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Dublin Captain Sinead Aherne Taking Nothing For Granted

Dublin have been earmarked as favourites to win Sunday’s All-Ireland senior ladies football final against Cork, however, captain Sinéad Aherne is taking nothing for granted. Mick Bohan’s team are aiming to retain the Brendan Martin Cup for the very first time in the country’s history, following previous successes in 2010 and 2017. Aherne is her side’s longest serving player and this …

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Report Card: Early Exit Cruel For Spirited Waterford

As an exhilarating inter-county season draws to a close, we issue each team with an end-of-season report card, discussing whether or not they fulfilled expectations. Next up, we review the season of the Waterford hurlers. _____ Team Waterford _____ Preseason Expectations Waterford began the season as All Ireland runners-up. They proved their resilience and determination throughout 2017 and it especially …

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Limerick Ladies Hoping To Continue Winning Momentum In County

Limerick ladies football manager, John Ryan has admitted that his side find themselves in “bonus territory” as they prepare to take on Louth in the All Ireland Junior Final on Sunday in Croke Park. The county has already experienced joy in Croke Park this summer, with their senior hurlers capturing the Liam MacCarthy Cup for the first time in 45 …

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Ciaran Kilkenny Produced Some Astonishing Passing Stats In 2018

The intercounty football championship is over for another season and for many counties, they will face a winter trying to figure out how to topple the Dubs in 2018.  Dublin steamrolled their way to a fourth successive All-Ireland title and it’s difficult to envisage anyone stopping them on their ‘Drive For Five’ in 2019. There were no shortage of top …

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Interesting Stats Emerge From Dublin And Limerick’s All-Ireland Triumph

It was another unforgettable summer of GAA, especially for Dublin and Limerick. Dublin’s dominance continued as they steamrolled to a fourth successive All Ireland senior football championship and the ‘Drive For Five’ will certainly be the focus in 2019 for Jim Gavin’s side. Limerick, meanwhile, ended the 45-year wait for an All-Ireland as the Liam MacCarthy cup finally returned to …

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Galway Pair & Limerick Star Nominated For Hurler Of The Year

Limerick’s Cian Lynch and Galway pair Joe Canning and Padraic Mannion have been nominated for 2018 Hurler of the Year.  Canning is aiming to retain his 2017 title and would be the first hurler to win the honour in two successive years. While this is Canning’s third nomination, it is the first time for both Mannion and Lynch, with the …

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15 Limerick Hurlers Nominated As Treaty Dominate All-Star Contention

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2018 All-Ireland champions Limerick, capped off a fantastic year by leading this year’s hurling All-Star nominations, with 15 players in contention for selection. The 45 players shortlist was released today with the Treaty dominating proceedings following their first Liam MacCarthy triumph in 45 years. There are a total of eight counties represented in the nominations with beaten All-Ireland finalists Galway, just …

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Report Card: Underwhelming Tipperary Fail To Live Up To Potential

As an exhilarating inter-county season draws to a close, we issue each team with an end-of-season report card, discussing whether or not they fulfilled expectations. Next up, we review the year of the Tipperary hurlers. _____ Team Tipperary _____ Preseason Expectations Fans of Tipperary were probably hoping to put the sour memories of 2017 to bed. They had a blistering …

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Dublin Manager Bohan Excited & Fearless Ahead Of Cork Battle

Dublin ladies football manager, Mick Bohan insists that his players are ‘in good spirits, injury free and looking forward to the day ahead’ as his side prepare to take on Cork in the All-Ireland final on Sunday. Bohan is in his second spell as coach and is aiming to retain the Brendan Martin Cup for the first time in the county’s …

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Leitrim GAA Have Sold The Naming Rights To Their Stadium

Leitrim GAA have become the latest county to sell the naming rights to their stadium in a bid to increase commercial revenue.  Páirc Sean Mac Diarmada will now be known as ‘Avantcard Páirc Sean Mac Diarmada’. Consumer finance business, Avantcard, who are based in Carrick-on-Shannon have secured sponsorship which will run from 2019-2021. “We are delighted to have a Leitrim based company showing …

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All-Ireland Champions Kerry Dominate 2018 Minor Team Of The Year

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Electric Ireland, sponsors of the GAA Minor Football & Hurling Championships have announced the 2018 Minor Star Awards Football Team of the Year. The Football Team of the Year will be awarded at the second annual Electric Ireland GAA Minor Star Awards, set to take place at Croke Park on 29 September. The star-studded selection features four players from this year’s …

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Dublin Dominate The List Of 2018 Nominees For Football All-Stars

After securing their fourth consecutive All-Ireland title, Dublin players dominate the 45-man shortlist for the 2018 GAA All-Stars. Four-in-a-row champions Dublin have secured 12 All-Star nominations following another successful campaign, while beaten finalists Tyrone have seven nominations, the same number as Galway and Monaghan. From the remaining nominees, Kildare and Donegal have three each, Kerry has two and Armagh, Carlow, Fermanagh and Laois …

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All-Ireland Winning Dubs Trio Nominated For Footballer Of The Year

The Dublin trio of Brian Fenton, Jack McCaffrey and Ciaran Kilkenny have all been nominated for 2018 Footballer of the Year after Jim Gavin’s men clinched their fourth All-Ireland title in a row. Defender Jack McCaffrey is nominated for the accolade for the second time having previously been the Footballer of the Year in 2015. The Clontarf man had an …

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GAA Stars Pay Tribute To Kieran Donaghy Upon Retirement

GAA stars up and down the country have been paying tribute to Kerry forward, Kieran Donaghy after he announced his retirement from inter-county football. Donaghy, or ‘Star’, as he was known by Kerry fans, won four All-Irelands and three All-Stars in a fourteen-year spell for the Kingdom. His aggressive style of play, ability to pluck high balls from the air and take …

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Malachy O’Rourke To Remain As Monaghan Manager Until 2020

Monaghan senior football manager, Malachy O’Rourke has agreed a new deal which will see him remain in his position until 2020.  The Fermanagh native first took charge of the Farney County in 2013, leading them to an Ulster title that year and again in 2015. Monaghan announced the news last night after he was ratified at their committee meeting. “Malachy …

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