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The Hottest GAA Stories From A Jam-Packed Week Of Action

It’s been a week of epic wins, interesting fixtures and even more controversy. In case you missed any of it, we’ve broken down the top five GAA stories of the week. Mayo crash out of the championship at the hand’s of Kildare  It’s hard to believe this story is less than a week old it but was just last Saturday that …

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Ryan O’Dwyer Calls Time On His Dublin Hurling Career

One of the most animated characters in the Dublin hurling scene has announced his retirement.  In an interview with TheHerald.ie Ryan O’Dwyer revealed that he informed his teammates of his decision following their round-robin defeat to Galway last month. “I said it to the lads I’d soldiered with for the last number of years, I said ‘thanks very much’. They made me …

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The Major Talking Points After A Feast Of U21 Hurling Action

With the World Cup on hiatus, Irish sports fans turned their attention to the U21 hurling last night and they weren’t disappointed. Here’s the major talking points from both the Leinster and Munster finals.  Cork’s second Munster title in four days What a week to be a Cork GAA fan. First the senior Munster title and now a U21 trophy to …

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Galway Stun Wexford With Last-Second Goal In Extra-Time

It was an absolutely riveting affair in today’s Bord Gáis Energy U21 Leinster Hurling Final between Galway and Wexford. Today’s matchup was an incredibly tight and evenly contested Leinster final from the offset as Galway met Wexford in what amounted to an absolutely scintillating affair in Portlaoise this evening. After exchanging points in the match’s early stages, it was Galway’s …

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Dr Cullen Park In Bad Shape Ahead Of Limerick v Carlow Qualifier

It wasn’t too long ago that matches were forced to be rescheduled due to pitches being frozen and/or now however. Well the weather is causing a different problem in Carlow as preparations continue in Dr Cullen Park for the preliminary quarter-final meeting between the home side and Limerick on Saturday evening. A photo posted on Twitter shows a large section …

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Cheatsheet: The Brewing Fight Between Donegal & The GAA Explained

It’s been barely a week since Kildare took a stance against the GAA over the venue chosen for their qualifying clash with Mayo and now it looks as though another protest is on the horizon. We’ve broken down the details behind the impending feud between Donegal and the GAA. When did this all start? On Monday evening Donegal released a statement saying that they …

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Pairc Ui Chaoimh In Line To Host All-Ireland Hurling Quarter-Finals

Pairc Ui Chaoimh could be in line to host this year’s All-Ireland quarter-finals according to a report today in The Irish Examiner.  The newly refurbished venue, which can now hold 45,000 people, will be mooted by Cork GAA officials as a potential venue for the quarter-finals which would result in the second successive year that this stage of the competition …

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Hurler Of The Year: Who Are The Contenders So Far?

Dublin , Ireland - 3 September 2017; Galway's Joe Canning watches on as captain David Burke lifts the Liam MacCarthy cup following the GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship Final match between Galway and Waterford at Croke Park in Dublin. (Photo By Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

We have been treated to a feast of hurling action this summer with the newly installed round-robin series throwing up some exciting clashes. There have been a number of brilliant individual performances and we have selected our top five contenders to pick up the Hurler of the Year gong at the end of the season. Seamus Harnedy (Cork) If his name …

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Donegal Unhappy With Dublin Playing Two Super 8 Games At Croke Park

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

Donegal have sought a meeting with GAA officials to ascertain how Croke Park has been assigned to Dublin for two of their upcoming Super 8 clashes. The defending All-Ireland champions have been drawn to face the Tír Conaill Men in the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship quarter-finals (along with the winners of Tyrone v Cork and Roscommon v Armagh), The first batch of …

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Defending Champions Dublin Bow Out Of Leinster Minor Championship

Electric Ireland Leinster Minor Football Championship Round 5, TEG Cusack Park, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath 3/7/2018 Westmeath vs Dublin Dublin's Rory Dwyer and Euan Farqharson after the game

Defending champions have been eliminated from this year’s Leinster Minor Football Championship at the round robin stage. Despite hammering Westmeath by a commanding scoreline of 5-19 to 0-09 on Tuesday night, Dublin finished third in their group as Wicklow followed up on their surprise win at Parnell Park last week by defeating already-qualified Meath 1-10 t0 1-08. In the group’s …

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Kerry v Galway Showdown In Super 8s To Clash With World Cup Final

The GAA have this afternoon announced the first round of fixtures that involve the provincial champions in the Super 8s competition and sports fans won’t be happy with one decision.  The most eagerly anticipated clash of Group 1 is the fixture between Kerry and Galway and it has been decided that this clash will take place on Sunday July 15 at 4pm …

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Mayo Duo O’Connor And Loftus Join Chicago Club For The Summer

Mayo players, Diarmuid O’Connor and Conor Loftus have moved to the United States and joined McBrides CLG for the summer.  The duo flew out on Sunday following Mayo’s exit from the championship at the hands of Kildare on Saturday evening. The players arrived in the US on J1 Visas, just in time for the registration deadline of July 1st. Some …

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