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Basquel & Boden Looking To Avoid Another Dublin Giant-Killing Act

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Ballyboden St. Enda’s are red-hot favourites heading into this weekend’s Leinster senior club football final but their name’s not on the trophy just yet. While the inter-county scene may be hopelessly one-sided in Leinster, the same cannot be said for the club game. In the past two seasons, the Dublin champions’ have succumbed to shock defeats against minnow counties. In …

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How The Rising Resulted In Less Dublin & Kilkenny Shirts In Carlow

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Carlow GAA has experienced an upturn in fortunes across both hurling and football over the last few seasons and it is paying dividends when it comes to the support that each team garners.  In years gone by it was easier for Carlow Gaels to support one of their Leinster counterparts, namely Kilkenny and Dublin, consistently competing on the bigger stages. …

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All-Ireland Contenders Out In Force As Football Takes Centre Stage

Gaelic football takes centre stage this weekend as All-Ireland champions, Dublin, start their journey towards what they hope is an unprecedented five-in-a-row.  They take on a Louth side who will be buoyed by their goal-scoring exploits in 2019. The game in Portlaoise will act as the main event in a double-header with Carlow versus Meath. Another Leinster double-header goes down …

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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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GAA Stock Watch: Seamus Harnedy’s Petulance Pays A Price

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A hectic weekend in the Allianz Hurling League saw a lot of the counties fates sealed ahead of next year’s league campaign.  With the leagues restructuring for the 2020 season, this year’s campaign meant that counties were fighting to remain in Division 1 ahead of next year. The GAA today announced a whopping 20-game fixture list for Saturday as the …

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Allianz Hurling League Winners & Losers From The Weekend

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Normal service resumed in the Allianz Hurling League after the last week’s fixtures were thrown into chaos following some typically horrible Irish weather. In what was a fantastic weekend for the ‘small ball’, fans were treated to some epic encounters as we learnt the fates of some teams battling it out for both relegation and promotion. In the marquee game …

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Steven Poacher: “There Is A Person Behind The Coach”

Steven Poacher has made a lot of headlines over the past two years, some of it good, some of it bad. However, what many may not know about the Newry native is that the hours he puts into Gaelic Games is unparalleled. Poacher recently took up a post with Lismore Comprehensive. A great school by all accounts but not a …

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Allianz Hurling League Talking Points Heading Into this Weekend

The Allianz Hurling League returns this weekend with a full round of fixtures following a rain-soaked Sunday forced the cancellation of a number of key games last weekend. The fixture list has been thrown into chaos after last week’s weather mishap meaning that this weekend will see a number of Round Five ties played, as well as the first of …

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Fallout Continues For Walsh As Laois Take Action Over Disgraceful Tweet

The fallout continues for Gary Walsh after the Laois footballer posted a disgraceful tweet earlier this week. Following the conclusion of the infamous Belfast rape trial earlier this week, Gary Walsh posted a hugely controversial tweet which led to a massive lash back for the Laois footballer. Posting on his official Twitter account, Walsh made an absurd assertion before threatening …

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