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Tom Morrissey Returns To Captain Limerick Against Kerry

All-Ireland champions Limerick and their opponents Kerry have both named their starting XV’s as they prepare to face off this evening in Tralee. Six members of Limerick’s All-Ireland final winners will return to the fray as John Kiely’s men look to replicate their successes last year in this campaign. Tonight’s Co-Op Superstores Munster Hurling League matchup will see them travel …

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Jim Gavin To Remain As Dublin Manager Until 2021

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Jim Gavin will remain as manager of the Dublin senior football team for another three years, Dublin GAA have announced. Gavin was ratified as the senior boss in 2012 following the departure of Pat Gilroy, beating Kerry in his first All Ireland final in charge of the county. Under his management, the Dublin team have established a new record for …

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Gaelic Games Overtakes Soccer As Ireland’s Favourite Sport

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Gaelic Games has leap-frogged soccer into pole position as the favourite sport in Ireland, according to the Teneo Sport and Sponsorship Index (TSSI) 2018. The TSSI is a survey carried out between 1,000 people nationally to assess the attitude of Irish people towards various different sports. The results show that Gaelic Games is now the country’s favourite sport with 21% …

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“Rotten To The Core” – Galway GAA In Spotlight Over Damning Financial Ill-Use

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Last night’s Galway GAA convention has seen a number of shocking revelations laid out for all to see in relation to the county’s financial mismanagement.  Galway GAA treasurer Michael Burke highlighted the unauthorised use of the county’s credit cards for personal use, a lack of control and transparency in relation to drawing down tickets from Croke Park and the payment …

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GAA Confirm All Ireland Club Semi-Finals Fixtures

The fixture details for the AIB All-Ireland Club football and hurling semi-finals at all grades have been confirmed. The AIB All-Ireland Club SHC semi-finals both take place on Saturday, February 9, with St. Thomas’ playing Ruairí Óg Cushendall in Parnell Park at 3.00pm and Ballyhale Shamrocks playing Ballygunner in Semple Stadium at 5pm. The AIB All-Ireland Club SFC semi-finals will …

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Ranking The Top Five GAA Games Of The Summer

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It was a summer filled with shocks, drama and unrivalled skill and as the year draws to a close, we look back at some of the highlights of the GAA season 2018. With new systems in place in both hurling and Gaelic Football, we were treated to one of the best GAA seasons in recent times as Limerick and Dublin …

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Kieran McGeeney: Problem Is The Tackle, Not The Hand-Pass

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Armagh began their 2019 inter-county campaign with a demolition of St. Mary’s College Belfast in the Dr McKenna Cup.  It was Kieran McGeeney’s charges first outing under the new rules that will be experimented throughout the pre-season competitions and Allianz Football League. Despite, their 6-17 to 1-07 victory, ‘Geezer’ was not happy with the rule changes enforced and feels that …

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Thousands Attend Sean Cox Fundraiser As Meath Defeat Dublin

Meath defeated Dublin in a fundraiser game for injured Liverpool fan Sean Cox on Sunday with thousands in attendance at Pairc Tailteann. Cox suffered serious injuries after an unprovoked attack outside Anfield before the Champions League semi-final first leg against Roma in April. Over 4000 fans attended the game which saw Meath pick up a rare win against their Leinster …

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Limerick Recall All Ireland Starters For Opening Clash Against Tipp

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Limerick manager, John Kiely, has named eight players that started the All Ireland final in August in his team to play Tipperary in their Co Op Superstores Munster Senior Hurling League opener in the Gaelic Grounds tonight.  Captain, Declan Hannon as well as Hurler of the Year, Cian Lynch, have been included, alongside Sean Finn, Graeme Mulcahy, Richie English, Gearoid Hegarty, …

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Former Captain Ross King Quits Laois Hurling Panel

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Former Laois captain, Ross King, has stepped away from the senior hurling panel ‘for the foreseeable future”. Newly-installed manager, Eddie Brennan, confirmed the departure of the 2017 and 2018 captain to Laois Today. The Rathdowney-Errill man hit the headlines earlier this year when he suffered a serious facial injury in his side’s county final defeat to Camross. Darrell Dooley was …

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The Armagh Goalkeeper Who Will Manage Against Armagh This Weekend

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Long-serving Armagh hurler Simon Doherty faces a unique challenge this weekend when the Ulster University side he manages takes on the Armagh side he plays for. “I play for Armagh, but I’m also the Ulster University manager, so it’ll be an interesting one but I’ really looking forward to the game on Saturday” Doherty told Jerome Quinn. “It’s interesting coming …

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Kerry’s Conor Cox Completes Move To Roscommon Footballers

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Former Kerry underage football star, Conor Cox, has completed his move to the Roscommon football panel for the 2019 season.  Cox has won three All Ireland junior medals with the Kingdom in 2012, 2015 and 2017. In last year’s decider, the sharpshooter notched up a score of 1-5 from play in the 2-19 to 1-14 victory over Meath. Although Cox was …

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Niall Morgan Granted Permission To Play In Irish League Cup Semi-Final

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Tyrone Goalkeeper, Niall Morgan has been given the green light by Mickey Harte to play in tonight’s Irish League Cup semi-final for Dungannon Swifts. The Swifts are due to take on powerhouse Linfield this evening in the final four of the competition, however, they are facing a severe goalkeeping crisis. Alex Moore is Dungannon’s regular number one, although he is …

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Jim McGuinness Ready To Stand On His Own Two Feet In The ‘Unknown’

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Jim McGuinness has been appointed head coach of the United States Soccer League outfit, Charlotte Independence. After a lengthy spell with Celtic, McGuinness took up the role as assistant to former Bayern Leverkusen manager, Roger Schmidt at Beijing Sinobo Guoan. McGuinness left China in July and had been looking to secure his first head-coaching role. However, he admitted the decision on …

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Shortlist For RTÉ Sportsperson Of The Year Trimmed From 23 To 13

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The RTÉ Sport Awards take place next Saturday night, and who will win Sportsperson of the Year is anyone’s guess. The sheer strength-in-depth of the 23 person ‘longlist’ released last week showcased just how great a year 2018 was for Irish sport across many codes. That list has since been shortened to 13, with the likes of boxer TJ Doheny, athlete …

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