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Tipperary Star Jerome Cahill Bags U20 Hurler Of The Year Accolade

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Following his double All-Ireland glory in August, Tipperary star Jerome Cahill has been named as the U20 Hurler of the Year.  The Kilruane McDonaghs man played an integral role for Liam Cahill’s side, scoring 1-1 in their comprehensive All-Ireland U20 final defeat of Cork. Just six days earlier, he was part of Liam Sheedy’s squad that lifted the Liam MacCarthy …

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Kerry Legend Ogie Moran On Dubs Nearing His Stellar Record

Ogie Moran

Only five players in the history of Gaelic football have managed to collect eight All-Ireland titles. Of those five, only one has managed to play every minute of every final in the same position. Of that great Kerry side from 1975 to 1986, while the team remained largely the same, the one constant throughout was the centre forward berth held …

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Six New Inductees Included In GAA’s Hall Of Fame

The GAA Museum has announced the induction of six former players, three footballers and three hurlers, into the Hall of Fame for 2019. Denis ‘Ogie’ Moran (Kerry), Colm O’Rourke (Meath) and Larry Tompkins (Cork) were the football inductees, while hurling greats, Conor Hayes (Galway), Nicky English (Tipperary) and Terence ‘Sambo’ McNaughton (Antrim) were honoured as well. The six players were …

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Cian O’Neill Appointed As Coach For Cork Senior Football Team

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Cian O’Neill has been appointed as a coach for the Cork Senior Football team. The former Kildare manager will work alongside manager Ronan McCarthy for the 2020 season. He stepped down as manager of his native county back in July after four seasons in the role. Cork GAA made the announcement on Tuesday morning, releasing a statement which reads: “Cork …

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Inter-County Stars Discuss Super 8s & Tiered Championships

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The inter-county season has officially ended and as the long days stretch into the early evenings we can sit back, relax and look forward to a new decade of football in 2020. Dublin are champions for the fifth year in succession and the rest of Ireland will be gunning to stop their championship streak of 37 games without defeat. However, …

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GAA Could Be Set To Overhaul Super 8s Structures

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The GAA may be about to change the Super 8s structures following criticism of the round-robin stage over the past two seasons.  At the GAA’s Central Council meeting over the weekend steps were taken to overhaul the Super 8s system. Round 1 games will remain as is with the four provincial champions facing teams that have come through the qualifier …

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Tier Two Football Championship Proposal Confirmed For Special Congress

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A proposed new Tier 2 Football Championship will be discussed at next month’s Special Congress in Cork, the GAA have confirmed. Two proposed formats for a possible new Tier 2 Football Championship have been in circulation since late June. Following discussions, Ard Chomhairle chose to send forward one of these formats for debate and vote at the Special Congress, which …

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Hurling Club Round-Up: Shocks In Clare And Tipperary As Big Guns Fall

Tipperary Clare Club

There were plenty of surprise results in Clare and Tipperary over the weekend as the various county club championships begin to take shape.  Tipperary In Tipperary, Thurles Sarsfields exited the county championship after a one-point loss to Upperchurch-Drombane in the Mid-Tipperary quarter-final. It is the earliest championship exit since 2013 for the club with the most county titles. Meanwhile, Drom …

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On Dublin’s Finest Weekend, A Meath Girl Is The Real Hero For Bohan

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A euphoric Mick Bohan entered his post-match press conference on Sunday proudly sporting Dublin gear after a historic weekend for the county.  “What a weekend to be a Dub”, he repeated in a satisfied tone. And so it was. After the county’s momentous five-in-a-row win on Saturday evening, the ladies footballers created their own bit of history less than 24 …

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Dublin To Host Bumper Double Homecoming Later This Month

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It has been a momentous weekend for Dublin as the footballers claimed the elusive five-in-a-row, while on Sunday, the ladies footballers collected the Brendan Martin Cup for the third year-in-a-row.  As expected, a bumper homecoming has been planned that will celebrate the achievements of both teams, however, in an unusual move, the event won’t be held for another two weeks. …

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Far From A Classic But Dublin And Galway Make History In Croker

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Dublin 2-03 Galway 0-04 Reporting by Marisa Kennedy in Croke Park  _____ It wasn’t the most conventional of All-Ireland finals but reigning champions Dublin did enough to retain the Brendan Martin Cup for the third year in a row. One day after the men’s side created history in Croke Park, momentum and confidence were high among the supporters in blue …

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LGFA Set Another New Attendance Record For Croke Park Final

It just keeps growing and growing.  What a time to be involved in women’s sports in Ireland. The 20×20 movement has given female athletes all over Ireland a bigger platform than ever before and it is paying off. Fans all over the country are getting to hear more and more about the incredible female talent this country possesses. One sport …

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All-Ireland Deep-Dive: The Clutch Moments That Made Dublin Immortals

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What was once deemed impossible is now possible as Dublin are All-Ireland Champions for the fifth year in succession.  Jim Gavin’s men were put to the pin of their collars by Kerry over 150 of high-intensity Gaelic football but their heart, desire and steely determination shone through on both days. Kerry will reflect on what could have been having led …

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