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No Tyrone Men In Owen Mulligan’s Team Of The Decade

Tyrone legend Owen Mulligan has named his Gaelic Football Team of the Decade, however, no players from his county are included. Mulligan, a Paddy Power GAA ambassador, has named nine Dublin stars in his Team of the Decade while there are two representatives each from Mayo and Donegal. The final two slots are taken by Kerry and Monaghan. As well …

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Donegal’s Niamh McLaughlin Longing For Home During Current Crisis

Niamh McLaughlin

Life has changed significantly for Niamh McLaughlin during the Covid-19 crisis – with the Dublin-based Donegal star admitting that she’s longing for home and deeply worried about her elderly grandmother. The renowned Santry Sports Clinic in Dublin, where McLaughlin works as a physiotherapist, has come to an agreement with the HSE which will see vital beds being provided for overflow …

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TV Details Ahead Of Jam-Packed Weekend In The Allianz Leagues

Allianz League TV

With Storm Dennis behind us, the Allianz Leagues are expected to run smoothly this weekend with plenty of mouth-watering action to look forward to.  As usual, five Allianz League games will be broadcast on TV beginning with the meeting of Dublin and Wexford in Group B of the Hurling League in Croke Park. The teams currently sit on level points …

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Poll: Vote For Your Early Contender For Footballer Of The Year

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This year’s Senior All Ireland championship has thrown up few shocks as Dublin prove to be the favourites to march on to their fifth title in a row.  Jim Gavin’s side conquered Leinster with ease, despite being pushed by Cork, Kerry triumphed in the Munster championship and Ulster was as competitive as ever though Donegal were crowned back-to-back champions. In …

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“I Knew I Wasn’t Right” – Orla Finn On Recovery From Concussion

Orla Finn Cork

Back in 2016, the LGFA Central Council voted to adopt the GAA Concussion Guidelines with agreed amendments for female players. The information document highlights that injury must be taken seriously “to protect the long-term welfare of the player.” It states that some symptoms develop immediately while other symptoms may make themselves known gradually over time. The latter was the case …

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McHugh: Paddy McBrearty Is “Flying” Since Return From Injury

Patrick McBrearty Donegal

Ryan McHugh has provided a positive update on the form of Paddy McBrearty since the return of the forward to the Donegal panel following a lengthy injury. The 25-year-old sustained a cruciate injury during last year’s Ulster Football Championship final against Fermanagh but returned to action for his club, Kilcar, last month, kicking four points against Glenswilly. McHugh maintains that …

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Pundit Arena Predicts The 2019 Football Championship

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Last week’s games in the Connacht Championship signalled the start of another summer of Gaelic Football action and given what’s at stake this year, it’s all set up to be one of the most exciting in recent years. Dublin have a chance to clinch that elusive five in a row but there are plenty of teams gunning to be their …

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Sharpshooter Paddy McBrearty Closing In On Donegal Return

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Donegal star, Paddy McBrearty, has returned to full training, but will not be risked until the beginning of the Ulster Championship, according to his teammate, Stephen McMenamin. The 25-year-old hasn’t featured since their Ulster final clash with Fermanagh last year during which he suffered an ACL injury that ruled him out for the rest of the season. His absence had …

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Gallagher Hails Stephen Rochford’s Fresh Ideas For Donegal

Eoghan Bán Gallagher Stephen Rochford Donegal

Donegal defender, Eoghan Bán Gallagher, has praised the attacking approach that Stephen Rochford has brought to Donegal from his time with Mayo and Corofin. Rochford stepped down as manager of Mayo at the end of last season after three years in charge and was appointed to Declan Bonner’s coaching staff in October, replacing the outgoing Karl Lacey. Speaking at the …

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Jim McGuinness Appointed Manager Of United Soccer League Side

Former All Ireland winning manager, Jim McGuinness, has been appointed as the manager of Charlotte Independence in North Carolina. The 46-year-old has been making huge strides in the soccer world since he left the role of Donegal boss in 2014 and this move marks his first role as a professional manager. He was brought on board as a consultant with …

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Reports: Ex Mayo Boss Rochford To Join Donegal Backroom Team

Former Mayo manager, Stephen Rochford looks set to join Declan Bonner’s backroom team in Donegal for the 2019 season, according to reports. When asked about the possibility last week, Bonner dismissed the rumours as “bunkum” but it looks as though the Donegal manager has performed a U-turn. Rochford would be a replacement for former Donegal star, Karl Lacey who left …

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Dublin Dominate Pundit Arena Football Team Of The Year

Another football season has come to a close and while many would have predicted the outcome, the championship provided us with some outstanding performers, all of whom are named in the PA Football Team of the Year. 1. Rory Beggan (Monaghan) Rory Beggan had a fantastic season for Monaghan and was a key part of the reason why they got …

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Tyrone Push Past Donegal To Set Up Semi-Final Date With Monaghan

Donegal 1-14 Tyrone 2-17 Tyrone have put past demons behind them to record their first victory in Ballbofey since 1973 with the result meaning they move on to the All Ireland semi-final to face Monaghan. Donegal were in the driving seat until the 61st minute when a goal from Harry Loughran levelled the game and allowed Tyrone to firmly take control. …

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