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Donaghy & O’Mahony To Take Charge Of Tralee IT

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Kieran Donaghy has taken his first steps into management with Tralee IT with former Kerry teammate Aidan O’Mahony named on his coaching ticket.  Donaghy has been appointed joint-manager alongside Liam Brosnan who has been at the helm for the last two years. Former All-Star O’Mahony is due to come on board as a selector where he will be joined by …

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Stars Of The Future Unite For Electric Ireland Hurling Team Of The Year

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In association with It was another thrilling year in the Electric Ireland Minor Hurling Championship culminating in a special and memorable victory for Galway as they claimed their third title in-a-row.  Along the way, we were treated to enthralling encounters, fierce battles and above all else, superb talent. A number of players stood out as future stars and leaders for …

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RTÉ Analysts Change Their Tune Following All-Ireland Final

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Ciarán Wheland Joe Brolly have both retracted statements following Sunday’s drawn All-Ireland final between Dublin and Kerry. The match in Croke Park took on a life of its own as Gaelic football’s biggest rivalry penned yet another excellent chapter in their neverending saga. The big call on the day was referee David Gough’s decision to send off Jonny Cooper for …

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Corry’s Corner: From The Car To The Party Bus & Back Again

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August 8, 2008 Joe Kernan’s Armagh are Ulster Champions for the seventh time in ten seasons. However, with just one All-Ireland title to their name, there’s a feeling of last chance saloon as they rock up to Croke Park to take on Wexford in an All-Ireland quarter-final. The Orchard County are heavy favourites and the game seemed to be going …

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Former Derry Star On Rory Gallagher Managerial Ticket

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Rory Gallagher has been appointed manager of the Derry senior football side just two months after stepping down from his native Fermanagh. Gallagher’s management team will include Ciaran Meenagh and Enda Muldoon, the former Derry All-Star who won an All-Ireland with his club Ballinderry. Gallagher spent the last two seasons in charge of Fermanagh where he guided the Erne County …

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All-Ireland Deep-Dive: How Brian Howard Makes Dublin Tick

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The superlatives surrounding this current Dublin team seem neverending such is the guile and grace with which they play Gaelic football.  Stephen Cluxton is quite simply, the greatest goalkeeper Gaelic Games have ever seen while Jack McCaffrey’s style of play shares characteristics with a thoroughbred stallion racing home at Aintree for differing reasons. Michael Darragh MacAuley and Brian Fenton have …

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Electric Ireland Announce 2019 Minor Hurling Team Of The Year

Electric Ireland have announced their 2019 Minor Hurling Team of the Year following the culmination of another exciting year of championship action. This year’s Electric Ireland Hurling Team of the Year features six players from three time All-Ireland champions Galway, three players from All-Ireland finalists Kilkenny, three players from Limerick, two players from Clare and one player from Wexford. The team was …

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Kevin Walsh Steps Down As Galway Manager

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Kevin Walsh has stepped down from his role as manager of the Galway senior football side.  The news was confirmed today by Galway GAA that Walsh has stepped down from the role after five seasons in charge of the Tribesmen. Galway qualified for the Allianz League final and won the Connacht Championship in 2018 before going on to contest an …

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Séamus McEnaney Returns To Monaghan Hot Seat

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Séamus ‘Banty’ McEnaney has returned to his native Monaghan for a second stint as Farney boss after being ratified at a County Committee meeting on Monday. McEnaney was in the role between 2004 to 2010 when he led the county to two All-Ireland quarter-finals. He returns for his second stint as manager following the departure of Malachy O’Rourke who stepped …

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GAA Announce Ticket Details For Highly-Anticipated Football Replay

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The GAA have announced the ticket details for the highly-anticipated replay clash between Dublin and Kerry in the All-Ireland football final. The Sam Maguire Cup lay unclaimed following Sunday’s thrilling 1-16 apiece draw in Croke Park with the replay set for Saturday, September 14 with a throw-in time of 6pm. Tickets will be reduced by a third for the replay …

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RTE Release Viewing Figures For All-Ireland Football Final

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RTE have announced that over 900,000 viewers tuned into their coverage of Sunday’s All-Ireland final thriller between Kerry and Dublin in Croke Park.  An average of 968,700 tuned into The Sunday Game as Dean Rock’s missed free attempt in the final minute saw Kerry cling on for a draw following an enthralling encounter. The figure sees a significant rise from …

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Peter Keane’s Glass Half Full Following Missed Opportunity

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It was a heroic performance by Kerry in yesterday’s All-Ireland final and while they live to fight another day, ultimately they came up short. They had Dublin on the ropes but could not strike the killer blow as Jim Gavin’s charges rescued a draw. They could have clinched the five-in-a-row had Dean Rock slotted over a difficult free with the …

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Gavin Disappointed But Insists Weight Of Expectation Not An Excuse

Jim Gavin was visibly disappointed as he entered the press room yesterday following Dublin’s draw with Kerry in the All-Ireland final.  The Dublin manager was his usual coy-self, sprinkled with a little touch of frustration as Dublin had it, then lost it, before nearly having it again. Gavin admitted he was disappointed with the Dublin performance but pleased with the …

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Player Ratings As Dublin Survive Kerry Onslaught

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It finished 1-16 to 1-16 meaning Kerry and Dublin will have to do it all again in two week’s time in Croke Park.  In what was an excellent and enthralling game from start to finish both sides have excellent performers across the pitch. Here are our player ratings following an amazing All-Ireland final. Dublin Stephen Cluxton – 8 A couple …

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“Everything Seemed To Come Naturally To Jimmy”

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When Electric Ireland sat down to choose brand ambassadors for this year’s Minor Football Championship they couldn’t have picked a better advocate than Tomás ‘Mossy’ Quinn. Of course, Mossy is remembered as the livewire corner-forward who was deadly accurate from placed balls during an era where Dublin weren’t exactly winning All-Irelands but were still stars of the show. From the …

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