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Quiz: Name Victorious Mayo Team From 2019 Allianz League Final

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Mayo and Kerry clash in the Allianz Football League this weekend with James Horan’s men needing a win to keep them out of the Division 1 relegation zone. The sides are no strangers to each other with Kerry holding the bragging rights following their comprehensive 10-point win in the first round of the Super 8s last year. However, their last …

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The Lost Identity Of Meath Football & How To Rediscover It

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Over the past two decades, Meath football has seen somewhat of a downturn in fortunes. There was an All-Ireland semi-final appearance in 2007 and 2009, as well as their Leinster Championship victory in 2010. But ultimately, since their All-Ireland final defeat to Galway in 2001, the glory days have long since left them. Before that, it’s important to remember that …

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Successful Season Making Meath All The More Hungrier

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After a number of years in relative wilderness, Meath stepped out of the shadows in 2019 to announce themselves as a force in Gaelic football once more.  The Royals won six of their seven Allianz Football League games en route to a Division 2 final appearance that resulted in promotion to Division 1 for the first time in 13 seasons. …

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Allianz Leagues: Clare Remain Unbeaten While Cavan Jump Six Spots

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Storm Dennis may have wreaked havoc across the country but there was still plenty of points up for grabs as 15 games went ahead in the Allianz Leagues. In hurling, Limerick’s clash with Waterford as well as the meeting of Galway and Tipperary were both postponed, however, there was still plenty of action going down across the first division. The …

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Quiz: Name The Mayo Team That Lost The 2017 All-Ireland Final

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Dublin and Mayo face off once again this weekend when the pair clash in round two of the Allianz Football League in Elverys MacHale Park, Castlebar. Clashes between the two heavyweight counties have come to define the modern era of Gaelic football in many ways. Dublin have dominated the game since ending their 16-year long famine in 2011, however, much …

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“We Still Haven’t Beaten Them In The Championship So That’s The Goal”

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The Allianz Football League kicks into gear this Saturday evening with a repeat of last year’s All-Ireland final between Dublin and Kerry in Croke Park. Gaelic football’s most storied rivalry penned another chapter in the history books last season with two epic encounters, the second of which saw Dublin claim a fifth successive All-Ireland title, something that hadn’t been achieved …

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Cork Football Riding Crest Of A Wave Despite Division Three Woes

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Cork welcome Offaly to Páirc Uí Chaoimh this weekend with Ronan McCarthy’s Rebels looking to get their Allianz League campaign off to a winning start.  The Leesiders endured a horrendous Division 2 campaign in 2019 picking up just two victories over Tipperary and Armagh as they suffered relegation to Gaelic football’s third tier. Seeing a heavyweight such as Cork in …

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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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