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Corry’s Corner: From The Car To The Party Bus & Back Again

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August 8, 2008 Joe Kernan’s Armagh are Ulster Champions for the seventh time in ten seasons. However, with just one All-Ireland title to their name, there’s a feeling of last chance saloon as they rock up to Croke Park to take on Wexford in an All-Ireland quarter-final. The Orchard County are heavy favourites and the game seems to be going …

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Corry’s Corner: Hurling Has Become Too Hard To Referee

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Tipperary are All-Ireland champions and deservedly so after a second-half blitz that totally tamed Brian Cody’s cats on Sunday. However, despite the tantalising hurling put on show by Callanan and co. The dominating narrative is Richie Hogan’s red card which is fair considering the controversial nature and how the game transpired following his dismissal. For what it’s worth, it was …

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Corry’s Corner: Dublin Don’t Need Diarmuid Connolly But We Do

Deep down we all knew once the Leinster SFC got underway and Diarmuid Connolly wasn’t in the Dublin panel that the likelihood of him making a grandiose return was slim to none. Despite Jim Gavin’s repeated sentiment that the Dublin camp has a year-round open door policy, once Rory O’Carroll returned on the eve of Championship and Connolly didn’t, the …

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Corry’s Corner: The Rise, The Fall & Rise Again Of Ulster

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The baking heat, ham sandwiches, ice-cold finches and a packed out Clones, the Ulster final is a day like no other. My first taste of Ulster final day coincides with my earliest memory of following Armagh. The year was 1999 and a youthful, yet fancied Armagh side went in search of their first Ulster title in 17 years where they …

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Corry’s Corner: Donegal Are Wasting Michael Murphy’s Talents

September 23, 2012 It’s All-Ireland final day in Croke Park and Gaelic football’s showpiece event has taken on an extra special meaning. There was no Kerry for just the second time in eight years. Dublin had faltered, while Cork and Tyrone had regressed. Donegal faced Mayo in a game that guaranteed history. Either Mayo were finally going to break the …

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Corry’s Corner: Comparing Sports Is Futile And Pointless

They talk about shithousery in sport but what about shithousery in punditry? Dick Clerkin, must be the king of pundit shithousery these days. He made Twitter headlines around the country a few months back with his views that children under eight shouldn’t be given All-Ireland final tickets. The former Monaghan captain was at it again following Armagh’s exciting extra-time win …

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