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Mayo Draw Down But Tie Of The Round Sees Monaghan Host Armagh

Mayo will travel to Páirc Esler to take on Down in the second round of this year’s All-Ireland Football Championship Qualifiers. The tie of the round, however, sees Ulster rivals, Monaghan host Armagh in Clones. Elsewhere, after defeat to Donegal on Saturday, Tyrone face a trip to Longford as they begin their road through the qualifiers. After defeating Wicklow on …

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Paul Mannion Cleared To Play In Leinster Semi-Final

Paul Mannion has been cleared to play in this weekend’s Leinster SFC semi-final with Kildare. The livewire forward was given a straight red card during Dublin’s clash with Louth last month following an altercation with Conal McKeever. Dublin would go on to win their Leinster quarter-final on a scoreline of 5-21 to 0-10 to set-up this weekend’s Croke Park clash …

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Spotlight: Cometh The Hour, Cometh The Mackey

They’ll have to do it all again next week but for now, we can revel in yet another cracking contest in the Ulster Football Championship. Cavan and Armagh played out a thrilling 1-14 to 0-17 draw at Clones on Sunday and the two sides will meet again this weekend to determine who will face either Donegal or Tyrone in this …

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Ten-Minute Murnin Cameo A Masterstroke From McGeeney

There will be a few sore bodies in Down and Armagh today following Sunday’s gruelling 90-minute thriller in Páirc Esler. However, Andrew Murnin will be nursing aches and pains for a different reason following his match-winning 10-minute cameo that saw Armagh take the spoils on derby day and give Kieran McGeeney his first Ulster Championship win as a manager. The …

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Rian O’Neill Stars For Armagh On Derby Day Debut Win Over Down

Michael Corry reporting live from Páirc Esler Down 3-13 Armagh 2-17 Wow… and breathe… what a finale. Extra-time was needed to separate Down and Armagh in front of 15,112 fans at Páirc Esler this afternoon but in the end, it was the Orchard County who came out on top.  Kieran McGeeney was looking for his first Ulster Championship win since …

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Full Round-Up Of Teams Ahead Of Football Championship Action

There are a couple of tasty affairs up for grabs this weekend across the Connacht and Ulster Senior Football Championships. The action gets underway this evening when Monaghan travel to Kingspan Breffni Park to take on local rivals Cavan for a place in the Ulster semi-finals. Whoever comes out on top tonight will be watching on in anticipation tomorrow as …

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Forgotten Friday: Reliving Armagh’s Breakthrough Win 20 Years On

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The beginning of the 21st century will be remembered as a golden period for Gaelic football in Armagh. The Orchard County were arguably the nation’s most successful side throughout the noughties. A plethora of Ulster titles through the century’s opening decade were wrapped nicely around All-Ireland titles in 2002 (senior), 2004 (U21) and 2009 (minor). While the 21st century ushered …

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McGeeney Names Four Debutants For Armagh’s Clash With Down

Kieran McGeeney has named four debutants for Armagh’s Ulster Senior Football Championship clash with Down on Sunday. Jarly Og Burns will make his debut at midfield where he will be partnered by the experienced Charlie Vernon. While Crossmaglen’s Rian O’Neill gets the nod at full-forward. Burns father, Jarlath, was captain of the Armagh side that defeated Down in the 1999 …

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Forgotten Friday: Ronan Clarke Arrived When Armagh Needed Him Most

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 “Armagh have the best forward in the country in Ronan Clarke” Ross Carr. The year 2002 saw breakout stars aplenty in the GAA with names likes Colm ‘Gooch’ Cooper, Stephen Cluxton and Sean Cavanagh standing out.  However, there was one breakout star that stood tallest in ’02 defeating all three en route to an All-Ireland title and a Young Footballer …

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BOI Celtic Challenge Round-Up: Group H Off To A Flying Start

The 2019 Bank Of Ireland Celtic Challenge got underway this weekend, with three cracking games in Group H opening the proceedings as Derry, Down and Armagh all picked up hard-fought victories. Read our full round-up of the games below. _____ Derry Edge Out Tyrone In Cracking Owenbeg Opener Derry 3-15 – 3-12 Tyrone Derry edged this thrilling Group H opener …

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Allianz Football League: Key Talking Points In Round Six

The penultimate round of the Allianz Football League talks place throughout today with a bumper 16 game fixture list to sink our teeth into. So far, the only confirmed league final we have is that between Leitrim and Derry in Division 4 with the two sides coming face-to-face today in Celtic Park, Derry. Mayo travel to Tralee looking to get …

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GAA Stock Watch: Gallagher On The Up While Geezer Takes A Tumble

Following another epic weekend of Allianz Football League action we now get a clearer picture of how the four divisions are shaping up ahead of the final two fixtures. There were plenty of talking points following the weekend’s action. Sligo are now a confirmed Division 4 team following an eight-point defeat to Westmeath. Leitrim and Derry are going in the …

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Jamie Clarke: Friendship & Trust Key To Armagh Progression

Despite not having picked up a league win yet, Armagh’s Jamie Clarke, believes that the team is going in the right direction.  Armagh sit seventh in Division Two following draws with Kildare and Clare respectively, followed by a defeat to Meath last week. However, it must be said that the all three of the Orchard County’s games were played away …

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John Morrison: A Devoted Club Man To The Very End

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John Morrison was laid to rest this weekend and as tributes continue to pour in from all over the country it’s clear that he left a mark wherever he went. However, the greatest mark he left in this world is arguably with his club. He coached Armagh, Derry, Mayo, Antrim, Donegal and Leitrim, but through it all, John Morrison was …

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