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Pat Spillane Offers Unique Solution To Avoiding Championship Heartache

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Pat Spillane has urged GAA officials to reconsider how they settle drawn championship matches in 2020 while offering a unique and interesting solution to ensuring each game finishes on the day.  Penalty shootouts have become more and more common in Gaelic games with various club championship games up and down the country being decided via ‘spot-kicks’ in 2019. Last year …

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Four Gaelic Football Greats Unlucky Not To Win An All-Ireland

Winning an All-Ireland senior football championship medal is seen as the pinnacle of one’s Gaelic football career. Year in, year out, players strive to get the best out of their careers living in the hope that one day they will be lucky enough to climb the steps of the Hogan Stand. However, for every Colm Cooper, there is a Ciaran …

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RTÉ Analysts Change Their Tune Following All-Ireland Final

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Ciarán Wheland Joe Brolly have both retracted statements following Sunday’s drawn All-Ireland final between Dublin and Kerry. The match in Croke Park took on a life of its own as Gaelic football’s biggest rivalry penned yet another excellent chapter in their neverending saga. The big call on the day was referee David Gough’s decision to send off Jonny Cooper for …

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Combined Dublin/Mayo Selection Of The Last 15 Years

Over the course of the last few years both Dublin and Mayo have been to the forefront of GAA fans and pundits consciousness. Although Mayo have yet to make the breakthrough and claim their first Sam Maguire in 66 years they have captured the hearts and minds of the nation over the last decade and a half especially the last five …

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Watch: Paul Galvin Exudes Class In Brilliant Rebuttal Of Brolly’s Remarks About The Gooch

Colm Cooper’s retirement from inter-county football earlier this month had most in the GAA community acknowledging the positive aspects of one of the greats of the game. However, Joe Brolly, speaking on the Sunday Game two weeks ago, while mentioning how talented Cooper was did have some criticisms of the former Kerry forward. “My point about him as always been …

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The Cult XV: A Team of Football’s Cult Heroes

Following our hurling team last week, we’ve decided to compile a team made from football’s most memorable cult heroes. Some of these lads may not have won bundles of All Ireland’s, but their legacy lives on through the status afforded to them by fans. This is the Cult XV.   Goalkeeper: Shane Curran (Roscommon) The Roscommon goalkeeper was an icon for …

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