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GAA Announce Ticket Details For Highly-Anticipated Football Replay

Dublin Kerry GAA tickets

The GAA have announced the ticket details for the highly-anticipated replay clash between Dublin and Kerry in the All-Ireland football final. The Sam Maguire Cup lay unclaimed following Sunday’s thrilling 1-16 apiece draw in Croke Park with the replay set for Saturday, September 14 with a throw-in time of 6pm. Tickets will be reduced by a third for the replay …

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RTE Release Viewing Figures For All-Ireland Football Final


RTE have announced that over 900,000 viewers tuned into their coverage of Sunday’s All-Ireland final thriller between Kerry and Dublin in Croke Park.  An average of 968,700 tuned into The Sunday Game as Dean Rock’s missed free attempt in the final minute saw Kerry cling on for a draw following an enthralling encounter. The figure sees a significant rise from …

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Gavin Disappointed But Insists Weight Of Expectation Not An Excuse

Jim Gavin was visibly disappointed as he entered the press room yesterday following Dublin’s draw with Kerry in the All-Ireland final.  The Dublin manager was his usual coy-self, sprinkled with a little touch of frustration as Dublin had it, then lost it, before nearly having it again. Gavin admitted he was disappointed with the Dublin performance but pleased with the …

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Three Players Who Will Be Key For Mayo If They Are To End The Curse

Mayo go into Sunday’s All-Ireland football final as big underdogs against a Dublin team looking to keep Sam Maguire for the third consecutive winter. Coming into this clash, which is a repeat of last year’s decider, the Connacht side will look to their big-game experience to try to force them over the line and win a first title since 1951 – …

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Potential Pope Visit Has All-Ireland Final Date Under Threat

The date for the 2018 All-Ireland football final may be forced into rescheduling again because of a visit from the Pope.  The date for the final was set to be altered from the traditional third Sunday in September to August 28 as part of a championship restructure, but that change now looks to be up in the air, The Irish …

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Listen: The 16th Man GAA Podcast All-Ireland Final Preview

GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 20/9/2015.Kerry vs Dublin.Dublin captain Stephen Cluxton lifts the Sam Maguire cup.Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

With just 24 hours to go until the All-Ireland football final replay between Dublin and Mayo, excitement is peaking here in Pundit Arena HQ. Can the Dubs successfully defend the Sam Maguire Cup for the first time since 1977, or will Mayo end 65 years of hurt? Brian Barry and Sean Cremin sat down for Pundit Arena’s weekly GAA podcast, The 16th …

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Mayo Also Have Huge Room For Improvement

Dublin will be never be as bad again and Mayo have missed their chance to break the curse of 51. It probably was the poorest performance Dublin has put together since their loss to Meath back in 2010, but Mayo were also far from their best. The Green and Red have as much room for improvement.  Mayo manager Stephen Rochford and …

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Dublin V Mayo: Ranking The Top Three Clashes In Recent Times

Dublin and Mayo have provided some cracking games in recent times. Everyone is hoping that they will provide another one in this weekend’s All-Ireland football final. Here we rank the Top 3. 3. Dublin 3-15 Mayo 1-14 – 2015 It was a game that Dublin had to pull out all the stops to beat Mayo. Mayo took a second half lead …

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Dublin v Mayo – Betting Advice

GAA Football All Ireland Senior Championship Semi-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 30/8/2015.Dublin vs Mayo.Dublin's Diarmuid Connolly, James McCarthy and Philly McMahon clash with Aidan OÕShea of Mayo .Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Dublin V Mayo in this year’s All-Ireland Final has split a lot of opinions. Many think that a Dublin win is a sheer formality while ‘Mayo For Sam’ is receiving some positive press from other areas. The bookies have Dublin as favourites but here we asses where the value is for Sunday’s betting. 1. Dublin (-3) – 10/11 The handicap …

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Dublin V Mayo: A Combined XV

GAA Football All Ireland Senior Championship Quarter-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 6/8/2016 Tyrone vs Mayo Mayo's Aidan O’Shea celebrates after the game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

It’s one day until the potential end of the intercounty GAA season. Dublin take on Mayo as everyone knows by now. They have been two of the best teams in Ireland over the last few years. Here we take a novel look at both sides and see what they would look like if we put them both together. 1. Stephen …

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The Filtered Joy Of A Victorious Dub

GAA All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Semi-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 28/8/2016 Dublin vs Kerry Dublin supporters celebrate Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

“The Dubs are back, the Dubs are back, let the railway end go barmy ’cause Hill 16 has never seen the likes of Heffo’s Army.” Here’s a statistic you may not know, or at least you may not have considered – in the 42 championship campaigns since that catchy little ditty, “The Likes of Heffo’s Army”, was unleashed on the …

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Twitter Reacts To Mayo’s Victory Over Tipperary

GAA All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Semi-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 21/8/2016 Mayo vs Tipperary The Mayo team stand for The National Anthem Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Mayo For Sam has moved one step closer to reality. They were not overly impressive against Tipperary but they are back in the All-Ireland final. Here is what people had to say online. Said it before but Mayo are the Portugal of Gaelic football — Zozimus (@Fearganainm) August 21, 2016 #MAYvTIPP Well done Mayo very well deserved we fought till …

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Mayo: Five Key Men If They Are To Beat Tipperary

GAA Football All Ireland Senior Championship Semi-Final Replay, Croke Park, Dublin 5/9/2015.Mayo vs Dublin.MayoÕs Keith Higgins, Cillian OÕConnor, Tom Parsons and Lee Keegan.Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie..

Mayo For Sam could become three very dangerous words this weekend. The excitement regarding its possibility is in danger of creating architects of downfall as Mayo must play Tipperary before the get to any final. Complacency and ‘Mayo For Sam’ should be parked right away. Here we pick five men who we think will be vital to Mayo’s chances. 1. Keith Higgins Higgins …

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Kieran Donaghy Claims That He Was Eye Gouged By Philly McMahon

Kieran Donaghy has claimed that he was eye gouged during the All Ireland Final. Kerry Captain, Kieran Donaghy, has claimed that he was eye gouged by Dublin’s Philly McMahon during this year’s All Ireland Final. Writing in today’s Irish Independent, Tom Rooney, has reported that Donaghy can be heard telling referee, David Coldrick, of the incident during the second half. …

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