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In Defence Of Modern Football

We’ve all heard the constant complaints about modern Gaelic Football. The football is negative and cynical. It’s dominated by a few big teams. There are barely any shocks in the championship anymore. The provincials have lost all meaning. People would have you believe that the sport is in terminal decline. But is this really the case? Are these problems new …

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More Than Brawn: Previewing Armagh v Donegal

Ahead of the Ulster quarterfinal between Armagh and Donegal this Sunday, more is being made of the physical and psychological battles that lie in store rather than the actual football itself. Coming off the back of a feisty affair between Tyrone and Donegal four weeks ago, many are predicting more off-the-ball antics, more sledging and more cynicism. But that is to …

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Can Galway Return To Winning Ways In The Championship?

This weekend sees the beginning of Galway’s 2015 championship campaign, with the Tribesmen taking on Dublin at Croke Park on Sunday.  Galway haven’t beaten Dublin in Leinster since the Tribesmen began competing in the Leinster Championship in 2009, and Anthony Cunningham’s side will be eager to end that losing streak on Sunday. A disappointing 0-26 to 2-14 loss to Dublin on …

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6 players From The Fitzgibbon Cup To Watch In The Championship

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The Fitzgibbon Cup is done and dusted but who impressed enough to warrant some Championship game time come the summer.    Jason Forde The Tipperary man was a key member of winning team UL’s side, contributing to scores whether playing at centre back or in the forwards. The Silvermines man is pretty useful from the placed ball too and got …

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Will Clare Be The Tipperary Of 2015?

Clare’s start to the National Hurling League has been poor. Talks of a crisis are looming, while rumours of discontent are rife. They have won three consecutive All-Ireland under-21 titles along with a senior All-Ireland back in 2013, and now have won one of their last nine competitive senior games. So what is next for the Banner? Rewind twelve months, …

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