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Mayo-Dublin Semi-Final Set For Sell-Out As Fans Struggle To Buy Tickets

Dublin Mayo tickets

A sell-out crowd is expected in Croke Park on Saturday evening as for the All Ireland semi-final showdown between Mayo and Dublin with fans scrambling for tickets.  Tickets went on general sale at 10am this morning with supporters queuing for hours outside Supervalu and Centra stores while many reported issues with the online ticketing service, tickets.ie, which reportedly crashed with …

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Final Four Name Teams For Crunch Semi-Finals In Croke Park

Croke Park

The penultimate stage of the All Ireland Hurling Championship is upon us as Kilkenny and Limerick go to battle in Croke Park on Saturday for a place in this year’s decider before it’s the turn of Wexford and Tipperary on Sunday.  Reigning All Ireland champions Limerick take on beaten Leinster finalists Kilkenny who are hoping to make their first final …

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Phelan: “That Feeling, I’ve Never Felt It In A Laois Jersey Before”

Joe Phelan Laois

They may have won silverware the previous week, but it was the final whistle in Portlaoise last Sunday that signalled the biggest celebrations the Laois hurlers have ever experienced.  Their two-point win over Dublin puts them in their first All Ireland quarter-final in 40 years, something few outside the camp thought possible. However, for the players involved, that belief was …

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Team News Ahead Of Quarter-Final Double-Header in Croke Park

quarter-final team news

The All Ireland quarter-finals return to Croke Park on Sunday and it’s sure to be a feast of hurling action as Kilkenny take on Cork before Tipperary face Laois.  The winners of the first quarter-final will progress to face Limerick on July 27 while Tipperary and Laois will battle it out to decide who will meet Wexford in the final …

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Almost Half A Million Viewers Watch Ladies Football Finals On TG4

Almost 500,000 people tuned into TG4 for yesterday’s All Ireland Ladies Football Finals in Croke Park, bringing their total viewership of ladies football games this year to 850,000. 476,000 people watched throughout the day as Limerick and Tyrone were crowned junior and intermediate champions respectively, with 179,000 of those tuning in especially to see Dublin’s commanding performance against Cork as …

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GAA To Consider Use Of Video Reviews In Inter-County Matches

A Croke Park committee is to consider the introduction of video assistance for match officials at inter-county games, at a special meeting next month. There have been motions for the introduction of video reviews as far back as 2010, but it has widely been opposed by GAA officials. However, a number of incidents in recent years have reignited the debate, most …

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Sinead Goldrick: We Wanted To Win People’s Respect For The Game

Dublin ladies football stalwart, Sinead Goldrick says that yesterday’s win in the All Ireland senior final was the culmination of a long journey for her side.  In front of a record-breaking crowd of 50,141 at Croke Park, Dublin retained the Brendan Martin Cup for the first time in their history, recording their first championship victory over Cork. It was the sixth …

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Cork’s Martina O’Brien Taking Occasion In Her Stride

Being in Croke Park on All Ireland final day in September is a situation the Cork ladies footballers are well used to. This is their eighth final since 2011, having won the title on six occasions throughout that period.  But you won’t find any of the players taking the situation for granted, having experienced the heartbreak of missing out last …

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Cotter The Hero As Cork Break Kilkenny Hearts Once Again In Final

Cork 0-14 Kilkenny 0-13 It was the battle of the free takers as Cork retained the O’Duffy Cup and claimed their 28th All Ireland title with a nervy, one-point victory over Kilkenny, the same margin as last year’s final. There was nothing to separate the sides at the break after a scrappy and disjointed first half, dominated by frees. Chloe Sigerson …

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Cork End Years Of Heartbreak With Intermediate Victory Over Down

Cork 1-13 Down 0-9 After experiencing bitter disappointment in Croke Park at this level over the past two years, Cork were finally crowned All Ireland intermediate champions after a brilliant win over Down this afternoon.  There was much talk before the game about Down’s route to the final. A poor league campaign, a relegation battle and a change of management …

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Cork And Kilkenny Name Sides For All Ireland Final Showdown

Kilkenny have made one change to the side that beat Galway in the semi-final for their All Ireland deciding clash with Cork this afternoon.  It is the fourth final in five years that these two teams will contest with Cork emerging as victors on three occasions, with Kilkenny grabbing the top spot in 2016. Miriam Walsh is named at corner forward …

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Micheál Donoghue Vows Resilient Galway Will Bounce Back

Galway manager, Micheál Donoghue has vowed that his side will recover from their one-point loss to Limerick in the All Ireland final at the weekend and come back stronger.  The Tribesmen found themselves eight points down after 68 minutes but fought their way back to within a point during additional time. Donoghue has hailed the character of his players to recover …

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Conor McDonald: Good Start Could Sneak Win For Limerick

As part of a PA Roundtable ahead of the All Ireland Hurling Final between Galway and Limerick, we spoke to Wexford hurler, Conor McDonald about his predictions for the titanic Croke Park tussle. _____ 1. Who will be Galway’s key man and why? Conor Whelan. He has a ferocious work rate and is unbelievably accurate if he gets any sniff, just …

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John McGrath: Young Limerick Won’t Fear Playing Galway

As part of a PA Roundtable ahead of the All Ireland Hurling Final between Galway and Limerick, we spoke to Tipperary hurler, John McGrath about his predictions for the titanic Croke Park tussle. You can read the full roundtable with Austin Gleeson, Liam Rushe, John McGrath and Conor McDonald here. _____ 1. Who will be Galway’s key man and why? If named …

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GAA Issue Warning To Fans Over The Resale Of Tickets

The GAA have issued a warning to fans heading to the All Ireland hurling and football finals that tickets being resold for over face value will be cancelled. The organisation released a statement this morning said that ticket touting websites will be monitored with any ticket in excess of face value being automatically cancelled. “Tickets for GAA All-Ireland Finals are …

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