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Why The Melee In Tralee Restored Faith In Gaelic Football

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The begrudgers will tell you that Dublin were only at half-pace, that the league doesn’t count or that the championship is already a foregone conclusion anyway. However, let’s take the positives where we can. Last night’s clash between Kerry and Dublin went a long way to restoring some faith that there is life in this game just yet. There was …

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Allianz Football League Round-Up: Shock Results Across Divisions

While there were a number of eye-catching fixtures in Division 1 of the Allianz League this weekend, it was the Division 2 results that stood out as Tipperary recorded a shock win over Donegal while Clare had nine points to spare over Cork. Here is our round-up of this weekend’s Allianz Football League action. _____ Allianz Football League Division 1  Kerry …

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Peter Crowley Strikes Late To Give Kerry Deserved Win Over Dublin

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Kerry 1-18 (21) Dublin 2-14 (20) A heavyweight clash ensued in Austin Stack Park, Tralee this evening as Dublin rolled into town to take on Peter Keane’s Kerry side in Round Three of the Allianz Football League. The big news early on was that Dublin’s forwards’ coach, Jason Sherlock, travelled with the team after reports emerged nationwide yesterday that he …

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Lally & Burke Hail Thomas’ Character Following Last-Gasp Win

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St Thomas’ manager, Kevin Lally, has praised his players for keeping their cool during a hectic finish to their All Ireland hurling club semi-final clash with Ruairi Óg Cushendall. The Galway champions were seven points ahead at half-time but that lead was extinguished by the 49th minute as Cushendall outscored their opponents by 1-8 to five points in the second …

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McCarthy Hits 3-7 For Kilcummin As Naomh Éanna Dream Ends In Tears

Naomh Éanna (Antrim) 2-09 Kilcummin (Kerry) 5-13 Michael Corry reporting live from Croke Park What a crazy game of football… Naomh Éanna of Antrim and Kerry’s Kilcummin went toe-to-toe this evening in Croke Park in what was a game for the ages in the All-Ireland intermediate football final. Kilcummin’s Noel Duggan pointed from a free in the opening minute to …

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Sherry The Hero As St Thomas’ Book Patricks Day Date In Croke Park

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Ruairi Óg Cushendall 2-11 St Thomas’ 0-18 2013 champions, St Thomas’, survived a second-half comeback by Ruairi Óg Cushendal to book their place in the All Ireland hurling club final in Parnell Park this afternoon.  Despite a Neil McManus penalty in the fifth minute, Cushendall failed to make an impact in the first-half, falling to a seven-point lead at half time. However, the Antrim …

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Carey The King As Beaufort Thrash Easkey In All-Ireland Junior Final

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Beaufort (Kerry) 3-17 Easkey (Sligo) 0-05 Michael Corry reporting from Croke Park Beaufort came to Croke Park this afternoon and left as All-Ireland junior football champions after thrashing Sligo’s Easkey in a one-sided encounter. Beaufort looked the more dangerous side from the get-go with Liam Carey opening the scoring for the Kerry champions after two minutes before full forward, Ciarán Kennedy, …

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Fitzgerald: Play The Club Final Under Lights Before Christmas

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Corofin’s Kieran Fitzgerald has called for the All Ireland club competitions to be wrapped up before Christmas so to avoid club games clashing with college and inter-county competitions.  For the second year in a row, Corofin players, Kieran Malloy (NUIG) and Liam Silke (UCD) find themselves at the centre of a fixtures clash as their All Ireland semi-final against Gweedore …

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Kilcummin: From No Manager To Munster Champions And Possibly More

Kerry & Munster champions, Kilcummin stand on the brink of glory following their exploits over the past year. A successful county campaign ended with a win over Glenflesk which earnt them a crack at Munster where they defeated Cork’s Fermoy in the final followed by a last-four showdown against Kildare’s Two Mile House went right down to the wire eventually …

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Tomás Ó Sé Doesn’t See Kerry As The Team To Topple Dublin

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There’s a feeling around town that if Dublin are to be stopped in their quest for five All-Ireland’s back-to-back then the side to do it will be the aristocrats of Gaelic football, Kerry. It’s not something that is completely out of left-field. Afterall, they are Gaelic football’s equivalent to the All Blacks or Brazil and they have won the last …

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Win Or Lose Naomh Éanna Are Already Victorious

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For Naomh Éanna of Glengormley in the north of Belfast, Saturday’s All-Ireland intermediate final represents a chance to create history. Their story has been shared far and wide, not least by Pundit Arena who documented the club’s tragic history in the lead up to their Ulster final win over Cavan’s Mullahoran back in November. Since then it has grown and …

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Fionn Fitzgerald: “My Status Is, Kerry Is Done For Me”

Former All Ireland winning captain, Fionn Fitzgerald, has confirmed that his inter-county career with Kerry has come to an end as he turns his focus to his club, Dr Crokes.  The 28-year-old made his debut for the Kingdom in the Allianz Football League in 2013 and the following year, he was co-captain with Kieran O’Leary as they lifted the Sam …

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Mary I Storm Into Fitzgibbon Cup Semi-Final With Victory Over CIT

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Mary Immaculate College 2-19 Cork Insititute of Technology 0-12 A superb last-minute goal from Luke Meade sealed a comprehensive victory for Mary Immaculate College and the first spot in the Electric Ireland Fitzgibbon Cup semi-finals. The 2017 winners were strong favourites going into this game and for good reason, as their star-studded team dominated CIT from start to finish. All …

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