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Lee Keegan Admits Provoking Dublin’s Connolly

Mayo’s Lee Keegan has spoken out about his part in the brawl between himself and Dublin’s Diarmuid Connolly during last month’s All-Ireland semi-final draw. Keegan was handed a yellow card for his part in the fracas while Connolly was sent off and subsequently became the focus of a drawn out appeals process, which saw his red card eventually rescinded literally hours …

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5 Contenders for Footballer of the Year

With just two teams left in this year’s All-Ireland Championship, the Footballer of the Year picture is becoming clearer. As Kerry and Dublin prepare for yet another showdown, it is perhaps unsurprising to see that this list is dominated by players from the age old rivals. Others of course have staked their claims. Aidan O’Shea was a beast up until …

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Winners & Losers From The 2015 Football Championship

As the 2015 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship draws to a close this Sunday week, we reflect back on the aspects of the championship that have made both a positive and negative impacts. ______ Winners Fermanagh Nobody can deny that Pete McGrath has done a phenomenal job with this outfit in 2015. At the beginning of the calendar year, many would …

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5 Quick Conclusions From Dublin V Mayo

Dublin beat Mayo 3-15 to 1-14 in Croke Park this evening. Dublin overcame Mayo this evening after a brilliant second half display saw them win convincingly in the end. For Mayo, this defeat represents yet more heart break in Croke Park, however for Dublin it sets them up for another All Ireland Final clash with Kerry. 5. Mayo’s persistence with …

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The Reason For Diarmuid Connolly’s Successful Appeal

The Disputes Resolution Authority released a statement following Diarmuid Connolly’s Successful Appeal. In the early hours of this morning news of Diarmuid Connolly’s successful appeal began to filter through. The timing of the announcement and the decision of the Disputes Resolution Authority (DRA) caught many by surprise. Indeed when Dublin GAA Tweeted an update at 5:02 am announcing, ‘Diarmuid Connolly appeal …

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Dublin Fan Page Deletes Post Calling For Supporters To Chant Dermo In The 12th Minute

All Dublin GAA Fans Facebook Page has deleted a controversial post. Dublin GAA fan page, All Dublin GAA Fans, has removed a post calling on supporters to chant Dermo on the 12th minute of this weekend’s Semi Final Replay. The fan page called for the action after Diarmuid Connolly failed to overturn his red card, suspending him from playing this weekend. The post asked fans to …

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Diarmuid Connolly – A Troubled Talent

Diarmuid Connolly’s talent is not in doubt but his disciplinary record stands against him. Few were surprised to hear this morning that Diarmuid Connolly’s appeal against the red card he received for striking Lee Keegan had failed. Connolly’s loss will be felt by Dublin, after he was their top marksman against Mayo, scoring 1-2. Apart from his scoring threat, Connolly’s power …

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Philly McMahon and Cillian O’Connor Free To Play In Replay As Diarmuid Connolly Appeals Red Card

Mayo’s Cillian O’Connor and Dublin’s Philly McMahon are free to contest this Saturday’s replay. Despite footage showing Cillian O’Connor striking Rory O’Carroll and Philly McMahon headbutting Aidan O’Shea, both players will be available to play this weekend. The CCCC met last night to discuss the contents of Joe McQuillan’s match report, however no action will be taken against either O’Connor or McMahon. …

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Pundit Arena Football All-Stars 2014

The football season has come to its conclusion with Kerry lifting Sam Maguire very much against the odds. The team honours have been handed out and now attention turns to individual honours. Here is the Pundit Arena all-star selection for 2014. 1. Paul Durcan (Donegal) The Donegal stopper may be remembered for his mistake in the All-Ireland final when his …

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Top Players from the Weekend’s GAA Action

This weekend’s GAA semi-finals were the best games of the summer in terms of excitement, score taking, and surprise. Mayo and Kerry’s clash had everything in an enthralling climax to their exquisite two-game saga. If that wasn’t enough, Donegal caused one of the biggest upsets in recent years, sinking Dublin at HQ. John Ivory is here to rate the top …

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All Ireland Football Semi-Final Preview – Dublin V Donegal

The second All Ireland Football Semi-Final is down for decider with Donegal looking to upset the odds by beating red-hot favourites Dublin. Enda Walsh is here with an in-depth look ahead. Jim McGuinness will have his Donegal side ready for this titanic battle with Dublin. Before throw in, he will motivate his players, gather them in a huddle, restate the …

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All Ireland Quarter Finals: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

Gavin Quinn discusses the good, the bad and the ugly of this weekend’s All Ireland Quarter Final action. The weekend’s All Ireland Quarter Finals saw Donegal narrowly edge past Armagh while Dublin simply brushed Monaghan aside in Croke Park. Donegal will now face Dublin in the All Ireland Semi Final while Mayo meet Kerry in the opposite fixture. The Good …

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National Football League All-Stars 2014

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The first half of the football season has concluded with Dublin, Monaghan, Roscommon and Tipperary claiming the four National Football League titles. Here are the Pundit Arena All-Star selections based on the performances of players in the National Football League. 1. Niall Morgan It would be easy to give the award to Stephen Cluxton but the Tyrone goalkeeper showed a return …

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