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Major Challenges: Ciaran Kilkenny’s Journey An Example To Any Young Player

In association with At just the tender age of 26, Ciaran Kilkenny must be struggling to find space for all the medals he has won in his career to date.  Five All-Ireland senior football championships, five Leinster senior football championships, four national football league titles, an All-Ireland U21 football championship, a Leinster U21 football championship, a Leinster minor football championship, …

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Ciaran Kilkenny Produced Some Astonishing Passing Stats In 2018

The intercounty football championship is over for another season and for many counties, they will face a winter trying to figure out how to topple the Dubs in 2018.  Dublin steamrolled their way to a fourth successive All-Ireland title and it’s difficult to envisage anyone stopping them on their ‘Drive For Five’ in 2019. There were no shortage of top …

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All-Ireland Winning Dubs Trio Nominated For Footballer Of The Year

The Dublin trio of Brian Fenton, Jack McCaffrey and Ciaran Kilkenny have all been nominated for 2018 Footballer of the Year after Jim Gavin’s men clinched their fourth All-Ireland title in a row. Defender Jack McCaffrey is nominated for the accolade for the second time having previously been the Footballer of the Year in 2015. The Clontarf man had an …

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Vote: Who Will Be Crowned Footballer And Young Footballer Of 2018?

It’s been another eventful summer of football from the rise of Kildare, to the early exit of Mayo, to the introduction of the Super 8s. As we reflect on the season that’s passed, we pick our contenders for Footballer and Young Footballer of the Year.  _____ Footballer of the Year  Name: Ciarán Kilkenny County: Dublin Credentials: Kilkenny has been the beating heart …

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The Sunday Game Announces Its Footballer And Team Of The Year Awards

Another year of inter-county football is in the books, and it’s another Sam Maguire for Dublin – their fourth in a row. Jim Gavin’s side were as dominant as ever in this campaign, and were suitably represented heavily in The Sunday Game’s ‘team of the year’. The panel consisted of Raheny man Ciarán Whelan, Donegal captain Michael Murphy, Lee Keegan …

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Dublin See Off Laois To Claim Their Eighth Straight Leinster Title

Dublin maintained their stranglehold on the Leinster Senior Football Championship with victory over Laois at Croke Park on Sunday. Jim Gavin’s side, with young goalkeeper Evan Comerford starting in place of the injured Stephen Cluxton, came flying out of the traps early on and had the ball in the net with a goal after just three minutes of play, courtesy of a …

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Reported Ticket Interest In Mayo Vs Galway Is Already Through The Roof

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With the 2018 Allianz Football League consigned to history, counties’ preparations are gathering pace in the run-up to the summer. Undoubtedly the standout football tie for the month of April is in Connacht. Last year’s All-Ireland finalists Mayo face off against the beaten League finalists Galway in a mouthwatering clash in Castlebar. Galway have beaten their neighbours the last two summers, …

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The Standout XV From The 2018 Allianz Football League

Ahead of the final of the Allianz Football Leagues this weekend, we look at the standout performers of the Division 1 campaign. Who do you think should make the team? 1. Rory Beggan (Monaghan) Remarkably, Monaghan only conceded one goal in seven games across the campaign. This is a stat which forms the backbone for their impressive third-place finish in …

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