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Mayo-Dublin Semi-Final Set For Sell-Out As Fans Struggle To Buy Tickets

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A sell-out crowd is expected in Croke Park on Saturday evening as for the All Ireland semi-final showdown between Mayo and Dublin with fans scrambling for tickets.  Tickets went on general sale at 10am this morning with supporters queuing for hours outside Supervalu and Centra stores while many reported issues with the online ticketing service, tickets.ie, which reportedly crashed with …

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Mickey Harte Defends Sky Sports’ Coverage Of GAA Matches

Mickey Harte has taken a shot at those who have been critical of the fact that the GAA have sold their broadcasting rights to Sky Sports.  With the race for the Sam Maguire entering its final few stages, there was an outcry from the fans who missed out on watching Mayo’s victory over Donegal live last Saturday – sparking a …

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Poll: Who Will Be Crowned Hurler Of The Year For 2019?

Hurler of the Year 2019

While it might not have reached the heights of 2018, we have been treated to another summer of surprise results, outstanding performances and tactics galore in the Senior Hurling Championship. And yet, at the end of it all, we have yet another All Ireland deciding clash between Tipperary and Kilkenny to look forward to in two week’s time. With only …

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“They’ve Been A Huge Hit” – Conor McManus Defends Super 8s

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Monaghan star Conor McManus believes dead rubbers are inevitable in any group setup as he defended the structure of the Super 8s.  Gaelic Football fans shared their frustration at the system on Sunday as Dublin and Tyrone both fielded weaker teams for their final clash in Omagh, with both having already secured their semi-final places. Many have called for the …

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Jerome Cahill: Gritty Cork Will Be Gunning For Tipperary In Final

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Tipperary U20 star, Jerome Cahill, believes Cork stand on a level footing with his side as they prepare for another epic showdown in the U20 hurling final in three week’s time. The Premier County demolished Wexford in Sunday’s semi-final in Nowlan Park on a scoreline of 8-16 to 1-15 with Cahill chipping in with 2-1 from midfield, earning him the …

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Dublin Take Down Tyrone As Diarmuid Connolly Returns To Action

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Tyrone 0-13 Dublin 1-16 It may have been a dead rubber in Omagh this afternoon but there was no shortage of excitement in the build-up when news filtered through that Diarmuid Connolly was set to make his first Championship appearance for Dublin in 686 days. As the action got underway it was Tyrone who struck first blood through Conal McCann …

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Paul Galvin: I Don’t See Myself As A Conventional GAA Manager

Paul Galvin

Kerry legend Paul Galvin believes he will slot comfortably into his first senior inter-county management role with Wexford. The four-time All Ireland winner was nominated by the Senior Football Management Selection Committee during the week and will be officially ratified in the position on a two-year term at a meeting of the Wexford County Board next month. In a statement, …

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“A Lot Of People Didn’t Give Us A Chance” – Aidan O’Shea

Aidan O'Shea

Mayo’s 1-14 to 1-10 win over Donegal at McHale Park in Castlebar on Saturday evening secured their spot in the All Ireland semi-final next Saturday where either Dublin or Tyrone lies in wait.  In fact, such has been Mayo’s competitiveness over the last decade, this will be their eight All Ireland semi-final in nine seasons. The green and red were …

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Tipperary Hammer Wexford To Set-Up All-Ireland Decider With Cork

Wexford 1-15 Tipperary 8-16 A four-goal flurry in the opening half helped propel Tipperary to this year’s All-Ireland U20 Hurling final where they will play Cork in a repeat of last year’s decider.  Wexford were the opponents today but the young yellowbellies were completely overwhelmed by their Munster opponents and current title-holders. The two sides went tit-for-tat in the opening …

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GAA Announce All-Ireland Semi-Final Times and TV Schedules

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The GAA has confirmed details for next weekend’s All-Ireland semi-finals involving Kerry, Mayo, Dublin and Tyrone.  Kerry sealed their spot as Group 1 winners yesterday with a 2-18 to 1-13 over a gallant Meath side in Páirc Tailteann, Navan. The race to join Kerry came down to a straight shoot-out in Castlebar between Mayo and Donegal with the home side …

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Mayo Dump Donegal Out Of The Championship In Castlebar

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Mayo 1-14 Donegal 1-10 Mayo are back in an All-Ireland semi-final after defeating Donegal in their Super 8s shootout in Castlebar. Donegal started the brighter of the two sides in Castlebar and opened the scoring through Patrick McBrearty who collected a pass before jinking inside and firing over. Declan Bonner’s men made it two points from two shots moments later …

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Cork Survive Nightmare Start To Win All-Ireland U20 Title

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Cork 3-16 Dublin 1-14 Cork survived a nightmare start where they trailed Dublin by nine points before registering a score to go on and lift the All-Ireland U20 Football title in O’Moore Park. Dublin got their charge off to the perfect start with back-to-back points from James Doran and Ciaran Archer in the opening minute. Archer added the third point …

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O’Connell Hits 1-10 As Cork Power Past Kilkenny Into U20 Final

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Kilkenny 0-13 Cork 1-16 Cork are through to the Bord Gais Energy GAA All Ireland U20 final after a six-point win over Kilkenny in Portlaoise this afternoon.  The Rebels dominated the majority of the game and outscored their opponents by 10 points to five in the second half as the beaten Munster finalists powered into another underage final. Tommy O’Connell …

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Mayo Show Their Hand Ahead Of Donegal Clash

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James Horan has named his side ahead of tonight’s crunch clash against Donegal in the final round of the Super 8s.  Mayo need a win to qualify for the semi-final while Donegal need to avoid defeat which will be easier said than done considering the match is taking place in MacHale Park in Castlebar. Rob Hennelly will start in goals …

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Diarmuid Connolly Named On Dublin Bench For Tyrone Trip

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Diarmuid Connolly has been named among the substitutes for Dublin’s clash with Tyrone on Sunday. The St. Vincent’s man has not played for the All-Ireland champions since their Allianz League victory over Mayo in 2018 with his last Championship appearance coming in the 2017 All-Ireland final when he was sprung from the bench in the second half to play a …

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Dublin & Cork Name Sides For All-Ireland U20 Football Final

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Dublin and Cork have both shown their hand ahead of the All-Ireland U20 Football Final which throws in at 4 pm on Saturday in O’Moore Park, Portlaoise.  Both sets of management teams have decided to stick with the same starting 15 that helped them over the line in their respective semi-final match-ups last week. Cork defeated Tyrone in a gripping …

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