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Something Is Wrong: Why Is Fermanagh’s Positivity & Pride Being Criticised?

Fermanagh have been unfairly criticised for their so-called post-match ”enjoyment” in the wake of last Sunday’s defeat to Dublin. In fact, throughout the game and after, the Ernesiders displayed huge positives that are associated with the GAA but have been missing of late. Their attitude was a breath of fresh air. In the last twenty minutes of Fermanagh’s clash with the Dubs, …

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The Major Question Marks Surrounding Each All-Ireland Quarter-Finalist

After a weekend of football action that was largely predictable, it’s time to look forward to next Saturday, and to see what the biggest questions marks are at this point concerning the four remaining quarter-finalists. _____ Mayo: Can They Work The Long Ball Against Donegal’s Blanket? Mayo have had great success this year by being far more direct than they have been in recent …

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Analysing The Four Candidates Who Can Rebuild Cork Football

Following the announcement that Brian Cuthbert would be stepping down as Cork football manager, Killian Healy takes a look at the four potential candidates for the job, now that the Bishopstown clubman has stepped aside. _____ #1 John Cleary Cleary is the obvious candidate to succeed Brian Cuthbert as the Rebels boss. He is the bookies’ favourite and many will …

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Ranking The Ten Remaining Teams In This Year’s Football Championship

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After a weekend which saw Cork surprisingly beaten by Kildare, here we rank the ten remaining teams in this year’s All-Ireland Senior Football Championship.  _____ #10 Sligo The pinnacle of Sligo’s summer had to be when they shocked the country and knocked out Roscommon to set up a Connacht final against Mayo. It’s shocks like those that make the provincial championship …

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Fermanagh: The Story Of The 2015 Football Championship

Fermanagh are through to the All-Ireland quarter-finals for the first time since 2004 after a man of the match display by corner forward Tomás Corrigan saw them defeat Westmeath by 1-13 to 0-7. Pete McGrath’s side enjoyed an impressive Round 3A qualifier win over Roscommon and gave another fine display on Saturday in Breffni Park, producing a strong second half …

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Tipperary vs Kerry: Pressure Will Mould The Kingdom

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Pressure is a funny thing in sport. It can make your muscles clench like a vice and render you useless, resulting in a crucial wide or tackle missed. Some are able to harness pressure and thrive under duress. It’s what defines the winners from the losers, the heroes from the chokers. The names you remember, from the ones lost in …

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