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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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Cavan Shock Monaghan In Huge Derby Day Upset At Breffni Park

Cavan 1-13 Monaghan 0-12 Cavan caused a huge upset in Kingspan Breffni Park by dumping local rivals, Monaghan, out of the Ulster Senior Football Championship. Mickey Graham’s side dominated from start to finish in front of over 13,000 fans to send last season’s All-Ireland semi-finalists into the first round of the qualifiers. Conor Brady made his championship debut at midfield …

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Cavan To Peak At The Right Moment And Ambush Monaghan

Monaghan take on Cavan later this evening at Kingspan Breffni Park in the Ulster Senior Football Championship quarter-final. Malachy O’Rourke’s charges go into the game as strong favourites and have named an experienced starting XV, plenty of whom made a telling impact on their run to last year’s All-Ireland semi-final. As is so often the case, the Farney County will …

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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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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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