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Sigerson Cup Round-Up: Semi-Final Lineup Confirmed

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The line-up for the Electric Ireland Sigerson Cup semi-finals has been finalised with UCD, St Mary’s, NUIG and UCC advancing after impressive quarter-final performances. Read our round-up of all the quarter-final action below. St Mary’s 0-15 Maynooth 0-13 2017 Sigerson Cup champions, St Mary’s, have advanced to the semi-finals following a two-point win over Maynooth in Dundalk. The Kildare side were …

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One Of Ireland’s Most Successful GAA Towns Targets First All-Ireland Title

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Castleblayney is a GAA hotbed in Monaghan. The local hurling club recently won their 30th county title, whilst the ‘Faughs’ have won 37 football titles throughout their decorated history. Statistically, Castleblayney is one of the most successful GAA towns in Ireland given their haul of 67 senior county championships. Despite the town boasting a rich history of success, this Sunday marks the …

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Colin Fennelly: We Might Never Be Back Here Again

Ballyhale Shamrocks star, Colin Fennelly, has admitted that his mentality to success has changed as his side prepare for another All Ireland club semi-final, their first since 2015.  The club have appeared in eight All Ireland semi-finals, enjoying enormous success between 2007 and 2010. However, the Kilkenny side have appeared in only one semi-final since then, and Ballyhale were forced to …

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Hurling Power Rankings: Limerick Flying High In Division 1A

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Following the first two rounds of the Allianz Hurling League, we have a clearer picture of where each county stands in terms of squad depth and their prospects for the year ahead. Without the prospect of relegation, managers are probably holding back on playing their ace cards before championship but while they don’t want to reveal all their game plans …

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Eight Players To Watch In The Fitzgibbon Cup Quarter-Finals

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We are down to the final eight teams in the Electric Ireland Fitzgibbon Cup 2019 with all four quarter-finals taking place across the country today.  We have been treated to a feast of talent so far during this year’s competition, not to mention a number of surprise results. Each remaining team is littered with inter-county stars and we have selected …

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Darragh Fitzgibbon The Shy & Unassuming Star Leading His Club To Glory

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The most striking thing about Darragh Fitzgibbon upon meeting him is his shyness. As he tugs on his compression top whilst answering questions you can’t help but think ‘is this really the All-Star midfielder?’. A humble and unassuming character, it’s clear that the Cork star struggles with being so well known, but how exactly does he deal with it? It’s …

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Five Key Talking Points Following Round Two Of The Allianz Leagues

The Allianz Leagues have firmly kicked into gear after an entertaining week two that saw a heap of draws, a Croke Park triple-header and more misery piled onto Páirc Ui Chaoimh. Dublin bounced back from defeat to Monaghan whilst the Farney County came crashing down to earth after conceding a late goal to Roscommon. In hurling, Clare toppled Kilkenny in an …

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