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Allianz Hurling League Round-Up: Clare Pip The Cats In Ennis

Brought to you by Allianz, proud sponsors of the Allianz Football & Hurling Leagues. There was plenty of Allianz Hurling League action today, following on from Limerick’s win over Tipperary last night, as Carlow provided the biggest shock of the day by forcing a draw with Galway. That was as exciting as the Division 1B matches got as Waterford and …

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Allianz Football League Round-Up: Mayo Put Tyrone To The Sword

Allianz Football League

Brought to you by Allianz, proud sponsors of the Allianz Football & Hurling Leagues. It was another busy day of Allianz Football League action as Kerry recorded their second win of the campaign while Mayo inflicted further woe on Tyrone. Mickey Harte’s side remain winless in the competition while Mayo are flying high following their comprehensive nine-point victory. The same could …

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John Kiely: Limerick Lads Were Bursting To Get Back Training

Limerick Tipperary Allianz League

Limerick manager, John Kiely, hopes that any lingering suggestions that his side would struggle as a result of their All Ireland winning celebrations will be put to bed following their impressive win over Tipperary in the Allianz Hurling League last night.  Limerick looked by far the fitter team during the first Division 1A game in the Gaelic Grounds in nine …

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Saturday’s Allianz League Round-Up: Champions Dublin & Limerick Comfortable In Victory

Brought to you by Allianz, proud sponsors of the Allianz Football & Hurling Leagues. Solid wins for defending champions Dublin and Limerick in today’s Allianz football and hurling fixtures saw very little in the way of surprises in the marquee matchups. Here is our round-up of Saturday’s Allianz League fixtures. Allianz Football League Division One Dublin 1-15 – 0-7 Galway …

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Four Key Players In Round Two Of The Allianz Football League

allianz four key players

The runners and riders are off to the races in the Allianz Football League, and you can expect that after this weekend all four divisions will begin to take shape.  Last week saw an inspired double substitution lead Monaghan to victory over Dublin, a resurgent Mayo side welcome back James Horan with a hard-fought win in terrible conditions, and Westmeath …

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Four Key Fixtures In Round Two Of The Allianz Football League

The Allianz Football League rolls into Round Two this weekend with it all to play for as teams up and down the country look to improve upon their opening day outings. For some teams, this weekend will be about building upon the early momentum gained in Round One, whilst for others, this weekend represents damage control. Whilst losing your first …

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Your Guide To All The Weekend’s Allianz Hurling Action

Allianz Hurling League

There were plenty of talking points from the opening weekend of the Allianz Hurling League that add to the narrative ahead of this weekend’s fixtures. The biggest game of the weekend takes place on Saturday as All Ireland champions, Limerick, welcome Tipperary to the Gaelic Grounds for their Round 2 clash. Liam Sheedy’s men recorded a first-round victory over Clare …

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Your Guide To All The Weekend’s Allianz Football League Action

Allianz Football League action

Who would have thought that after the first round of the Allianz Football League action, Dublin and Tyrone would be sitting at the bottom of the Division 1 table? Well after respective losses to Monaghan and Kerry, the two All Ireland finalists have battles on their hands’ to return to winning ways during this weekend’s encounters with both involved in …

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Tony Kelly To Miss Kilkenny Clash As Ban Upheld

Tony Kelly

Clare captain, Tony Kelly, is set to miss Sunday’s Allianz Hurling League clash with Kilkenny following his sending off during their loss to Tipperary last weekend.  The Ballyea man was shown a red card by the referee, Colm Lyons of Cork, when he collided with Padraic Maher early in the second half. The decision was highly criticized by fans and …

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GAA To Table Motion For LGFA & Camogie CEO’s To Sit At Top Table

horan rockett lgfa camogie

John Horan, today became the first ever GAA President to address Seanad Éireann on a number of issues currently facing the Association.  The big talking point to come out of his speech was his call for the GAA to build stronger ties with the Ladies Gaelic Football and Camogie Associations. Both the LGFA and Camogie Association currently operate under a …

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Owen Mulligan: One-Match Ban For Donie Smith Not Good Enough

mulligan smith eye-gouge

One of the big talking points following Round 1 of this year’s Allianz Football League was Roscommon forward Donie Smith’s alleged eye-gouge on Mayo defender, Keith Higgins.  Whilst it wasn’t the first incident of its kind on a GAA field, the grimace across Smith’s face as he drove his finger into the eye of Higgins failed to paint a pretty …

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GAA Felt “Bullied” Into Hosting Liam Miller Tribute Match

GAA Director General Tom Ryan on Liam Miller Tribute match

The GAA director general, Tom Ryan, has confessed that the organisation felt bullied into hosting the Liam Miller match in Pairc Ui Chaoimh last year.  The match, which featured Manchester United against Celtic/Republic of Ireland, was originally fixed for Turners Cross, the home of Cork City FC, the boyhood club of Miller. However, given the level of response to the …

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Tipperary Recruit Niall Quinn & Alan Quinlan To Commercial Board

A host of prominent figures from the world of business and sport have been recruited to a commercial board, established by Tipperary GAA, to help with fundraising efforts for the county’s hurlers.  The board will be headed up by Portroe native, Declan Kelly, who is the Chairman and CEO of Teneo, who recently took over from Elverys Intersport as the official …

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Former Tipperary Boss Appointed Manager Of Na Piarsaigh

Michael Ryan Tipperary

Former Tipperary hurling manager, Michael Ryan, has been appointed as the new boss of Limerick county champions, Na Piarsaigh.  Ryan took charge of the Premier county in 2015 after serving his time as a selector under both Liam Sheedy and Eamon O’Shea. He led Tipperary to All Ireland glory in his first year in charge but following poor performances in …

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