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Cork & Kilkenny Duo Cleared For Respective Championship Openers

Cork and Kilkenny have received a huge boost ahead of the championship with the news that Seamus Harnedy and Conor Delaney have been cleared to play in the opening round after successfully appealing their bans in front of the GAA’s Central Appeals Committee (CAC). According to the Irish Examiner, the CAC upheld their appeals last night in Croke Park Both …

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Controversial Cork County Board Motion Rejected By Delegates

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The controversial proposal to play a number of Cork club championship games without the county contingent was rejected following a specially convened county board meeting at Páirc Uí Chaoimh on Tuesday night. The proposal was presented to Cork club delegates last week alongside two other options; Common to all three were group systems, with the creation of a new Senior …

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GAA Stock Watch: Jim Gavin Gives Hope To The Chasing Pack

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The Allianz Leagues wrapped up on Sunday (almost) as Mayo and Limerick lifted their first Allianz League trophies in 18 and 22 years respectively in Croke Park. For some teams, it was a league campaign to remember, for others it was one to forget. With that in mind, we have decided to select our GAA Stock Watch based on the …

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Diarmuid O’Sullivan: A Radical Overhaul Needed In Cork Championships

Cork legend, Diarmuid O’Sullivan has weighed on the debate surrounding the decision to propose three new club championship restructures within the county. The three proposals were circulated to Cork club delegates last week and are due to go to a vote at a special county board meeting tomorrow evening. O’Sullivan believes a ‘radical overhaul’ is needed because the club championship …

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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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GAA Stock Watch: Kenny Goes One Way While Sheedy Goes The Other

What a hectic weekend of Allianz League action it was.  In the Allianz Hurling League, our four semi-finalists have been confirmed. All-Ireland champions Limerick put a beating on Laois to set-up a tie with a high-flying Dublin side who shocked everybody by taking out Tipperary last weekend in Semple Stadium. The other semi-final pits 2017 All-Ireland champions, Galway against a …

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Allianz Football League: Key Talking Points In Round Six

The penultimate round of the Allianz Football League talks place throughout today with a bumper 16 game fixture list to sink our teeth into. So far, the only confirmed league final we have is that between Leitrim and Derry in Division 4 with the two sides coming face-to-face today in Celtic Park, Derry. Mayo travel to Tralee looking to get …

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GAA Stock Watch: Seamus Harnedy’s Petulance Pays A Price

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A hectic weekend in the Allianz Hurling League saw a lot of the counties fates sealed ahead of next year’s league campaign.  With the leagues restructuring for the 2020 season, this year’s campaign meant that counties were fighting to remain in Division 1 ahead of next year. The GAA today announced a whopping 20-game fixture list for Saturday as the …

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Allianz Hurling League Winners & Losers From The Weekend

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Normal service resumed in the Allianz Hurling League after the last week’s fixtures were thrown into chaos following some typically horrible Irish weather. In what was a fantastic weekend for the ‘small ball’, fans were treated to some epic encounters as we learnt the fates of some teams battling it out for both relegation and promotion. In the marquee game …

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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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Week In GAA: Hurling Fixture Chaos & Healy Defects To Mourneabbey

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Footballers around the country get a moment to relax this week as the Allianz Football League goes into hibernation, meanwhile, the hurling takes centre-stage, but not the quarter-final ties as originally planned.  Here is the pick of the news from around the GAA world this week. ___ Allianz Hurling League Fixture Crisis. On Monday, the GAA announced that last weekend’s …

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GAA Stock Watch: Gallagher On The Up While Geezer Takes A Tumble

Following another epic weekend of Allianz Football League action we now get a clearer picture of how the four divisions are shaping up ahead of the final two fixtures. There were plenty of talking points following the weekend’s action. Sligo are now a confirmed Division 4 team following an eight-point defeat to Westmeath. Leitrim and Derry are going in the …

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Darragh Fitzgibbon The Shy & Unassuming Star Leading His Club To Glory

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The most striking thing about Darragh Fitzgibbon upon meeting him is his shyness. As he tugs on his compression top whilst answering questions you can’t help but think ‘is this really the All-Star midfielder?’. A humble and unassuming character, it’s clear that the Cork star struggles with being so well known, but how exactly does he deal with it? It’s …

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Páirc Ui Chaoimh Fiasco Goes From Bad To Worse For Cork

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Páirc Ui Chaoimh finds itself in the headlines once again following the condition of the playing surface this past weekend. Issues have surrounded the recently refurbished home of Cork GAA since its doors opened in July 2017. Only last week the iconic venue founds itself under the microscope once more after it was reported that costs on the revamped stadium …

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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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Cork Release New Jersey For The 2019 Season

We have seen many intercounty sides release their new kits ahead of the new season and Cork have followed suit with their offering for 2019.  On initial viewing, the jersey looks to be very similar to this year with the major difference being a fully circular white collar. The white trim along the side of the jersey has been removed …

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