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Watch: Harry Redknapp’s GAA Managerial Debut

The first episode of AIB’s eagerly anticipated new series, The Toughest Rivalry, airs today. The series introduces renowned Premier League Manager Harry Redknapp and former Sampdoria, Juventus and Italy striker, manager and World Footballer of the Year in 1995, Gianluca Vialli to the culture of GAA in Ireland. Both Premier League powerhouses will take charge of two rival GAA clubs. …

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Opinion: LGFA & Camogie Association Fixture Mess Screwing Dual Players

Lauren Guilfoyle speaks passionately about her frustrations at the recent fixture issues between the LGFA and Camogie Association. Another year, another fixture issue. What’s that Albert Einstein quote? “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result”. Well, for the fourth summer in a row, we’ve had the same result. The unassuming announcement of …

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The Hottest GAA Stories From A Huge Week Of Action

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After a week which saw a mass Mayo exodus, a Canning controversy and the Super 8s lineup completed let’s take a look at some of the hottest GAA stories from the past seven days. _____ 1) Up To 10 Players Walk Out On Mayo Ladies Team One of the biggest stories of the week in all of Irish sports, ten …

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Mayo LGFA Release Statement Following Player Walkout

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Mayo LGFA have released a statement following the news earlier in the week that up to 10 of their senior players walked out on the squad. In the statement, Mayo LGFA outlined how they are “acutely aware of the critical importance of player welfare” and that it is “fundamental to all coaching and management structures.” According to a report in …

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Tipperary’s Colin O’Riordan Set For AFL Debut This Weekend

Former Tipperary footballer Colin O’Riordan looks set to make his debut for the Sydney Swans this weekend in what will be his first competitive game of AFL at the highest level.  O’Riordan is a former minor All-Ireland champion with Tipperary. As a 16-year-old he won the All-Ireland minor championship in 2011. A year later, he did the same with the …

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Owen Mulligan: “Cork Looked Like They Wanted To Go On The Beer”

Former Tyrone star, Owen Mulligan has blasted the performance of the Cork footballers in their championship exit at the hands of his county, saying they should be “embarrassed”.  The Paddy Power columnist believes the side lacked the physicality, self-belief and “swagger” that Cork teams have been known for in the past. “They really should be embarrassed. The whole set-up should …

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Mayo Players And WGPA Issue Statement As 10 Members Leave Panel

Up to 10 players have decided to leave the Mayo Ladies Football panel, just days before their All Ireland championship opener against Cavan. The players involved have this evening released a statement citing “welfare issues that are personal and sensitive” as the reason behind their departure. Statement on Mayo Ladies Football. https://t.co/acoImZvp56 — WGPA (@WomensGPA) July 10, 2018 It is …

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Poll: Provincial Winners Picked As Footballer Of The Month Nominees

The Gaelic Players Association have announced their nominees for the GAA/GPA Football Player of the Month award for June.  Paul Geaney, Ryan McHugh and Shane Walsh are all nominated for the award with the winner being announced next Tuesday, July 17. Geaney played a clinical role for Kerry in the Munster Final win over Kerry. The 27-year-old ended the game …

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GAA Set To Make €3 Million During Huge Weekend Of Action

Allianz Football League Division 4 Final, Croke Park, Dublin 31/3/2018 Carlow vs Laois A general view of Croke Park ahead of the game

The GAA are set to make €3 million as they brace themselves for a huge weekend of action with more than 100,000 expected at Croke Park.  The opening round of the Super 8s kicks off this weekend with doubleheaders taking place on both Saturday and Sunday as the new championship format makes its debut Dublin’s evening clash against Ulster champions …

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Up To 10 Players Have Walked Out On Mayo Ladies Senior Football Squad [Report]

Up to 10 players have walked out on the Mayo Ladies Senior Football Panel according to a report in today’s Mayo News.  The squad are currently preparing for an All Ireland SFC qualifier clash with Cavan on Saturday in Clones. According to the report, team captain Sarah Tierney, vice-captain Fiona McHale and all-time leading scorer Cora Staunton are among the players to …

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