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Official Hurling And Football Teams Of The Club Championships Announced

All-Ireland Senior Club Football Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 17/3/2017 Dr. Crokes vs Slaughtneil Colm Cooper of Dr. Crokes at the final whistle Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

The AIB Club Football and Hurling Championships came to their respective climax on Saint Patrick’s Day. Cuala overcame Clare champions Ballyea and became the first Dublin team to lift the Tommy Moore Cup while Dr. Croke’s ended a 15-year wait to get their hands on the Andy Merrigan Cup. Ultimately, this meant there was to be no fairytale ending to Slaughtneil’s …

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The Gooch’s Influence On The Game Summed Up By All-Embracing Reaction To His Retirement

GAA All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Semi-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 28/8/2016 Dublin vs Kerry Kerry’s Colm Cooper Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

The inter-county retirement of Colm ‘Gooch’ Cooper at the age of 33 might not have come as a shock to most, but the outpouring of support since has nonetheless been widespread.  The Gooch won nine Munster titles, five All-Irelands, four National Football Leagues, eight All Stars and is Kerry’s record scorer in championship competition having amassed a stunning 23-283 over a …

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Colm ‘The Gooch’ Cooper Calls Time On An Illustrious Career

Colm ‘The Gooch’ Cooper has announced his retirement from inter-county Gaelic football following a glittering career with Kerry. Widely regarded as one of greatest ever footballers to play the game, Cooper’s 15 year career in the green and yellow of Kerry saw him earn five All Ireland medals, nine Munster titles and eight All Stars. All that was missing from …

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