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BOI Celtic Challenge Group H: Derry Complete Clean Sweep

Celtic Challenge

We have come to the end of the group stages in Group H of the Bank of Ireland Celtic Challenge after a thrilling campaign. In the final week, Derry finished strongly to maintain their position at the top of the leaderboard while Tyrone edged past Armagh in a cracking contest in Garvaghey. In the group’s final fixture, Down received a …

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BOI Celtic Challenge: Derry Go Top Of Group H With Win Over Down

Celtic Challenge

Derry have taken control of Group H in the Bank of Ireland Celtic Challenge following their impressive Round 3 win over Down in Portaferry. Meanwhile, in the group’s other games, Armagh secured an away win against Antrim while Tyrone displayed their goal-scoring threat against Fermanagh. Read our round-up of all of the action from Round 3 below. _____ Derry Prove …

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BOI Celtic Challenge Round-Up: Down Clinch Thriller With Armagh

The Bank of Ireland Celtic Challenge continued this weekend with three riveting games in Group H. Derry, Down and Tyrone all picked up crucial wins setting up an enticing selection of fixtures in Round 3. Read our full round-up of the weekend’s games below. _____ Derry Continue Fine Form In Celtic Challenge With Win Over Fermanagh   Derry 3-11 Fermanagh …

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GAA Pen Open Letter To Ulster Clubs Over Casement Park Delay

GAA fans were shocked last month when Antrim GAA shared photographs of their home ground, Casement Park in a derelict state.   The ground has been lying idle since 2013 when it was closed for a major 38,000 seater refurbishment, which was granted planning permission in February 2014. However, it was quashed a year later by the High Court in Belfast …

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Antrim GAA Share Photos Of Derelict Casement Park In Horrific State

Antrim GAA have shared photographs on social media of their home ground, Casement Park in a dilapidated state. The ground, which has been lying idle since 2013 when it was closed for a major 38,000 seater refurbishment that was granted planning permission in February 2014. However these plans were put on hold when there were concerns about the layout of the stands. How …

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All The Big Results From Saturday’s GAA Games

GAA

It was a bumper weekend of GAA action on Saturday, with three Allianz National Hurling League games down for decision, as well as the Sigerson Cup final, All-Ireland Club Football Championship semi-final and more. The big tie of the day was in Thurles, as Davy Fitzgerald’s Wexford side attempted to maintain their 100% start to 2018 against Tipperary, but a …

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All The Scores From The Opening Weekend Of The Allianz National Leagues

The Allianz National Football and Hurling Leagues returned this weekend, and there were some big upsets around the country. As teams enter the fray with varying levels of preparation under their belts, there were always going to be some exciting results. The Antrim hurlers very nearly caused the shock of the round, as they put it up to All-Ireland champions Galway …

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Offaly Hurling Once Again Searching For New Manager

The Offaly hurlers are once again searching for a new manager after Kevin Ryan stepped down. The Waterford native spent just one year in charge of the Faithful County.  After yet another disappointing year for Offaly hurling, their county board will be in need of a new manager. This comes after Eamonn Kelly resigned after just one year in charge …

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Lack Of Coverage Doing Hurling Minnows A Disservice

For the Carlow minor hurling team 2006 was a landmark year not only for the Barrowsiders but also for every minnow hurling county in Ireland. Reaching a Leinster final against Kilkenny was a huge achievement, especially for a county where success in any GAA code is a rarity. Over a decade later in 2017, Carlow are now celebrating winning a …

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All The Results From Today’s Round 1A Football Qualifiers

Qualifiers

It was very much a case of do-or-die for eight counties today in the first round of the All-Ireland Football Championship qualifiers. The ‘A’ side of the draw produced wins today for Derry, Longford, Laois and Sligo. Derry overcame a tricky test in Waterford to bounce back after a harrowing defeat to Tyrone. Like Cork three weeks ago, the Ulster side …

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