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Darren Hughes Set To Miss Ulster Championship With Broken Ankle

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Monaghan have been dealt a huge blow ahead of their Ulster Championship quarter-final against Cavan next month with the news that versatile veteran, Darren Hughes is out with a broken ankle.  Hughes suffered the injury while on club duty for Scotstown against Ballybay and it is thought that the midfielder will be out for 10-12 weeks meaning that he is …

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Allianz Leagues: Conclusions Following Exciting Final Round

With only the finals left to be played in the Allianz Football League (apart from Louth & Westmeath’s Round Six clash), it’s time to reflect on some of the things we’ve learned over the past couple of months.  Despite falling off the wagon after a promising start, Mayo recovered well to make the league final where they face Peter Keane’s …

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Conor Moynagh: ‘Rivalry Takes On A New Meaning This Weekend’

Cavan travel to Clones this afternoon to take on neighbours and staunch rivals Monaghan in a league clash that has become about more than just a rivalry this weekend. With the two sides joint bottom of the division and only points difference separating them, it could transpire that both Ulster counties end up relegated from Division 1. Cavan defender, Conor …

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Allianz Football League Four Players To Watch In Round Five

A lot can happen in Round Five of the Allianz Football League as a county’s entire season can sway on one result this weekend. Round Four saw some classy performances. Peter Harte was majestic in Tyrone’s win over Monaghan, Evan Comerford came of age and Donal O’Hare fired Down to the top of the league with a hat-trick. The leagues …

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Key Talking Points Following Allianz Football League Round Four

We have officially passed the half-way point of the 2019 Allianz Football League and the drama continues to unfold as we enter the home stretch. Dublin got their league back on track with a comprehensive eight-point win over Mayo, while Kerry overcame Galway thanks to a late, late effort from Irish dancing sensation, Tomás Ó Sé. Division Two and Three are …

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National Football League: Team Of The Season So Far

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With promotion and relegation settled after some great football, all that remains in question is to whom the silverware is awarded. The respective divisional finals will be played between, Dublin and Kerry, Kildare and Galway, Louth and Tipperary and Westmeath and Wexford. This spring saw all but the bottom division go right down to the wire in terms of promotion …

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Terry Hyland Steps Down As Cavan Football Manager

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After five years in the realm as Cavan manager, Terry Hyland has resigned from his post. On live radio on Tuesday evening, Hyland announced that he will be no longer be in charge of the Cavan senior football team. Although Hyland is “sad to be leaving the lads”, he said he understood that his time is up and he has got Cavan as far …

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Twitter Reacts To Derry’s Comeback Victory Over Cavan

All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Qualifiers Round 3A, Kingspan Breffni Park, Cavan 16/6/2016 Cavan vs Derry Cavan's Gearoid McKiernan and Tomas Corr with Conor McAtamney of Derry Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

Derry surprised a few people in coming from behind to beat Cavan yesterday. Having beaten Meath last weekend, they are building momentum. They celebrated joyfully at the final whistle and will look forward to the next round with great anticipation. Here is some of the social media reaction. Some result for Derry. Can start dreaming of a first quarter final …

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Football Qualifiers: Will Home Advantage Be Critical In Deciding Fine Margins Again?

Last weekend’s football qualifier action saw seven games played with home advantage impacting the result in the majority of the clashes. Here we preview this weekend’s qualifier action. Taking the Cork v Limerick clash out of the equation due to the fact that it was played at a neutral venue in Thurles, five out of the six home teams that played last weekend won, with Longford’s …

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Gaelic Football Power Rankings #3

Here are this week’s edition of the Pundit Arena GAA Gaelic Football Power Rankings. The top half of the table remains untouched while there is some movement down at the bottom half as the final 16 teams get ready for the business end of the championship. Dublin – no change Dublin won’t be leaving number one until or if they …

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Why Ulster Football Is The Only Surviving Provincial Championship

Conor McManus lifts the Anglo Celt cup 19/7/2015 INPHO

Things have come a long way for Ulster football. It was always seen as the worst provincial championship, but now things have gone full circle where Ulster is the only healthy provincial championship remaining. Here we look at why this is the case. The first media term given to Ulster football was ‘puke football’. This was how Pat Spillane described …

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Gaelic Football Power Rakings #2

After a few weeks of football action we have decided to reassess  our power rankings. There have been a few upsets in the provincial championships with the likes of Tipperary, Roscommon and Galway all qualifying for their provincial finals and as a result of this there has been some movement in the top 10 over the last few weekends. Dublin …

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Gaelic Football Team News – Four Teams Named For The Weekend.

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It is predominantly replays in the Senior Football Championship this weekend with two Ulster semi-finals and the enforced Laois-Armagh all being replayed. There is also qualifier action with Sligo taking on Leitrim in an all Connacht affair and the first piece of provincial silverware will be handed out in Fitzgeralds Stadium, Killarney with Kerry hoping to stop Tipperary pulling of …

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PA Predictions – 2nd/3rd of July

With ten games taking place this weekend, Pundit Arena gives you its predictions. We also look at the bookmakers odds around the place to try and help those punters make a few extra euros. After a good start on our podcast, predictions have gone downhill over the last few weeks. Let’s see if we can get back on track. Saturday: …

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Pundits Should Appreciate Minnows Rather Than Write Their Epitaph

Football Championship Semi-Final, Semple Stadium, Thurles, Tipperary 12/6/2016 Tipperary vs Cork Tipperary's Brian Fox celebrates scoring their third goal of the game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Tipperary beat Cork. Galway beat Mayo. Laois beat Armagh. Cavan drew with Tyrone. What do these results have in common and why are they so significant? Is it because Laois bounced back from their defeat in Nowlan Park to take victory in the first round of the qualifiers? Is it because Tipperary finally broke down the door that they have been pounding on for the last …

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