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Billy Morgan: It’s Becoming An Elitist Association

billy morgan

Billy Morgan has launched heavy criticism the GAA’s way following UCC’s thrilling win over NUIG in the Electric Ireland Sigerson Cup.  The prestigious higher-education tournament got underway this past weekend with the tie of the round undoubtedly being the current champions’ clash with a Galway outfit who qualified for the final in 2018. UCC prevailed by a single point in …

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QUIZ: Name Every All-Ireland Club Champion From Previous Decade

club finals

After an entertaining weekend of GAA action, we now know the pairings for the 2020 All-Ireland Hurling and Football Club finals.  Corofin return to Croke Park on January 19 to face Kilcoo, who have reached their first-ever All-Ireland decider, while prior to that, Ballyhale Shamrocks and Borris-Ileigh go head-to-head for the hurling title. Ahead of the intriguing clashes, we are …

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Dublin To Host Bumper Double Homecoming Later This Month

Dublin

It has been a momentous weekend for Dublin as the footballers claimed the elusive five-in-a-row, while on Sunday, the ladies footballers collected the Brendan Martin Cup for the third year-in-a-row.  As expected, a bumper homecoming has been planned that will celebrate the achievements of both teams, however, in an unusual move, the event won’t be held for another two weeks. …

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GAA Announce Ticket Details For Highly-Anticipated Football Replay

Dublin Kerry GAA tickets

The GAA have announced the ticket details for the highly-anticipated replay clash between Dublin and Kerry in the All-Ireland football final. The Sam Maguire Cup lay unclaimed following Sunday’s thrilling 1-16 apiece draw in Croke Park with the replay set for Saturday, September 14 with a throw-in time of 6pm. Tickets will be reduced by a third for the replay …

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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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