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Cian O’Neill Appointed As Coach For Cork Senior Football Team

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Cian O’Neill has been appointed as a coach for the Cork Senior Football team. The former Kildare manager will work alongside manager Ronan McCarthy for the 2020 season. He stepped down as manager of his native county back in July after four seasons in the role. Cork GAA made the announcement on Tuesday morning, releasing a statement which reads: “Cork …

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Cian O’Neill Steps Down As Kildare Manager After Four Years

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Cian O’Neill has stepped down as the manager of the Kildare footballers after a four-year stint with the county.  O’Neill took charge of the county in 2015 following the departure of Jason Ryan and brought the county from Division 3 to the top tier in the Allianz League in his first two seasons before dropping back down to Division 2 …

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Cian O’Neill On Media Misinterpretation: “It Was Sly, It Was Devious”

Cian O’Neill admitted his disappointment in how his comments were portrayed in the media in the build-up to their Leinster SFC semi-final against Dublin. Kildare overcame Longford last Sunday after a replay to set-up yesterday’s meeting with Jim Gavin’s side and O’Neill was quoted after the game as saying “we are going to win that match”. The Kildare manager’s comments …

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All-Star Nominee Daniel Flynn Opts Out Of Kildare Squad For 2019

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Daniel Flynn has opted out of the Kildare panel for 2019 as Cian O’Neill announced his squad for the upcoming O’Byrne Cup.  Full-forward, Flynn was nominated for an All-Star this year off the back of some impressive performances for the Lilywhites and news of his exclusion will come as a huge blow for Kildare as they seek to bounce straight …

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Super 8 Preview: Kildare To Spring Another Championship Shock

All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Qualifiers Round 4, Páirc Tailteann, Co. Meath 7/7/2018 Fermanagh vs Kildare Neil Flynn and Kevin Feely of Kildare celebrate after the game

What: All Ireland Championship Football Quarter Finals – Phase 1 (Group 1) Who: Kildare v Monaghan Where: Croke Park, Dublin When: Sunday, July 15th at 2pm Odds: Kildare 13/8        Draw 8/1        Monaghan 4/6 Cian O’Neill deserves an enormous amount of credit for transforming a season that was threatening to fizzle out embarrassingly. Defeat in the Leinster Championship to a plucky Carlow side became one …

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Kildare Defy Expectation To Reach Super 8s With Victory Over Fermanagh

Kildare 3-20 Fermanagh 0-18 Kildare’s clinical finishing was the key tonight as they reached the Super 8 stages of the All Ireland championship with a comprehensive victory over Fermanagh tonight. The beaten Ulster champions were no match for Cian O’Neill’s side who had a spring in their step from the off, Daniel Flynn scoring a wonderful goal following points from …

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Prediction: Kildare Will Save O’Neill’s Job With Derry Victory

A huge game is in store for Cian O’Neill and Kildare as they travel to Derry to keep their season alive. _____ What:All Ireland Championship Football Qualifiers – Round 1 Who: Derry v Kildare Where: Owenbeg, Derry When: Saturday, June 9th at 3pm Odds: Derry 13/10 Draw  15/2 Kildare 5/6 _____ One of the more intriguing Round 1 fixtures of …

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Cian O’Neill Pinpoints Similarity Between Dublin Footballers And Kilkenny Hurlers In 2000s

Dublin overcame Kildare in their opening Allianz National Football League fixture on Saturday evening on a scoreline of 2-17 to 2-10 at Croke Park. The All-Ireland champions flexed their muscle in the second-half, particularly the opening 15 minutes after the interval when they scored 2-05 without reply, effectively putting the game to bed. That had been after some uncharacteristically poor …

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Kerry And Kildare Management Hold Opposite Views On Club Success

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Modern GAA schedules are frequently the subject of debate in this day and age. The opening months of the year must accommodate pre-season tournaments, the Allianz National Leagues as well as third level competitions. That’s not to mention the All-Ireland club series. Of course, clubs still in the hunt for honours on St Patrick’s Day generally have exclusive access to …

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Cian O’Neill Was Truly Devastated After Exiting The Championship

Kildare exited the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship on Saturday night, losing 1-17 to 0-17 against Armagh in Croke Park. After getting widely praised after their Leinster final defeat to Dublin, Kildare failed to bounce back in this qualifier – the seventh year in a row the team who Dublin beat in a provincial final lost their qualifier game. However, the Lilywhites …

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Five Reasons Kildare Can Be Competitive Against Dublin

Bord na Mona O'Byrne Cup Semi-Final, St. Conleth's Park, Newbridge 22/1/2017 Kildare vs Dublin The Kildare team stand for The National Anthem Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

As we approach next weekend’s provincial finals there is an overriding feeling that both the Ulster and Leinster finals are mismatches.  The bookies have priced up the handicap market at a Dublin -9 points bet at even money, which on the face of it seems reasonable. Regardless, I see real concrete evidence that Kildare can give the All Ireland champions a …

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Opinion: Kildare Best Placed To End Dublin Dominance In Leinster

Bord na Mona O'Byrne Cup Semi-Final, St. Conleth's Park, Newbridge 22/1/2017 Kildare vs Dublin The Kildare team stand for The National Anthem Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

After securing promotion to Division 1 of the National Football League for next season, the Kildare footballers make their championship bow this weekend in Tullamore when they face Laois. Sunday’s clash sees the men relegated to Division 4 in the spring, up against one of the form teams in the country. Under the guidance of Cian O’Neill, the Lilywhites are …

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