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Watch: Emotional Cian Lynch Gives Heartwarming Interview

It was a successful night for All-Ireland champions, Limerick, at the PwC GAA/GPA All-Star awards with six players named on the team of the year. To top it off, star midfielder, Cian Lynch, was named the Hurler of the Year.  The 22-year-old beat off stiff competition in the form of Galway duo, Joe Canning and Padraic Mannion and was visibly …

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Limerick Dominate Official Hurling All-Star Team

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The All-Star hurling team for 2018 has been announced.  All-Ireland champions, Limerick, have six players on the team while runners-up, Galway have three representatives on the team. Goalkeeper, Eoin Murphy, is the sole Kilkenny player on the team. Munster finalists, Clare, had a fine year, reaching the All-Ireland semi-final and they are represented on the team by Peter Duggan and …

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Limerick Reveal 2019 New Jersey With No Sponsor

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Limerick GAA have unveiled their new home jersey which will be worn by the county’s footballers and hurlers for the upcoming 2019 season. The county have been sponsored by businessman JP McManus through the non-commercial brand of Sporting Limerick since 2004 but have decided to forego the tradition of having the sponsor logo on their new jersey. Here it is …

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Sarsfield’s Mags McEvoy: “We Know What We’re Up Against”

Sarsfields captain Mags McEvoy admits that holders Foxrock-Cabinteely will prove difficult to stop in Sunday’s Leinster Ladies Senior Club Football Final (Kinnegad, 2.30pm). Fox-Cab, with a host of Dublin’s TG4 All-Ireland Senior winners in their ranks, are aiming for a fourth successive provincial crown, with Laois outfit Sarsfields targeting their first Leinster title since 2014. Three years ago, Sarsfields lost …

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Cork’s Conor Lehane Optimistic For Future Of Rebel Hurling

Conor Lehane says Cork hurling is “going in the right direction” as consecutive provincial crowns continue to bring hope back to the rebels. Speaking at the GAA youth forum in Croke Park last weekend, he spoke about the steps that Cork have made in the last few years. “Definitely, just going by the last few years it’s going in the right direction, previous …

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David Clifford Crowns Impressive Debut Season With All-Star Nod

Kerry prodigy David Clifford crowned an incredibly impressive debut season at senior inter-county level with an inclusion in the 2018 All-Stars. The only representative from the Kingdom, Clifford proved the hype around him was real this season, putting in some tremendous displays in the Kerry forward line which included that last-gasp goal against Monaghan. Clifford was particularly impressive in Kerry’s …

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Fox-Cab Aim For Four-In-A-Row As Ladies Football Takes Centre Stage

The remaining provincial Ladies club football finals will take place over the weekend, with finals down for decision in Connacht, Leinster and Ulster. Saturday, November 3rd sees the glamour Connacht and Ulster senior deciders, before Foxrock-Cabinteely aim to make it four-in-a-row in Leinster on Sunday. All-Ireland champions Carnacon and Galway’s Kilkerrin-Clonberne meet in Ballyhaunis on Saturday, in what is a …

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Magnificent Mannion Downs Judes As Kilmacud Crowned Dublin Champions

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Dublin All-Star Paul Mannion scored a brilliant 1-6 as Kilmacud Crokes defeated St Jude’s 2-12 to 0-13 in this evening’s Dublin SFC final at Parnell Park.  Crokes led 0-7 to 0-3 at halftime, a lead which they never relinquished throughout that match. Jude’s did mount a comeback in the second half as Kevin McManamon tagged on two points and set up …

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MacKenna On Monday: Club Game The Soul Of The Sport

Last weekend, a tiny sliver of a story was predictably buried beneath so much quantity. It was from no more than the Limerick Junior A hurling final as tiny Tournafulla made the half-hour journey to Dromcollogher to win what they never had before. This was life rather than merely a game, and was captured superbly by Stephen Barr in the …

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PA All-Star Team: Vote For Your Football Midfield Pairing

Ahead of the All-Star awards on November 2nd, Pundit Arena are asking you to vote for who you think will make the lineup of both the hurling and football teams. In the next part of the football series, we are asking you to select your midfield pairing. _____ Wing-Backs Nominee: Michael Murphy County: Donegal Credentials: So much is expected from Michael Murphy and there …

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Conor McManus: Use Of Video Reviews In GAA Is A “No-Brainer”

Monaghan sharpshooter, Conor McManus believes that video review needs to be introduced to alleviate the pressure on referees in the GAA. Speaking at the GAA Youth Forum today in Croke Park, the two-time All-Star admitted that he was “not 100% convinced” that the proposed rule changes for Gaelic Football are the right choices, believing it may lead to further confusion …

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Your Guide To All Of The Bank Holiday GAA Club Fixtures

With an extra long weekend comes an extra helping of GAA club action with plenty of county deciders and provincial clashes happening all across the country. This evening’s clash between Doon and Na Piarsaigh will be shown live on Eir Sport with coverage beginning at 7.15pm. Switch over to TG4 on Sunday to see the Kilkenny SHC final between Bennettsbridge …

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PA All-Star Team: Vote For Your Football Half-Back Line

Ahead of the All-Star awards on November 2nd, Pundit Arena are asking you to vote for who you think will make the lineup of both the hurling and football teams. In the next part of the football series, we are asking you to select your half-back line. _____ Wing-Backs Nominee: Jack McCaffrey County: Dublin Credentials: The unquestionable man-of-the-match from the final. His blistering pace is …

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