is our team of the week. 1. Shaun …

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Concern For Burns After Armagh Star Reportedly Left Game In Ambulance

Jarlath Óg Burns

Armagh star Jarlath Óg Burns was hospitalised following Sunday’s loss to Cavan in Clones, according to a report in today’s Irish Sun. The paper is reporting that the youngster was still suffering from the effects of a concussion that was picked up during last weekend’s draw. However, during the week the county denied that Burns was concussed. Speaking to The …

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