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Name Every Top Scorer In Football Championship From Last Decade

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Last week, we tested you on your knowledge of the hurling championship’s top scorers from 2010 to 2019, now it’s time to do the same with its Gaelic football counterpart. These are the players that notched up the highest tally in the football championship between 2010 and 2019. One footballer has registered an impressive amount of scores during this time. It …

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GAA Confirm New York Championship Opener Postponed

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The GAA have today confirmed that the start of this year’s All-Ireland senior football championship has been suspended following the ongoing global pandemic.  The association confirmed that the Connacht senior football championship clash between New York and Galway has been postponed. The game was due to take place in Gaelic Park, New York on May, 3, however, due to the …

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Leitrim GAA Should Be Proud Of Stellar 2019 Season

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The 2019 GAA season will go down in memory for a lot of reasons.  Mayo ending a hoodoo of nine straight Croke Park final defeats, Galway’s mid-summer exit one week after beating Kilkenny, Cavan’s run to a first Ulster final in 18 years, Carlow’s participation in the Liam MacCarthy Cup and who can forget the incoming five-in-a-row, something that looks …

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Everything You Need To Know About Monday’s Round 4 Qualifier Draw

There was no shortage of drama on Saturday as the Round 3 Qualifier fixtures threw up some entertaining spectacles.  Kildare’s defeat of Mayo and Armagh’s late triumph over Clare were the highlights of Saturday’s action while Monaghan and Tyrone took care of Leitrim and Cavan, respectively. Those four winners, in addition to the four defeated provincial finalists, will make up Monday …

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Are The Gaelic Football Super 8’s Doomed Before They Have Even Started?

On 25th February 2017, GAA congress voted in the most significant change to the structure of the football championship since the qualifiers were introduced in 2001. The traditional quarter-finals will be replaced by a round robin system. The round robin constitutes two groups of four, consisting of two provincial winners and two round four qualifiers, with the top two advancing …

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Colm O’Rourke Blasts “Elitist System” That Will Be Created By The Super 8s

Colm O’Rourke is a former All-Ireland winner and a long established panellist on The Sunday Game on RTÉ. Following four one-sided quarter-finals, the Meath man has been very vocal on his views surrounding the introduction of the Super 8s in place of the All-Ireland quarter-finals from next season. O’Rourke was vocal in RTÉ studios following Mayo’s 22-point victory over Roscommon …

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Peter Canavan Backs His Native Tyrone To Progress

What many describe as Tyrone’s greatest ever player, Peter Canavan, fancies his county to account for Armagh when the pair collide in the All-Ireland quarter-final. Writing in the Irish Independent, the man known as Peter the Great gave an account of his experience of the great rivalry between the two Ulster counties. While tempers have been know to boil over on …

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Roscommon Missed Their Chance – Now Mayo Have To Put Them Away

Dublin , Ireland - 30 July 2017; Aidan O'Shea of Mayo in action against Niall Kilroy , left, and Sean Mullooly of Roscommon during the GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Championship Quarter-Final match between Mayo and Roscommon at Croke Park in Dublin. (Photo By Ray McManus/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

The final whistle in Croke Park last Sunday provided a sense of relief for both Mayo and Roscommon. While both would be disappointed not to have won the game, the room for improvement and the recognition that both were still in the 2017 championship meant both had to accept the outcome and move on. It is widely speculated that Roscommon …

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Tyrone Ready To Right Last Season’s Wrongs

Ulster GAA Football Senior Championship Semi-Final, Clones, Co. Monaghan 18/6/2017 Tyrone vs Donegal Tyrone's Ronan McNamee Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

A first Ulster title since 2010 was welcomed by Tyrone in 2016, but that was as good as it got when defeat to Mayo at the quarter-final stage ended their season. All eyes are focused on ensuring 2017 is different.  This weekend sees one of GAA’s most eye-catching rivalries reignite as Tyrone take on Armagh in the first of this Sunday’s All-Ireland quarter-finals. …

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