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Preview: Bannermen & Tribesmen Clash In Electric Ireland Minor QF

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In association with The Electric Ireland All-Ireland Minor Championship throws up just one fixture this weekend but it promises to be a humdinger of a match as All-Ireland Champions, Galway, take on Clare in Portlaoise.  Galway got their campaign up and running last week when they travelled to Croke Park to face Kilkenny in what was a repeat of the …

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Electric Ireland To Live Stream Saturday’s All-Ireland Minor Quarter-Final

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In association with The Electric Ireland GAA All-Ireland Minor Hurling quarter-final clash between Clare and Galway will be live-streamed through the official website of Electric Ireland and TG4’s official YouTube channel this coming Saturday.  The Portlaoise clash is do-or-die for both teams. Galway are aiming for a third Electric Ireland All-Ireland Minor Hurling title in a row and got their campaign …

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“Where Does Player Welfare Come Into The Equation?” – Diarmuid O’Sullivan

Diarmuid O'Sullivan

Cork All-Ireland winner Diarmuid ‘The Rock’ O’Sullivan has questioned the organising surrounding Sunday’s Munster Senior Hurling Championship clash between Cork and Clare at Cusack Park in Ennis due to the weather conditions which affected the game.  In the second half of the encounter, which saw Cork lose but still progress to the All-Ireland stage of the championship, the venue was …

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Cork Keep Faith With Fifteen While Clare Make One Change

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Cork and Clare have named their sides ahead of Sunday’s clash in the Munster SHC at Cusack Park in Ennis. John Meyler’s side have kept faith with the same fifteen that saw them comfortably dispatch of Waterford last weekend with Mark Ellis continuing at centre-back alongside Robert Downey and Mark Coleman. Anthony Nash continues in goal where he is protected …

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Gaelic Football Round-Up: Treaty Men Shock Tipperary In Thurles

The Gaelic football championship continued this evening as Kildare, Limerick and Clare all advanced to the next round of their provincial championships.  The big story comes via the way of Thurles as Limerick recorded a huge upset victory over Tipperary while Kildare were made to sweat it out against Wicklow. Here is our round-up of Saturday evening’s games. ___ Leinster …

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Corry’s Corner: Examining The False Dawn Of Munster Football

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July 31, 2016 The All-Ireland Senior Football Championship has reached the quarter-final stages with the first of two double-headers set to go down in Croke Park. The majority of the teams involved in the last eight are as expected apart from two glaring exceptions, Clare and Tipperary. Three of the eight quarter-finalists are indeed Munster counties and it could well …

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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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Allianz Hurling League Talking Points Heading Into this Weekend

The Allianz Hurling League returns this weekend with a full round of fixtures following a rain-soaked Sunday forced the cancellation of a number of key games last weekend. The fixture list has been thrown into chaos after last week’s weather mishap meaning that this weekend will see a number of Round Five ties played, as well as the first of …

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Four Players To Watch In Round Four Of Allianz Football League

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Come close of business this weekend in the Allianz Football League, we will begin to get a clearer picture of who’s looking at trophies and who’s looking at trouble. The situation as it stands is tight across all four divisions and teams will be looking to shut down certain individuals who have proved a thorn in many sides over the first …

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Clare Rally Late To Lift First McGrath Cup In 11 Years

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Clare footballers hit three late points to defeat Cork in the McGrath cup final on a scoreline of 1-09 to 0-09. As the game entered the final ten minutes level, a brace from Keelan Sexton edged Clare in front before half-back Dean Ryan popped up in the second minute of injury time to seal a three-point victory. The first half …

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Clare Dual Star Considine Signs For AFLW Club

Ailish Considine

Clare dual star, Ailish Considine, has signed for the Adelaide Crows in the AFLW, becoming the latest Irish woman, after Cora Staunton, to make the move to Australia.  Considine has played both football and camogie but she will now take a chance at excelling with the oval ball after she impressed at a national camp in Australia with the CrossCoders programme. …

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Limerick’s Aaron Gillane Wins Hurler Of The Week By A Landslide

Limerick’s Aaron Gillane has been voted the GAA.ie hurler of the week after his fantastic performance for the Treaty County in their dramatic victory over Cork in Sunday’s All-Ireland SHC semi-final in Croke Park.  Gillane scored 0-13 on Sunday, including six points from play as he tormented the Cork defence with his fielding and swift movement. The 21-year-old Patrickswell clubman finished …

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Boost For Clare As Shanagher Returns For Galway Semi-Final Clash

Clare have received a huge boost ahead of Saturday’s All Ireland hurling semi-final against Galway in Croke Park with the news that Aron Shanagher has returned to the matchday squad.  Shanagher suffered a cruciate knee injury before Clare travelled to Boston for the Fenway Classic back in November and the young forward will add another string to the bow of …

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The Forecast: When Is Katie Taylor’s Fight And Details Of All Irish Sport This Weekend

We’re set for another bumper weekend of sport.  All Ireland hurling semi-finals, Katie Taylor’s defence of her IBF/WBA titles, the Irish Life Health Track & Field Championships…there is plenty to get your teeth stuck into this weekend. Here, we provide you with everything you need to know for another bumper weekend of Irish sport, in association with the RNLI. Thursday:  …

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Cork And Clare Name Their Teams For Sunday’s Munster Hurling Clash

This Sunday sees the beginning of the Munster Senior Hurling Championship with the new round-robin format in place, there will be no shortage of excellent hurling over the coming weeks. Cork host Clare at Pairc Ui Chaoimh in Sunday’s second game which comes after Limerick’s clash with Tipperary in the Gaelic Grounds. Both sides have now named their teams and Clare …

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