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Briege Corkery: An Inspiring Tale Of Relentess Drive For Success

Briege Corkery

In association with Irish Blood Transfusion Services Briege Corkery’s name has become synonymous with success in the Rebel County. In 2016, after winning her 17th All Ireland title (11 football titles and six in camogie), Corkery decided to step away from the inter-county scene. She later admitted that she wasn’t enjoying that part of her life at the time. But …

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TV, Throw-In & Venue Details Confirmed For Round 3 Football Qualifiers

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The TV, throw-in and venue details have been confirmed for the third round of qualifiers in the All Ireland Senior Football Championship.  The draw was made this morning which threw up some interesting encounters most notably Mayo against Armagh and Kildare versus Tyrone. The other two clashes will provide plenty of intrigue as Laois meet Offaly and Westmeath host Clare. …

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John Horan: Review Of GAA Funding Not On The Agenda

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GAA President John Horan has said that the association has no plans for a review into GAA funding, believing that the current model is progressive.  The GAA have been criticised for their allocation of funds in Leinster particularly, with Dublin receiving almost €18 million in development funds between 2007 and 2018. Cork were the next highest recipients with €1.4 million …

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Dublin Sail To Nine-In-A-Row Following Drab Leinster Final Win

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Dublin 1-17 Meath 0-4 It wasn’t pretty and neither team were really effective but the game finished as expected with Dublin collecting their ninth Delaney Cup in a row. Meath kicked an awful lot of wides on a day where they stayed within touching distance fo Dublin until they ultimately showed their class and pulled away in the final quarter …

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Jim Gavin Keeps Faith With Fifteen For Leinster SFC Final

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Jim Gavin has named his side ahead of this afternoon’s Leinster SFC final against Meath in Croke Park. The starting fifteen is unchanged from Dublin’s 15-point semi-final victory over Kildare two week’s ago. Dublin’s attack will be spearheaded by Paul Mannion and Cormac Costello who shot 0-15 between them against Cian O’Neill’s side. They are joined up front by Niall …

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Malachy O’Rourke Resigns Following Monaghan’s Shock Exit

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Malachy O’Rourke has stepped down as Monaghan boss after seven seasons in charge following their All-Ireland qualifier exit to Armagh in Clones. After reaching their first All-Ireland semi-final in 30 year’s in 2018, Monaghan endured a difficult 2019. They barely survived the drop in Division 1 of the Allianz Football League before falling to arch-rivals Cavan in the opening round …

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All-Ireland Qualifiers: Armagh Stun Monaghan In Clones

Less than a year after reaching their first All-Ireland semi-final in 30 years, Monaghan have exited the Championship before July after defeat to Armagh in their All-Ireland qualifier clash in Clones. It was seen as the tie of the round following Armagh’s narrow Ulster semi-final replay loss to Cavan two week’s ago. Monaghan laboured to a win against Fermanagh on …

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Sligo Snatch Nicky Rackard Win With Late Croke Park Rally

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What a wonderful day of hurling in Croke Park where Leitrim, Down and Sligo were all crowned respective All-Ireland champions after hard-fought victories at HQ. The day started with an absolute cracker between Leitrim and Lancashire that saw the O’Rourke County come out on top after extra-time. It was then Meath’s turn to climb the steps of the Hogan Stand …

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PA Archives: Five Of The Greatest Moments From The Cork/Kerry Rivalry

Páirc Uí Chaoimh is the venue this evening as Cork and Kerry square off in yet another Munster SFC final.  Peter Keane’s Kerry side are the red-hot favourites going into the game but Cork will be buoyed by their impressive showing against Limerick coupled with Kerry’s below-par second-half performance against Clare. While the two counties seem to be headed in …

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Meath Name Side Bidding To Stop Nine-In-A-Row Chasing Dublin

Meath have named an unchanged side for their Leinster SFC final clash with Dublin at Croke Park on Sunday.  Andy McEntee’s side defeated Laois by 11 points two weeks ago to qualify for the final against a Dublin side seeking nine provincial titles in a row. James Conlon will continue at corner-forward after impressive in his first championship start against …

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Doherty On His Semi-Final Heroics & Managing Against His Own Team

 Last week Pundit Arena obtained footage of the recent Nicky Rackard Cup semi-final between rivals, Armagh and Tyrone.  As the game entered the dying moments, Armagh held a slender lead over their neighbour’s but the game was very much there to be won. Tyrone had Armagh on the ropes and following a sustained period of pressure, they bore down on …

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McDonagh Excited For Return Following Eye-Opening Injury Experience

Aine McDonagh

After having her spring campaign disrupted by injury, Aine McDonagh is excited to return to competitive action for Galway as they prepare for the Connacht final against Mayo on Sunday.  The UCD student suffered a stress fracture during the O’Connor Cup final earlier this year and admitted that the injury was due to an accumulation of matches. “It was a …

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