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Hurling Team Of The Week: Limerick Dominate Following Classy Display

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It was a weekend full of thrills, surprises and disappointments in the hurling championships as Limerick, Galway, Wexford and Cork all registered vital wins. There were some impressive individual performances, not least from Killian Doyle, Cathal Mannion and TJ Reid and they are all included in our hurling team of the week. _____ 1. Nickie Quaid (Limerick) Nickie Quaid didn’t …

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Cian O’Neill On Media Misinterpretation: “It Was Sly, It Was Devious”

Cian O’Neill admitted his disappointment in how his comments were portrayed in the media in the build-up to their Leinster SFC semi-final against Dublin. Kildare overcame Longford last Sunday after a replay to set-up yesterday’s meeting with Jim Gavin’s side and O’Neill was quoted after the game as saying “we are going to win that match”. The Kildare manager’s comments …

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Mayo Draw Down But Tie Of The Round Sees Monaghan Host Armagh

Mayo will travel to Páirc Esler to take on Down in the second round of this year’s All-Ireland Football Championship Qualifiers. The tie of the round, however, sees Ulster rivals, Monaghan host Armagh in Clones. Elsewhere, after defeat to Donegal on Saturday, Tyrone face a trip to Longford as they begin their road through the qualifiers. After defeating Wicklow on …

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Everything You Need To Know About Monday’s Qualifier Draw

On Monday morning, the qualifier draw will take place for the second round of the All Ireland Senior Football Championship. There will be two bowls, one consisting of teams who won their first round qualifying matches this weekend and the other including those who lost their provincial semi-finals. Below you will find everything you need to know about tomorrow’s draw. …

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Conclusions As Costello & Mannion Shoot 0-16 In Win Over Kildare

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Dublin 0-26 Kildare 0-11 Michael Corry reporting live from Croke Park. Kildare battled hard but it was to no avail as Dublin swatted aside their challenge with an accomplished second-half performance. Cian O’Neill’s men gave Dublin everything they had throughout an entertaining first half before going in at half-time just four points behind and full of hope. However, they coughed …

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Tipperary Manager Liam Kearns Resigns Following Defeat To Down

Tipperary football manager Liam Kearns has resigned from his position following his side’s defeat to Down in Sunday’s All-Ireland SFC qualifier round 1 clash at Pairc Esler. Kearns has been in charge of Tipp since November 2015 but steps away after two disappointing defeats in as many games after they were shockingly knocked out of the Munster Championship by Limerick. …

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Conclusions As Conlon & Menton Power Meath Into Leinster Final

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Michael Corry reporting live from Croke Park. Laois 0-11 Meath 3-13 It was a case of goals win games this afternoon in Croke Park as Meath powered past Laois and into this year’s Leinster SFC Final.  Two goals either side of half-time from Bryan Menton alongside a Michael Newman penalty gave Meath the platform for their 11-point victory. However, late …

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GAA Round-Up: Bittersweet Day For Both Wexford and Antrim

There was plenty of action across both codes on Saturday with teams up and down the country booking final spots while others packed their bags for another summer. Donegal defied most of the experts to swat aside the Tyrone challenge and book their spot in another Ulster final, while Patrick Horgan hit 1-12 for Cork in their facile win over …

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Cork Close Out Waterford’s Campaign With 13-Point Win

Cork 2-30 Waterford 2-17 Waterford travelled to Páirc Uí Chaoimh looking for their first championship win since beating Cork in the 2017 All-Ireland semi-final but it wasn’t to be as the Rebels came out with a 13-point victory. Patrick Horgan, who was named the PwC GAA/GPA Player of the Month for May, opened the scoring for Cork and to no …

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Conclusions As Clinical Donegal Swat Aside Tyrone Challenge

Tyrone 0-15 Donegal 1-16 Donegal are through to the 2019 Ulster SFC final following a convincing win over Tyrone at Breffni Park this evening.  In truth, four points flattered Tyrone who were second best from the get-go of this highly-anticipated encounter. Donegal, however, were brilliant throughout in particular their forward unit who ran Tyrone ragged all afternoon. Here are our …

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Paul Mannion Cleared To Play In Leinster Semi-Final

Paul Mannion has been cleared to play in this weekend’s Leinster SFC semi-final with Kildare. The livewire forward was given a straight red card during Dublin’s clash with Louth last month following an altercation with Conal McKeever. Dublin would go on to win their Leinster quarter-final on a scoreline of 5-21 to 0-10 to set-up this weekend’s Croke Park clash …

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John Meyler: Patrick Horgan Is One Of The Best Forwards In Hurling

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Cork manager John Meyler has name-checked Patrick Horgan as one of the best forwards in the country alongside TJ Reid and Joe Canning. The 31-year-old is Cork’s all-time top championship scorer and has been in top form in Munster so far, registering a combined total of 1-23 against Tipperary and Limerick. Meyler believes Horgan deserves huge credit for his contribution …

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Walsh Hits The Nail On The Head Surrounding The Great Debate

Kilkenny legend, Tommy Walsh, has hit the nail on the head with regards to the great debate over which is the superior sport, hurling or football. Football has seen an upturn in 2019 while hurling has failed to live up to the unrealistic heights of 2018 and this has given fans, media and pundits alike reason to goad one another on …

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Complacency Not An Option For Cork Against Lowly Waterford

Cork know they can’t be complacent heading into Saturday night’s crunch Munster Championship clash with Waterford at Páirc Uí Chaoimh. Cork are coming off a huge win against Limerick while the Déise are currently at a low ebb, however, Patrick Horgan knows all too well that a good or bad performance could be right around the corner… for either side. …

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