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Tipperary Manager Liam Kearns Resigns Following Defeat To Down

Tipperary football manager Liam Kearns has resigned from his position following his side’s defeat to Down in Sunday’s All-Ireland SFC qualifier round 1 clash at Pairc Esler. Kearns has been in charge of Tipp since November 2015 but steps away after two disappointing defeats in as many games after they were shockingly knocked out of the Munster Championship by Limerick. …

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Conclusions As Conlon & Menton Power Meath Into Leinster Final

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Michael Corry reporting live from Croke Park. Laois 0-11 Meath 3-13 It was a case of goals win games this afternoon in Croke Park as Meath powered past Laois and into this year’s Leinster SFC Final.  Two goals either side of half-time from Bryan Menton alongside a Michael Newman penalty gave Meath the platform for their 11-point victory. However, late …

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GAA Round-Up: Bittersweet Day For Both Wexford and Antrim

There was plenty of action across both codes on Saturday with teams up and down the country booking final spots while others packed their bags for another summer. Donegal defied most of the experts to swat aside the Tyrone challenge and book their spot in another Ulster final, while Patrick Horgan hit 1-12 for Cork in their facile win over …

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Cork Close Out Waterford’s Campaign With 13-Point Win

Cork 2-30 Waterford 2-17 Waterford travelled to Páirc Uí Chaoimh looking for their first championship win since beating Cork in the 2017 All-Ireland semi-final but it wasn’t to be as the Rebels came out with a 13-point victory. Patrick Horgan, who was named the PwC GAA/GPA Player of the Month for May, opened the scoring for Cork and to no …

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Conclusions As Clinical Donegal Swat Aside Tyrone Challenge

Tyrone 0-15 Donegal 1-16 Donegal are through to the 2019 Ulster SFC final following a convincing win over Tyrone at Breffni Park this evening.  In truth, four points flattered Tyrone who were second best from the get-go of this highly-anticipated encounter. Donegal, however, were brilliant throughout in particular their forward unit who ran Tyrone ragged all afternoon. Here are our …

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Paul Mannion Cleared To Play In Leinster Semi-Final

Paul Mannion has been cleared to play in this weekend’s Leinster SFC semi-final with Kildare. The livewire forward was given a straight red card during Dublin’s clash with Louth last month following an altercation with Conal McKeever. Dublin would go on to win their Leinster quarter-final on a scoreline of 5-21 to 0-10 to set-up this weekend’s Croke Park clash …

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John Meyler: Patrick Horgan Is One Of The Best Forwards In Hurling

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Cork manager John Meyler has name-checked Patrick Horgan as one of the best forwards in the country alongside TJ Reid and Joe Canning. The 31-year-old is Cork’s all-time top championship scorer and has been in top form in Munster so far, registering a combined total of 1-23 against Tipperary and Limerick. Meyler believes Horgan deserves huge credit for his contribution …

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Walsh Hits The Nail On The Head Surrounding The Great Debate

Kilkenny legend, Tommy Walsh, has hit the nail on the head with regards to the great debate over which is the superior sport, hurling or football. Football has seen an upturn in 2019 while hurling has failed to live up to the unrealistic heights of 2018 and this has given fans, media and pundits alike reason to goad one another on …

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Complacency Not An Option For Cork Against Lowly Waterford

Cork know they can’t be complacent heading into Saturday night’s crunch Munster Championship clash with Waterford at Páirc Uí Chaoimh. Cork are coming off a huge win against Limerick while the Déise are currently at a low ebb, however, Patrick Horgan knows all too well that a good or bad performance could be right around the corner… for either side. …

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“I’m Not Interested Unless It’s Something To Do With Cork”

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The demands of inter-county hurling are continually increasing as teams seek to obtain that extra 1% which could prove the difference between winning and losing.  The sport is almost unrecognisable to how it was played 20 years ago. Players must commit a considerable amount of time to the sport – training, recovery, preparation, nutrition and strength and conditioning – it’s …

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Eoin Murphy On “Formidable” Tipp And Waterford’s Disappointing Season

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Kilkenny goalkeeper Eoin Murphy believes that Tipperary are the team setting the standard this year following their impressive performances in the Munster Championship so far.  Liam Sheedy’s side have breezed to comprehensive wins over Cork, Waterford and Clare, scoring a combined total of 7-79 across all three games. While the Premier County are soaring, it has been another bleak year …

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Horgan & Reilly Scoop GAA Player Of The Month Accolades

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Cavan’s Martin Reilly and Cork’s Partick Horgan both received the PWC GAA/GPA Player Of The Month awards for May after a string of impressive performances. Reilly, who took home the footballer of the month award, was instrumental for Cavan as they secured their first Ulster championship win over Monaghan in 18 years in the quarter-final as his crucial first-half goal …

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