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Kerry’s Anthony Maher Retires From Inter-County Football

Two-time All Ireland winner Anthony Maher has announced his retirement from inter-county football as he calls time on his Kerry career. Maher has been a part of the Kerry setup for a decade and has won eight Munster medals and two league crowns, to accompany his two All-Ireland successes. The 32-year old who won an All-Star with the Kingdom in …

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Use Of Sin Bin Among Proposed Changes To Gaelic Football Rules

GAA championship Gaelic Football rule changes

The GAA’S Standing Committee on the Playing Rules has issued a list of five proposed experimental rule changes for Gaelic Football, including the introduction of the sin bin. If approved by Coiste Bainistíochta, the proposed rule changes would be implemented as a trial during the 2019 Allianz Football Leagues. However, they would not feature in the championship until approved by …

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Two Mayo Clubs Claim To Be Excluded From JP McManus Donation

JP McManus

Two Mayo hurling clubs have outlined their disappointment that they have not received their share of the generous donation from Limerick businessman JP McManus.  Last week, McManus donated €100,000 to each of the 32 county boards in the country. That €100,000 was to be divided equally between each club in each county. However, two Mayo hurling clubs, Ballyvary hurling club …

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Door Opens For James Horan To Be Named New Mayo Manager

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It looks like James Horan will become the Mayo senior football manager for the second time after candidate Mike Solan withdrew from the race for the vacant post.  The western county have been on the lookout for a new manager after Stephen Rochford announced his departure recently. Mayo suffered a disappointing campaign where they failed to win the Connacht Championship …

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Mayo Release Sharp New Jersey Ahead Of 2019 Season

Mayo GAA have unveiled their new jersey ahead of the 2019 season, as they look to bounce back from a disappointing 2018 campaign. The jersey is a sharp design, with the usual red and green colours looking brighter than previous seasons and the white trim acting as an excellent addition to what is a fantastic kit. It's here the new …

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Clare Dual Star Considine Signs For AFLW Club

Ailish Considine

Clare dual star, Ailish Considine, has signed for the Adelaide Crows in the AFLW, becoming the latest Irish woman, after Cora Staunton, to make the move to Australia.  Considine has played both football and camogie but she will now take a chance at excelling with the oval ball after she impressed at a national camp in Australia with the CrossCoders programme. …

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Tiger Woods & Nine Other Great Sporting Comebacks

Everybody loves a sporting comeback, as proven by the scenes after Tiger Woods secured his 80th PGA title on Sunday 23 September. Although it is difficult to measure the scale of Woods’ success, his dramatic fall and his comeback, we decided to compare it to the comebacks of other sportspersons, of contrasting natures. _____ Tiger Woods (Golf) There was a …

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Breaking: Liam Sheedy Confirmed As Tipperary Senior Hurling Manager

Liam Sheedy has been confirmed as the Tipperary senior hurling manager for 2019 for a three-year term, the county board confirmed tonight.  In a brief statement, the board confirmed the appointment and that a backroom team will be put forward for ratification to the October County Board Committee Meeting. ‘Liam Sheedy appointed Senior Hurling Manager for 2019 for a three …

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Massive Sinkhole Destroys Grounds Of Monaghan GAA Club

Monaghan GAA club damage

A massive sinkhole has severely damaged the grounds of a Monaghan GAA club today which is believed to be caused by the collapse of a nearby mine. Magheracloone Mitchells GAA club in Co. Monaghan has stated that nobody was hurt in the incident and that they are currently in correspondence with the owners of the mine who are investigating the …

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JP McManus Has Donated €100,000 To Every County Board In The Country

JP McManus

JP McManus, the famous Irish businessman and racehorse owner, has donated €100,000 to each of the 32 county boards in the country.  The €3.2 million investment has been made on the back of Limerick’s All-Ireland hurling final success this summer as the Treaty country ended their 45-year wait to bring the Liam MacCarthy cup back to Shannonside. The €100,000 which …

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