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“I Felt Sick And Insanely Tired” – Former Armagh Star Contracts Covid-19

Marian McGuinness

In an ideal world, former Armagh All-Ireland winner Marian McGuinness would have been jetting off on the 2020 TG4 All-Star tour yesterday (Wednesday) morning. Instead, she’s in self-isolation having received confirmation of a positive test for Covid-19 last Friday. McGuinness, who landed a TG4 All-Ireland Intermediate medal with the Orchard County in 2012, was invited on the All-Star tour, which …

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Rian O’Neill On Legendary Links And Growing Up Football-Mad

Rian O'Neill

Armagh’s latest eye-catching attacker Rian O’Neill is deservedly receiving a lot of plaudits given his recent performances and so it comes as little surprise when you learn that stardom is in his blood.  The Crossmaglen Rangers man has registered 0-17 so far in this year’s Allianz League campaign and has been a key asset in Armagh’s push for promotion to …

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Mayo Make Four Changes For Crunch Clash With Armagh

Mayo

James Horan has made four changes to his Mayo side for their Round 3 qualifier clash with Armagh in Elverys MacHale Park, Castlebar on Saturday.  Mayo secured their place in the next round of the qualifiers with a  five-point win over Down in Newry last weekend, however, they were dealt a major blow during the week with the news that …

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Concern For Burns After Armagh Star Reportedly Left Game In Ambulance

Jarlath Óg Burns

Armagh star Jarlath Óg Burns was hospitalised following Sunday’s loss to Cavan in Clones, according to a report in today’s Irish Sun. The paper is reporting that the youngster was still suffering from the effects of a concussion that was picked up during last weekend’s draw. However, during the week the county denied that Burns was concussed. Speaking to The …

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GAA Round-Up: Thriller In Ulster While Kildare Put Longford To Bed

gaelic football round up Ulster semi-final

While hurling took centre stage across television coverage today, it was Gaelic football that provided the drama as Armagh and Cavan played out a thrilling draw in the Ulster semi-final. The sides will have to do it all again next Sunday in Clones to decide who will earn a place in the Ulster football final against Tyrone/Donegal. Meanwhile, Kildare overcame …

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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 Accept ‘Bonding Experience’ As Reason For Prohibited Dublin Trip

Four counties will lose home advantage for one game in the 2019 Allianz Leagues as a result of breaching rules on training camps, according to a report in the Irish Independent, but Dublin have escaped punishment. Seventeen counties were originally investigated but only Wexford, Armagh, Waterford and Laois will have their League fixture moved to a neutral venue. It is believed …

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Former Captain McKeever Appointed Armagh Minor Manager

Former Armagh football captain, Ciarán McKeever, has been appointed as manager of the county’s minor side for 2019.  It is the first foray into inter-county management for the 35-year-old who retired in August of 2017 after a 14-year playing career with the Armagh senior footballers. At tonight’s County Committee meeting the clubs ratified former Armagh Captain, Ciaran McKeever as County …

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Jamie Clarke Set To Rejoin Armagh Squad

Jamie Clarke has reportedly indicated his willingness to rejoin Kieran McGeeney’s Armagh squad after a period spent in the US. Clarke doesn’t seem to have lost a step since last togging out in the Armagh colours and after several trips abroad to play in the United States – has gained some valuable experience under very different circumstances. Representing Longford across …

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Roscommon Through To Super 8s After Thrilling Victory Over Armagh

Roscommon 2-22 Armagh 1-19 Roscommon and Armagh served up the game of the season so far in O’Moore Park, Portlaoise this afternoon as the two goals from Enda Smith saw the Connacht finalists book their place in the Super 8s competition. It was a blistering, fast-paced encounter with little fouling, instead plenty of skill and wonderful finishing were on display. Armagh enjoyed the …

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