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Tiger Woods & Nine Other Great Sporting Comebacks

Everybody loves a sporting comeback, as proven by the scenes after Tiger Woods secured his 80th PGA title on Sunday 23 September. Although it is difficult to measure the scale of Woods’ success, his dramatic fall and his comeback, we decided to compare it to the comebacks of other sportspersons, of contrasting natures. _____ Tiger Woods (Golf) There was a …

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Breaking: Liam Sheedy Confirmed As Tipperary Senior Hurling Manager

Liam Sheedy has been confirmed as the Tipperary senior hurling manager for 2019 for a three-year term, the county board confirmed tonight.  In a brief statement, the board confirmed the appointment and that a backroom team will be put forward for ratification to the October County Board Committee Meeting. ‘Liam Sheedy appointed Senior Hurling Manager for 2019 for a three …

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Massive Sinkhole Destroys Grounds Of Monaghan GAA Club

Monaghan GAA club damage

A massive sinkhole has severely damaged the grounds of a Monaghan GAA club today which is believed to be caused by the collapse of a nearby mine. Magheracloone Mitchells GAA club in Co. Monaghan has stated that nobody was hurt in the incident and that they are currently in correspondence with the owners of the mine who are investigating the …

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JP McManus Has Donated €100,000 To Every County Board In The Country

JP McManus

JP McManus, the famous Irish businessman and racehorse owner, has donated €100,000 to each of the 32 county boards in the country.  The €3.2 million investment has been made on the back of Limerick’s All-Ireland hurling final success this summer as the Treaty country ended their 45-year wait to bring the Liam MacCarthy cup back to Shannonside. The €100,000 which …

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Club Roundup: Shock As Castlehaven Dump Nemo Out Of Cork SFC

There was a major upset in Cork this weekend as last season’s All Ireland finalists, Nemo Rangers crashed out of the senior football championship at the hands of Castlehaven.  It was a less-than-entertaining spectacle in Dunmanway yesterday as Nemo Rangers failed to score until the 43rd minute, when Luke Connolly finally got them off the mark. By that stage, Castlehaven …

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Cavanagh Injuries Deemed ‘Accidental’ In Tyrone GAA Statement

GAA Football All Ireland Senior Championship Quarter-Final 3/8/2013 Monaghan vs Tyrone Monaghan's Darren Hughes and Sean Cavanagh of Tyrone Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

There will be no disciplinary action taken in the case of Sean Cavanagh after deliberation from Tyrone GAA. The county stalwart was hospitalised after mass violence took place in a game between Edendork and Moy, which saw six red cards issued. Tyrone GAA announced that they would be investigating all incidents in relation to the match, and the Competitions Control Committee …

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Kerry Star Donnchadh Walsh Announces His Inter-County Retirement

Three-time All Ireland winner, Donnchadh Walsh has announced his retirement from inter-county football with Kerry. The 34-year enjoyed an illustrious career in the green and gold since making his breakthrough in 2008, winning three All-Ireland titles, eight Munster crowns and an All-Star. Walsh is the second Kerry star to announce his retirement in recent weeks, after the news of Kieran …

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Liam Sheedy Set For Shock Return As Tipperary Manager

Former Tipperary manager, Liam Sheedy is set to make a surprise return to the position following the departure of Michael Ryan earlier this summer. Early reports from the county suggested that the current U21 manager, Liam Cahill would make the move to the senior job after his All Ireland success against Cork last month. However, it is now expected that …

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Jamie Clarke Set To Rejoin Armagh Squad

jamie clarke armagh friendship

Jamie Clarke has reportedly indicated his willingness to rejoin Kieran McGeeney’s Armagh squad after a period spent in the US. Clarke doesn’t seem to have lost a step since last togging out in the Armagh colours and after several trips abroad to play in the United States – has gained some valuable experience under very different circumstances. Representing Longford across …

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Report Card: Limerick Hurlers Finish Top Of The Class

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As an exhilarating inter-county season draws to a close, we issue each team with an end-of-season report card, discussing whether or not they fulfilled expectations. Next up, we review the season of All Ireland champions, Limerick. _____ Team Limerick _____ Preseason Expectations The Treaty county have been steadily progressing for a number of years and have become a major threat …

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Michael Fennelly Unsure Of Underage Talent In Kilkenny

Former Kilkenny hurler, Michael Fennelly is worried about the lack of stand-out players at underage level within his county’s setup.  Speaking at the Electric Ireland Minor Hurling Team of the Year announcement, the eight-time All-Ireland winner admitted that Kilkenny need to start the hunt for replacements for their more experienced players like Richie Hogan and Fennelly’s brother, Colin. “We need to …

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Sean Cavanagh Speaks Of ‘Heavy Concussion’ In First Interview Since Tyrone Drama

Tyrone’s Sean Cavanagh came off the worse for wear after the violence that took place in the county championship match last week. The Tyrone senior football championship match between Edendork and Moy saw 26 cards issued by the referee, with six of those being red cards. Cavanagh was the real unfortunate case to emerge from the brawls.  The 35-year-old was put …

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Fennelly: GAA Should Invest In Players’ Physical & Mental Health

Former Kilkenny hurler Micheal Fennelly has said that he believes the GAA should invest in the “physical and mental well-being” of its players. Speaking at the Electric Ireland Minor Hurling Team of the Year announcement, the eight-time All-Ireland winner outlined that he believes county boards around the country should “invest money into the qualified people” in a bid to aid …

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Watch: Physio Annihilates Corner-Back With Thunderous Shoulder

A thunderous shoulder is commonplace in the GAA. It’s not every day however that a thunderous shoulder comes by way of the opposition’s physio. Former Wexford footballer Jim D’Arcy was the man responsible for the collision after he came onto the field during a Wexford Senior Championship game on Saturday. D’arcy runs onto the pitch to provide water for one …

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