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Corofin’s History-Makers Dominate AIB Club Players’ Awards

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Corofin’s history-making three-in-a-row All-Ireland winning side dominate the AIB GAA Club Players’ Awards with seven representatives on the official Team of the Year.  Since the inception of the awards in 2018, Corofin have been utterly dominant taking home 20 of the 45 awards with defender Liam Silke and attacker Martin Farragher named in each of the three teams. Bernard Power …

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The Story Of A Dual All-Ireland Winner & A World Cup Winning Captain

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Philanthropist, humanitarian, All-Ireland winner. There’s nothing like a 20-minute chat with Alan Kerins to make you feel like you haven’t maximised a life’s potential. Despite being the only man to win senior All-Ireland titles in both club hurling and football, it’s his life outside of sport that’s really inspiring. A physiotherapist by trade, Kerins has devoted much of the last …

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Round-Up: Kilcoo Book Maiden Final While Corofin March Towards History

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Reigning champions Corofin will face Kilcoo in the All-Ireland Senior Club Football Final later this month after the two sides booked their spots with respective wins over Nemo Rangers and Ballyboden St Enda’s today. In the first of this afternoon’s clashes, Corofin recorded a comfortable victory over Cork side Nemo Rangers in Ennis before Down’s Kilcoo reached their first ever …

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Dates, Times & Venues Confirmed For All-Ireland Club Semi-Finals

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The GAA have today confirmed the dates and timings for the All-Ireland club semi-finals in both football and hurling.  The revised fixture schedule sees the penultimate stage of the club championships take place on the first weekend in January and it’s All-Ireland football champions Corofin who get the action underway when they face Nemo Rangers in Ennis. Kilcoo await the …

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Molloy & Mullen Walk Away With Club Player Of The Year Awards

Corofin defender, Kieran Molloy and Ballyhale Shamrocks attacker, Adrian Mullen have been named AIB Club Footballer and Hurler of the Year respectively following a ceremony in Croke Park last night.  Wing-back, Molloy recently collected his second All-Ireland club medal following Corofin’s dismantling of Dr Crokes last month. Molly has been in tantalising form in the past 18 months, both with …

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Corry’s Corner: Corofin Making The Hand Pass Great Again

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“Kick the bloody thing in!“ A common phrase heard in grounds up and down the country as teams look to build from the back and play patience football. People love to hate the hand pass, but why? The days of just catch and kick are long gone. Long gone because they no longer work. Tactically, teams are much more organised, …

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Kevin O’Brien Praises Old Guard After Corofin Dismantle Crokes

It was being plugged as the greatest club final in history. The meeting of two great teams with absolutely nothing between them. The 2017 champions versus the 2018 champions. The stage could not have been more set… However, on the day, it was Corofin who prevailed over Dr Crokes by a comprehensive 12-point margin. When the sides met two years …

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Six Quickfire Conclusions As Corofin Retain All-Ireland Crown

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Corofin 2-16 Dr Crokes 0-10 Corofin are All-Ireland club champions for the second year running following a comprehensive victory over Dr Crokes in Croke Park this afternoon. The match-up was highly anticipated given that both teams shared the last two All-Ireland titles as well as the manner in which they qualified for this final. However, the game failed to live …

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“When I First Came Into Crokes, Gooch Gave Me So Much Advice”

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The best way to measure a team’s depth is to look towards their substitutions bench and gauge what talent they can introduce. By that measuring, Dr Crokes stand above all else.  Among a host of other eye-catching names, stands Colm ‘Gooch’ Cooper. The sight of him on the sidelines with 20 minutes remaining in a game must strike fear into Crokes’ …

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Rochford: Corofin And Crokes Has Potential To Be Best Final In Years

Former Mayo boss, Stephen Rochford, believes Sunday’s AIB All Ireland senior club football final between Dr Crokes and Corofin will be one of the highest quality finals in years. With the exception of the 2017 final between Dr Crokes and Slaughtneil, the club finals over the past number of year’s have been one-sided affairs. Corofin defeated Nemo Rangers by 15 points …

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Kieran Fitzgerald: “Talented” Galway Should Express Themselves More

Former Galway footballer and current Corofin star Kieran Fitzgerald feels that the defensive style of football is not the way to beat reigning All-Ireland champions Dublin. Fitzgerald was a part of Galway’s infamous All-Ireland winning side in 2001, capturing an All-Star in what was an immensely impressive season for the Corofin man. Despite still playing for his club at 38 …

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Fitzgerald: Play The Club Final Under Lights Before Christmas

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Corofin’s Kieran Fitzgerald has called for the All Ireland club competitions to be wrapped up before Christmas so to avoid club games clashing with college and inter-county competitions.  For the second year in a row, Corofin players, Kieran Malloy (NUIG) and Liam Silke (UCD) find themselves at the centre of a fixtures clash as their All Ireland semi-final against Gweedore …

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Burke Aiming To End Successful 2018 On High with Corofin

2018 is a year that will live long in the memory of Galway forward, Ian Burke. From winning the club All Ireland final in March in Croke Park to a long summer with the Galway seniors, to being awarded his first All-Star, the Corofin man has been going from strength to strength.  The year is not over yet, however, as …

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