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Fitzgerald Not Buying Into Dr Crokes Heavy Favourites Tag

Dr Crokes go into this weekend’s All-Ireland semi-final with Mullinalaghta as heavy favourites to overcome the Longford minnows who have shocked the GAA world in getting this far. The tiny Longford half-parish are viewed as perennial underdogs, however, Fionn Fitzgerald has looked at their track record and believes that they’re a very strong team who cannot be underestimated. “Everyone has …

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Liam Silke: The GAA Is Letting Us Down, It’s A Disaster

Liam Silke has been all over the news this past week and unfortunately, it has nothing to do with his footballing talents. A vital member of a Corofin side looking to retain their All-Ireland club title, Silke is also part of a star-studded UCD side looking to complete back-to-back Sigerson Cups. A fixture clash means Silke is set to miss …

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Mulligan Happy That Mullinalaghta Buzz Died Down Ahead Of Dr Crokes

How do you fix a problem like the GAA fixture schedule? The answer… you can’t, because for every Gael that would love to see the club championship series rattled off within a calendar year, another will tell you it’s sacrilege to move the All-Ireland senior club finals away from St. Patrick’s Day. Take the case of Corofin’s Kieran Fitzgerald who …

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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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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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Moorefield Win Leinster Club SFC In Most Dramatic Fashion Possible

Moorefield of Kildare overcame St. Loman’s of Westmeath to clinch the Leinster Club SFC in a truly enthralling encounter on a scoreline of 1-14 to 2-10. The champions completed a miraculous comeback to clinch the crown having been two goals down entering injury time at the end of the game. With five minutes remaining there was six-points separating the teams …

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GAA Betting: Cork vs Waterford Preview And A Club Championship Accumulator

Following last weekend’s thriller, much will be expected of this Sunday’s clash between Cork and Waterford. The renaissance continues for the Rebels, having claimed a first Munster title since 2014, their focus now turns on regaining the Liam MacCarthy Cup. After encountering a road block in Munster, Waterford have got back behind the wheel and now find themselves just 70-odd …

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Cuala Vs Ballyea: Worlds Apart But Common Goal

Leinster Senior Hurling Club Championship Final, O'Moore Park, Portlaoise, Co. Laois 4/12/2016 O'Loughlin Gaels vs Cuala Cuala's Oisin Gough, David Treacy and Paul Schutte lift the trophy Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Part 2 of our All-Ireland club finals preview sees us switching focus to the small ball and the mouth-watering clash of Ballyea and Cuala. Both teams have a lot in common. They both play an open, quick and skillful brand of hurling that gives spectators all the best the game has to offer. They are both free-scoring teams. They’ve both …

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Opinion: Paraic Duffy’s Comments Remind CPA Of Enormous Task That Lies Ahead

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With the CPA in its infancy, comments from the organisation’s leadership have sparked the beginning of a war of words between the fledgeling organisation and the GAA hierarchy. GAA Director General, Paraic Duffy yesterday stated that he was ‘surprised’ by the ‘contradictory’ statements made by the GAA Director General, Paraic Duffy yesterday stated he was surprised by the contradictory statements …

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Reasons To Believe That Cuala Can Go All The Way

Leinster Senior Hurling Club Championship Final, O'Moore Park, Portlaoise, Co. Laois 4/12/2016 O'Loughlin Gaels vs Cuala Cuala's Oisin Gough, David Treacy and Paul Schutte lift the trophy Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

On Sunday afternoon we witnessed the Dublin Senior Hurling champions, Cuala, win their first ever Leinster Senior Hurling Club Championship. The Dubliners defeated Kilkenny champions O’Loughlin Gaels in the final on a scoreline of 3:19-1:16. This was Dublin’s first senior hurling provincial win since Crumlin were victorious in the competition in 1980. Although the Kilkenny side displayed stages of dominance, players …

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Twitter Reacts As Corofin Comfortably Win The Connacht Club Championship Final

Connacht Senior Club Football Championship Final, Páirc Seán Mac Diarmada, Carrick-on-Shannon 27/11/2016 St. Brigid's vs Corofin Corofin’s captain Alan Burke lifts the trophy Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

On Sunday afternoon Corofin of Galway comfortably defeated St. Brigids of Roscommon to become the Connacht Senior Football champions of 2016. Corofin dominated proceedings throughout in what was a very impressive display, with players such as Gary Sice, Ronan Seede and Jason Leonard standing out as the star performers. The game finished on a scoreline of 2:13-0:05, and it’s fair …

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The Hurling All Stars Have Been Announced

Hurling All Stars

The Hurling All Stars team have been announced at this evening’s GAA / GPA event on RTE, and it’s safe to say that Tipperary and Kilkenny have dominated. Last year, Kilkenny dominated the All-Stars team, the Cats making up six of the fifteen, and it is their goalkeeper Eoin Murphy who has been selected in the 2016 team. Meanwhile, Tipperary duo Cathal …

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