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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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Armagh Name Their Team To Face Tyrone

Ulster GAA Football Senior Championship Quarter-Final, Kingspan Breffni Park, Co. Cavan 29/5/2016 Cavan vs Armagh Armagh manager Kieran McGeeney Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Kieran McGeeney has named his Armagh starting line-up for tomorrow’s All-Ireland quarter-final with Tyrone at Croke Park. Having surprised many with victory over Kildare at the same location last weekend, McGeeney has named two changes in personnel to the side that will take to the field to take on Ulster rivals Tyrone for the first time at Headquarters since 2005. …

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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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Roscommon County Board Express Disappointment With Sections Of Their Supporters

All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Qualifiers Round 4A, Pearse Stadium, Salthill, Galway 23/7/2016 Clare vs Roscommon Roscommon Joint Manager Kevin McStay Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

The Roscommon county board have released a statement on behalf of their players and management regarding the behaviour of certain sections of their supporters in Croke Park last Sunday. During last Sunday’s tense battle with Connacht rivals Mayo, the Green and Red’s marquee forward Andy Moran was subject to a hostile reception from the Roscommon supporters. Being a native of …

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Jackie Tyrrell Identifies Tipperary’s Biggest Weakness

GAA Hurling All Ireland Senior Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 6/9/2015.Kilkenny vs Galway.Kilkenny's Jackie Tyrell celebrates after the game .Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Kilkenny hurling legend Jackie Tyrrell has identified Tipperary’s defence as their biggest weakness.  The 35-year-old won nine All-Irelands and claimed four All-Star awards during his inter-county career and is universally recognised as one of the toughest defenders of all time so it’s safe to say he knows a thing or two about defending. Writing in The Irish Times, Tyrrell claims that Tipperary’s …

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Why Tipperary Footballers Achievements Should Be Respected

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The Tipperary footballers have qualified for an All-Ireland quarter-final, where the story of Clare has somewhat overshadowed the achievements of the Premier men. Here we identify five reasons why their achievements have been remarkable. The Amount Of Players They Have Lost It has been documented but it’s a point that should be raised again and again. Tipperary lost major players …

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