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Allianz League Finals: Egan Powers Westmeath To Division 3 Title

Jack Cooney’s tenure as Westmeath manager continues on an upward curve after securing the Allianz Football League Division 3 title following a hard-fought win over Laois this afternoon in Croke Park.  Laois started the brighter of the two teams with Donie Kingston, in particular, looking dangerous throughout the opening exchanges. Early points from Kingston, Evan O’Carroll and Eoin Lowry had …

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Pundit Arena Allianz Football Team Of The League

Mayo collected their first Allianz Football League crown on Sunday after an 18-year wait and it is difficult to begrudge many of their stars a national winners medal. Overall, it was a fantastic league campaign from start to finish. It began with Monaghan shocking Dublin and ended with Mayo finally winning a Croke Park final after nine unsuccessful attempts. With …

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Allianz League Final Preview: Murphy The Man To Manhandle Meath

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The Allianz Football League Division 2 Final throws up plenty of questions in what is possibly the most intriguing of all the finals taking place this weekend. Meath head into the game safe in the knowledge that top-tier status is secured for 2020 but they’ve gone six from seven en route to the final with their only loss coming against …

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Ronan O’Neill Quits Tyrone Panel Ahead Of Championship

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Talented Tyrone forward, Ronan O’Neill, has quit the panel following the conclusion of the Allianz Football League citing a lack of game time as the reason for walking away. As reported by the Team Talk Mag, O’Neill has opted out of Mickey Harte’s squad ahead of their 2019 Championship campaign after not having made a single league appearance this year. …

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Allianz Leagues: Conclusions Following Exciting Final Round

With only the finals left to be played in the Allianz Football League (apart from Louth & Westmeath’s Round Six clash), it’s time to reflect on some of the things we’ve learned over the past couple of months.  Despite falling off the wagon after a promising start, Mayo recovered well to make the league final where they face Peter Keane’s …

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Allianz Leagues: Winners & Losers Following Insane Final Round

The group stages are over and all there is left to play for in the Allianz Football League is silverware this Saturday and Sunday. Seven tough rounds of games have come and gone and while the winners are yet to be determined we know the six counties who have been condemned to the drop. While relegation doesn’t necessarily always translate …

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Allianz Football & Hurling League Decider Set For HQ Triple-Header

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The GAA have moved to announce that both Allianz Division 1 finals will be played in Croke Park on Sunday as part of a triple-header alongside the Camogie league decider.  The decision was made following the final round of fixtures in the football league today which coincided with a Nowlan Park double-header in the hurling semi-finals. The Allianz Hurling League …

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Spotlight: Four Minutes Of Utter Dominance From Aidan O’Shea

Mayo ground out an important win on Saturday night against a Kerry side who, up until then, had taken on all comers and won. People will say ‘sure it’s only the league’ and to an extent that is true, the real questions will be asked come the ‘white heat’ of Championship. However, we can’t underestimate the importance that this game …

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Conclusions Following a Jam-Packed Weekend Of GAA Action

And breath… 22 games in just two days. It really was a bumper weekend of GAA action. Corofin cemented their spot as the best football team in the country, while Henry Shefflin led Ballyhale Shamrocks back to the top in his first year of management. In the Allianz Hurling League, Cork took down Kilkenny in their ‘relegation playoff’ while Dublin recorded …

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Winners & Losers From A Jam-Packed Weekend Of GAA Action

Wow! What a weekend… Between a full list of Allianz Football League games, a couple of Allianz Hurling League quarter-finals and the All-Ireland club final’s thrown in there it was quite the St. Patrick’s weekend for the GAA. The drama started early on Saturday as two games fell victim to the lovely Irish weather. The weekend was then rounded off yesterday …

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